Janette Strickland (1759 – 1837) English

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Published on: 29 Mar 2016
Updated: 16 Oct 2016
(Hamilton/Pepper and Strickland)

Strickland, Stricklin

This is the ancestry of Teresa’s Great-Great-Grandmother, Janette Strickland, beginning with her immigrant ancestor, James Strickland, an English born soldier. Janette is Aidan’s 4th great grandmother and James is Aidan’s 6th great grandfather.

First Generation in the American Colonies

1. JAMES¹ STRICKLAND, was born in England on 8 Mar 1759 and died at Palmer, Hampden County, Massachusetts on 8 Mar 1837. He married, NAOMI NEEDHAM.

Biographical Notes:
1. James, at age 18, was a British soldier during the “American Rebellion” and fought at the Battle of Saratoga in New York State in September-October 1777. The British lost the battle and he became a prisoner of war and marched back to Boston along a southern Massachusetts route. He later became an American Revolutionary soldier and is in the DAR.
2. US 1790 Census “James Strickland” Palmer, Hampshire, Massachusetts.
3. US 1800 Census “James Strickland” Palmer, Hampshire, Massachusetts.
4. US 1810 Census “James Striklin” Hampshire County, Massachusetts
5. Index of Revolutionary War Pensioners, James Strickland – Index of Revolutionary War Pensioners., (Online database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2009), (From material provided courtesy of Fold3.com.)

Children of James and Naomi (Needham) Strickland:
2. i. ELIJAH STRICKLAND, (James¹), b. at Palmer, Hampshire, Massachusetts on 14 Jul 1786; d. 8 Dec 1852; m. at Spencer, Worcester, Mass. on 3 Mar 1808, SOPHIA MAY.
2. ii. AMERY/EMORY STRICKLAND, (James¹), b. at Palmer, on 4 Dec 1788.
2. iii. BETSY STRICKLAND, (James¹), b. at South Brimfield, Hampshire County on 15 Jan 1791; d. at New Braintree, Worcester County on 14 May 1856; m. at Palmer on 9 Oct 1811, ERASTUS MAY.
2. iv. ELI STRICKLAND, b. at Palmer on 9 Nov 1793; d. at Mason, Warren County, Ohio, on 9 Jul 1844; m. at Warren, Worcester, Mass. on 9 Nov 1816, HULDA COLLESTER.
2. v. ASA STRICKLAND, b. at Palmer on 10 Feb 1796; d. at Palmer on 23 Dec 1870; m. at Palmer on 7 Oct 1824, SARAH ELIZABETH “Betsey” PEPPER.
2. vi. IRA STRICKLAND, b. at Palmer on 11 Apr 1798.
2. vii. JANE DEBORAH STRICKLAND, b. at Palmer on 31 May 1800; m. Palmer on 20 Jul 1847, JOHN DADMAN.
2. viii. JOHN STRICKLAND, b. at Palmer on 24 Sep 1802; d. at Warren on 20 Jun 1884; m. at Warren on 26 Nov 1828, BETSEY BROOKS.
2. ix. JAMES SULLIVAN STRICKLAND, b. Palmer on 25 Jan 1805; d. at Warren, on 7 Oct 1873; m. at Warren on 7 May 1838, SARAH NORWOOD.

Second Generation

2. i. ELIJAH STRICKLAND, (James¹), was born at Palmer, Hampshire, Massachusetts on 14 Jul 1786 and died on 8 Dec 1852. He married at Spencer, Worcester, Massachusetts on 3 Mar 1808, SOPHIA MAY.

