.          Henry Clay Strait, 1890 - 1962, s/o David Blake Strait
.                                                                                                        (INDEX)
.                                                                  author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

213541   Henry Clay Strait,7                                                      21354   (David,6,Henry,5,John,4,John,3,John,2,Henry,1)
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.                       b 12 Dec 1890 Boyd Co, Ky; d 21 Jul 1962 Lakeland, Polk Co, Fla (SSDI 402-05-0367 Ky), bur in Strait/Straight family
.                          plot, Ashland Cem, Ashland, Ky.  See
picture of his tombstone below.
.                       m 7 Aug 1914 Paris, Edgar Co, Ill to Emma Louise Daggett, b 15 Aug 1897 New York City, d 31 Aug 1978 Columbia City,
.                           Whitley Co, Ind (SSDI 263-82-1598 Fla), bur Strait/Straight family plot, Ashland Cem, d/o
Eugene Boynton Daggett
.                           (#423) and Ida Lucretia Adams (d/o James Livingston Adams (#2)).  See picture of her tombstone below.

.                       See family pictures
below and more on separate page.

.                       Henry worked for while in Terra Haute, Ind, where he met his wife.  He spent most of his life in the Catlettsburg, Ashland,
.                       Huntington, WVa area, with various jobs, the longest being at Armco Steel in Ashland.  He also was a skilled maker of
.                       brooms and had a broom shop behind his house in Catlettsburg.  This property is now the site of a senior citizen's center.
.                       He also was a lay preacher in the nearby Christian Church, and he was mentioned as such in the Catlettsburg centennial pub-
.                       lication.
.                       Henry's LR: Florida.  Emma's LR: Columbia City, Whitley Co, Ind 46725.

.                       1908 Catlettsburg, Ky City Directory, p 66: Strait, Henry, wks.  broom fact., h w s Court, 5 s Plum
.                       1912 Catlettsburg, Ky City Directory, p 257: Strait Henry, tchr, h w s Court 3 n of Mound
.                       1912 Catlettsburg, Ky City Directory, p 257: Strait Henry C, broom mnfr, Louisa nr Mound, h w s Court 3 n of Mound
.                       1915 Ashland, Ky City Directory, p 257: Strait Henry, agt Met Life Ins Co, res Catlettsburg Ky
.                       1915 Catlettsburg, Ky City Directory, p 336: Strait Henry (Emma), agt Metropol Life Ins Co, h Court nr 34th
.                       1917 Ashland, Ky City Directory, p 255: Strait Henry C, slsmn  Field Furn Co, h 1235 e Greenup av
.                       1917 Huntington, WVa City Directory, p 698: Strait Henry C (Emma L), clk Indian Refining Co (Inc) res 624 13th st
.                       1917, 5 Jun: Huntington, WVa: WW I draft registration card: Henry C. Strait, b 12 Dec 1890 Catlettsburg, Ky, of 232 1/4
.                                4th Ave, Huntington, WVa, employed as station clerk for Indian Refining Co, Huntington, WVa.  He was married and
.                                claimed exemption for wife.  (see
image below)
.                       1920 Boyd Co census, Ashland, ED 22, sheet 21A, 1213 Greenup & Winchester, H.C. Strait,29 US, stenograph, stenograph,
.                                Emma,23 US, Helen E.,3 US, Dorothy,1 US.
.                       1920 Boyd Co census, Dist 5, Ashland, ED 27, sheet 10B, 1235 (?Winchester Ave), #217/218, Henry Straight,29 Ky (bro-
.                                ther), clerk, Emma,22 NY (NY,NY), living wth Oscar Straight.  On page 12A, 1235 Carter, #234/240, Helen Straight,
.                                2 Ky, Dorothy Straight,1 Ky, listed separately.
.                       1930 Boyd Co census, Catlettsburg, ED 10-4, sheet 12A, #250/257, Henry C. Strait,39 Ky (marr age 22), book keeper, coke
.                                oven, Emma,32 NY (marr age 17, NY,Pa), Helen E.,12 Ky, Dorothy L.,11 Ky, Eugene D.,4 11/12 Ky, Henry C.,11/12
.                                Ky.
.                       1933 Catlettsburg, Ky City Directory, p 476: Strait Henry C Rev (Emma L) pastor First Christian Church h106 30th
.                       1935 Catlettsburg, Ky City Directory, p 483: Strait Henry C (Emma L) clk h3001 Louisa
.                       1940, 29 Feb: Catlettsburg: Henry C. Strait, minister of the Christian Church, married Earl Wells to Rosalean Henry, in the
.                                 presence of Emma L. Strait and Eugene Strait.
.                       1940 Boyd Co census, Catlettsburg, ED 10-3, sheet 4B, 3001 Louisa St, #116, Henry Strait,49 Ky, mill clerk, steel rolling
.                                mill, Emma L.,42 NY, Helen E.,22 Ky, Dorthey L.,21 Ky, Egune D.,14 Ky, Henry C. Jr,10 Ky, Emma J.,9 Ky, Ric-
.                                hard E.,1/12 Ky, Ida Daggett,68 Penn (mother-in-law, wid), saleslady, retail store department.
.                       1942 Catlettsburg, Ky City Directory, p 477: Strait Henry C (Emma L; 4) clk ARMCo h3015 Louisa
.                       1944 Catlettsburg, Ky City Directory, p 478: Strait Henry C (Emma) clk ARMCo h3015 Louisa
.                       1949 Catlettsburg, Ky City Directory, p 503: Strait Henry (Emma) ship clk Armco h3015 Louisa
.                       1952 Catlettsburg, Ky City Directory, p 501: Strait Henry C (Emma) ship clk Armco h3015 Louisa

