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[OH] Gabriel & Moses Strange, Cincinnati & Indianapolis

Gabriel & Mary A. Strange // Moses & Frances Strange
in Cincinnati, OH, 1840-1910 & Indianapolis, IN, 1880-1920

Related surnames: Bybee, Crockett, Henderson, Miller, Palmer, Wiley

Gabriel Strange, a shoemaker born c. 1806 in VA, headed a family with wife Mary A. Strange in Cincinnati, OH, 1840-80. Their household included son William, also a shoemaker, born c. 1828 VA; daughters/daughters-in-law Caroline, born c. 1830 LA and Anne, born c. 1842 OH; grandsons Charles, born, c. 1860 OH, and George, born c. 1864 OH. Gabriel and Mary also may be parents of Moses Strange, born c. 1825 IN/VA, married to Frances "Fannie," born c. 1840 KY. In addition to his years as a farmer in Indiana, Moses worked in Cincinnati as a porter and finally as a bootblack (shoe shiner). A son of Moses and Frances, Leonidas Strange, a painter/whitewasher, born c.1859 OH, married TX-born Ellen Bybee in Marion County, IN. Perhaps coincidentally, a shoemaker named Gabriel L. Strange, born c. 1811 in Canada, lived in Center/Indianapolis, Marion County, IN 1840-50 with wife Ann, born c. NJ 1821, and daughter Mary A. Strange, born IN 1836.

1840 census – Cincinnati Ward 1, Hamilton, OH
HOH—STRANGE, Gabriel, b. 1810 VA

1850 census – Cincinnati Ward 9, Hamilton, OH
HOH—STRANGE, Gabriel, 44, shoemaker, $2000 real estate, b. 1806 VA
Wife—Mary A., 35, b. VA
Son—William, 22, b. 1828 VA
Dau or D-Law?—Caroline, 20, b. 1830 LA
JONES, Emily, 14, b. LA
MAXWELL, Elizabeth, 10, b. VA
WOODSON, Jesse, 30, b. VA

1860 census – Cincinnati Ward 13, Hamilton, OH
HOH—STRANGE, Gabriel, 50, shoemaker, b. 1810 VA
Wife—Mary A., 40, b. VA
Son—William, 30 [32], shoemaker, b. [1828] VA
Dau or D-Law?—Anne, 18, b. 1842 OH
Gson—Charles, 2 months, b. OH
Other—TILLEY, Virginia, 19, school teacher, b. OH
Other—BURNS, John, 29, plasterer, b. LA
Other—WALKER, Jane, 24, servant, b. VA
0ther—WALKER, George, 8, b. TN
Other—WEST, William, 40, grocery dealer, b. 1820 PA

1860 census – Cincinnati, Ward 13, Hamilton, OH
HOH—STRANGE, Moses, 32, porter, b. 1828 IN (son of Gabriel & Mary?)
Wife—Frances, 20, b. 1840 KY
Son—Leonidas, 1, b. 1859 OH

1880 census – Cincinnati, Ward 6, Hamilton, OH
HOH—STRANGE, Gabriel, 73, widower, shoemaker, b. 1807 VA, parents b. VA
Son—William, 52, widower, shoemaker, b. 1828 VA, parents b. VA
Other—MILLER, Nanny, 36, servant, b. KY parents b. KY
Grandson—STRANGE, Charles, 20, farmer, b. OH, parents b. VA/OH
Grandson—George, 16, b. OH, parents b. VA/OH
Boarder—MILLER, Mary, 13, b. KY, parents b. KY
Boarder—MILLER, Ella, 11, b. KY, parents b. KY
Other—STRANGE, Walter, 3, b. 1877 OH, parents b. VA/KY
(in household of blacksmith Frank Coleman)

1880 Delaware, Ripley, IN
HOH—STRANGE, Moses, 55, farmer, b 1825 IN, parents b. VA
Wife—Frances, 39, keeping house, b. 1841 KY, parents b. VA
Son—Moses, 19, farmer, b. 1861 OH, parents b. IN/KY
Dau—Missoura, 17, at home, b. 1863 OH
Dau—Clara, 9, b. OH
Son—Harrie, 5, b. IN
Dau—Maria, 1, b. IN

1890-91 Cincinnati, OH Directory
Moses Strange, laborer, 76 W. 6th St.
Moses Strange, bootblack at Court House, Pleasant Ridge
(two other bootblacks listed in Cincinnati: Robert Campbell & Thomas Green)
Wm. Strange, shoe maker, 61 St. Clair
Nannie Miller, 61 St. Clair
Chas. S. Crockett, messenger, 84 Foraker Ave
John Crockett, laborer, 70 Foraker Ave

