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In memory of John Strong Jr, my Maternal 5th Great-Grandfather on the DECKER branch.


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Genealogy is my hobby and the information provided here is a work in progress. I have loads of information to add and new finds are continually being discovered. If you have any corrections, additions, or comments to contribute, please use the comment box below. Visit the Latest Updates page to see when this Ancestor Profile page is updated. 

John Strong Jr

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1796 Aug 10







1864 Dec 14




John was born 10 Aug 1796 in Milton, Saratoga County, New York. He married first to Polly Moore in 1818 in Northumberland, Pennsylvania. They had three children including: Albert, Brookins, and Zeruiah. He married second to Sarah Halleck in 1828, also in Northumberland and together they had three more children including Chauncey, John and Lydia.


John passed away 14 Dec 1864 in Pennsylvania. He is buried in Terrytown Cemetery, Terrytown, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.


John Strong Jr & Polly Moore were the parents of my ancestor,

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