|Birth: ||Feb. 6, 1833|
|Death: ||Oct. 8, 1899|
Edwin joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormon) at age 18 in Maldon, Essex, England. Most of his family did likewise. He served as a local missionary in England for five years, married Marianna Crabb on Christmas day 1855, and emigrated to America in 1856. He lived first in Terrytown, New York; followed by Iowa City, Iowa; and in the fall of 1861 arrived in the Salt Lake valley. He first settled in Farmington and later moved to Providence (near Logan), Utah.
He was manager of the "Odgen Junction" and later manager of the George A. Lowe Company. In 1882 he founded E. Stratford & Sons furniture business. He served as a deputy collector and assessor of Cache County.
From 1883 until his death in 1899 he served as bishop of the Ogden 4th ward. He is the father of nine children: Edwin Alfred, Eliza Ann, Jesse George, Charles Henry, Francis William, Lillian Marianna, Albert Edgar, Egbert Chapman, and Horace Barwell.
Marianna Crabb Stratford (1831 - 1919)*
Francis Wiliam Stratford (1865 - 1934)*
Lillian Marianna Stratford Baird (1869 - 1951)*
Albert Edgar Stratford (1870 - 1947)*
Horace Barwell Stratford (1875 - 1949)*
Ogden City Cemetery
Created by: lstrat
Record added: Feb 27, 2009
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