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 Lena Catherine Stover <I>Reese</I> Strain

Lena Catherine Stover Reese Strain

Augusta County, Virginia, USA
Death 10 Nov 1915 (aged 24)
Villa Heights, Roanoke City, Virginia, USA
Burial Greenville, Augusta County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 86867840 · View Source
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Lena Catherine Stover Reese was the daughter of William T. Reese and Emma J. Stover Reese. She married William Preston Strain, the son of Samuel Preston Strain and Ella Nora Hiter Strain, on 9 Oct 1907.

They had three known Strain children:

1) Geneva Harriet, below
2) Virginia Loie, 20 Aug 1910 (Kenneth Reese Plunkett)* below
3) Elmer Preston, 5 Jun 1913 to 9 Apr 1979 (Mary Rodgers)

On the 1910 Riverheads, Augusta Co., VA census, I found Preston Strain, 23; wife Lena Strain, 18; daughter Geneva Strain, 1 and ? (hard to read); widowed mother Ella Strain, 50, married 30 years, had 5 kids, 5 living; brother Charles Strain, 15; sister Ruth Strain, 8; servants: Asa Lucas, 23 and Cornelia Bartley, 35, all VA born.

Lena died 10 Nov 1915.

Geneva Harriett Strain, daughter of Wm Preston and Lena Reese, aged 22, born in Augusta Co., VA, married Alfred Louis Poff, 23, born in Floyd Co., VA, to Wm I Poff and Stella Reed, on 30 Jun 1931 in Roanoke, VA (FS).

Her death certificate says she died on the 10th Nov 1915, of tuberculosis per her family. She was born in Augusta Co., VA.

See her photo on husband's site.

*Daughter, "S B" of K R & Loie Virginia Strain Plunkett, born and died "10" Mar 1941, was buried in Roanoke, VA

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LENA C R (R I think)
Wife of
Oct 9, 1891
Nov._0, 1915
She .... .......and
(can't read the rest of the epitaph)

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lena Catherine Stover Reese Strain (9 Oct 1891–10 Nov 1915), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86867840, citing Greenville United Methodist Church Cemetery, Greenville, Augusta County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by LSP (contributor 46860931) .