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Samuel Straw
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Birth: Dec. 31, 1792
Northumberland County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jan. 27, 1858
Morrow County
Ohio, USA

Died 65y 7d

Unmarked grave. Headstone missing, probable vandalism. Headstone last seen in the 1980s. FAG volunteer, 5-9-2014

Samuel & Janemia (sic) were among the first settlers of Morrow County. In the "History of Morrow County and Ohio Illustrated 1880" Book by O L Baskin & Co Historical Publishers 1880, pg 291: "Part No 5 - In 1823, James Bailey and Samuel Straw, from Pennsylvania, settled on Section 6."

Page 426: "A church of this denomination (Presbyterians) was established in the western part of the township in 1831. The first memebers were Lodwie, Lewis, Francis and Abram Hardenbrook, Alfred Bennett, John Forgy, Sr., James Foot, Samuel Straw, Daniel Moody, John and Robert Stockdale, Thomas Morrison and their wives, Nancy Stockdale, and Elsie Cornell."

Submitted by Jaded_Witch #48220776)

1840 fed census, Franklin, Knox Co, OH: Samuel Straw & 5 persons under 20

1850 fed census, Congress, Morrow Co, OH: Samuel Straw 58 PA, living with Nehemiah & Rachel Miller family
Family links: 
  Jemima Kline Straw (1796 - 1838)*
  Amos Straw (1807 - 1840)*
  Rachel Straw Miller (1817 - 1862)*
  Harmon Straw (1825 - 1905)*
*Calculated relationship
Old Mount Gilead Presbyterian Cemetery
Mount Gilead
Morrow County
Ohio, USA
Created by: Janet LaMotte
Record added: Jan 12, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 123309707


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