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In researching the STRAW lines we have encountered some persons (31) whom we have not been able to connect with any specific line. The following is a list of STRAW surnames with either a date of birth, place of birth, date of marriage or name of spouse.

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Updated: 170219

Adeline Straw born 1836 NH - In census of 1860 she is single, age 24 years [c1836 NH], living in a boarding house and working as a weaver in the Mills of Manchester. The only other Straws living in Manchester at this time are the future governor and his children.

Asa Straw/Stran born before 1780 NH? possible s/o Ezekiel Straw and Martha Gould
1800 census of Salisbury, Merrimack County, NH Asa Stran HOH 1 male age 16-25 ; born between 1775 and 1784
1 female 0-9 ; born between 1791-1800 1 female age 16-25 ; born between 1775 and 1784


Charles Straw b.1789 [m. 1803 to Anna Fitzgerald] A possible son of Jonathan Straw jr? www.ancestry.com - NH marriage records Charles Straw Marriage Date: 27 Dec 1803 Event Type: Marriage Marriage Place: Boscawen, New Hampshire Gender: Male Spouse Name: Nancy Gerald Spouse Gender: Female FHL Film Number: 1001308
There is a Straw burial in East Newark Cemetery, Arcadia, Wayne county, NY:
Straw, Eliza, 1839, 27y 26d (born c1812) [Could Eliza be another d/o Charles and Anna ?]Also buried there is Liberty's wife Straw, Lucy, 1847, 50 Yrs., Wife of L.N. (b c1797)

Charles Straw born 1700s (Bef 1782-1828) [m. to Elizabeth Meyer of Quebec City, Canada]

Charles Straw born c1812 ME 1850 census City of Boston, MA; 3rd Ward
Charles Straw age 38; clerk; born Maine also living in same location are two females: ___Martin age 25 born New Brunswick? and Sarah Wadleigh age 22 born NH. The next dwelling has multiple persons and may be a tenement or boarding house?

Charles Straw born c1805 NYS The Charles STROW buried in Lockport NY is most probably him. The headstone says he died at age 55 yrs in 1863 which makes his DOB est at 1808..also in 1860 census he is referred to as Charles Straw while the rest of the family is given STROW as surname. It is interesting to note that Virginia Straw Phillips is also buried in the same cemetery. She descends down from the John 2 Straw line.

Daniel Straw born before 1810 [married before 1828 Dorothy LNU] Could he be a possible s/o Israel Straw and Ruth Smith who had four sons whose names are unknown to me.

David Straw born 1789 in Maine or Vermont [married Nov 1816 in Shelburn, VT] to Betsey Leavenworth. By 1820 they were settled in Parkman, Geauga, OH and by 1840 in Trumble County, Ohio. David died before 1870 and Betsey earlier [before 1850] and they are probably bur in OH. They had 13 known children and their names may be found on this site [RIN H: 31137] David is a possible s/o  Simeon Straw who lived in Chittenden County, VT in 1810 with two males born 1790-1800; however he could also be the s/o Israel a bro of Simeon who remained in Maine. Israel had 4 males born 1790-1800 that I can't find names for. There were also Leavenworths who married into the STREW lines of Windsor County, VT...could David be a s/o of Moses Straw and Mary?

Elizabeth Straw born 1778 NH [married Benjamin Hunt] A possible d/o Richard Straw and Jane Danforth?

Elizabeth Straw born 1817 Vermont [married 1834 OH to Solomon Bowsher] Could she be a d/o Israel Straw/Ruth Smith?

Frances C. Straw born c1830 [married c1847 to Nathaniel P. Horne] Could be a possible d/o Joseph Straw and Sarah Dudley who m. 1823 in New Durham, NH or a possible descendant of Aaron Straw and Eunice Pitman who m. 1794 in New Durham, NH www.familysearch.com - beta search - found a marriage of 14 Feb 1847 in New Durham, Strafford, NH between Nathaniel Horne and Abigail Straw..is she Frances?

Frederick Straw born c1856 MA 1880 Census Place East Boston, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Fredrick STRAW…HH includes George W. Fowle age 44 Susan M age 44 George 18 Harry 17

Isaac Straw born c1794 Maine [ married Marie LNU] 1790 there were the following STRAWS in Maine as possible fathers:
Waterborough, Maine: Valentine Straw born c1744 
Coxhall, Maine: Daniel Straw born 1745 & William Straw born c1756
1800 Straws in Maine as possible fathers:
Coxhall - Daniel
Newfield: Enoch; Gideon and William
Waterboro – Israel

Jacob Straw born before 1831 married A H Ludlow [Lucy Ann H. Ludlow]

 John Straw born before 1815 OH [married unknown] Possibly John Straw born c1807 research notes: (per Sue Phaneuf)In 1840 in Green Camp, Marion County, OH, a John Straw was there with his wife, 3 sons [b. ~1825, 1830, 1835] and 2 dtrs. Elijah Straw was in Green Camp, OH in 1850. In 1860, there is a William Strew, 31, married to an Elvina [ Melvina Lefever], with children Hermen [9], John [6] and Mary [5]. There is also a Robert Strew, 22, married to Sarah Ann Garrison [16] with 3 year old Mary [probable neice; d/o William]. Robert & Sarah married Apr 05, 1860, so I don't think that little Mary is their child. After this, this family disappears from the census. By 1870, William Strew is dead and Elvina is married to Aaron Markley [m. 9 Apr 1867] These men - William, Robert & Elijah fit in the age brackets for the children of John Straw of the 1840 census. Perhaps Cintipha Jane Straw is one of John's dtrs? Also Catherine (Straw) Tunis?

