JOSEPH CHARLES STRATTON
The Neosho Falls Post, Thursday, Aug. 12,
1909, Pg. 1:
Vol. XXXVII, No. 5
Joseph Charles Stratton was born
at Trenton, New Jersey, Sept. 20, 1834 and died at Neosho Falls, Kansas, August
3rd, 1909, aged 74 years, 10 months and 14 days. His wife, one son and two
daughters survive him.
In February of the year 1861 he
was married to Miss Amanda Wilson of Mo. To this union were born seven
children, three of whom are still living, Mrs. James W. Lynn and Mrs. H. B.
Coffman of Neosho Falls, Ks., and Edward E. Stratton of New Mexico. In the
same year of his marriage in the month of September Mr. Stratton enlisted in the
union army at Mattoon, Ill., in Company E, 5th Illinois Cavalry Volunteers and
was honorably discharged at Springfield, Ill., Oct. 13th, 1865. In the
same year he united with the Cumberland Presbyterian church at Mattoon, Ill.,
from where in the year 1870 he moved his family to Neosho Falls, Kans., where he
united with, the Presbyterian church where his membership still remains.
In behalf of our dear husband and father, we wish our friends to know how deeply we appreciate their kindness in times past and during our recent sorrow.
MRS. J. C. STRATTON
MR. AND MRS. J. W. LYNN
MR. AND MRS. E. E. STRATTON
MR. AND MRS. H. B. COFFMAN