Finding aid for the John Stoughton Strong Family Papers


Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Strong, John Stoughton Family
Title: John Stoughton Strong Family Papers
Dates: 1806-1917
Dates: 1806-1856
Extent: 0.80 linear feet (2 containers)
Abstract: John S. Strong was a land agent for Governor Caleb Strong of Massachusetts and Oliver Ellsworth of Connecticut. His son, Emory, was a merchant who also acted as his assistant. Another son, Warner, was a merchant, justice of the peace, and postmaster of Strongsville, Ohio. The collection consists of correspondence, deeds, agreements, bills, memoranda, receipts, financial accounts, and other papers (1806-1856) of members of the family of John Stoughton Strong, pertaining primarily to the sale of land and the development of the township of Strongsville, Ohio. Includes business and legal papers of Emery Strong, papers of Warner Strong, and material (1916-1917) relating to Strongsville's centennial celebration.
MS Number MS 1853
Language: The records are in English