Strahan, Mrs. S.A.
Posted By: Marilyn Holmes (email)
Date: 9/7/2009 at 11:39:50
The History of Marion County, Iowa; page 779
STRAHAN, Mrs. S.A.--Sec. 17, P.O. Gosport. Owns 290 acres of fine farm land which is well improved and well adapted to the raising of all kinds of grain and fruit, and on which she has a fine house and a good barn, etc. Is a native of Fleming county, Kentucky, and was born on the first of January, 1818, being there raised and educated in the common schools. At the age of seventeen she removed to Putman county, Indiana, with her parents. She was united in marriage with S.H. Strahan, on the twenty-first of November, 1839. He was a native of Kentucky and was born in September, 1819, and emigrated to Putnam county, Indiana, when young and was raised on a farm. He died February 24, 1879, and was buried at Gosport. He left five children living: J.W., R. Alexander, Margaret J., Clara L. and Ira N. Lost four. She is a member of the M.E. Church.
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