Simeon Straw
(Between 1774/1790-Bef 1850)
(1775/1784-Bef 1850)
Daniel Straw
Flavia Neal

Julius Caesar Straw


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1. Rachel Jane Stevens

Julius Caesar Straw

  • Born: 29 Dec 1834, Vermont
  • Marriage (1): Rachel Jane Stevens on 22 Nov 1857 in Wyandot County, Ohio
  • Died: 1 Jun 1903, Towanda, Butler County, Kansas at age 68
  • Buried: Towanda Cemetery Towanda, Butler County, Kansas, USA

  General Notes:

HISTORY OF WYANDOT COUNTY. - 447 military history - Civil War Company C-Corp. Julius Straw. Civil War Pension List for Kansas - Julius and Rachel Straw History of the Service of the Third Ohio Veteran Volunteer Cavalry in the War for the Preservation of the Union from 1861-1865 By United States. Army. Ohio Cavalry Regiment, 3rd (1861-1865), Army, Thomas Crofts, Ohio Cavalry 3d Regiment, 1861-1865, United States Compiled by Thomas Crofts Published by The Stoneman press, 1910 Original from Harvard University Digitized Aug 8, 2006 296 pages Enlisted 9 Nov 1861; served three years;captured Sept 1863 Chickamauga, GA; Paroled May 1864; mustered out Nov 1864 Columbus, OH

The History of Butler County, Kansas, Julius Straw is listed as one of the charter members of Masonic Lodge #30, Towanda. IGI Marriage Records, Julius Straw to Rachel J. Stevens, 22 Nov., 1857, Wyandot Co., Ohio

per S. Phaneuf: Julius is the son of Daniel & Flavia Straw ; I haven't been able to connect Daniel & Flavia yet. They are definitely related to the Straws from Waterbury, VT. Daniel is usually mentioned in conjunction with Isreal Straw and was a merchant.

1850 Mifflin, Wyandot County, Ohio Daniel Straw c1810 VT Flasia Straw c1815 Canada Julius C. Straw age 15 c1835 OH John Straw age 13 c1837 OH Elizabeth Straw age 6 c1844 OH

census 1860 Mifflin, Wyandot County, OH Julius Straw age 25 VT (1835) Rachel Straw age 23 OH (1837) Clarinda age 1 OH (c1859) also in HH is: Peter Perkins age 70 VT (c1790) [They are living in close proximity to Elisha Ricker and Lewis his brother [children of Mary Straw Ricker his Aunt] also in close proximity to the mother of Julius [Flavia Neal Straw] also Joel Straw b. 1810 VT his uncle

1870 Hett, Vermillion County, Indiana Julius Straw age 35 VT Rachel J. Straw age 33 OH John C.Straw age 9 OH Clarinda Straw age 11 OH Sarah A. Straw age 5 IN Daniel Straw age 1 IN

1880 census Mifflin, Wyandot, OH ED 168, Pg. 571 Julius age 46; born VT; father born VT and mother born Canada Rachel age 44 born OH Clarinda age 21; single; b. OH John age 19 b. OH Sarah A. age 14 b. IN Daniel age 11 b. IN Frank age 7 b. KS Josiah age 4 b. OH

1885 Towanda, Butler County, Kansas J Straw age 50 Vermont R J. Straw age 48 OH D. Straw age 16 IN F. Straw age 12 KS J. Straw age 8 OH

1895 Towanda, Butler County, Kansas Julius Straw age 60 Vermont R J. Straw age 58 IN D. M. Straw age 26 IN F. E. Straw age 22 KS J. A. Straw age 19 OH

1900 Towanda, Butler Co. KS [very poorly transcribed]
Lulu Stran65
Lane Stran64
[Julius Straw age 65; born Dec 1884 VT [should be 1834]; m 42y; parents born VT Jane Straw age 64; born May 1836 OH; m 42 yr; father born VA; mother born OH; ch: 6/6]

burials in Towanda Cemetery in Towanda Butler, KS Straw , Dolly, b. 1872, d. 1906, w/o John C. Straw , Floyde E., b. Jun 27, 1903, d. Dec 31, 1986 Straw , Frank, b. 1872, d. Jan 1, 1902 Straw , Herschel E., b. Jun 4, 1898, d. Dec 21, 1963, WWI 1917-1918 Straw , John C. or D., d. 1917 Straw , John C., b. 1861, d. 1917 Straw , Julius C., b. Dec 29, 1834, d. Jun 1, 1903, Vet. 1861 Straw , Lillie R., b. Oct 27, 1898, d. Jan 4, 1988, w/o Herschel E. Straw , Rachel, b. May 10, 1836, d. Sep 12, 1923

STRAW query on Genforum Yvonne Brunson ( 18 August 2001 I am looking for the STRAW family that lived in or around Towanda, Kansas. Julius C. STRAW, Rachel J. (STEPHENS) STRAW, John C. STRAW, Dollie (PIERCE) STRAW and Frank STRAW.

Re: Straw's from Towanda Kansas Posted by: Norma Straw Date: July 27, 2002 In Reply to: Straw's from Towanda Kansas by Yvonne Brunson of 261 My husband, Eugene R. Straw is the great great grandson of a Julius C. Straw 1834-1903 and Rachel 1836-1923. They had a son Frank Straw 1872-1902 who was married to Carrie V Cupp. I don't know who John or Dollie are though.

Walnut Valley Times, June 5, 1903, Volume XXXIV, Number 20 Walnut Valley Times June 5, 1903 Volume XXXIV, Number 20 STRAW: Died, June 1, at his home in Towanda, J. C. Straw, aged 68 years and 5 months. Deceased was born in Vermont and came to Kansas many years ago. He was a good man and citizen and for forty years, a Mason. His wife survives him, as also three sons and two daughters - one son died last year. The funeral conducted by the Masonic fraternity occurs tomorrow at 2. El Dorado Masons and friends are requested to attend.
[e-mail of D. Young 150811]
"One by one we record the passing away of our old settlers. This week it is Julius Straw, an honored and beloved citizen for wwhom all have a good wrod to say. His death is a deep sorrow to us all. He leaves a wife, two daughters, Mrs George Stewart and Mrs Clara Lindsey and three sons, W. C. Daniel and Jesse."

Middle name: Johan August Brömster- Lindmark, Thomsen Family Tree on

Military record - served in Civil War Company C 15th Regt OH Inf
Pension filed for : 11 Jan 188 - Invalid; died 1 June 1903

Julius married Rachel Jane Stevens, daughter of John Stevens and Sarah, on 22 Nov 1857 in Wyandot County, Ohio. (Rachel Jane Stevens was born on 10 May 1836 in Ohio, USA, died on 12 Sep 1923 in Ohio, USA and was buried in Towanda Cemetery Towanda, Butler County, Kansas, USA.)

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