Samuel Straw
(1692-1773)
Elizabeth Dimond
(1697-After 1773)
Joseph Johnson Ordway
(1707-Bef 1754)
Mehitable Burbank
(1711-1806)
Lieut. Jacob Straw
(1733-1807)
Lydia Ordway
(1740-1815)

William O. Straw
(1781-1870)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Hannah Huse

2. Lucretia Paige
3. Joanna Goodhue

William O. Straw

  • Born: 15 May 1781, West Hopkinton, Merrimack County, NH
  • Marriage (1): Hannah Huse on 22 Nov 1810 in Hopkinton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire
  • Marriage (2): Lucretia Paige on 24 Jun 1819 in Hopkinton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire
  • Marriage (3): Joanna Goodhue after 1822
  • Died: 12 Mar 1870, Hopkinton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire at age 88
  • Buried: Stumpfield Cemetery Contoocook, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, USA

   Cause of his death was old age.

  General Notes:

(Per Biographical Review) William learned the sadler's trade as a young man and he subsequently worked it (in Hopkinton) Then he went to Warner and and from there to Caanan where his father had given him a farm of 120 acres. After clearing a part of the farm he sold it and returned to Hopkinton to buy a part of the old farm. Soon after he married Hannah Huse, d/o Thomas Huse who owned an adjoining farm.( Mr Huse died some time after.) William and his wife moved into the new house which was but just completed and by buying out the other heirs Mr. Straw became the posessor of one hundred and fifty acres of the original Huse farm, probably about the year 1812.His wife Hannah died a young woman leaving her husband with four children, all who lived to be over sixty-five years of age. Their names were Sarah who m. Leonard Felch of Weare; Anne who m. Wm Chandler of Henniker ( a blacksmith); Harriet who m. Otis Lewis of Lynn, MA and William S. who m. Mary Ann Flanders. After the death of his first wife, William remarried to Lucretia Page or Betsey Paige and they had two children, Jesse and Page.William then married for a third time to Joannah Goodhue who survived him four years. They had one daughter Lucretia.

DOM POM per www.familysearch.com - pilot search

DOD per Kelly Stettner via e-mail Dec 2000. She has research of her grandmother written down.
k_stettner@hotmail.com

1830 Hopkinton, Merrimack County, NH Wm Straw HOH 1 male 1820-25 [Page] 1 male 1815-20 [Jesse] 1 male 1815-20 [Wm Stocker] 1 male 1800-10 -unknown - 1 male 1780-90 [Wm HOH] 1 female 1825-30 [Lucretia] 3 females 1810-15 [Sarah; Anna and Harriet] 1 female 1800-10 [wife Joanna]

1840 Hopkinton,Merrimack, NH William straw HOH 1 male 1820-1825 Page 1 male 1810-1820 Jesse 1 male 1780-1790 William HOH 1 female 1825 - 1830 Lucretia 1 female 1790- 1800 Joanna Goodhue

1850 Hopkinton, Merrimack, NH William Stom [Straw] age 69 NH Joane age 56 MA Jacob L. Chase age 27 NH Lucretia H. Chase age 24 NH

census 1860 Hopkinton, Merrimack county NH William Straw c1781 Joana c1793


William married Hannah Huse, daughter of Thomas Rice Bartlett Huse and Sarah Story, on 22 Nov 1810 in Hopkinton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (Hannah Huse was born on 11 Nov 1790 in Dunbarton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, died on 23 Sep 1818 in Hopkinton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire and was buried in Stumpfield Cemetery Contoocook, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, USA.)


William next married Lucretia Paige, daughter of Samuel Paige Jr and Mary Osgood, on 24 Jun 1819 in Hopkinton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (Lucretia Paige was born on 21 Jun 1784, died on 16 Jun 1824 in Hopkinton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire and was buried in Stumpfield Cemetery Contoocook, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, USA.)


William next married Joanna Goodhue, daughter of Nathaniel Goodhue Sr and Catherine Choate, after 1822. (Joanna Goodhue was born on 10 Jul 1793 in Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, died on 31 Dec 1876 in Hopkinton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire and was buried in Not Noted.). The cause of her death was not noted.




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