Capt Jonathan Straw
(1725-1791)
Mary Carr
(1730-1825)
John Burbank
(Bef 1727-)
Rebecca
(Bef 1735-)
Jacob Straw
(1758-1839)
Betsey Burbank
(1760-1841)
Dr. Samuel Burbank Straw
(1801-1884)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Malinda Colby

2. Hannah M. Hawkins

Dr. Samuel Burbank Straw

  • Born: 2 Apr 1801, Hopkinton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire
  • Marriage (1): Malinda Colby on 19 Dec 1824 in Hopkinton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire
  • Marriage (2): Hannah M. Hawkins on 9 Feb 1865 in Lansingburgh, Rensselaer County, NY.
  • Died: 4 Aug 1884, Newburg, Orange County, New York at age 83

  General Notes:

Alice Volkert who is researching the Colby line claims this is a son of Levi.

GENERAL CATALOGUE OF DARTMOUTH COLLEGE AND THE ASSOCIATED SCHOOLS 1769-1900 By Dartmouth college
[page 338] Isaiah Clough Straw d. 1939 (Class of 1838)
[page 331] Samuel Burbank Straw b. 2 Apr 1801 Hopkinton, NH; Physician Hooksett, NH 1826-1836; Dentist, Bangor, Maine 1837-1861; Newburg, NY 1865-1884; Capt 11th Maine Vols 1861-1862; Asst surgeon 6th Maine Vols 1863-1864; died 4 aug 1884 (Class of 1826)
[page 71] Ezekiel Albert Straw AM 1860; born 30 Dec 1919 Salisbury, NH; President Senate NH 1865-1866; Gov of NH and ex-off. trustee 1872-1873; died 23 Oct 1883 Manchester, NH (Class of 1860)
[page 211] Clinton Straw Chase MD; Castl Med Coillege 1854; born 25 May 1831 Springfield, NH; physician (Class of 1852)
[page 357] Daniel Straw b. 17 May 1847 Bangor, Maine; Physician Wells, Minn 1870-1891; deid 18 July 1891 (Class of 1870)
[page 294] Amos Gale Straw AM; MD Harvard 1890; b. 9 Feb 1864 Manchester, NH; Physician (Class of 1887)

1830 - Hooksett, Merrimack County, NH
Samuel B. Straw HOH
1 male 1800-10 [Daniel]
1 male 1820-25 [Lendone S.]
1 male 1825-30 [Wm E.]
1 male 1825-30 [Wentworth]
5females 1810-15 [unknown]
1 female 1800-10 [Melinda]
1 female 1800-10 [unknown]

1850 Bangor, Penobscot, ME
Samuel B. Straw 49 NH
Melinda 43 NH
Wm C. 24 NH
Wentworth 21 NH
Hannah Chase 22 ME

Mar 1865 - depot prisoners of war at Elmira, NY - S. B. Straw , physician on duty

1875 Newburg, NY
Samuel B. Straw age 73; born NH; dentist
Hannah M. age 47 born Rensselaer co, NY

Name Samuel B. Straw Rank A. S. Company Field & Staff Regiment 6 State Maine Arm of service Infantry Event date 1890 State/Arm of service Maine Inf. Company/Regiment F&S, 6 Publication title Organization Index to Pension Files of Veterans Who Served Between 1861 and 1900 NARA publication number T289 Publisher National Archives and Records Administration Collection title Civil War Pensions

per History of Hopkinton, NH (C.C. Lord) an obit in the Newburg, NY Journal of august 5, 1884:
"Dr. Samuel B. Straw, the well known dentist of this city, died last evening, aged 83 years. He was born in Hopkinton, NH and came to Newburg about 17 years ago to join his son, Dr. L.S. Straw, who at that time had been a resident for about ten years. In his early years Dr. Straw Sr. studied medicine and practised the profession for twelve years before practicing dentistry. At the breaking out of the rebellion he joined a Maine regiment in the capacity of surgeon, and served with it until he was discharged. He then offered his services to the governor of NY and was appointed a surgeon at the hospital of Lansingburgh, and afterward at Elmira. while a resident of Maine he was for a time the grandmaster of the grand lodge of Odd Fellows. During his residence in this city he was engaged in the profession of dentistry with his son. Dr. Straw was twice married. His first wife was Miss Malinda Colby, of Hopkinton, NH by whom he had three children, only one of whom, Dr. L. S. Straw, is now living. His second wife was Miss Hawkins [My note:Hannah M.], of Lansingburgh, who survives him. the cause of death, aside from infirmities of old age, was bronchial consumption. the funeral will take place on Thursday afternoon, from St. Paul's Church; interment in St. George's cemetery.

