Strong Ancestry


John Strong, Sr., presumed son of William Strong of England and an unknown mother, was born before 1677, in possibly England or Virginia, and died after 1703, in possibly New Kent Co., Virginia. According to Robert T. Strong, the infant baptisms of three sons were recorded in St. Peter's Parish, which then included parts of New Kent Co. and James City Co., VA: 

  1. John Strong, baptized in 1698
  2. William Strong, baptized in 1701
  3. George Strong, baptized in 1703 

1. John Strong, Jr. was born about 1698, and christened in New Kent Co., Virginia. He died before September 1751, in Hanover Co., Virginia, and married Mary (last name unproven) before 1730, in Hanover Co., Virginia. (Mary Martin is the possible mother of John Strong Jr.'s children.)
2. William Strong was born about January 1701, in New Kent Co., Virginia, and died before 25 July 1770, in Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.
3. George Strong was born about 1703, and christened in New Kent Co., Virginia on 25 May 1703. 


John Strong, Jr., son of John Strong, Sr. and an unknown mother, was born about 1698, in New Kent Co., Virginia, and died before September 1751, in Hanover Co., Virginia. He married Mary (possibly Martin) before 1730, in Hanover Co., Virginia. Their children were:

1. Martin Strong was born about 1730, in Hanover Co., Virginia, and died before 1781, in Hanover Co., Virginia. He married Ann Stanley in Hanover Co., Virginia about 1753. (Note: No documentation has been found that the given name of the Mr. Strong who m. Anne Stanley was "Martin". This is a conclusion drawn by using a process of elimination and logical analysis by Robert T. Strong, Jr.) 
2. Sherwood Strong was born about 1733, in Hanover Co., Virginia, and died before 1780, in Hanover Co., Virginia. He married Rachel (?). Sherwood was a private in the 2nd VA Regiment - French & Indian Wars.
3. Elizabeth Strong was born before 1735, in Hanover Co., Virginia, and died after 1751. 
4. John Strong, III was born before 1736, in Hanover Co., Virginia, and died about 1815, in Oglethorpe or Clarke Co., Georgia. He married Elizabeth (?) about 1760/62, in Hanover Co., Virginia. John was a private 2nd VA Regiment - French & Indian Wars. According to Robert T. Strong, Jr., his legal records began in Louisa Co., VA in the 1760. In the early 1770s he relocated to Goochland Co VA; about 1789 relocated to Campbell Co VA; finally relocated to GA; his records are found in both Oglethorpe and Clarke Cos.
5. William Strong, Sr. was born about 1738, in Hanover Co., Virginia, and died before 28 April 1827 at Clarke Co., Ga. He married Frances Johnson before 1759, in Hanover Co., Virginia. 
6. Nathaniel Strong was born about 1744, in Hanover Co., Virginia, and died about 1823, in Madison Co., Alabama. He married Catherine Callahan about 1774. 
7. Martha Strong was born about 1750, in Hanover Co., Virginia, and died before 1777, in Goochland Co., Virginia. She married to Eleazar(ius) Williams before 1767. 
8. Matt Strong was born about 1751, in Hanover Co., Virginia. 
9. Sarah Strong was born about 1752, in Hanover Co., Virginia. 


William Strong, son of John Strong, Sr. and an unknown mother, was born about January, 1701, New Kent Co., Virginia, and died after July, 1770, in Pittsylvania Co., Virginia. He married (possibly) a Cape. The children of William Strong and his unknown wife were:

1. Mary Strong was born December 10, 1732, at Hanover Co.,Virginia, and married Edward Colley on October 8, 1751.
2. John Strong was born November 2, 1734, at Hanover Co., Virginia, and died in 1819. He married Sarah Sneed, daughter of Samuel Sneed and Ruth Dudley, about 1758, in Hanover Co., Virginia. John was a soldier in the Revolutionary War.
3. William Strong was born March 10, 1736, at Hanover Co., Virginia, and died about 1770, at Hanover Co., Virginia. 
4. Thomas Strong, Sr. was born December 16, 1739, in Hanover Co., Virginia and married Elizabeth Lewis. He died about 1778/9 at Rockingham Co., NC. (Note: In 1982 when Jim Rolf first wrote his book on the Strong Family of Virginia and Other Southern States, with what information he had Thomas Strong was married to Mary Webster. This information came from Dr. Hiram F. Strong's biography. But since that time he and other researchers have found that Thomas Strong was married to an Elizabeth Lewis. After Thomas Strong's death, his wife, Elizabeth Lewis-Strong became the mistress of Governor Alexander Martin of North Carolina.)
5. Sarah "Sary" Strong was born July 24, 1742, in Hanover Co., Virginia. She married Benjamin Crowley who was born about 1742, in Halifax Co., Virginia. (Benjamin was a brother to Samuel Crowley who married Sarah's sister Elizabeth.)
6. Elizabeth Strong was born July 21, 1744, at Hanover Co., Virginia. She married Samuel Crowley in Halifax Co., Virginia. (Samuel was a brother to Benjamin Crowley who married Elizabeth's sister Sarah.) 
7. James Strong was born March 7, 1746, at Hanover Co., Virginia, and died about 1805. He was married about 1770 to Mary (last name unknown) in Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.


