Wesley Shaffer Strayer
(1841-1896)
Maria Augusta Warner
(1847-1913)
Cornelius Shaffer Emig Sr.
(1846-1926)
Mary Ann Loesch
(1848-1919)
Howard J. Strayer
(1875-1900)
Virginia E. Emig
(1875-1953)
Nevin Warner Strayer
(1896-1968)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Margaret Sarah Wolfe

2. Mary Elizabeth Wray

Nevin Warner Strayer 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13

  • Born: 16 Jun 1896, York, York, PA 2 3 4 9 11 12 14
  • Marriage (1): Margaret Sarah Wolfe on 27 Jun 1917 in York, York, PA
  • Marriage (2): Mary Elizabeth Wray on 9 Dec 1943 in Dolphin, Brunswick, Virginia, United States 1
  • Died: 23 Jan 1968, West York, York, PA at age 71 2 3 9 14
  • Buried: 26 Jan 1968, York: Greenmount Cemetery, York, PA 3 9

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Occupation: York Card & Paper Co., York, PA on 5 Jun 1918 in York, York, PA. 11

2. He was described as short, slender, gray eyes, dark hair on 5 Jun 1918 in York, York, PA. 11

3. Residence: 654 West Philadelphia St., York, PA on 5 Jun 1918 in York, York, PA. 11

4. Census in 1940 in West York, York, PA. 15 The 1940 census recorded Nevin W. Strayer, 43, living with wife Margaret S., 42; and daughter Betty M., 21. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

5. Residence: 1038 West Market St., York, PA on 27 Sep 1941 in York, York, PA. 8

6. Occupation: John L. Ruth, c/o U. S. Expansion Bolt Co., State St. & Penn. R. R. On 27 Apr 1942 in York, York, PA. 12

7. He was described as 5' 4" 145 lbs. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion on 27 Apr 1942 in York, York, PA. 12

8. Residence: 1038 W. Market St., West York, PA on 27 Apr 1942 in York, York, PA. 12

9. Residence: P.O. Box 332, Kenbridge, VA on 4 Jun 1942 in Kenbridge, Lunenburg, VA, United States. 12

10. Occupation: accountant on 9 Dec 1943 in Kenbridge, Lunenburg, VA, United States. 1

11. Residence: on 9 Dec 1943 in Kenbridge, Lunenburg, VA, United States. 1

12. Obituary: Gazette and Daily: obituary of Nevin Strayer on 24 Jan 1968 in York, York, PA. 9 DEATHS.
STRAYER -- On Jan. 23, 1968, at 5:15 p.m., at York hospital, Nevin W. Strayer, husband of the late Mary Strayer, 27 South Seward street, aged 71 years, 7 months, 7 days.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral services Friday at 2 p.m. at the Shindler Funeral home, 915 North Duke street. Interment in Greenmount cemetery. Friends are invited to call at the Shindler Funeral home Thursday evening from 7 to 9. Kindly omit flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to the York County Heart fund.

13. Residence: 1038 W. Market St., West York, PA.


Nevin married Margaret Sarah Wolfe, daughter of Peter John Wolfe and Anna Mary Gross, on 27 Jun 1917 in York, York, PA. (Margaret Sarah Wolfe was born on 21 May 1897 in , York, PA,2 16 17 died on 16 Nov 1941 in West York, York, PA 16 17 and was buried on 19 Nov 1941 in West Manchester Township: Saint Paul's Wolf's Evangelical Covenant Cemetery, York, PA, USA 16 17.)


Nevin next married Mary Elizabeth Wray, daughter of Francis Littleton Wray and Flora Lee Floyd, on 9 Dec 1943 in Dolphin, Brunswick, Virginia, United States.1 (Mary Elizabeth Wray was born on 3 Jul 1909 in Dolphin, Brunswick, Virginia, United States,1 18 19 20 died on 6 Mar 1962 in York, York, PA 18 19 20 and was buried on 8 Mar 1962 in York: Greenmount Cemetery, York, PA 18 19 20.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV1M-RXRQ Nevin W Strayer and Mary Livesay, 09 Dec 1943 citing , Dolphin, Virginia, United States, certificate 33234.

2 Genealogy Research conducted by Bruce Franklin Beacher Ph.D. (1919-2004).

3 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=89488345.

4 United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K623-DD9 Nevin Warner Strayer, 1917-1918; citing York City no 1, Pennsylvania, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1509.

5 The Gazette and Daily (York, PA) (York, York, Pennsylvania.), 24 Aug 1936, page 4. Funeral of Willard Francis Strayer.

6 Gettysburg Times (Gettysburg, PA), 11 Aug 2012, obituary of Betty M. Beacher.

7 Morning Call (Allentown, PA), 28 Sep 1941, page 21. Marriage Bruce Franklin Beecher and Betty Strayer.

8 The Gazette and Daily (York, PA) (York, York, Pennsylvania.), 27 Sep 1941, page 4. Beacher-Strayer Wedding.

9 The Gazette and Daily (York, PA) (York, York, Pennsylvania.), 24 jan 1968, page 37. Obituary of Nevin Strayer.

10 The Gazette and Daily (York, PA) (York, York, Pennsylvania.), 17 Nov 1941, page 3. Obituary of Mrs. Margaret S. Strayer.

11 United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K623-DD9 Nevin Warner Strayer.

12 FamilySearch.org, United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VQN8-TSX Nevin Warner Strayer b.16 Jun 1896.

13 The Gazette and Daily (York, PA) (York, York, Pennsylvania.), 13 Jul 1953, page 27. Obituary of Mrs. Ardie E. Koons.

14 U.S. Social Security Death Index, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JR4D-343 Nevin Strayer, January 1968; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

15 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KQZM-XD8 Nevin W Strayer, West York Borough, York, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 67-101, sheet 14B, family 310.

16 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=112326354.

17 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 102766. Mrs. Margaret S. Strayer. Father Peter J. Wolf. Mother Anna M. Grass. Spouse Nevin W. Strayer.

18 The Gazette and Daily (York, PA) (York, York, Pennsylvania.), 7 Mar 1962, page 30. Obituary of Mary Wray Strayer.

19 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/89488269.

20 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 032536-62 Mary W. Strayer, father Frank L. Wray, mother Flora Floyd, spouse Nevin W. Strayer.



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