Children of Elijah and Sophia (May) Strickland:
3. i. MARCIA STRICKLAND, (Elijah², James¹), b. 25 Dec 1805; d. Warren 14 Aug 1892; m. Warren 4 Jan 1829, ASA BARNES.
3. ii. ELVIRA STRICKLAND, (Elijah², James¹), b. Washington, Berkshire, Massachusetts in 1808; d. Monson, Hampden County, Mass. on 13 Mar 1892; m. Western, Worcester, Mass. on 30 Nov 1828, CHAUNCEY WILLIAM BROOKS.
3. iii. EMORY STRICKLAND, (Elijah², James¹), b. Wales, Hampden County in 1813; d. Palmer on 5 Apr 1875, m., PERSIS C. (_____).
3. iv. CYNTHIA STRICKLAND, (Elijah², James¹), b. 18 Mar 1814; d. 8 Oct 1888; m., SILAS HEADLY.
3. v. JAMES S. STRICKLAND, (Elijah², James¹), b. Palmer 1820; m. Palmer 16 Dec 1863, MARY KNOWLTON.
3. vi. EDWIN F. STRICKLAND, (Elijah², James¹), b. Mass. 1829
3. vii. MARY STRICKLAND, (Elijah², James¹), b. Wales 10 May 1831; d. Palmer 6 Jun 1850
3. viii. SOPHIA STRICKLAND, (Elijah², James¹), b. Wales

2. ii. AMERY/EMORY STRICKLAND, (James¹), was born at Palmer, on 4 Dec 1788.

2. iii. BETSY STRICKLAND, (James¹), was born at South Brimfield, Hampshire County on 15 Jan 1791 and died at New Braintree, Worcester County on 14 May 1856. She married at Palmer on 9 Oct 1811, ERASTUS MAY.

Children of Erastus and Betsy² (Strickland) May:
3. i. NAOMI³ MAY, b. 1824; m. New Braintree 28 Nov 1845, JOHN A. BLANCHARD.
3. ii. HORACE MAY, b. Mass. Feb 1826; m. 8 May 1851, CATHERINE BARNES.
3. iii. ELEAZOR MAY, b. Palmer 5 Mar 1828; d. West Brookfield 17 Jan 1896.
3. iv. WILLIAM MAY, b. Mass 1831
3. v. ABIGAIL MAY, b. Brookfield 15 Apr 1833; d. Natick 5 Dec 1890; m., SIDNEY SMITH.

2. iv. ELI STRICKLAND, (James¹), was born at Palmer on 9 Nov 1793 and died at Mason, Warren County, Ohio, on 9 Jul 1844. He married at Warren, Worcester, Massachusetts on 9 Nov 1816, HULDA COLLESTER.

Child of Eli and Hulda (Collester) Strickland:
3. i. IRA³ STRICKLAND, (Eli², James¹), was born at Palmer on 22 Jan 1820 and died at Lagrange, Cass County, Michigan on 6 Jun 1880. He married in Cass County on 18 Apr 1847, JANE JULIA WALDRON.

2. v. ASA² STRICKLAND, (James¹), was born at Palmer on 10 Feb 1796 and died at Palmer on 23 Dec 1870. He married at Palmer on 7 Oct 1824, SARAH ELIZABETH “BETSEY” PEPPER.

Children of Asa and Sarah (Pepper) Strickland:
3. i. ROYAL D.³ STRICKLAND
, (Asa², James¹), b. Mass. 7 Apr 1824; d. West Galena Township, Jo Daviess County, Illinois; m., GRACE COX.
3. ii. GEORGE H.³ STRICKLAND, (Asa², James¹), b. Ware 1827; m., SARAH E. (_____).
3. iii. JANE D. STRICKLAND, (Asa², James¹), b. 1830; d. Hanover, Jo Daviess, Illinois.
3. iv. CYNTHIA MARIAH STRICKLAND, (Asa², James¹), b. Palmer 22 Dec 1831; m. 1 Sep 1858, GEORGE BENNETT CLARKE.
3. v. JOSEPHUS F. STRICKLAND, (Asa², James¹), b.Palmer 1834.
3. vi. CORDELIA E. STRICKLAND, (Asa², James¹), b. Palmer 1837; d. Brookfield 6 Mar 1901; m. Palmer 3 Mar 1857, GEORGE EDWARD PEPPER.