Martin Strong , son of John Strong, Jr. and Mary (?), was born about 1730, in Hanover Co., Virginia, and died before 1781, in Hanover Co., Virginia. He married Ann Stanley in Hanover Co., Virginia about 1753. Their children were:

1. Nancy Strong was born about 1764, in Hanover Co., Virginia, and died after 1816, in Goochland Co., Virginia. She married William Carrell in Goochland Co., Virginia on September 17, 1781; Bartholomew Turner in Goochland Co., Virginia in January 1799; and Charles Johnson about 1816. 
2. Sherwood Strong was born about 1767, in Hanover Co., Virginia, and died after 1836, in Rutherford Co., Tennessee. He married Mary Tibbs on March 10, 1791, in Goochland Co., Virginia. 
3. Mary Strong was born about 1773, in Hanover Co., Virginia, and married James Logan on December 15, 1794, in Goochland Co., Virginia. 
4. Mastin Strong was born about 1774, in Hanover Co., Virginia, and died in Randolph Co., Alabama, on January 31, 1866. He married Mary East on December 27, 1799, in Goochland Co., Virginia, and Rebecca McCormack about 1803/05, in Buckingham Co., VA.
5. John Strong was born about 1775, in Hanover Co., Virginia, and died after 1840, in Franklin Co., Alabama. He married Jemima (last name unknown) about 1800, in Buckingham Co., Virginia.
6. Thomas Strong was born about 1776, in Hanover Co., Virginia. He married Milly Blackmon(Blackmore), 19 February 1811 at Davidson Co., TN, and died after 1850 at Gibson Co., TN.


John Strong, III , son of John Strong, Jr. and Mary (last name unknown), was born about 1736, in Hanover Co., Virginia, and died about 1815, in Oglethorpe or Clarke Co., Georgia. He married Elizabeth (possibly Turnbull) in Hanover Co., Virginia about 1760/62. Their children were:

1. Charles Strong was born January 18, 1763, in (probably) Hanover Co., Virginia. He married Sarah K. Thompson and resided in Clarke Co., GA.
2. Sarah Strong was born July 12, 1767, in (probably) Luisa Co., Virginia. She married John Thompson on 21 March 1785 at Goochland Co., VA, and died about 1849.
3. Robert Strong was born about 1767/69, and died 25 May 1841.
4. Catherine Strong was born about 1772, in Goochland Co., VA, and married Thomas Mackoy(McKoy) about February 1791. She died 13 September 1826
5. David Strong was born about 1774, in Goochland Co., Virginia and died after 1850 in Giles Co., Tennessee. He married Lucretia Irvine, daughter of John Irving, on June 5, 1794, in Campbell Co., Virginia.


William Strong, Sr. , son of John Strong, Jr. and Mary (?), was born about 1738, in Hanover Co., Virginia, and died about 1816, in Clarke Co., Georgia. He married Frances Johnson in Hanover Co., Virginia before 1759. Their children were:

1. Sherwood Strong was born about 1756, in Hanover Co., Virginia, and died before 14 September 1825. 
2. Johnson Strong was born 28 October 1758, in Hanover Co., Virginia, and died 1 May 1843. 
3. William Strong, Jr. was born 17 April 1760, in Goochland Co., Virginia. 
4. Elizabeth Strong was born about 1762, in Goochland Co., Virginia, and married James Price. 
5. Sally Strong was born about 1762, in Goochland Co., Virginia, and married Jesse (or Joshua) Flippen. 
6. Isham Strong was born 22 April 1764, in Goochland Co., Virginia, and was a spy for the US Army after the Revolutionary War. 
7. Susannah Strong was born about 1766, in Goochland Co., Virginia, and married John (?) Moss. She died after 1816. 
8. John Strong was born 12 April 1768, in Goochland Co., Virginia, and died about May 1818. 
9. Jane Strong was born 25 March 1775, in Goochland Co., Virginia, and was married to ( ? ) Bridgewater and to William Montford Stokes. 


