.              David Blake Strait, 1863 - 1903, s/o Henry Clay Strait
.                                                                                                         (INDEX)
.                                                                   author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

21354   David Blake Strait,6                                                                       2135   (Henry,5,John,4,John,3,John,2,Henry,1)
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                   b 15 Jan 1863 Boyd Co, Ky; d 20 May 1903 Boyd Co, bur Ashland Cem, Ashland, Ky.  See picture of his tombstone below.
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                   m 16 Oct 1889 Carter Co, Ky to Elizabeth Conley (Lizzie), b Jun 1872 Carter Co, d 23 Jan 1933 Ashland, Ky, bur in Strait/
.                        Straight family plot, Ashland Cem, d/o
Henry Jefferson Conley (#D141) and Mahala Jane Davis (d/o Elias Davis (#6)
.                        and Elizabeth Curtis (Betty)).  See picture of her tombstone and her pictures below.

.                    1900 Boyd Co census, Dist 1, Pct 14, ED 8, sheet 6A, #65/72, David Strait, Jan 1865 Ky, farmer, Lizzie, Jun 1872 Ky (marr
.                             10 yrs, 5 ch, 4 living), Henry, Dec 90 Ky, Oscar, Apr 92 Ky, Herbert, Nov 96 Ky, Everna, Aug 98 Ky.
.                    1908 Catlettsburg, Ky City Directory, p 66: Strait, Mrs. Elizabeth (wid. David), h w s Court, 5 s Plum
.                    1912 Catlettsburg, Ky City Directory p 257: Strait Elizabeth, wid David, h w s Court 3 n of Mound
.                    1910 Boyd Co census, Dist 1, Catlettsburg, ED 13, sheet 4A, #71/83, Elizabeth Strait,37 Ky (wid, 8 ch, 6 living), Henry,19
.                             Ky, machine operator, wire mill, Oscar,18 Ky, machine operator, wire mill, Herbert,13 Ky, Everna,11 Ky, Rufus,9 Ky,
.                            Frank,3 Ky.
.                    1915, 9 Feb: Elizabeth Strait purchased 1/2 of Lot 104, Sec 7, Ashland Cem, for $154.40, and $4.00 for burial permit #2875.
.                              (This was apparently for the burial of her dau Everna who died on that day.)
.                    1915 Ashland, Ky City Directory, p 257: Straight, Elizabeth Mrs, h 1235 e Greenup av
.                    1917 Ashland, Ky City Directory, p 255: Strait Elizabeth, wid David, h 1235 e Greenup av
.                    1920 Boyd Co census, Dist 5, Ashland, ED 27, sheet 10B, 1235 Winchester, #217/218, Elizabeth Straight,47 Ky (wid, moth-
.                             er), living with Oscar Straight.
.                    1930 Boyd Co census, Dist 5, Ashland, ED 10-20, sheet 14A, 441 31 St, #241/247, E. Straight,56 Ky (wid), Frank,23 Va, bar-
.                             ber, barber shop.
.                    1930 Ashland City Directory, p 411: Strait Elizabeth, wid David h 444 31st

.                    issue:

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1.   Henry Clay Strait, b 12 Dec 1890 Boyd Co, m Emma Louise Daggett.

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2.   Oscar Francis Straight, b 5 Apr 1892 Boyd Co, m(1) Ida Louise Dilgard (Louise), m(2) Garlie E. Byington.
.                          Moved to Ohio.

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3.   Herbert Lee Straight, b 13 Nov 1896 Catlettsburg, Boyd Co, m Mildred Margaret Green.
.                          Moved to Cook Co, Ill.

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4.   Everna Docia Strait, b 21 Aug 1898 Boyd Co, d 9 Feb 1915 Boyd Co, "age 16 yr, 5 mos, 19 d, of septicemia and exhaus-
.                          tion from supperative inflamation of the genitalia, contributory: exzema (specific) and general ill health", bur in Strait/
.                          Straight family plot, Ashland Cem.  See
picture of her tombstone and her death certificate image below, informant Henry
.                          C. Strait

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5.   Rufus Dinkle Strait, b 18 Mar 1900 Ky, d 3 Jan 1931 Wyandotte, Wayne Co, Mich "age 30, s/o David Strait, spouse
.                          Ester Strait", bur in Strait/Straight family plot, Ashland Cem, m 16 Oct 1923 Lawrence Co, Ohio to Esther M. Fannin, b 10
.                          Oct 1903 Ill, d/o Jason R. Fannin and Sarah A. Rowe.  She was Esther M. Fannin, age 15, b Ill, d/o Jason and Sarah A. Fan-
.                          nin, living in Greenup Co in 1920, and Esther M. Fannin, age 4, b Ill, d/o Jason R. and Sarah A. Fannin, living in Boyd Co in
.                          1910.  See
picture of Rufus' tombstone below.
.                          1917 Ashland, Ky City Directory, p 255: Strait Rufus h 1235 e Greenup av
.                          1926 Portsmouth, Ohio City Directory, p 783: Strait Rufus D (Esther), mech Glockner Chevrolet Co, h 404 Market
.                          1930 Wayne Co, Mich census, Ecorse Twp, Ecorse, ED 82-914, sheet 9A, 4632 Eight St, #137/160, Sarah Fannin,51 Ky
.                                   (mother-in-law, wid, marr age 16), Rufus Strail,29 Ky (bro-in-law, marr age 22), mechanic, automobile, Esther Strail,
.                                   27 Ill (sis-in-law, marr age 20), living with Jeff and Elizabeth Williams.

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6.   Eileen Srait, d in infancy.  Not mentioned in "Henry Straight of Portsmouth, R.I...." by Lazell, which however did list
.                          Fariday Lenore, who is unknown to the children of Henry Clay Strait, b 1890.

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7.   John D. Strait, b 7 Jan 1904 Boyd Co, d young.  He may have been bur next to his father, in an unmarked grave.
.                          Acc to Ky birth rec: John D. "Stugh", son of David Strait & Lizabeth Conley.

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8.   Frank Russell Strait, b 6 Oct 1906 Catlettsburg, m Emma Myrtle Hunnicut (Myrtle).
.                          He was a s/o Elizabeth Conley Strait, but not of David Strait, who died 3 years prior to his birth.  Some family tradition
.                          was that he was a s/o Frank White, but his death certificate gives his father's name as John W. White.
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   Elizabeth Conley Strait
Catlettsburg, Ky, prob early 1890's
   Elizabeth Conley Strait
Ashland, Ky, prob about 1930
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Picture by author; should be spelled "Strait"
Picture by author; should be spelled "Strait"
Picture by author; should be spelled "Strait"