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Mary "Polly" White Strange
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Birth: Jun. 2, 1803
South Carolina, USA
Death: May 17, 1839
Franklin County
Georgia, USA

William at the age of 22 married Miss Mary Polly White of South Carolina. At the time his father Seth not only owned the original homeplace but had built a grist mill at the shoals near the fork of the two streams that formed Nails Creek. After his marriage he and Mary moved in the home of William's grandparents, John Strange and Martha, to care for them and look after the mill. The home and land belonging to his grandfather John were deeded to the children of William and Mary through William's dad Seth Sr, who was legatee and executor of his father John Strange Sr's will of 1827.

1William Strange b Oct 27 1797 SC (son of Seth Strange Sr & Mary Dabbs) d Jan 18 1874 Franklin Co GA
+Mary White June 2 1803 SC-May 17 1839 Franklin Co Ga

William and Mary had 7 children, James Harrison, Seth Sr, John Erwin, Jesse Dabbs, Mary, William Jr and Polly.
They lost both James and William to the CW issue, then Mary dying with their last little one Polly.

Children William Strange and Mary White fr Wm Strange Bible by George Garnett Strange Toccoa GA
1James Harrison Strange Apr 4 1827-d after being captured at the CW Battle of Gettsburg July 3 1863.
+Nancy S Gordon/3 kids Mary Rachel, Seth Marion, Johnny E
2Seth M Strange Jr Jan 5 1829-Apr 19 1851
3John Ervin Strange Jan 25 1832-Dec 4 1904
+Judah Elizabeth Poole/7 kids
4Mary Strange June 2 1833-Jan 8 1914 +1John Elijah Wilmot Jr
died fr contracting measles in the CW/2 kids
+2William Hix d Feb 4 1900 -4 kids
5Jesse Dabbs Strange May 22 1834-Mar 7 1909
+Caroline Jefferson Jeffie HOLLINGSWORTH/7 kids
dad died she was abt 2yo raised by stepdad Thomas McConnell
6William Strange Jr Oct 27 1837-Aug 18 1862 CW
7Polly Strange Feb 20 1839-May 17 1839 w/mother
buried together

From William Strange Bible shows Mary born June 2 1803 and died May 17 1839 the same time she lost her last child Polly who is buried with her.She is buried in the Strange cemetery about 300 yards from the old John Strange Sr homestead beside William behind Ralph Pruitt residence aka the Old Duncan Plantation in the woods near Cornelius.
The bible was in possession of George Garnett Strange and information was given to Strange descendants by cousin Clare Strange along with photos from the bible as well as photos of the home John Strange Sr built 1820 when she went to take photos of the home and the graves 2004.
New info has found that Ashland is just an address and is at lest 7miles from this actual Strange Cemetery by the John Strange Sr home. Google Map shows the distance of the Ashland PO compared to the actual Strange Cemetery at the John Strange home as 7 miles.
Family links: 
  William Strange (1797 - 1874)*
  James Harrison Strange (1827 - 1863)*
  Seth Marion Strange (1829 - 1851)*
  John Erwin Strange (1832 - 1904)*
  Mary Strange Wilmot Hix (1833 - 1914)*
  Jesse Dabbs Strange (1834 - 1909)*
  William Strange (1837 - 1862)*
  Polly Strange (1839 - 1839)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Note: From "Seth Strange and Descendants by George Garnett Strange", buried in Strange Cemetery located in woods behind residence of Ralph Pruitt, on old Duncan Plantation near Nails Creek Baptist Church near Cornelius GA.
Strange Family Cemetery
Franklin County
Georgia, USA
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Nena Smothers
Record added: Aug 25, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75454988


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