.                       issue:

.                       
1.   Helen Elizabeth Strait, b 16 Jun 1917 Boyd Co, Ky, d 17 Mar 2010 Middletown, Butler Co, Ohio (SSDI 406-05-
.                             4768 Ky), bur Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens, Ashland, Ky, m 20 Oct 1941 Catlettsburg, Boyd Co to Arnold Marcel
.                             Leas (Jake), b 19 Jul 1915 Steuben Co, Ind, d 17 Sep 2001 Richmond, Ind (SSDI 314-01-1661 Ind), s/o Warren Earl
.                             Leas and Leola Mary Spangler.  Leas family history:
http://www.davidleas.com/leas%20family%20genealogy/35/htm
.                             Arnold was a chemical engineer for Ashland Oil, Inc, and was the director of the research department there, until retiring
.                             early to pursue research and patents on various energy systems.  See
picture of his tombstone on separate page.
.                             Helen's LR: Franklin, Warren Co, Ohio 45005.  Arnold's LR: Richmond, Wayne Co, Ind 47374.
.                             1935 Catlettsburg, Ky City Directory, p 483: Strait Helen E student r3001 Louisa
.                             1940 Boyd Co census, Catlettsburg, ED 10-3, sheet 5A, Lock Ave, #126, Arnold Leas,24 Ind, residence on Apr 1, 1935
.                                      Ashley, Dekalb Co, Ind, chemist, petroleum refinery, lodger with William E. Harper.

.                       
2.   Dorothy Louise Strait (Dot), b 28 Feb 1919 Ashland, Boyd Co, d 26 Feb 2013 Ashland, bur Golden Oaks Memorial
.                             Gardens, m 3 Jan 1942 Palo Pinto, Palo Pinto Co, Tex to
Ernest Velmer Nestor (Ernie) (#G4141), b 13 Jul 1917 Esco,
.                             Pike Co, Ky, d 22 Aug 1999 Ashland, bur Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens, Ashland, s/o Ernest Fuget Nestor and Mary
.                             Etta Goad.
.                             1935 Catlettsburg, Ky City Directory, p 483: Strait Dorothy L student r3001 Louisa
.                             1944 Catlettsburg, Ky City Directory, p 478: Strait Dorothy laby wkr AO&RCo r3015 Louisa

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3.   Eugene Daggett Straight (Gene,Bud), b 29 May 1925 Catlettsburg, m(1) Shirley M. Smith, m(2) Marie Leona Pischel.

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4.   Henry Clay Strait, b 7 May 1929 Catlettsburg, d 5 Sep 1979 Chicago, Ill (SSDI 400-36-9849 Ky), bur in Strait/Straight
.                             family plot, Ashland Cem.  Single.  Henry's LB: Ashland, Boyd Co, Ky 41101.  Henry graduated from Florida Southern
.                             College, Lakeland, Fla, and received a Graduate Certificate in music education in Jul 1951.  He had a career as an
.                             accountant for Kraft Food Corp, and was also a professional musician.  See
picture of his tombstone on separate page.
.                             1949 Catlettsburg, Ky City Directory, p 503: Strait Henry C jr student r3015 Louisa
.                             1950 Lakeland, Fla City Directory, p 400: Strait Henry jr studend r Fla Sou College Campus.
.                             1960 Lakeland, Fla City Directory, p 386: Strait Henry supvr Kraft Foods r RD 1 Box 635E

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5.   Emma Jo Strait (Joey), b 7 Dec 1930 Catlettsburg, m James Everette Crace (Jim).

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6.   Richard Edgar Strait (Dick), b 1940 Boyd Co, m Harriet Louise Mulvaney.
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Henry Clay Strait, 1911
Henry Clay Strait
ca 1902
Henry and Emma Strait
       1914
Emma Strait and Helen Strait
               1917
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