Benjamin Clark Strattan Family
Back row Left to Right:
Lucy" Seibert "Strattan, Charles Gregg Strattan, Minnie" Bigelow "Strattan,
Elmer Frances Strattan (Fred) and Katherine A. Strattan.
Seated Benjamin Clark Strattan seated next to him Adelia" Gregg" Strattan holding
Hatties baby Helen Adelia and Hattie Marie "Ellis" Strattan.
Grace Strattan, Ruth Lenora Strattan, Roy Taylor Strattan, holding
Leonard Ellis Strattan. and Next to him Russell Strattan.
Russell and Grace are the children of Edward D Strattan and Minnie Bigelow Strattan.
Leonard, Ruth and Helen are the children of Fred and Hattie Strattan.
Fred and Hattie were the Caretakers of the Mt. Vernon Resevoir for years.
They rented the boats out and ran the Concession stand.
Benjamin Clark Strattan b April 23, 1841 Wilmington Ohio
d. Sept. 5, 1923 Mt Vernon, IL.
Married Oct. 13, 1866 in Mt. Vernon, IL to
Adelia M. Gregg b. 1844 in Iowa and died 1928 in Mt Vernon.
They are both interred in Oakwood Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Jefferson Co. IL.
See Obituary Benjamin
See Obituary Adelia
1. Edward D. Strattan (not shown) b.1868 Iowa (?) See Obituary
d. May 4, 1933, Interred Oakwood Cemetery
Married Minnie Humes Bigelow, b.1869 - d.1942, See Obituary
interred Oakwood Cemetery.
(1) Russell Strattan b.1892 d.1904 Mt. Vernon, See Obituary
Interred Oakwood Cemetery
(2) Grace Strattan, b. 1896 My. Vernon, IL.
Married A. Tracy Lewis He was an Atty. in Chattanooga Tennessee.
2. Roy Taylor Strattan b Aug 1871 in Iowa. See Obituary
d. Mt. Vernon Jan. 28, 1951. Interred in Oakwood Cemetery
Married Blanch Musgrave
(1) Wilma Strattan, m. Miller
3. Elmer Frances Strattan b. Nov. 4, 1873 Mt. Vernon See Obituary
d. Oct. 11, 1945 in Mt. Vernon, IL.
Married Feb. 25, 1896 in Mt. Vernon to
Hattie Marie Ellis b. Nov. 12, 1877 in Batavia, Ohio See Obituary
d. March 28, 1961. Interred Oakwood Cemetery
Daughter of Henry L. Ellis and Zella Mae Applegate.
(1) Ruth Lenora Strattan b.May 16, 1896,m. Allison Porter
(2) Leonard Ellis Strattan b.Dec. 5, 1899 m. Dorothy Skelton
(3) Helen Adelia Strattan b.Nov.27, 1901 m. Floy Prather
(4) Alice Katherine Strattan b. 7/2/1904, m. Edward Leland Funkhouser
4. Charles Gregg Strattan b. 4/22/1879 d. 1949 Mt. Vernon See Obituary
Married Jan. 30, 1902 to Lucy Seibert b. Feb. 1, 1883 d July 31, 1958. See Obituary
Both interred in Oakwood Cemetery Mt. Vernon, IL.
(1)Seibert Gregg Strattan, (SPEE DEE) See Obituary
b. Jan. 25, 1903 Prinston IN; d, Evansville IN 1949.
(2) Gertrude Adaline Strattan b. Nov. 27, 1906. d,(?)
She married Howard Perry
5. Katherine A. Strattan b 1883 Mt. Vernon, IL. d.1922 in Anna IL. See Obituary
Interred in Oakwood Cemetery Mt. Vernon,IL. as Katherine A. Strattan
Married abt.1906 to William R. Edwards See Obituary
(1) Robert B Edwards, b. 1908
(2) Lewis Edwards b.1910,d. Sept 5, 1925 See Obituary
(3) Leland Edwards, b. May 25, 1918 d. Aug. 15, 1993 See Obituary
(4) Eleanor Edwards (no dates)