Nathaniel Sanford Straughan and Mary “Polly” Brewer

Courtesy of John Houk

Nathaniel Straughan and Mary Polly Brewer
Thanks to John Houk

Nathaniel Straughn and Polly, retouched

With a bit of photoshopping

Nathaniel Sanford Straughan married Mary “Polly” Brewer, a daughter of Daniel A. Brewer Sr. and Nancy Smith. This Straughan family is not down our direct line, instead Mary Brewer is a sibling of our Daniel Levi Brewer.Nat

John Houk has supplied a couple of valuable photos of Daniel A. Smith with relations which I will be putting up in other posts.

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Husband: Nathaniel Sanford Straughan
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Born: 1810 Apr 21 – , , Kentucky
Christened:
Died: 1898 Oct 28 – , Putnam, Indiana
Buried: – Harwick Cemetery (near Clinton Falls), Putnam, Indiana
Marriage: 1830 Oct 11 Place: , Shelby, Kentucky
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Events
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1. Census: 1840 Madison, Putnam, Indiana.

2. Census: Pg. 458 1850 Indiana, Putnam County, Marion Township.
pg. 458
103/109 Daniel BREWER 26 $300 b. KY
Catherine 26
Sarah 6 b. IN
William 5
Nancy 3
James D. 1
104/ Nathaniel STRAGN 40 farmer $1000 b. KY
Mary 42
John W. 18 b. IN
Nancy 16
Margaret A. 12
Mary C. 5

3. Photo: Daniel Brewer and male Dunlavy Relations, Cir 1879, , ,
Indiana.

4. Photo: Nat Straughan and Polly Brewer.

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Wife: Mary “Polly” Brewer
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Born: Sept 1808
Christened:
Died: 1883 Mar 25 – , Putnam, Indiana
Buried: – Harwick Cemetery (near Clinton Falls), Putnam, Indiana
Father: Daniel A. ++ Brewer Sr. (1784-1881)
Mother: Nancy ++ Smith (1785-1859)
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Events
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1. Census: 1840 Madison, Putnam, Indiana.
1840 IN PUTNAM MADISON
William EVANS
James CONNELLY
David HUNTER 3 – – – 1 / – – – – 1
NOTE: David married Jane BREWER, aunt of Daniel Levi BREWER who married
Catherine HEDDEN.
William HEDDEN – – – – – – – 1 / – – 2 2 – – 1
NOTE: WIlliam 40 to 50, 2 females ages 10 to 15 and 2 females 15 to 20,
with Rachel as 40 to 50
Henry SHEILDS
Samuel CEICIL
Isaac HOPE
Andrew C. EVANS
Nancy BIRD
Alfred LUNSFORD
Nathaniel STRAUGHN – 1 – 1 1 1 / 1 1 1 1 – 1 – 1
NOTE: Mary Polly BREWER married Nathaniel STRAUGHN. She was an aunt of
Daniel Levi BREWER.

2. Census: Pg. 458 1850 Indiana, Putnam County, Marion Township.
pg. 458
103/109 Daniel BREWER 26 $300 b. KY
Catherine 26
Sarah 6 b. IN
William 5
Nancy 3
James D. 1
104/ Nathaniel STRAGN 40 farmer $1000 b. KY
Mary 42
John W. 18 b. IN
Nancy 16
Margaret A. 12
Mary C. 5

3. Photo: Daniel Brewer and the Dunlavy Family, Cir 1877, , , Indiana.

4. Photo: Nat Straughan and Polly.

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Children
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1 M John W. Straughan
Born: Cir 1832 – , , Kentucky
Christened:
Died: Unknown
Buried:
Spouse:
Marr. Date:
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2 F Nancy Jane Straughan
Born: 1834 May 10
Christened:
Died: 1901 Feb 21
Buried:
Spouse: John Wesley Dunlavy (1831-1916)
Marr. Date:
Spouse:
Marr. Date:
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3 F Margaret A. Straughan
Born: Cir 1838 – , , Kentucky
Christened:
Died: Unknown
Buried:
Spouse:
Marr. Date:
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4 F Mary C. Straughan
Born: Cir 1845 – , , Kentucky
Christened:
Died: Unknown
Buried:
Spouse:
Marr. Date:
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General Notes: Husband –
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John HOUK submits the following on his ancestors, Nathaniel S. STRAUGHN and
Mary Polly BREWER.

Daniel Brewer Genealogy Notes of Edwin Wesley Dunlavy, (6/25/1874-3/5/1953)
Part of one hundred pages of mostly hand written notes found in his residence
when he died. Found by Howard Jacob Houk, his nephew and executor or his
estate. Given to John Howard Houk, son of Howard Jacob Houk, by Howard’s wife,
Bernice Wuethrich Houk in June 2001.

“Page numbers are from a numbering system that John Houk devised to organize
these notes

“p. 46
“Hawrick Cemetery – near Clinton Falls
Nathaniel S. Straughan –
B Ap 12 -1810
D Oct 28 – 1898”
“(Nathaniel Sanford-this crossed out) Nancy S Straughan
D. Mar 25, 1883
B – Sept 1808”

(I think this is an error and actually refers to Mary Brewer – John Houk)

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General Notes: Wife –
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John HOUK submits the following on his ancestors, Nathaniel S. STRAUGHAN and
Mary Polly BREWER.

Daniel Brewer Genealogy Notes of Edwin Wesley Dunlavy, (6/25/1874-3/5/1953)
Part of one hundred pages of mostly hand written notes found in his residence
when he died. Found by Howard Jacob Houk, his nephew and executor or his
estate. Given to John Howard Houk, son of Howard Jacob Houk, by Howard’s wife,
Bernice Wuethrich Houk in June 2001.

“Page numbers are from a numbering system that John Houk devised to organize
these notes

“p. 46
“Hawrick Cemetery – near Clinton Falls
Nathaniel S. Straughan –
B Ap 12 -1810
D Oct 28 – 1898”
“(Nathaniel Sanford-this crossed out) Nancy S Straughan
D. Mar 25, 1883
B – Sept 1808”

(I think this is an error and actually refers to Mary Brewer – John Houk)

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