1900 Ridge Avenue, Columbia, Hamilton, OH
HOH—STRANGE, Moses, 76, bootblack, b. 1824 IN, parents b. VA
Wife—Fannie, 59, washerwoman, b. KY, parents b. VA
Dau—STRANGE, May (Maria?), 21, washerwoman, b. OH, parents b. IN/KY
Gdau—CROCKETT, Flossie, 12, at school, b. OH, parents b. OH

1900 census – 61 St. Clair, Cincinnati Ward 6, Hamilton, OH
HOH—MILLER, Marie, 54, b. KY
Roomer—STRANGE, William, 72, b. 1828 W. VA
Roomer—LONG, Simon, 25, b. TN
Roomer—Blalark (Blalock?), John, 35, b. OH

1900 census – 822? Sixth St., Ward 3, Indianapolis, Marion, IN
HOH—STRANGE, Fanny, 45, widow, housework, b. KY, parents b. KY
Dau—Mary, 22, single, cook, b. KY, parents b. KY
Lodger—Maize, George, 27, day laborer, b. KY, parents b. KY

1900 Indiana marriages
Leonidas Strange married Ella Bybee on 18 July 1900 in Marion County, IN
According to 1910 census, both had been married before and they had been married to each other for twelve years. Ella was mother of ten children, six still living.

1900 census – Center, Marion, IN
HOH—BYBEE, Ella F., 38, washer woman, b. 1862 TX, parents b. KY
Dau—Anna Belle, 20, cook for private family, b. 1880 KY, parents b. KY/TX
Son—Henry H., 17, day laborer, b. 1883 KY
Son—Fredrick C., 16, at school, b. 1884 IN
Dau—Lellie P., 13, at school, b. 1887 IN
Son—John K., 12, at school, b. KY
Dau—Flosse O. (Flossie?), 7, b. 1893 IN (Flossie Henderson, sister of Moses Strange?)
Dau—Hellen M., 3, b. 1897 IL
Son—Moses, 11 months, b. OH (Moses Strange, brother of Flossie Henderson?)
Lodger—McGinton, James, 20, day laborer, b. Missouri
Lodger—Tomes, Alfred, 37, day laborer, b. KY
Lodger—Letcher, James, 29, day laborer, b. IN, parents b. KY
Lodger—Cason, Katy A., 27, seamstress, b. TX, parents b. KY

1909 Ohio deaths
Moses Strange died 8 Nov 1909, Pleasant Ridge, Hamilton, OH

1910 census – 573 Carlisle Ave., Cincinnati Ward 18, Hamilton, OH
HOH—WEAVER, Mattie, 45, domestic, works out, b. KY, parents b. KY
Lodger—Renville, Alfred H., 38, waiter at restaurant, b. MS, parents b. MS
Lodger—Sturkey, George, 35, streets laborer, b. AL, parents b. AL
Lodger—STRANGE, Leonidas, 51, wid., painter, works out, b. 1859 OH, parents b. US/KY
Lodger—Williams, Anna, 27, nurse, works out, b. IN, parents b. IN

1910 census – 626 & 628 E. Center, Indianapolis Ward 7, Marion, IN
HOH—STRANGE, Almos (Leonidas?), 56, whitewasher, b. 1854 OH, parents b. KY
Wife—STRANGE, Ella H.R., 25, no occupation, b. 1885 TX, parents b. KY
Roomer—Paine, Saddie (Sadie?), 21, restaurant cook, b. IN
Roomer—Jones, Talaves, 28, waiter b. IL
Roomer—Barlow, Nathan, 48, laborer at stock yards, b. KY
Roomer—Reed, William, 50, hostler at livery stable, b. KY
HOH—BYBEE, Flossie O., 21, MU, single, b. 1889 IN, parents b. KY/TX
Roomer—Alson, Emma, 26, MU, b. KY, parents b. KY

1917-18 WW I Draft Registration
Moses Strange, born 9 June 1899 (Son of Leonidas Strange & Ella Bybee Strange?)
Residence: 524 ½ Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN
Nearest relative: Flossie Henderson, sister (Flossie O. Bybee?)
Occupation: chauffeur, unemployed
Charles Sumner Crockett, born 9 July 1875
Residence: 1214 Chapel, Cincinnati, OH
Nearest relative: Johanna Wiley, mother
Occupation: clerk at bank

1918 Indiana Marriage
Moses Strange married Mattie Palmer on 16 Oct 1918 in Marion County, IN

18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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