.         Henry Clay Strait, 1829 - 1904, s/o John Straight/Strait
.                                                                                                         (INDEX)
.                                                                   author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

2135   Henry Clay Strait,5                                                                                              213   (John,4,John,3,John,2,Henry,1)
.
.                 b 3 May 1829 Gallia Co, Ohio; d 8 Jan 1904, after returning to his home of Gallia Co.  He was bur in Blake Cem, Sect 32, Ohio
.                    Twp, Gallia Co.  Stone gives dates.  See
pictures of Henry Clay Strait and his tombstone below.
.                 m(1) 14 Oct 1847 Gallia Co to Nancy L. Stewart, b 28 May 1830 Guernsey Co, Ohio, d 28 Nov 1848 Gallia Co, bur McCall's
.                          Cem near Northup, Ohio, d/o Robert Stuart (Stewart) and Letticia Scott (d/o
John Scott (#11)) and Elizabeth McCart-
.                          ney).  Her stone: "Nancy L. Strait, 18 y, 6 m, w/o H.C."
.                 m(2) 1848-50 near Gallipolis, Ohio to Eliza Scott, b 3 Jun 1824 Gallia Co, d 18 Aug 1889 Boyd Co, Ky, bur on the Strait farm
.                          in Boyd Co, d/o
Richard W. Scott (#111) (s/o John Scott and Elizabeth McCartney) and Mary Scott.  This small ceme-
.                          tery (single stone) is on a ridge behind a housing develoment that has been built on the old Strait farm.
.                 m(3) 28 Jun 1892 Darke Co, Ohio to Nancy Ann Laurimore Hill, b 26 Aug 1841 Ohio, d 11 Apr 1909 Greenville, Darke Co,
.                          Ohio, "age 67 yrs, 7 mos, 16 days, of uremic poisoning, Brights disease, widowed, d/o Wm Laurimore and Malinda Mar-
.                          tin", bur Greenville Cem.  She had m(1) Moses Jonas Hill, b ca 1836 Ind, of Darke Co, Ohio.

.                 Henry moved to Greenup Co, Ky ca 1848-50, in the part that became Boyd County in 1860.  The family apparently returned
.                 to Ohio briefly in the 1850's, where some of the children were born.

.                 1850 Greenup Co, Ky census, Dist 2, p 198, #580/580, Henry Strait,22 Ohio, carpenter, $300, Eliza,24 Ohio, Jane Canterbury,
.                          23 Ky.
.                 1860 Boyd Co, Ky census, p 748, #390/390, Henry Strait,35 Ohio, Eliza,31 Ohio, $50, Winfield,11 Ohio, Richard,7 Ky, Sarah
.                          C.,5 Ohio, Eliza J.,2 Ohio.
.                 1861 Boyd Co tax list, Henry C. Strait; Mrs. Eliza Strait.
.                 1863-65: Kentucky (northeastern counties): US Civil War Draft Registration Card: Henry Straight, age 38, b Ohio, farmer.
.                 1870 Boyd Co census, Dist 6, Catlettsburg, p 86, #2/2, Henry C. Strait,40 Ohio, carpenter, $200, $500, Eliza,44 Ohio, $1000,
.                          Richard,17 Ohio, laborer, Sarah C.,15 Ky, Eliza J.,10 Ohio, Henry,8 Ky, David,7 Ky, Tracy,3 Ky.
.                 1880 Boyd Co census, Upper Catlettsburg, Pct 6, p 221B, #15/15, Henry C. Strait,51 Ohio (Conn, Conn), carpenter, Eliza,49
.                          Ohio (Scot, Pa), Kate,22 Ky, Jennie,19 Ohio, Harry,17 Ky, works on farm, David,15 Ky, Trissa,10 Ky.
.                 1900 Boyd Co census, ED 8, sheet 3A, #29/32, Henry C. Strait, May 1829 Ohio (RI, Mass), farmer, Nancy A., Aug 1841 Ohio
.                          (Pa, Ohio) (marr 7 yrs, 3 ch, 2 living), (?Louosa, or Ruosa) Hill, Jun 68 Ohio (Ind, Ohio) (single, stepdau).
.                 1910 census, Nancy not located.

.                 issue:

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1.   Winfield Scott Strait, b 10 Nov 1848 Gallia Co, Ohio, m Mary Eppihimer.
.                       1850 Gallia Co census, Harrison Twp, p 192, #2620/2630, Robert Stewart,60 Ireland, farmer, $700, Ellenor,16 Ohio, Sarah,
.                                14 Ohio, Winfield Strate,2 Ohio.
.                       1858 Gallia Co Civil Journal Bk 1, p 264, guardianship case C-S-118: Winfield mentioned as "Henry Strait's minor child age
.                                10".
.                       1860 census, Winfield Strait,11 Ohio, living with his father.
.                       Moved to Cincinnati, Ohio, Louisville, Ky, Evansville, Ind, Glasgow, Va, and finally to Essex Co, NJ.

