Richard R. Stratton

Richard R. Stratton

Male 1842 - 1915

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  • Name  Richard R. Stratton 
    Born  9 Apr 1842  , Blount, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  15 Oct 1915  , Macon, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Happy Top Cemetery, Monroe, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I1052  All Family Connections
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2013 

    Father  Richard "Old Dick" Stratton,   b. 1809, , , NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1874, Calderwood, Blount, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Lydia Taylor,   b. 1810, , , NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1880, , Monroe, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  7 Jul 1830  , Wilkes, NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F969  Group Sheet

    Family  Susannah "Susie" Phillips,   b. 5 Mar 1847, , Monroe, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1911, , Monroe, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  3 Jun 1864  Yellow Creek, Cherokee, NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. John Richard Stratton,   b. 4 Jan 1867, , Blount, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1940, , Graham, NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Mary J. Stratton,   b. 31 Dec 1869, , Blount, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1944, Sweetwater, Monroe, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Kair R. Stratton,   b. 30 Oct 1872, , Blount, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1906, , Monroe, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Dicie Anne Stratton,   b. 31 Jan 1876, , Blount, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1934, Maryville, Blount, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Allen Jackson Stratton,   b. 30 Jun 1877, , Monroe, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1940, , Monroe, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Amanda B. Stratton,   b. 23 Feb 1880, , Monroe, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1903, , Monroe, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Charles Stratton,   b. 9 Jan 1883, , Monroe, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1936, Old Fort, Polk, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Dallas Stratton,   b. 7 Aug 1886, , Monroe, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1968, Vonore, Monroe, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Dinah Stratton,   b. 4 Sep 1888, , Monroe, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1941, Vonore, Monroe, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Arminda Stratton,   b. 12 Feb 1891, , Monroe, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1892, , Monroe, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  6 Nov 2006 
    Family ID  F455  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S117] Happy Top Cemetery, Monroe Co., TN (abandoned) (Reliability: 3).

      Richard R. Stratton
      Apr. 9, 1842
      Oct. 15, 1915
      a friend to his country and church

      Photo of tombstone courtesy C.N. Swainson, 2000.

      BURIAL: !Happy Top Cemetery was originally the cemetery of the Tallassie Quaker Church. The name was changed after the church was no longer used and had been converted to a school. The school was called "Happy Top" after church revivals were held there and people became happy. [Source: "Monroe County Women" in the Democrat, An Independent Newspaper devoted to serving the best interest of Monroe County, Madisonville, Tennessee, 37354; Jan. 13, 1971. www.tngenweb.org/monroe/mosbk2.htm#CPHT_LIST].

    2. [S25] Cherokee Co., NC Marriages 1860-1905, (Southwest North Carolina Genealogical Society Quarterly) (Reliability: 3).

      Strutton, Richard - Phillips, Susannah 03 Jun 1864 R. Mashburn, JOP