2. vi. IRA STRICKLAND, (James¹), was born at Palmer on 11 Apr 1798.

2. vii. JANE DEBORAH STRICKLAND, (James¹), was born at Palmer on 31 May 1800. He married at Palmer on 20 Jul 1847, JOHN DADMAN.

2. viii. JOHN² STRICKLAND, (James¹), was born at Palmer on 24 Sep 1802 and died at Warren on 20 Jun 1884. He married at Warren on 26 Nov 1828, BETSEY BROOKS.

Children of John and Betsey (Brooks) Strickland:
3. i. HORACE WILSON³ STRICKLAND, (John², James¹), b. Warren 14 May 1829; d. Mass. 1904; m., ABBIE S. THAYER.
3. ii. WEALTHY ANN³ STRICKLAND, (John², James¹), b. Warren 02 Dec 1831; d. Warren 05 Oct 1911; m. Palmer 30 Nov 1854, WARRINER BLISS.
3. iii. CINDERILLA STRICKLAND, (John², James¹), b.
3. iv. WILLIAM STRICKLAND, (John², James¹), b.
3. v. JOHN STRICKLAND, Jr., (John², James¹), b.
3. vi. JANETTE STRICKLAND, (John², James¹), b.
3. vii. ELIZABETH “LIZZIE” STRICKLAND, (John², James¹), b.
3. viii. O. STRICKLAND, (John², James¹), b.
3. ix. ELI STRICKLAND, (John², James¹), b.

2. ix. JAMES SULLIVAN STRICKLAND, (James¹), was born at Palmer on 25 Jan 1805 and died at Warren, on 7 Oct 1873. He married at Warren on 7 May 1838, SARAH NORWOOD.

Third Generation

Children of Elijah² and Sophia (May) Strickland:
3. i. MARCIA³ STRICKLAND, (Elijah², James¹), b. 25 Dec 1805; d. Warren 14 Aug 1892; m. Warren 4 Jan 1829, ASA BARNES.
3. ii. ELVIRA³ STRICKLAND, (Elijah², James¹), b. Washington, Berkshire, Massachusetts in 1808; d. Monson, Hampden County, Mass. on 13 Mar 1892; m. Western, Worcester, Mass. on 30 Nov 1828, CHAUNCEY WILLIAM BROOKS.
3. iii. EMORY³ STRICKLAND, (Elijah², James¹), b. Wales, Hampden County in 1813; d. Palmer on 5 Apr 1875, m., PERSIS C. (_____).
3. iv. CYNTHIA³ STRICKLAND, (Elijah², James¹), b. 18 Mar 1814; d. 8 Oct 1888; m., SILAS HEADLY.
3. v. JAMES S.³ STRICKLAND, (Elijah², James¹), b. Palmer 1820; m. Palmer 16 Dec 1863, MARY KNOWLTON.
3. vi. EDWIN F.³ STRICKLAND, (Elijah², James¹), b. Mass. 1829
3. vii. MARY³ STRICKLAND, (Elijah², James¹), b. Wales 10 May 1831; d. Palmer 6 Jun 1850
3. viii. SOPHIA³ STRICKLAND, (Elijah², James¹), b. Wales

Children of Erastus and Betsy² (Strickland) May:
3. i. NAOMI³ MAY, (Betsy², James¹), b. 1824; m. New Braintree 28 Nov 1845, JOHN A. BLANCHARD.
3. ii. HORACE³ MAY, (Betsy², James¹), b. Mass. Feb 1826; m. 8 May 1851, CATHERINE BARNES.
3. iii. ELEAZOR³ MAY, (Betsy², James¹), b. Palmer 5 Mar 1828; d. West Brookfield 17 Jan 1896.
3. iv. WILLIAM³ MAY, (Betsy², James¹), b. Mass 1831
3. v. ABIGAIL³ MAY, (Betsy², James¹), b. Brookfield 15 Apr 1833; d. Natick 5 Dec 1890; m., SIDNEY SMITH.