Nathaniel Strong , son of John Strong, Jr. and Mary (?), was born about 1744, in Hanover Co., Virginia, and died about 1823, in Madison Co., Alabama. He married Catherine Callahan about 1774. Their children were:

1. George Strong was born 15 January 1773, and died 18 August 1834. 
2. Betsy Strong was born about 1774, in probably Louisa Co VA, and married Stephen Lee. This family resided Madison Co., LA.
3. Thomas Strong was born about 1775, in probably Louisa Co VA. He married Elvira A. Roper-Nunally; and died about 1839 at Madison Co., AL. 
4. John Strong was born 10 December 1776, in probably Goochland Co., VA, and died young.
5. Rachel Strong was born about 1784, in probably Goochland Co., VA, and married to Abraham Loving, 24 December 1808 at Goochland Co., VA. She died 7 February 1863 at Madison Co., AL. 
6. Nathan Strong was born 19 February 1789, in probably Goochland Co., VA, and died 11 October 1863. 
7. Ann Strong was born about 1800/03, in probably Goochland Co., VA, and was married first to ( ? ) Tibbs. She then married Benjamin Tiller, 9 November 1821 at Madison Co., AL., and died 16 December 1870 at Madison Co., AL. 
8. Mary Molly Strong was born about 1805, in probably Goochland Co., VA, and married George T. Sadler at Madison Co AL. 
9. Susannah Strong was born about 1807, in probably Goochland Co., VA, and married Walker Wilson in Alabama.


Mary Strong , daughter of William Strong and an unknown mother, was born December 10, 1732, in Hanover Co., Virginia. She married Edward Colley on October 8, 1751. Their children were:

1. John Colley was born September 13, 1752, in Norfolk Co., Virginia. 
2. Sarah Colley was born September 18, 1753, in Norfolk Co., Virginia. 
3. Usley Colley was born February 3, 1755, in Norfolk Co., Virginia. 
4. William Colley was born March 2, 1756, in Norfolk Co., Virginia. 
5. Daniel Colley (twin brother to Joel Colley) was born March 6, 1757, in Norfolk Co., Virginia. 
6. Joel Colley (twin brother to Daniel Colley) was born March 6, 1757, in Norfolk Co., Virginia, and died within six weeks of birth. 
7. Mary Colley was born November 7, 1758, in Norfolk Co., Virginia. 
8. Anna Colley was born November 26, 1759, in Norfolk Co., Virginia. 
9. Agnes Colley was born February 24, 1761, in Norfolk Co., Virginia, and married William Gwattney, 
10. Edward Colley was born August 2, 1762, in Norfolk Co., Virginia. 
11. James Colley was born September 17, 1763, in Norfolk Co., Virginia. 
12. Samuel Colley was born December 5, 1765, in Norfolk Co., Virginia, and married Obedience Williams on March 24, 1785. 
13. Jane Colley was born August 1, 1766, in Mocklenburg Co., Virginia. 
14. Susana Colley was born November 29, 1767, in Mocklenburg Co., Virginia. 
15. Thomas Colley was born December 28,1768, in Mocklenburg Co., Virginia, and married Catherine Tucker om February 24, 1800. 
16. Charles Colley was born May 1, 1770, in Mocklenburg Co., Virginia. 
17. Zacharias Colley was born December 7, 1771, in Mocklenburg Co., Virginia, and died in 1802 in Oglethorpe Co., Georgia. 
18. Martha Colley was born February 12, 1773, in Mocklenburg Co., Virginia, and married John Allen on December 11, 1798. 
19. Elizabeth Colley was born March 31, 1775, in Mocklenburg Co., Virginia, and died after 1850, in Montgomery Co., Alabama. 
20. Rebecca Colley was born January 19, 1780, in Mocklenburg Co., Virginia. 


