|Birth: ||Jun. 15, 1850|
|Death: ||Oct. 29, 1917|
William Jackson Straw known as the General in the 1860 Hustisford, Dodge Co., Wisconsin census. Was the son of Enoch Straw and Betsey Welch. William was also called Jackson and Jack Straw. William married Elizabeth Jane Kettner on 1-8-1874 In Jasper County, Iowa by Minister J.N. Bushy. They had 9 children: Lillie May 1874, Mary Elizabeth 1875, Ida Frances 1878,John Greenleaf Fairfield 1880, William, Jr, 1882,James Franklin 1884,Andrew Jackson 1886, Clara Bell 1889 and Mabel Florence 1891. All born in Iowa.
William and his family left Story County, Iowa after 1895 and moved to near Wishart, Polk Co., Missouri by 1900, then to Coffeyville, Kansas by 1910. They settled in Washington County, Arkansas before 1912.
Their home and farm is now part of Devil's Den State Park.
William and Elizabeth were my great grandparents. I am a descendant of their son Andrew Jackson Straw
Elizabeth Jane Kettner Straw (1850 - 1920)
Lillie May Straw Cornell (1874 - 1966)*
Created by: Eva Myrick
Record added: Nov 01, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22598288
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You are not forgotten. Your ggranddaughter Carol|
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Great grandfather William you are remembered.|
Added: Nov. 1, 2007