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[NJ] Strange family, VA to NJ

Wallace & Wayman Strange from Winchester, VA to Montclair, NJ; Rebecca J. Strange Lampkin from Clarke County VA to Atlantic City, VA
Associated surnames: Baker, Jenkins, Jordon/Jordan, Lampkin, McGuire, Smith, Strange, Weaver, Williams

Wallace K.F. Strange (1840-1860+) is a son of FPOC Richard and Sarah Strange of Winchester, VA. Richard Strange of Winchester, VA and his brother Reuben Strange of Clarke County, VA were freed around 1830 by Edward Jaquelin Smith of Frederick and Clarke counties, VA. Richard and Reuben are sons of Reuben Strange (c. 1867-1830) who was freed in 1817 by Edward McGuire of Winchester, Frederick, VA. Another son of Richard & Sarah Strange, John W. Strange (1845-?) is the father of Wallace and Wayman Strange who moved from Winchester, VA to Montclair, NJ.

Another relative, Wallace Strange born 1908 in VA, is a son of John Emanuel Strange (1880-1942+) and Ruth Jordon (c. 1885-1919) as well as a grandson of Rev. Jacklin Strange (1836-1920+) and Hannah A. Weaver of Winchester and Alexandria, VA. Hannah’s parents are William and Letitia Weaver of Alexandria, VA.

1850 census: Winchester, Frederick, VA
Son?—WILLIAMS, John, 28, laborer
Dau or DauL—WILLIAMS, Malinda, 30
(shared household)
HOH—STRANGE, Richard, 34, laborer, b. 1816 VA
Wife—Sarah, 37, b. 1813 VA
Son—James, 35, laborer
Son—Reuben, 15, laborer (moved to Philadelphia with wife Josephine Jenkins)
Dau—Angeline, 12
Son—Wallace K.F., 10, b. 1840 VA
Son—Richard, 7
Son—John, 5, b. 1845 VA (John W. Strange, father of Wallace & Wayman?)
(neighboring household headed by merchant J. M. Baker)
Other—STRANGE, Pine, 26, laborer

1860 census: Winchester, Frederick, VA
HOH—WILLIAMS, Polly, 80, housekeeper
Son?—WILLIAMS, John, 37, day laborer
HOH—STRANGE, Richard, 56, day laborer, b. 1804 VA
Wife—Sarah, 57, housewifery, b. VA
Son—John, 14, b. VA (John W. Strange?)
(neighboring household headed by merchant William B. Baker)
Other—STRANGE, Pine, 40, b. 1820 VA (Dist. 4 household of farmer Henry M. Baker & wife Catherine Baker)

1860 census: Winchester, Frederick, VA
Servant—STRANGE, Wallace, 22, domestic, b. VA (Wallace K.F., son of Richard & Sarah)
(in household of merchant tailor William R. Denny and wife Margaret A.)

1870 census: Winchester, Frederick, VA
HOH—STRANGE, Richard, 84, whitewasher
Wife—Sarah, 50, keeping house
Son—John, 19, laborer (John W. Strange?), b. 1851 VA
Other—WILLIAMS, John, 29, laborer

1870 census: White Post, Clarke, VA
HOH—STRANGE, John, 42, works on farm, b. 1828 VA (also father of DC gov’t worker Armistead Strange & Pittsburgh steelworker Reuben Strange who married Catherine Williams in Clarke Co., VA)
Wife—Chloe, 35, keeping house
Dau—Eveline, 2
Other relative?—WILLIAMS, Francis, 15, domestic servant

1880 census: Winchester, Frederick, VA
Servant—STRANGE, Mary, 28
HOH—STRANGE, John W., 40, laborer, b. 1840 (son of Richard & Sarah of Winchester?)
Dau—Sarah, 8
Dau—Isabella, 7
Son—Jonnie, 5 (John Jr.), b. 1875
Son—Jimmy, 4
Son—Wallace, 2, b. 1878

1880 census: Greenway, Clarke, VA
HOH—STRANGE, John, 40/50, laborer, b. 1840/30 VA (John & Chloe also are parents DC gov’t worker Armistead Strange & Pittsburgh steelworker Reuben Strange who married Catherine Williams in Clarke County, VA)
Wife—Chloe, 40
Dau—Evelina, 12
Dau—Rebecca, 1 (Rebecca J. Strange, wife of Richard Alexander Lampkin)

1900 census: Winchester Ward 1, Frederick, VA
Boarder—STRANGE, Wallace, 22, cook, b. 1878 VA (grandson of Richard & Sarah of Winchester; son of John W. & Mary Strange of Winchester?)
(in household of T. Robinson)

1910 census: Connellsville Ward 5, Fayette, PA
Other—STRANGE, Weyman/Wayman, 22, hired man for private family, b. 1888 VA, parents b. VA (in household of Linford and Katherine Ruth)

1910 census: 218 S. Mountain Avenue, Montclair Ward 3, Essex, NJ
Other—STRANGE, Wallace, 36, butler for private family, b. 1874 VA
Other—STRANGE, Mary B., 35, waitress for private family, b. VA
(in household of Hampden & Eliza Tener)

1917-18 WWI Draft Registration
Wayman Strange, 35, b. 20 Aug 1883 VA
Residence: 26 Myrtle Avenue, Montclair, Essex County, NJ
Nearest relative: Margaret Strange, 26 Myrtle Avenue
Occupation: self-employed gardener

1920 census: Montclair Ward 3, Essex, NJ
HOH—STRANGE, Wallace, 40, general laborer, b. 1880 VA
Wife—Mary, 41, no occupation
Brother—Wayman, 35, general laborer, b. 1885 VA

1920 census: 2012 Division St., Atlantic City Ward 4, Atlantic, NJ (all born in VA)
HOH—LAMPKIN, Richard A., 42, laborer for building contractor
Wife—Rebecca, 37, days work for private family (Rebecca J. Strange Lampkin, daughter of John & Chloe Strange of Clarke County, VA)
Son—John, 13
Son—Fairfax, 10
Dau—Beryl M., 7

1930 census: 87 Mission Street, Montclair, Essex, NJ
HOH—STRANGE, Wallace, 42, gardener for private family, b. 1888 VA
Wife—Mary, 46, cook for private family
Sister—Sarah E., 59, servant for private family, b. 1871 VA

1942 WW II Draft Registration Records
Wallace Strange, 56, b. 10 Feb 1886 in Winchester, VA
Residence: 87 Mission Street, Montclair, Essex County, NJ
Occupation: day’s work
Contact: Mrs. Willliam Thomas, 19 Elmwood Ave., Montclair, NJ
Wayman Strange, 51, b. 25 Aug. 1890 in Winchester, VA
Residence: 569 N. 11th St., Newark, Essex County, NJ
Contact: Mrs. Nelson, 569 N. 11th St., Newark, NJ
Employer: G.W. Cobb, 146 Lord Rd., Montclair, Essex, NJ

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