Documentation Page for the decendants of James Stratton/Stratlin, b.c. 1800, possibly in Derry, Ulster, Northern Ireland.
Here is a link to our Ards Peninsula DNA Project Pedigree Forum, where you can scroll down to the line of descent for James Stratton, Kit #N51974:http://www.wfnforum.net/index.php?topic=7591.0
James Stratton is represented by the Y-DNA test results for Kit #N51974 on the Results Page of our Ards Peninsula Families DNA Project:http://www.familytreedna.com/public/ardsdnaproject&fixed_columns=on
This male Stratton line is R1b1b2.
Note: Here is a link to a separate documentation page for the mtDNA results for Kit #N51974. This particular mtDNA (female) line's earliest know ancestor is Christina Moir, whose mtDNA has tested as being U5 (Nordic):http://www.wfnforum.net/index.php?topic=7917.0
1851 Scotland Census:
Thomas Strachan, age 33, Head, Male, born in Ireland, Occupation: Labourer at Tyle Work.
Easter Strachan, age 30, Wife, Female, born in Ireland
James Strachan, age 6, Son, Male, born in Ireland
Eliza Strachan, age 3, Daughter, Female, born in Wishaw, Lanark.
Martha Leslie, age 37, Lodger, Female, born in Ireland.
John Carlin, age 24, Lodger, Male, born in Ireland, Occupation: Ag Labourer.
Parish Number: 628, Civil Parish: Cambusnethan, Town: Wishaw, County: Lanarkshire, Address: Mid Wishaw.
ED: 5, Household Schedule Number: 14, Lines 1-5, Roll: CSSCT1851_150
*Note: This death record contributed by Anne Hilts, descendant*:
Extract of an Entry in a Register of Deaths - 1855
No. 202, Name: Straiton, Esther.
Female. Age: 33 years.
Where born and how long in this District: Gortnamoirgh, Derry, Ireland. 8 years in Camnethan.
Parents' Names and Rank, Profession or Occupation: Thomas Dobbins, Labr. (Decd.) & Hannah Dobbins, maiden name Blair (Decd.).
If Deceased was married, To whom: Thomas Straiton, Coal Miner.
Issue, in Order of Birth, their Names and Ages: 1. James 11, 2. Sarah Decd. Abt. 2 1/2 years in 1849, 3. Elizabeth 6.
When died Year, Day of Month, Hour: 1855 December Seventh 9h A.M., Where died: Kirk-Knowe.
Cause of Death and how long Disease continued: Consumption, About five years.
Medical Attendant by whom certified and when he last saw deceased: As certified by Robert Livingstone Physician, Wishaw who last saw Deseased 21st Novr. 1855
Burial Place: Camnethan New Churchyard.
Undertaker by who certified: As certified by James Allan Sexton.
Signature of Informant: (signed) Thomas Straiton, His X mark, Husband. Archd Kirkland, Camnethan, Witness. Alexr Brown, Camnethan, Witness.
When and where registered and Signature of Registrar: 1855 december 7th At Camnethan Kirk (signed) Andw Giffen, Registrar.
Extracted from the Register of Deaths, in the Parish of Cambusnethan in the County of Lanark this 23rd day of January 2008.
*Note: This marriage record contributed by Anne Hilts:
First Garvagh Presbyterian Church, Parish of Erigle, Derry, Northern Ireland
Date: November 12 1856
Name: Stratton, Thomas. Age: Full Age, Status: Widower, Occupation: Laborer, Residence: Wisha, Scotland.
Father's Name: James Stratton. Father's Occupation: Weaver
Name: Nichol, Nancy. Age: Full Age, Status: Single, Sp., Residence: Edenban.
Father's Name: George Nichols. Father's Occupation: Weaver
Witneses: Robert Knox, James McMillan
1861 Scotland Census:
Thomas Struitton, age 41, Head, Male, born in Ireland, Occupation: Coal Miner
Panive Struitton, age 40, Wife, Female, born in Ireland
James Struitton, age 16, Son, Male, born in Ireland
Mary Struitton, age 11, daughter, Female, born in Wishaw, Lanarkshire
Registration Number: 628, Registration District: Cambusnethan, Civil Parish: Cambusnethan, Town: Wishaw, County: Lanarkshire, Address: 57 West Thornles St,
ED: 6, Household schedule number: 107, Lines 1-4, Roll: CSSCT1861_93
*Note: This death record contributed by Anne Hilts:
Extract of an entry in a Register of Deaths
1863 Deaths in the Parish of Cambusnethan in the County of Lanark, No. 54
Name and Surname, Rank or Profession, and whether Single, Married, or Widowed:
Thomas Straiton, Coal Miner, (Married to Agnes Nichol)
Where and When Died: 1863 March First, 6h 20m AM, 6 Steel Street Wishaw
Male. Age 41 years.
Name Rank or Profession of Father: James Straiton, Cotton Weaver
Name and Maiden Surname of Mother: Sarah Straiton, M. S. Donnly (deceased)
Cause of Death, Duration of Disease, and Medical Attendant by who certified:
From Internal Injuries, 16 days, as certified by Robert Livingstone, Physician
Signature & Qualification of Informant, and Residence, if out of the House in which the Death occurred:
James Straiton, his X mark, Son, (Present). Thos. B. Gibson, Assistant Registrar Witness
When and where Registered, and Signature of Registrar: 1863 March 2nd At Wishaw, Tho. B. Gibson, Assistant Registrar, TA.
Given under the Seal of the General Register Office, New Register House, Edinburgh on 28th January 2008.
