Publisher: Hutchinson News
Date: 1910 8 25
OF OLD RESIDENT. J.C. Stratton, For Many Years Merchant, Dead.
J.C. Stratton, for eighteen years engaged
in the mercantile business in Hutchinson, died about 1:30 this morning, at
his home, 13 Sixth Avenue West, after an illness of a few weeks, at the age
of 69 years. J.C. Stratton; Walter Stratton; John Stratton; Ed Stratton;
Mrs. Leroy Maxey; Mrs. Grant Dawson; Will Stratton; James H Stratton; Frank
Stratton; Mrs. Maud Fain; Mrs. J.C. Stratton J.C. Stratton was a native of
Tennessee, near Nashville. Living in the midst of slave owners, he was loyal
to the union and when the civil war broke out, he enlisted in the Fifteenth
Missouri Cavalry. After the war, he came to Kansas, residing in the state
for 44 years, in Cowley, Leavenworth and Wyandotte counties, coming to Reno
County 18 years ago. He engaged in the furniture business under the firm
name of Stratton & Sons. He died August 25, 1910. The widow and nine sons
and daughters survive.
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