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 John Strain

John Strain

Birth
Ireland
Death 2 Jul 1902 (aged 73)
Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas, USA
Burial Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 100025284 · View Source
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CIVIL WAR VETERAN
CO A 83RD ILL VOL INF
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Strain, John died Jul 2, 1902
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The Emporia Weekly Gazette, 03 Jul 1902, Thu

JOHN STRAIN DEAD

John Strain, an old soldier and one of the best known old settlers living in the county, died Friday morning at 4 o'clock. He leaves besides a family a large circle of friends living both in town and in the country. The funeral was held at the home five miles southeast of Emporia, Thursday, at 2 o'clock.
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The Emporia Weekly Gazette, 10 Jul 1902, Thu

FUNERAL OF JOHN STRAIN

The funeral of John Strain, who died Wednesday morning, was held Thursday at two o'clock at the Strain home, files miles southeast of town. John Strain was born about 77 years ago in Ireland. He came to this country when but a small boy and was one of the earliest settlers of Lyon county. He served through the war in Co. A, Thirty-third Infantry of Illinois. He was widely known in this county and everyone who knew him say kind things of him. The people who were most intimately acquainted with him say there wasn't a more righteous, honorable man in this community. He was brought up a Catholic but the funeral was held at the home and was conducted by Rev. Vincent. Interment was made at Hunt cemetery.
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1880 United States Federal Census about John Strain
Name: John Strain
Age: 49
Birth Year: abt 1831
Birthplace: Ireland
Home in 1880: Emporia, Lyon, Kansas
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Bessa Strain
Father's Birthplace: Ireland
Mother's Birthplace: Ireland
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Occupation: Farmer
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Household Members: Name, Age
John Strain 49
Bessa Strain 29
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1900 United States Federal Census about John Strain
Name: John Strain
Age: 71
Birth Date: May 1829
Birthplace: Ireland
Home in 1900: Emporia, Lyon, Kansas
Race: White
Gender: Male
Immigration Year: 1852
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Bessie Strain
Marriage Year: 1871
Years Married: 29
Father's Birthplace: Ireland
Mother's Birthplace: Ireland
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Household Members: Name, Age
John Strain 71
Bessie Strain 50
Dollie Strain 17
Willie Strain 14
William Brendel 48


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  • Created by: Mayflower Pilgrim 332
  • Added: 2 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100025284
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Strain (May 1829–2 Jul 1902), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100025284, citing Fowler Cemetery, Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Mayflower Pilgrim 332 (contributor 47081711) .