Saturday, August 25, 2012

Surname Saturday- Strahan

Moses Strahan was born in North Carolina where he later married Rachael Howard. He was a veteran on the Revolutionary War. The Strahan family moved to first  Georgia and then the Alabama Territory. He later moved his  family on to a settlement on the Pearl River. He died in Copiah County, Mississippi. Moses is listed as the 100th person to sign the petition regarding the boundary line of the State of Mississippi and the Alabama Territory.

 The children of Moses and Rachael Strahan:

  • Temperance Strahan
  • Asa Strahan
  • Moses Strahan
  • Cornelius Neal Strahan
  • Elijah Strahan

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