*Note: Here is a link provided by Anne Hilts to a news article on the death of her ancestor Thomas Straiton from the 'Hamilton Adviser' 14 Feb 1863:http://www.mining-villages.co.uk/357.html
Scroll down the page to "10 Feb 1863 Wishaw Pit Accident Thomas Straiton..."
*Note: This marriage record was contributed by Anne Hilts, descendant:
Extract of an entry in a Register of Marriage
When Where, and how married: 1867 on the thirty first day of December, at Waddells Pit, Overtown, After Banns, according to the Terms of the Established Church of Scotland.
Signature of Parties, rank or profession, whether single or widowed and relationship (if any):
(signed) James Stratten, Coal Miner, (Bachelor), Age: 23
Usual residence: Waddells Pit, Overtown
Name, surname and rank of profession of father: Thomas Straton, Coal Miner, (Deceased)
Name and maiden surname name of mother: Esther Straton, M.S. Dobins
(signed) Letitia Shields, her X mark, R.S. Hutton witness, Farm Servant (Spinster), Age: 22
Usual residence: Waddells Pit, Overtown
Name, surname and rank of profession of father: John Shields, Coal Miner
Name and maiden surname of mother: Oslay Shields, M.S. Brown
If a regular marriage, signatures of officiating minister and witnesses: (signed) R.S. Hutton, (signed) John Lindsay, Witness. Sarah Shields, Witness
When and where registered and signature of registrar: 1868 January 3rd At Wishaw. Thomas Steele, Assistant Registrar, Trt(?)
The above particulars are extracted from a Register of Marriages for the Parish of Cambusnethan in the County of Lanark Goiven under the Seal of the General Register Office, New Register House, Edinburgh on 21st December 2007.
1871 Scotland Census:
James Stratton, age 26, Head, Spouse's Name: Letticia, Male, born in Derry, C [Ireland].
Letticia Stratton, age 24, Wife, Spouse's Name: James, Female, born in C Down, Ireland.
Thomas Stratton, age 1, Son, Father's Name: James, Mother's name: Letticia, Male, born in Camel, Lanarkshire.
Registration Number: 628, Registration District: Cambusnethan, Civil Parish: Cambusnethan, County: Lanarkshire, Address: Gillhead, Occupation: Coal Miner, ED: 8, Household Schedule Number: 33, Line 15, Roll: CSSCT1871_120
U.S. Naturalization Records Indexes: Pennsylvania, Western District of Pennsylvania:
United States District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
Name: Stratton, James. Nativity: Ireland. Declaration: Nov. 7 1870. Naturalization: Sept. 30, 1873.
Note: The above record may apply to this James Stratton, but we are not yet certain.
U.S. Census Records:
1880 District 138, Benzinger, Elk Co., Pennsylvania Page No. 8 3rd day of June, 1880
James Straton W M 34 [Head] Married Coal Miner Ireland Ireland Ireland
Letitshia Straton W F 33 Wife Married Keeping House Ireland Ireland Ireland
Thomas Straton W M 11 Son Single Works in Mines Scotland Ireland Ireland
Ursla Straton W F 8 Daughter Single Scotland Ireland Ireland
Sarah Jane Straton W F 6 Daughter Single Pennsylvania Ireland Ireland
John Straton W M 4 Son Single Pennsylvania Ireland Ireland
Elizabeth Straton W F 2 Daughter Single Pennsylvania Ireland Ireland
1900 District 58, Brockway, Jefferson Co., Pennsylvania Page 60 A 9 day of June, 1900
James Stratten Head W M Jan 1845 55 M 33 yrs Immigrated: 1876 24yrs Naturalized Citizen Ireland Ireland Ireland Coal Miner
Letitisha Stratten Wife W F Jan 1846 54 M 33 yrs 8 child. 7 liv. Immigrated: 1876 Ireland Ireland Ireland
Sarah Stratten Daughter W F Feb 1874 26 S Pennsylvania Ireland Ireland Servant
John Stratten Son W M July 1871 23 S Pennsylvania Ireland Ireland Coal Miner
Elizabeth Stratten Daughter W F May 1878 22 S Pennsylvania Ireland Ireland Servant
James Stratten Son W M Apr 1883 17 S Pennsylvania Ireland Ireland Coal Miner
Joseph Stratten Son W M Mar 1885 15 S Pennsylvania Ireland Ireland Coal Miner
1910 District 102, Young, Jefferson Co., Pennsylvania
James Stratton Head M W 65 M1 42yrs Scot Eng. Ire Eng. Ire Eng. Immigrated: 1872 Coal Miner
Letisha Stratton Wife F W 64 M1 42yrs 8 children, 7 liv. Ire Eng. Ire Eng. Ire Eng. 1872
James Stratton Son M W 27 S. Pennsylvania Scot English Ire English Coal Miner
Joseph Stratton Son M W 25 S. Pennsylvania Scot English Ire English Coal Miner
James Jr Stratton G Son M W 5 S. Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania
Robert W. Stratton G Son M W 3 S. Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania
Ards Peninsula Families DNA Project member, Anne Hilts, has provided this link to an online edition of, "A Book of Strattons," by Harriet Russell Stratton, copyright 1908. This book deals with the 3 main branches of the UK Strattons:http://www.archive.org/stream/bookofstrattonsb01stra
Documentation for some of the Irish Stratton/Dobbins from this line, may be found at this Bann Valley Genealogy site:http://www.Torrens.org.uk/Genealogy/
Descendant Anne Hilts may be contacted at:firstname.lastname@example.org
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