Timeline for African-American Strange families of Cincinnati, OH & Indianapolis, IN
Associated surnames: Bates, Bradford, Bybee, Crockett, Demarcia, Gale/Gayle, Palmer, Radcliffe/Ratliff, Strange
1824 Moses Strange, b. Mar 1824 in Sunman, IN (possibly born in VA & migrated to Ripley Co. IN after railroad track was laid c. 1853). His parents are Moses Strange & Millie Bradford of VA. Sunman is an incorporated town in Ripley County, the SE corner of IN, halfway between Cincinnati, OH & Indianapolis, IN. Delaware is an unincorporated town in Ripley County, IN. Gabriel Strange & Moses Strange of Cincinnati may be relatives. They also could be related to VA-born Civil War veteran Reuben Strange of Warren County, OH.
1840 census: HOH--Gabriel Strange, Cincinnati, OH
1850 census: HOH--Gabrial/Gabriel Strange, 44, b. 1806 VA; Mary A. Strange, 35, b. 1815 VA; William Strange, 22, b. 1828 VA; Caroline Strange, 20, b. 1830 LA; Jesse Woodson, 30; Emily Jones, 14; Elizabeth Maxwell, 10
1859 Moses Strange (Moses Alonzo Leonidas Strange?), b. 18 Feb 1859 in Cincinnati, OH. His parents are Moses Strange of IN or VA & Frances Gale of (Flemingsburg?), KY. Her father is William Gale of KY.
1860 census: HOH--Gabriel Strange, 50, b. 1810 VA; wife Mary A., 40, b. VA; William, 30, b. VA; Anne, 18, b. VA; Charles, 2 months, b. OH; Virginia Tilley, 19; John Burns, 29; Jane Walker, 24; George Walker, 8; William West, 40, Cincinnati, OH
1860 census: HOH--Moses Strange & wife Frances; son Leonidas 1, b. OH, Cincinnati, OH.
1863 Missoura Strange b. 1863 OH, daughter of Moses & Frances Strange
1870 census: Moses Strange, 16, domestic servant, St Ann's Parish, Albemarle, VA
1871 Clara Belle Strange b. 22 March 1871 to Moses Strange & Frances Gale Strange of Cincinnati,OH
1874 Harry Strange b. 28 Oct 1874 to Moses Strange & Frances Gale Strange, Delaware, IN.
1878 Marie/May Strange (Demacia) b. 25 Dec. 1878, to Moses Strange & Frances Gale Strange, Delaware, IN.
1880 census: HOH--Gabriel Strange, 73, widower, shoemaker, b. 1807 VA (VA); son William, 52, b. 1828 VA; grandson Charles Strange, 20, farmer, b. 1860 OH; grandson George Strange, 16, b. 1864 OH; Nanny Miller, 36; Mary Miller, 13; Ella Miller, 11, Cincinnati, OH.
1880 census: HOH--Moses Strange, 55, b. IN (VA); wife Frances, 39, b. KY (VA); son Moses, 19 b. OH; dau Missoura, 17, b. OH; dau Clara, 9, b. OH; son Harrie, 5, b. IN; dau Maria, 1, b. IN, Delaware, Ripley, IN.
1888-89 Moses Strange, laborer, Eaton Ave., west of corporation line, Dayton, OH
1890 Alonzo Strange, waiter, 281 E. Georgia, Indianapolis, IN
1890-91 Moses Strange, bootblack, Cincinnati, OH
1890-91 Moses Strange, laborer, 76 W. 6th, Cincinnati, OH
1899 Moses Strange b. June 1899, Indianapolis, IN. His father is Moses Alonzo Leonidas Strange, son of Moses & Frances Strange. His mother Ella Bybee/Ellen F. Bybee, born in TX, previously was married to Frank Bybee of KY.
1900 census: HOH--Fanny Strange, 45, KY-born widow; daughter May Strange/Mary Strang, 22, b. May 1878 KY; lodger George Maize, 24, Indianapolis, IN.
1900 census: HOH--Moses Strange, 76, b. Mar 1824 IN (VA); Fannie Strange, 59, b. Dec 1840 KY (VA); daughter May Strange, 21, b. Dec 1878 IN; granddaughter Flossie Crockett, 12, b. Dec 1887 OH (OH), Columbia, OH
1900 census: Clara Strange, 28, b. March 1871 OH, servant in household of Charles H. Davis, Columbia, OH.
1900 census: Alonzo Strange, kalsominer, Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN
1900 census: Ella Bybee, mother of Moses Bybee (Strange), Indianappolis, IN
1900 Leonidas Strange m. Ella Bybee, 18 June 1900, Marion Co., IN
1909 Moses Strange, 88, died 8 Nov 1909, Cincinnati, OH. Frances Gale Strange was his widow.
1910 census: HOH--Fannie M. Stranger/Strange, 69, b. 1841 KY; dau Clara B. Stranger, 38; sonL Thomas H. Demarcia, 35; dau Maria M. Demarcia, 31; gdau Clara W. Demaria, 5; Thomas H.F. Demarcia, 3, Columbia, OH
1910 census: Ella Strange, wife of "Almos Strange" (Moses Alonzo Leonidas Strange?), Indianapolis, IN
1910 census: Leonidas Strange, 51, painter, in household of Mattie Weaver, Cincinnati, OH
1910 census: Fanny Crockett, 23, b. 1887 OH, servant in household of George Goodhue, Dayton, OH
1912 Clara Belle Strange, 41, d. 6 July 1912, Cincinnati, OH. Her parents are Moses Strange & Frances Gale Strange.
1916 Olonzo/Alonzo Strange, contractor, 41, d. 13 June 1916, Cincinnati, OH
1917 Moses Strange, single, chauffeur, WW I draft registration, Indianapolis, IN. His parents are Moses Alonzo Leonidas Strange & Ella Bybee Strange.
1918 Moses Strange m. Mattie Palmer, Indianapolis, IN. His parents are Ella Bybee Strange & Moses Alonzo Leonidas Strange.
1920 census: Mattie Strang/Strange, 21, TN-born wife of Moses, in household of mother Lena Bates Palmer Ratliff; stepfather William Ratliff; brother George Palmer, Columbus, Franklin, OH.
1920 census: Flossie Crockett, 31, b. 1889 OH, lodger in home of Ed & Ora Young, Dayton, OH.
1921 Frances Gale Strange, 80, widow of Moses, died 19 Aug 1921, Cincinnati, Hamilton, OH.
1930 census: Lena Bates Palmer, George Bates, William Radcliffe, George Palmer, Columbus, OH. Lena Bates Palmer is mother of Mattie Palmer Strange, wife of Moses Strange of Indianapolis, IN.
1940 Harry Strange, 66, houseman, d. 3 April 1940, Cincinnati, OH. His parents are Moses Strange & Frances Gale Strange.
1950 Marie Demacia, 71, d. 27 Feb. 1950, Cincinnati, OH. Her siblings include Moses Alonzo Leonidas Strange, Missoura Strange, Clara Belle Strange, Harry Strange. Their parents are Moses Strange & Frances Gale Strange. Their VA-born father Moses is a son of Moses Strange and Millie Bradford Strange. Their KY-born mother Frances is a daughter of William Gale.