John Strong, son of William Strong and an unknown mother, was born about November 2, 1734, in Hanover Co., Virginia. He married Sarah Sneed, daughter of Samuel Sneed and Ruth Dudley, in 1758, at Hanover Co., Virginia. Their children were:

1. William Strong was born about 1759, in probably Hanover Co.,Virginia. He married Susannah Hardeman. 
2. Samuel Sneed Strong was born February 8, 1761, in Hanover Co.,Virginia, and died June 30, 1833. He married Judith Hardeman.
3. John Strong was born before 1765, in Hanover Co.,Virginia.
4. Robert Strong was born before 1774, in Pittsylvania Co.,Virginia, and died November 7, 1848, at Rockingham Co., North Carolina. His first marriage was to Susan Fields on March 14, 1811; and his second was to Betsy Sneed (maiden name unknown), widow of Alexander Sneed, on November 19, 1826.
5. Zachariah Strong was born May 1, 1774, in Pittsylvania Co.,Virginia, and died October 29, 1831, in Rockingham Co., North Carolina. He married Ruth Smith, daughter of Joshua Smith and Elizabeth Gibson, on December 23, 1802.
6. Agnes Strong was born about 1776, in Pittsylvania Co.,Virginia, and died January 24, 1860, in Patrick Co., Virginia. She married (?) Grogan


Thomas Strong, Sr., son of William Strong and an unknown mother, was born about December 16, 1739, in Hanover Co., Virginia, and died in Rockingham Co., North Carolina about 1778-79. He married Elizabeth Lewis. Their children were:

1. William S. Strong was born about 1768 in Virginia or North Carolina, and died about 1848, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky. He was married about 1785 to Jane "Jennie" Callahan, daughter of Edward Callahan and Mahalia "Susan" Brock. 
2. James Strong was born about 1770, in Virginia or North Carolina.
3. John Strong was born about 1772, in Virginia or North Carolina.
4. Thomas Strong, Jr. was born about 1773/4, in Rockingham Co., North Carolina. He married Annie Fields on December 24, 1795.
5. Samuel Strong was born before 1776, in (probably) Rockingham Co., North Carolina, and died about 1844, in Monroe Co., Kentucky. The name of his first wife is unknown. His second marriage was to Jane "Jenny" Casteel on July 28, 1812, in Barren County, Kentucky.


Sarah "Sary" Strong, daughter of William Strong and an unknown mother, was born July 24, 1742, in Hanover Co., Virginia. She married Benjamin Crowley who was born about 1742, in Halifax Co., Virginia. Their children were:

1. Benjamin Crowley, Jr. was born about 1762, in Halifax Co., Virginia.
2. Charles Crowley was born about 1764, in Halifax Co., Virginia.
3. Mary Crowley was born about 1766, in Halifax Co., Virginia.
4. Elizabeth Crowley was born about 1768, in Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.
5. Samuel Crowley was born about 1770, in Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.
6. Archibald Crowley was born about 1772, in Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.
7. William Crowley was born about 1774, in Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.
8. Abraham Crowley was born about 1776, in Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.
9. James Crowley was born about 1778, in Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.
10. Matilda Crowley was born about 1780, in Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.
11. Spencer Crowley was born about 1782, in Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.


Elizabeth Strong, daughter of William Strong and an unknown mother, was born July 21, 1744, at Hanover Co., Virginia. She married Samuel Crowley who was born about 1742, in Halifax Co., Virginia. (He was a brother to Benjamin Crowley who married Elizabeth's sister Sarah.) Their children were:

1. James Crowley
2. John Crowley
3. Effie Crowley


James Strong, son of William Strong and an unknown mother, was born March 7, 1746, at Hanover Co. Virginia and died about 1805. He married Mary (?) about 1770 in Pittsylvania Co., Virginia. Their children were: 

1. John Strong was born about 1772, in Rockingham Co., N. C. 
2. Samuel Strong was born about 1774, in Rockingham Co., N. C. 
3. Thomas Strong was born about 1778, in Rockingham Co., N. C., and died about 1861, in Grant Co., Wisconsin. He married Mary Martha Bond of Guilford Co., North Carolina. 
4. James Strong was born about 1783, in Rockingham Co., N. C. 
5. William Strong was born about 1785, in Rockingham Co., N. C. 


