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In memory of Rev John Strong Sr, my Maternal 6th Great-Grandfather on the DECKER branch.


  • Brace Lineage, by John Sherman Brace, 1927.

  • WikiTree entry by profile manger, Michael O'Dell

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Rev John Strong Sr

Honorable Soldier of the American Revolution

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1755 Apr 10







1835 Jan 30




John Strong was born on April 10, 1755, in Coventry, Tolland County, Connecticut. He married Lydia Thomas (or perhaps Sumner) in 1775 in "Cochecton, Pennsylvania" (probably present day Sullivan County, New York).

They moved to Sharon, Connecticut in 1779, and by 1791 they were living in Milton, Saratoga County, New York. In 1801 they were in Northumberland, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, which is present day Wyoming County, Pennsylvania). John died there in 1836. He is buried in South Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut.


Rev John Strong Sr & Lydia Thomas were the parents of my ancestor,

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