Lydia Straw born c1773 Maine [married 1794 Maine to John Love] The only Straws in Maine in 1790 were Valentine, William and Daniel and they lived in York County. She may have been a d/o any of them.

Mahala Straw [married 1838 to Levi Gilpatrick] married in Saco, ME

Martha Straw [married 1838 Maine to George J. Abbot] 1840 Dover, Strafford County, New Hamsphire - Sabra (Stackpole) Straw is HOH with 1 male 40-50 [c/b a brother or other relative]; 1 female 10-15 (Eunice) and 1 female 20-30  (Sabra with age wrong?) A daughter Martha c/b married to Abbott?

Mary Straw born 1807 [married 1833 VT to Samuel B. Atherton] Was she a d/o Valentine Jr and Eunice Taylor? [they married Apr 1807 and in the 1810 census there is a female born 1800-1810 unaccounted for]

Michal Straw born 1755 NH [married 1775 NH to Samuel Bartlett] Could she be a d/o Gideon Straw and Mrs. Hannah Cass Swett? Hannah probably married Gideon Straw as a widow (Mrs. Hannah Swett). Research of Rich Turnblom also states this theory and gives Hannah's parents names as John Cass and Hannah Gove. Rich Turnblom also states he believes they had another daughter named MICHAL Straw b 1755 who married Samuel Bartlett. No documentation available.

Moses W. Straw born c1794 NH [married Sabrina Stackpole] Could he be a s/o Daniel Straw and Joanna Roberts based on this:
Master Tate's Diary (NEHGS) [may have been Joseph Tate a schoolmaster in Sommersworth who lived 1749-1784 and bur Strafford County, NH]
Daniel Straw m. Joanna Roberts Thursday night 3 March 1768. she was delivered of a son on Sunday March 6 - he dyd and was buried on March 7 1768.
Sunday June 4 1769 Hannah Straw born
Mary born 4 Oct 1771 Friday
Sally born Tuesday night Dec 28 1773
Son Danl born Thursday Sept 19 1776
Nanny born April 1 1778
Moses born May (no dates)

Richard Straw born c1796 NH [married 1836 MA to Zilpah Caswell] In the census of 1850 for Lowell, Middlesex County, MA he is living as a pauper in the Almshouse in Lowell, MA. He is age 54.
May have married Zilpah B. Caswell in Lowell, Ma on 13 Nov 1836.
Sue Phaneuf thinks he is either s/o Jacob and Betsey Burbank or Elijah and Mary Jewell- I feel Elijah could well be his father based on the fact that Elijah's son Elijah settled in Lowell MA. but Elijah's marriage to Mary Jewell did not take place until 1801 and Elijah would have been only 17..not probable father

Richard R. Straw born 1814 NH [married Sarah Chase] 1850 Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire

Robert Straw born 1803 NH [married 1828 MA to Elizabeth Hartwell] Vital records of Dunstable, MA - Elizabeth Hartwell and Robert Straw, both of Dunstable, NH - m. 30 Mar 1828

Ruth Straw born c1744 NH [married c1763 NH to Richard Jackman] History of Hillsboro, NH
They removed to Tamworth in 1771; one of first settlers of the town; went to Maine

Sally H Straw (Sarah) born c1811 [married 1836 NH to Jacob Collins] Her fsather was named Benjamin but I can’t trace his lineage.

Sally Straw born c1785 MA [married 1801 NH to Gardner Conant]

Willard B. Straw born 1822 MA/VT? [married 1848 MA to Ruth B. Caswell]

William Straw born 1831 VT William Straw could be the s/o Alvin Straw of Waterbury, VT

William David Straw born c1796 NY [married c1815 NY to Sophronia Williams]

William H. Straw born 1828 NH the STRAWS in Thornton 1830 were Dudley and John. William fits better in John's household. [John married Abigail Piper who died 1831 ] but they had a son Wm born 1811.
1860 Thornton, Grafton County, NH - lives with Smith and Caroline Rowe family
William Straw age 31 NH c1829

1870 census Thornton, Grafton county, NH - lives with John and Sarah Burkey family
William H. Straw c1828 NH

Research for consideration:
NH Straws in Civil War
William H Straw of Thornton, Grafton County, NH Priv 36 11/14/63
Drafted G Company 8th I R NH; mustered out Vicksburg, MS on 28 Oct 1865. transferred 1 Jan 1865 from Company G to Company B. 

Is he the same William Straw who is father of Laura Jennie Marsh who was born [perhaps illegitimate?] in Thornton to William Straw and Hannah G. P. Marsh?


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