Jacob Strayer
Henrietta Shaffer
Wesley Shaffer Strayer
Maria Augusta Warner
Howard J. Strayer


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1. Virginia E. Emig

Howard J. Strayer 1 2 3 4

  • Born: Oct 1875, , York, PA 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Virginia E. Emig on 8 May 1894 in York, York, PA 1
  • Died: 19 Sep 1900, York, York, PA at age 24 3 5
  • Buried: 22 Sep 1900, York: Prospect Hill Cemetery, York, PA 3

   FamilySearch ID: 96ZR-SNF.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Cause of Death: Howard died at York Hospital from peritonitis, 19 Sep 1900, York, York, PA. 5

2. Residence: 121 W. Jackson St., York, PA on 19 Sep 1900 in York, York, PA. 5

3. Obituary: The York Daily: death of Howard J. Strayer on 21 Sep 1900 in York, York, PA. 5 Howard J. Strayer, of 121 West Jackston street, died Wednesday night at the York Hospital, of peritonitis. He had been ill for a week, and Wednesday took a turn for the worse. He was taken to the hospital to undergo an operation in the hope of saving his life. After his arrival it was found that he could not stand it, and he was too weak. Wednesday evening he past away very peacefully and conscious to the last. Mr. Strayer was a town salesman for James W. Kilgore. He had many friends and was well liked by everybody. For a number of years he was employed as salesman at Gross, Mackle & Company's. He is survived by the following: A wife and two children, a boy and a girl; his mother and four brothers, Charles W., Augustus W., Williard F., and Martin L.

Howard married Virginia E. Emig, daughter of Cornelius Shaffer Emig Sr. and Mary Ann Loesch, on 8 May 1894 in York, York, PA.1 (Virginia E. Emig was born on 7 Jul 1875 in York, York, PA,6 7 8 died on 12 Jul 1953 in York, York, PA 7 8 9 and was buried on 15 Jul 1953 in York.: Mount Rose Cemetery, York, PA 8 9.)


1 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VFMV-5LK Howard J. Strayer and Virgie E. Emig, 08 May 1894; citing York, York, Pennsylvania, United States, v M p 410; FHL microfilm 22142.

2 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "FamilySearch," database, FamilySearch (http://new.familysearch.org : accessed 10 Oct 2013), entry for Nevin Warner Strayer, person ID L8B6-G9D.

3 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=108554235.

4 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.

5 The York Daily (York, PA), 21 Sep 1900, page 1. Death of Howard J. Strayer.

6 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MWKM-MY1 Virginia Amig in household of Cornelius Amig, York, York, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 345D, family 7, NARA microfilm publication T9-1207.

7 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 66816. Virginia Emig Koons. Father Cornelius S. Emig. Mother Mary Lesh.

8 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/165025572.

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

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