John Strong, son of George Strong and an unknown mother, was born before 1736, in Hanover Co. Virginia and died about 1782. His wife is unknown. The children of John Strong and an unknown mother were: 

1. John Strong was born about 1757. 
2. Sarah Strong was born about 1757. 
3. Agnes Strong was born about 1757. 
4. Elsa Strong was born about 1757. 
5. William Strong was born about 1757. 
6. George Strong was born about 1757. 
7. Martha Strong was born about 1757. 
8. Jane Strong was born about 1757. 
9. Martin Strong was born about 1757. 
10. Elizabeth Strong was born about 1757. 
11. Judith Strong was born about 1757. 
12. Mary Strong was born about 1757. 
13. Anne Nancy Strong was born about 1757. 


Sherwood Strong, son of Martin Strong and Anne Stanley, was born before 1767, in Hanover Co. Virginia and died about 1836, in Rutherford Co., Tennessee. He married Mary Tibbs on March 10, 1791, in Goochland Co., Virginia. Their children were: 

1. Polly Strong was born after 1792, in Goochland Co., Virginia, and died before 1820, in Davidson or Rutherford Co., Tennessee. 
2. Julia Judith Strong was born before 1796, in Goochland Co., Virginia, and died after 1850, in Davidson Co., Tennessee. 
3. Thomas Strong was born before 1798, in Goochland Co., Virginia, and died after 1860, in Davidson or Wilson Co., Tennessee. 
4. Nancy Strong was born after 1800, in Goochland Co., Virginia, or Sumner Co., Tennessee, and died after 1860, in Shelby Co., Tennessee. 
5. Sally Strong was born before 1801, in Goochland Co., Virginia, and died before 1850, in Davidson Co., Tennessee. 
6. Isham S. Strong was born about 1798/1804, in Goochland Co., Virginia, and died about 1889, in Shelby Co., Texas. He married Susannah Dunbar about 1823,, in Davidson Co., Tennessee. 
7. William Strong was born before 1805, in Goochland Co., Virginia, or Sumner Co., Tennessee, and died about 1842, in Crawford Co., Misssouri. 
8. Lyman Strong was born about 1806, in Sumner Co., Tennessee, and died after 1830, in Shelby Co., Texas. 


Mastin Strong, son of Martin Strong and Anne Stanley, was born about 1774, in Hanover Co. Virginia and died about 1866, in Randolph Co., Alabama. He married Rebecca McCormack about 1803/6, in Buckingham Co., Virginia. Their children were: 

1. Samuel C. Strong was born about 1810/13, in Roane Co., Tennessee, and died after 1880. He married Sarah Morrison. 


David Strong, son of John Strong, III and Elizabeth (?), was born about 1774, in Virginia and died about 1860, in Giles Co., Tennessee. He married Lucretia Irvine about 1794, in Campbell Co., Virginia. Their children were: 

1. N. F. Strong 


William Strong, son of John Strong and Sarah Sneed, was born about 1759, in Hanover Co., Virginia and died after 1850, in Troup Co., Georgia. He married Susannah Hardeman. Their children were: 

1. Robert Harrison Strong was born about 1794, in Oglethorpe Co., Georgia, and died about 1874. He married Mary Williams on October 24, 1824, and Martha Williams on November 25, 1838. 
2. Lydia C. Strong was born about 1799, in Oglethorpe Co., Georgia, and died about 1878, in Layfayette Co., Texas. She married John Wilkes. 
3. John B. Strong married Polly Wilkes. 
4. Rebecca Strong married William Wilkes. 
5. William Strong 


Samuel Sneed Strong, son of John Strong and Sarah Sneed, was born February 8, 1761, in Hanover Co., Virginia and died June 20, 1833, in Rockingham Co., North Carolina. He married Judith Hardeman. Their children were: 

1. Lydia Strong was born about 1788, in Rockingham Co., North Carolina, and married Ellis Roberts, son of Cyrus Roberts, on January 15, 1808, in Rockingham Co., North Carolina. 
2. Sarah Strong was born July 2, 1790, in Rockingham Co., North Carolina, and died April 16, 1883. She married John Wilson on September 4, 1821. 
3. Hardeman Strong was born about 1790's, in Rockingham Co., North Carolina, and was killed during the War of 1812. 