.                 
2.   John Strait. Listed in "Henry Straight of Portsmouth, R.I...." by Lazell, but not listed in any of the Boyd Co census', nor
.                       known to any of David Blake Strait's grandchildren.

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3.   Richard Strait, b Dec 1852 Gallipolis, Gallia Co, m(1) Roxanna Williams (Roxie), m(2) Augusta ____.
.                       Moved to Wahkiakum, King, and Walla Walla Co's, Wash.

.                 
4.   Sarah Katherine (Katie,Kate) Strait, b 26 Nov 1855 Ohio (or Ky), d 23 Jun 1950 I.D.D.F. Home, Springfield, Clark Co,
.                       Ohio, "b Ashland, Ohio, age 94 yrs, of shock due to fractured pelvis, widowed, d/o Henry Strait and Eliza Scott", bur Can-
.                       ton Cem, Canton, Ohio, m(1) G. D. Adair and they div, m(2) ____, m(3) 14 Mar 1927 Franklin Co, Ohio to George T. Har-
.                       lan, b 27 Sep 1859 Glasgow (or Staunton), Va, d 1 Oct 1928 Canton, Ohio, "age 69 yrs, 1 mos, of carcinoma of prostate",
.                       bur West Lawn Cem, Canton, Ohio, s/o George Harlan and Jane Ball.  See Catherine's death certificate
image below, infor-
.                       mant Dirtha Dixon, RN.  See George's death certificate
image below, informant Mrs. Catherine Harlan.
.                       1900 Allegheny Co, Pa census, Pittsburgh, Ward 35, ED 322, sheet 6A, #91/98, Sara Kath Strait, Nov 1855 Ohio (sister-in-
.                                law), housework, living with Peter and Tressa H. Smeltzer family.
.                       1910 Boyd Co, Ky census, Dist 1, Catlettsburg, ED 12, sheet 4B, #60/61, Katie Adair,47 Ky (sister-in-law, marr 6 yrs), liv-
.                                ing with Peter and Tressa Smeltzer family.
.                       1920 census, Kate not located.
.                       1920 Stark Co, Ohio census, Canton, ED 35, sheet 9B, 1133 Rex Ave NE, #206/222, George T. Harlan,59 Va (wid), fore-
.                                man, steel plant, boarder with Emma M. Hutt.
.                       1930 Boyd Co, Ky census, Dist 1, England Hill Dist, ED 10-5, sheet 6B, #341/346, Kate Harlan,74 Ky (wid, sister-in-law),
.                                living with Peter and "Bessie" Smeltzer family.

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5.   Eliza Jane Strait (Jennie), b 21 May 1858 Ohio, m John G. Davidson.

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6.   Harry Blake Strait, b 15 Aug 1861 Catlettsburg (b Aug 1867 acc to 1900 census), m(1) Missouri E. Craft, m(2) Mary Ann
.                       Lutterby, m(3) Anna Pieratt.
.                       Moved to Hamilton Co, Ohio.

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7.   David Blake Strait, b 15 Jan 1863 Boyd Co, Ky, m Elizabeth Conley (Lizzie).

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8.   Tressa H. Strait, b ca 1866-71 Boyd Co (b 1871 acc to her stone, b Dec 1866 acc to 1900 census), m Peter Smeltzer (Pete).








.                 Ref:  1.  "
Henry Straight of Portsmouth, Rhode Island 1652-1728 and Some of His Descendants", 1945, Theodore S. Lazell, p
.                                112.  (#71 in this book)
.                          2.   Info on Henry's tombstone came from Helen Claybrook, email:
gingerclay@jaxn.com   
.                          3.   trees.ancestry.com: owner Amy Hammons

.                 Note: Nancy A. Hill was apparently the same as in the following:
.                           1850 Darke Co, Ohio census, German Twp, p 381, #120/124, Moses J. Hill,14 Ind, living with George and Barbara Stin-
.                                    gly.
.                           1860 Darke Co census, Greenville Twp, p 320, #488/501, M.J. Hill,34 Ind, --, $60, Nancy,18 Ohio, Clara B.,4/12 Ohio.
.                           1870 Darke Co census, Franklin Twp, p 95, #158/154, Moses J. Hill,34 Ind, carpenter, --, $185, Nancy A.,29 Ohio,
.                                    Clara B.,10 Ill, Luella,4 Ohio, Rosalie,2 Ohio.
.                           1880 Darke Co census, Greenville, p 181A, #432/471, Jonas Hill,44 Ind, laborer, Nancy,38 Ohio, Clara,20 Ohio, Luella,
.                                    14 Ohio, Rosalie,12 Ohio.
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.  Picture from www.findagrave.com  
.          Added by Cheryl Ayres