Herman Foster Straw
Mary Onslow Parker
James Henry Perkins
Mary Charlotte Goodwin
William Parker Straw
Josephine Perkins

Ezekiel Albert Straw Sr.


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Ezekiel Albert Straw Sr.

  • Born: 4 Mar 1902, Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
  • Marriage (1): Virginia Slayton on 18 Sep 1924 in Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
  • Died: 7 Sep 1941, Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire at age 39
  • Buried: Pine Grove Cemetery Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA

  General Notes:

research of James W. Straw

www.familysearch.com - pilot search

2 Nov 1924 he arrived at Ellis Island on steamship ALBERT BALLIN after returning from Cherbourg, France

per research of S. Phaneuf:
On River Rd in the Manchester, NH 1930 census, there is an Ezekiel A Straw [28] married to a Virginia A [25]; one son, Peter A [4 9/12] and two dtrs, Joann [2] and Sally [less than 1 yr]; all born in NH. Ezekiel was the son of William Parker Straw & Josephine Perkins.William was the son of Herman Straw & Mary Orseo Parker
1930 census Goffstown, Hillsborough, NH
Ezekiel A. Straw c1902
Virginia S. c1905
Sally c1920
Peter S. c1926
Joan c1927

1940 Manchester, NH
Ezekiel and Virginia with ch: Peter, Joan, Sally, Nancy and Pollie along with a maid, cook and butler.

www.familysearch.com Name: Ezekiel Albert Straw Gender: Male Burial Date: Burial Place: Death Date: 07 Sep 1941 Death Place: Manchester, Hillsboro, New Hampshire Age: 39 Birth Date: 1902 Birthplace: Occupation: Race: Marital Status: Married Spouse's Name: Virginia Slayton Straw Father's Name: William Parker Straw Father's Birthplace: Mother's Name: Josephine Perkins Mother's Birthplace: Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I09180-6 </search/records/index> System Origin: New Hampshire-EASy Source Film Number: 2297208

Find A Grave Memorial# 71883654
Born into wealth privledge on March 4, 1902 but the time Ezekiel reached time for employment, Amoskeag Mills which made his family rich and famous had pretty much depleted.
He entered into a career of investment banking, he and Virginia lived in a beautiful home at 308 River Road which still exists today. The house today has an address of 282 River Rd owned by his father William Parker Straw
He was born as Ezekiel A. Straw Jr. named after his Grandfather former NH Governor and Amoskeag Mill owner Ezekiel A. Straw. Apparently Ezekiel dropped the Jr. from his name when his first son was born, and he became Jr.
Family links:
William Parker Straw (1878 - 1953)
Josephine Perkins Straw (1881 - 1955)
Virginia Slayton Straw (1905 - 1984)
Ezekiel Albert Straw (1925 - 1972)*
Sally Straw Bogart (1929 - 2010)*
Virginia Straw (1935 - 1935)*
Josephine Straw (1913 - 1922)*

Ezekiel married Virginia Slayton, daughter of Hovey Edward Slayton and Luella B. Hoyt, on 18 Sep 1924 in Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. (Virginia Slayton was born on 22 Mar 1905 in Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, died on 17 Oct 1984 and was buried in East Candia Cemetery Candia, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA.)

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