per census of 1850 Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine he was living there with wife Melinda, Wm C. and Wentworth. also in the HH was Hannah Chase age 22 born Maine

research of Ronald Colby: Dr. Samuel B. STRAW was born in 1801 in New Hampshire. He was a Dentist in 1850 in Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine. He appeared on the census in 1850 in Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine. He died in AUG 1884.
Samuel was a surgeon. He was a dentist but a surgeon first. He enlisted from Bangor, ME on 5 Nov 1861 as a Capt age 60 yrs in E. Co 11th I. R. ME and resigned 18 march 1862. He enlisted 24 Oct 1862 from Bangor ME as Asst Surgeon S Co 6th I. R. ME and mustered out 15 Aug 1864..

In his early years Dr. Straw studied medicine and practiced the profession for twelve years before practicing dentistry. At the breaking out of the Rebellion he joined a Maine Regiment in the capacity of surgeon and served with it till it was discharged. He then offered his service to the governor of New York and was appointed a surgeon at the hospital at Lansingburg, NY (northern section of Troy) and afterward at Elmira (NY). While a resident of Maine he was for a time the grand-master of the lodge of Odd Fellows. During his residence in this city he was engaged in the profession of dentistry with his son. Per obituary in the Newburgh (New York) Journal of Aug 5 1884 and included in the history of Hopkinton, NH (Life and Times Of Hopkinton by C.C.Lord)

Name: L. M. STRAW Age: 70 Estimated birth year: <1810> Birthplace: New York Occupation: Dentist Relation: Self Home in 1880: Newburgh, Orange, New York Marital status: Married Race: White Gender: Male Head of household: L. M. STRAW Father's birthplace: NY Mother's birthplace: NY

General catalogue of Dartmouth College and the associated schools 1769-1900 ...
By Dartmouth College, Marvin Davis Bisbee
Dr. Straw
Class of 1826
1826-36 Physician in Hooksett, NH
1837-61 Dentist in Bangor, ME
1861-62 Capt 11th Maine Vols
1863-64 Asst surgeon 6th Maine Vols
1865-84 - Newburg, NY

MILITARY RECORD OF THE SONS OF DARTMOUTH IN THE UNION ARMY AND NAVY 1861-1865; PUB Boston, MA 1907
Redington, Edward Dana, 1839- , comp ; Hodgkins, William Henry, 1840-1905, ed ; Gallagher, Charles Theodore, 1851-; Dartmouth College cn
At the breaking out of tlie war, Dr. Straw, altliough 61 years of age and not liable for military duty, closed his office, raised a company of recruits, and went with it to the front. He could not endure the fatigue inci- dent to the long marches that the regiment had to make, and resigned as above. His intense patriotism, however, gave him no rest, and he later applied for an appointment as surgeon; after being mustered out of the Sixth Maine, as noted above, he tendered his services to Dr. Mc- Dougal in charge of the Medical De- partment of New York and was sent to Lansingburg to take charge of a hospital for wounded soldiers, remaining there a year, and was then transferred to a hospital for Confederate soldiers at Elmira, N. Y., where he remained till the close of the war. Died Aug. 4, 1884.


Samuel married Malinda Colby, daughter of William Colby and Mary Darling Hildreth, on 19 Dec 1824 in Hopkinton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (Malinda Colby was born on 20 Oct 1809 in New Hampshire, died on 11 Mar 1852 in New Hampshire and was buried in Old Hopkinton Cemetery Hopkinton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, USA.)


  Marriage Notes:

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Samuel next married Hannah M. Hawkins on 9 Feb 1865 in Lansingburgh, Rensselaer County, NY. (Hannah M. Hawkins was born circa 1814.)




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