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Cyrus Henry Strayer
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Birth: Aug. 19, 1859
Mercer County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jun. 11, 1943
Franklin County
Nebraska, USA

h/o (1)Margaret Ellen Niceschwander (2)Lola Mable Sturdevant.Son of Miley Henry and Elmira Strayer
Cyrus Henry Strayer, eldest son of Miley and Elmira Strayer, was born in Mercer County, Pennsylvania on August 14, 1859, and passed away at his home in Franklin on June 11, 1943, at the age of 83 years, 9 months and 28 days. He came with his parents when a young man to Mankato, Kansas, where he married Margaret Ellen Niceschwander in 1883. Mr. and Mrs. Strayer to took a homestead in the vicinity and were among the early pioneers of that county. To this union were born eight children, two of whom preceded him in death.

In 1903 he moved with his family to Red Cloud where he lived until coming to Franklin in 1912. Mrs. Strayer passed away in 1913 and he later married Mable McClurg in 1914. To this union was born, three children.

Mr. Strayer has been an invalid for over four years.

He leaves to mourn his passing his wife, four sons, Ernest of Loveland, Colorado, Miley of McCook, Charles of Alliance and Harry at home in Franklin; also five daughters, Violet Leggett of Reedsport, Oregon, Elmira Hughes of Franklin, Nettie Eaton of Goodland, Kansas, Ethel Strayer of Cody, Wyoming and Lola Laurent of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Also, surviving are one stepson, Ellsworth McClurg of Hastings and three brothers, Will, Bert and Frank all of Lincoln.

Funeral services were held Sunday June 13, at 2:30 o'clock at Hutchins Funeral Home, Rev. M. R. Willis in charge. Burial was in Greenwood cemetery.

Obituary from John Wittenberg and newspaper it was in is unknown. 
Family links: 
  Miley Henry Strayer (1838 - 1914)
  Margaret Ellen (Elnora) Niceschwander Strayer (1866 - 1913)*
  Lola Mable Sturdevant Strayer (1896 - 1953)*
  Ernest Austin Strayer (1887 - 1948)*
  Violet Viola Strayer Leggett (1893 - 1969)*
  Miley Eugene Strayer (1897 - 1973)*
  Frances Elvira Strayer Hughes (1901 - 1977)*
  Nettie Claire (Niceschwander) Strayer Eaton (1905 - 1992)*
  Charles Wilbur Bruce Strayer (1908 - 1993)*
  Cyrus Henry Strayer (1859 - 1943)
  Levi D Strayer (1861 - 1880)*
  William Wilbert Strayer (1866 - 1950)*
  Nettie Nora Strayer Niceschwander (1867 - 1929)*
  Francis Geary Strayer (1868 - 1944)*
  Albert L. Strayer (1874 - 1943)*
*Calculated relationship
Greenwood Cemetery
Franklin County
Nebraska, USA
Created by: Dora E Niceschwander Isa...
Record added: May 05, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10916276
Cyrus Henry Strayer
Added by: Carol Strayer
Cyrus Henry Strayer
Added by: Carol Strayer
Cyrus Henry Strayer
Added by: Carol Strayer
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Tombstone photo below 3 pictures of Cyrus.
- Carol Strayer
 Added: Aug. 24, 2012
Happy Thanksgiving to my great uncle.
- Carol Strayer
 Added: Nov. 22, 2007

- Jackie
 Added: May. 14, 2007
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