John Strain was born about1809 in Tennessee (1870 census states birth as1807 South Carolina). He appears in the1840 census in Allen, Kentucky.By 1835 he married Mahala Dobbs (born about1814 in Kentucky). Known children included Frederick A.C. (b.1835 Kentucky), Mary M.(b.1838 Kentucky), Mahala (b.1841 Kentucky), Martisha (b.1844 Kentucky), John Henry (b.1848 Kentucky) , Richard Wilson (b.1850 Kentucky). John Strain's second wife was Mrs. Margaret A. Ogles-Pope.

 

 

Frederick Strain married Sarah Wadkins.Mary Strain married.Ervin D.Hagans.Martisha Strain married. George W. Lamb.John H. Strain married Susan A. Hounshell..Richard Wilson Strain married. Mary D. Poe.

 

 

Sample # 149961 was contributed by John Strainís great-great-great-grandson (five transmission events)

 

 

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