THIS IS A CENOTAPH. His actual burial is HERE, in IOOF Cemetery in Owenton,KY. Family links are found on that memorial.
Civil War Veteran -- He was a Lt.Colonel of the 49th Regiment, Kentucky Volunteers.
Son of Alvin Stratton and Loantha (Sherman) Stratton.
His maternal grandparents were Jonathan Sherman and Thankful Smith Sherman.
He married, but had no children.
He is listed in the 1860 census in Division 1, Madison Co, Kentucky (Richmond Post Office), an "Artist".