- Born: Cir 1829, Thornton, Grafton County, New Hampshire
- Marriage: Hannah G. P. Marsh
William and Hannah may never have married as Hannah is always refered to in all the census and cemetery records as Hannah Marsh and Laura is called Laura Marsh.
1850 - no Straws in Thornton
1860 Thornton, Grafton, NH
Wm Straw age 31 b. 1829 NH lives with the Smith and Caroline Rowe family
NH Straws in Civil War:
William H Straw of Thornton, Grafton County, NH Priv 36 11/14/63
Drafted G Company 8th I R NH; mustered out Vicksburg, MS on 28 Oct 1865. transferred 1 Jan 1865 from Company G to Company B.
1870 Thornton, Grafton, NH
Wm H. Straw born c1828 NH lives with the John and Sarah Burkey family
STRAWS in Thornton 1830 were Dudley and John.
William married Hannah G. P. Marsh, daughter of John Marsh and Miriam Pattee. (Hannah G. P. Marsh was born in 1820 in Thornton, Grafton County, New Hampshire, died on 4 Jun 1890 in Thornton, Grafton County, New Hampshire and was buried in Pine Grove Cemetery in Thornton, New Hampshire.)