A book of Strattons: being a collection of Stratton records from England and Scotland, and a genealogical history of the early colonial Strattons in America, with five generations of their descendants, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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The Grafton Press, 1908
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Page 288 records the marriage of printer George Billin to Virginia Thorn Stratton in 1859. This genealogy traces her ancestry back four generations to Mark Stratton and his wife Ann Hancock. They settled in Virginia prior to 1713.

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Page 249 - God for it, therefore calling unto mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die do make and ordain this my Last Will and Testament.
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