Charles Straw
(Cir 1805-1863)
Almira Darling
(1815-1890)

Lewis D. Straw
(1842-1916)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Martha Calfernia Knapp

2. Elvira L. Parshall
3. Alice L. Parshall

Lewis D. Straw

  • Born: 18 Feb 1842, Concord, Jackson County, Michigan
  • Marriage (1): Martha Calfernia Knapp on 2 May 1867 in Jackson Co, MI
  • Marriage (2): Elvira L. Parshall on 2 Jun 1882 in Spring Arbor, Jackson County, Michigan
  • Marriage (3): Alice L. Parshall on 4 Aug 1893 in Concord, Jackson County, Michigan
  • Died: 4 Feb 1916, Concord, Jackson County, Michigan at age 73
  • Buried: Maple Grove Cemetery in Concord, Jackson county, Michigan

   Cause of his death was apoplexy.

  General Notes:

Lewis D. [Darling? or Dexter?] Straw

Census: 1850 US.MI.Jackson.Jackson.83 (age 10 b. Mich)

Military Concord, Jackson county, Michigan - 1862-1865

1870 census Concord, Jackson Co, MI Lewis Straw age 28 b, MI Martha C. age 22 b. MI Ezra age 2 b. MI

JACKSON CITIZEN PATRIOT - 27 Apr 1870 - Lewi sold property to his brother Orson for $1400.00 13 Apr 1874 - Real Estate Transfers Lewis D. Straw to James C. roberts; $2800; Spring Arbor

per 1880 census Concord, Jackson Co, MI Lewis STRAW Self M Male W 39 MI Farmer NY NY Martha STRAW Wife M Female W 32 MI Keeping House NY NY Esory [Ezra] STRAW Son S Male W 12 MI At School MI MI Anna STRAW Dau S Female W 8 MI At School MI MI Dexter STRAW Son S Male W 6 MI At School MI MI

1900 MI Census Jackson Co Concord Louis B Straw 58 Allen (Alice) L Straw 36 Dexter Straw 26 Clyde Straw 4 Lula Straw 2/12

1910 MI Census Jackson Co Concord Lewis Straw 68 Alice Straw 47 Clyde Straw 15 Lulu Straw 10

Lewis D. Straw who married Elvira Parshall on 2 June 1882 in Spring Arbor, Jackson Co, MI

Also for consideration is: Genealogical Death Indexing System of Michigan: Amy Straw died 12 Oct 1881 in Concord, Jackson County, Michigan at age 10y 2m 25d of consumption of the lungs. Father Lois (sic) D. Straw and mother Calpherna Straw. Calphernia Straw died 28 Sept 1881 in Concord, Jackson County, Michigan at age 34 years 5 days of paralysis of heart. Father's name E, Ezra; mother's name Maria Bean who lives in Spring Arbor, MI Also found Lewis Straw on 1883 Pensioner's file for Concord, Jackson County, Michigan; original date Sept 1874 Also: 1894 Veteran's Census for Michigan SURNAME Straw GIVEN Lewis MIDDLE D. TOWNSHIP Concord COUNTY Jackson


Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934 Record Name: Lewis D. Straw Wife: Alice L. Straw Civil: Michigan

JACKSON CITIZEN PATRIOT 24 July 1893 - marriage license Lewis D. Straw 51 Concord Alice L. Hodgkin 31 concord

1900 Concord, Jackson County, MI Lewis Straw born Feb 1842 Michigan; father born MI; mother b. NY Allen (sic) L. (wife) born March 1864; m. 8 yrs;4 ch with 2 living; parents born MI Dexter Oct 1873 (son) by Martha Knapp Clyde Sept 1895 (son) Lulu born Mar 1900 ( daughter)

JACKSON CITIZEN PATRIOT -29 June 1904 Claim against the Crouch Estate [see file] alleged that while he was dring along the highway when he was overthrow by a hired man driver of Couch and sustained injuries that caused him "confined to home for several months."

1910, Concord, Jackson County, MI Lewis age 68; farmer c1841 Alice (wife) age 47 c1863; married 16 yrs with 7 children and 5 living Clyde age 15 (c1895) [son] Lulu age 19 (c1900) [ dau] next door is Dexter Straw age 35 c1874 [son of Lewis by his first wife Calphermia]

1920 - can't locate him - deceased?

www.findagrave.com - Groom's name: Lewis D. Straw Groom's age: 51 years Groom's birth year: 1842 Groom's birthplace: Concord, Jackson, Michigan Bride's name: Alice L. Parshall Hotchkin Bride's age: 31 years Bride's birth year: 1862 Bride's birthplace: Concord, Jackson, Michigan Marriage date: 04 Aug 1893 Marriage place: Concord, Jackson, Michigan Groom's father's name: Charles Straw Groom's mother's name: Darling Father of bride's name: Parschall Mother of bride's name: Film number: 2342496 Digital GS number: 4207817 Image number: 451 Reference number: item 2 p 365 rn 257 Collection: Michigan Marriages 1868-1925


Lewis married Martha Calfernia Knapp, daughter of Ezra Knapp and Maria Bean, on 2 May 1867 in Jackson Co, MI. (Martha Calfernia Knapp was born on 23 Sep 1847 in Michigan, died on 28 Sep 1881 in Concord, Jackson County, Michigan and was buried in Maple Grove Cemetery in Concord, Jackson county, Michigan.)


Lewis next married Elvira L. Parshall, daughter of William Parshall and Melissa J. Loop, on 2 Jun 1882 in Spring Arbor, Jackson County, Michigan. (Elvira L. Parshall was born in Apr 1858 in Spring Arbor, Jackson County, Michigan.)


Lewis next married Alice L. Parshall, daughter of Jacob Parshall and Mary Ann Nearpass, on 4 Aug 1893 in Concord, Jackson County, Michigan. (Alice L. Parshall was born in Mar 1864 in Michigan, died in 1936 and was buried in Maple Grove Cemetery in Concord, Jackson county, Michigan.)




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