Samuel Straw

b. 4 Apr 1761-Hopkinton, NH d. 6 Aug 1844-Hopkinton, NH

Married 12 Jan 1786 to:

Mary Miranda Flanders

b. 24 Nov 1764-Amesbury, MA d. 28 Nov 1841

Their Family:

01. STRAW, Sally b. 30 Jan 1786-Hopkinton, NH d. Aft 1844

02. STRAW, Samuel b. 26 Jun 1788-Hopkinton, NH d. 24 Dec 1880-Barnstead, NH

03. STRAW, Lydia b. 2 Mar 1790-Hopkinton, NH d. Aft 1844

04. STRAW, Daniel b. 15 Apr 1792-Hopkinton, NH d. 14 Aug 1847-Manchester, NH

05. STRAW, Jacob b. 3 May 1795-Hopkinton, NH d. 20 Octo 1869

06. STRAW, Timothy b. 15 Sep 1797-Hopkinton, NH d. Aft 1880

07. STRAW, Molly (Polly) b. 11 Mar 1800-Hopkinton, NH d. 1871-Pokagon, MI

08. STRAW, Nancy B. b. 13 Nov 1803-Hopkinton, NH d. Aft 1870

11. STRAW, Ezekiel b. 7 Nov 1777-Hopkinton, NH d. 25 Dec 1861-Garland, ME

12. STRAW, Betty b. 22 Apr 1779-Weare, NH d. 8 Aug 1856-Garland, ME

13. STRAW, William b. 15 May 1781-West Hopkinton, NH d. 12 Mar 1870-Hopkinton, NH


Samuel Straw:
Per Lord's History of Hopkinton Samuel Jr was married to Molly Flanders by Rev. Elijah Fletcher. Other sources include Gen of EST 1897; NHVR for Hopkinton, NH;Rev War Pension Files and DAR records. IGI files

DOB DOD headstone

Samuel, NH Line, soldier married Molly Flanders 12 Jan 1786, both where from Hopkinton. Soldier died 6 Aug 1844 at Hopkinton, aged 83, leaving no widow but children; Jacob, Samuel, Timothy, Sally Colley, Polly Silver, Nancy Felch, Lydia Jones. Jacob was the adm'r of the soldier's estate. 1852 Jacob was 57 and said all where living. Soldier's bothers, William and Levi made aff'dts in 1852, Levi was aged 83. One Judith Eaton aged 63, a resident of Hopkinton in 1853 stated that the Rev. War soldier, Samuel Straw's wife was Mary("Molly") Flanders

Mary Miranda Flanders Straw:
Also known as Molly. FTM CD
DOD per headstone

Sally Straw:
C/B born in June not Jan;
research of Ronald M. Colby
Sally STRAW was born on 30 JUN 1786 in New Hampshire. She appeared on the census in 1850 in Grantham, Sullivan County, New Hampshire. She married Gilman Colby

Samuel Straw:
Sources: IGI files; gen of EST 1897; Danvers, MA VR; gen and research of G. Blackburn. This family all buried in same cemetery excluding Samuel and includes: wife Jane Eastman; daughter Sarah Jane Straw (Mrs. Miller); son Samuel Eastman Straw and his wife Sarah J.
DOD POD per S. Phaneuf

Daniel Straw:
Per genealogy of Ellen Straw Thompson the three children of Daniel and Lydia Felch ( James, Daniel and Samuel) all died young. Daniel and Lydia removed to Manchester, NH. Other sources include research of Jim Townsend; DAR records and IGI files.

Per Stearns (GEN and FAM HIST of NH) this couple lived in Hooksett c 1845 and afterwards Manchester, NH.

Per 1850 census of Manchester, NH he is no longer in the household now headed by his wife Lydia age 54. Also living with her are Daniel Felch Straw her son and his wife Lucretia as newly weds. It appears this is a multiple dwelling as some 23 others also reside there, mostly female.

Jacob Straw:
census 1860 Merrimack County, NH
Jacob Straw c1795
Mary c1797
Mary A. c1822
Lucinda c1824
Horace c1829
Amanda c1833 (wife of Horace)

Jacob married Miranda Miriam Flanders, daughter of Jeremiah Flanders and Miriam George, on 5 Mar 1820 in Hopkinton Twp, Merrimack Co, New Hampshire. (Miranda Miriam Flanders was born on 22 Apr 1797 in Hopkinton Twp, Merrimack Co, New Hampshire and died on 20 May 1877.)

Timothy Straw:
Sources include: IGI files and gen of EST 1897. This family had relocated from (probably Hopkinton) NH after 1835 and before 1839.

In May of 1839 he purchased 80 acres of land in Kalamazoo, Cass County, Michigan
Appears in 1840 census for Elkhart Co IN

Census 1850 Cleveland TWP, Elkhart Co, IN as follows:
Timothy Straw ae 53 b. NH
Joan ae 48 b. NH
Timothy F. ae 15 b. NH
Samuel ae 9 b. IN
( their other two known children were:John Silver Straw who died in 1825; Laura died young at 3y)

census 1860 Elkhart, IN
Timothy Straw born c1798
Joan c1802
Timothy F. c1835

census 1870 Elkhart, IN
Timothy Straw c1798
Joan J c1802
Their son Samuel and his wife Amanda my be living in the HH also

census 1880 Elkhart, IN
Samuel D. age 38 born IN; pareents born NH
Amanda age 32 born IN; father born Vt; mother born OH
Kyle age 8 born IN
Timothy age 82 born NH (father)

Name: Timothy STRAW Age: 82 Estimated birth year: <1798> Birthplace: New Hampshire Occupation: Retired Farmer Relation: Father Home in 1880: Elkhart, Elkhart, Indiana Marital status: Married Race: White Gender: Male Head of household: Samuel D. STRAW Joan age 79 born NH

1900 Elkhart IN
Aug. 31 1816 John Harvey, Janet Burbank, Timothy Straw, Jemima Dodge, Polly Shaw, children of Isaac Eastman

Timothy married Joanna Silver, daughter of John Silver and Mary Buell, in 1821 in Poss Hopkinton, NH. (Joanna Silver was born on 30 Mar 1802 in Hopkinton Twp, Merrimack Co, New Hampshire and died after 1882 in Elkhart, IN.)

Nancy B. Straw:
History of Weare, NH by Wm Little
She & Joseph are both 'retired' in Michigan > Cass > Pokagon in the 1870 census; neither is alive in the 1880 census

Nancy married Joseph Felch, son of Curtis Felch and Sally Evans, on 13 Nov 1821. (Joseph Felch was born on 24 Feb 1799 in Weare, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire and died on 26 Aug 1876 in Hopkinton Twp, Merrimack Co, New Hampshire.)

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