Robert Strong, son of John Strong and Sarah Sneed, was born before 1774, in Pittsylvania Co., Virginia and died November 7, 1848, in Rockingham Co., North Carolina. He married Susan Fields, daughter of John Fields and Mary Gibson, on March 14, 1811, and married Betsy Sneed, widow of Alexander Sneed, on November 19, 1826. 
The children of Robert Strong and Susan Fields were:

1. William R. Strong was born December 29, 1811, in Rockingham Co., North Carolina, and died March 23, 1881. He married Caroline Hopper on June 21, 1848, and Mary E. Downs on April 23, 1860. 
2. Sary Strong was born October 26, 1813, in Rockingham Co., North Carolina, and married Ansel Barnes on August 28, 1836. 
3. Jannette Strong was born October 31, 1815, in Rockingham Co., North Carolina, and married George Roberts. 
4. Susan Strong was born April 21, 1818, in Rockingham Co., North Carolina, and died December 9, 1843. 
5. Alexander Strong was born November 19, 1820, in Rockingham Co., North Carolina, and died during the Mexican War in Monterey, Mexico. 


Zachariah Strong, son of John Strong and Sarah Sneed, was born May 1, 1774, in Pittsylvania Co., Virginia and died October 29, 1831, in Rockingham Co., North Carolina. He married Ruth Smith, daughter of Joshua Smith and Elizabeth Gibson, on December 23, 1802. Their children were:

1. Sarah Strong was born September 1, 1803, in Rockingham Co., North Carolina, and married Ewell Dalton on July 16, 1829. 
2. Charles Strong was born December 28, 1804, in Rockingham Co., North Carolina, and died December 29, 1852. 
3. Nancy Strong was born February 21, 1807, in Rockingham Co., North Carolina, and married Gabriel Critz on December 1, 1847. 
4. Elizabeth Strong was born June 5, 1809, in Rockingham Co., North Carolina, and died January 17, 1871. She married Joshua Lindsey who died in 1839; she married Joshua T. Smith on January 26, 1847. 
5. John Strong was born June 9, 1811, in Rockingham Co., North Carolina, and married Sarah Adams on December 2, 1841. 
6. Joshua S. Strong was born January 11, 1813, in Rockingham Co., North Carolina, and married Matilda Berry on November 24, 1846. He died June 1, 1855. 
7. Ruth Strong was born March 25, 1815, in Rockingham Co., North Carolina, and married John Moir on June 29, 1853. 
8. Frances Jefferson Strong was born July 10, 1817, in Rockingham Co., North Carolina, and married JGeorge Henry Chaplin on February 4, 1847. She died October 25, 1893. 
9. Samuel D. Strong was born March 13, 1820, in Rockingham Co., North Carolina, and married Alletha F. Stillwell on October 15, 1840. 


Agnes Strong, son of John Strong and Sarah Sneed, was born about 1776, in Pittsylvania Co., Virginia and died January 24, 18601, in Patrick Co., Virginia. She married (?) Grogan. Their children were:

1. John H. Grogan was born October 8, 1809. 
2. Andrew Grogan was born February 16, 1815. 
3. William Grogan was born April 17, 1820. 


William S. Strong, son of Thomas Strong, Sr. and Elizabeth Lewis, was born about 1768 in Scott Co., Virginia, and died about 1848, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky. He was married Jane "Jennie" Callahan, daughter of Edward Callahan and Mahalia "Susan" Brock about 1785. Their children (not in birth order) were:

1. Thomas Strong was born after 1785, in Scott Co., Virginia. 
2. Alexander Strong was born after 1785, in Scott Co., Virginia.
3. Edward Strong was born in Scott Co., Virginia, in 1791, and died in Breathitt Co., Kentucky, on March 13, 1869. He married Elizabeth Spencer on December 15, 1812, in Clay Co., Kentucky.
4. Isaac Strong was born after 1785, in Scott Co., Virginia.
5. Isabel Strong was born after 1785, in Scott Co., Virginia.
6. John Strong was born after 1785, in Scott Co., Virginia.
7. Moses Strong was born after 1785, in Scott Co., Virginia.
8. Polly Strong was born after 1785, in Scott Co., Virginia, and married ( ) Hickman.
9. William Blackburn Strong was born about 1800, in Scott Co., Virginia, and died about 1870, in Lick Branch, Breathitt Co., Kentucky. He married Jemima Deaton of Virginia, daughter of John Deaton, Sr. and Isabelle Bentley, in 1821. 
10. Henry Harrison Strong was born about 1814, in Scott Co., Virginia. His first marriage was to Mary Jane Sharpe, and his second was to Mary Polly Hickman.


Thomas Strong, Jr., son of Thomas Strong, Sr. and Elizabeth Lewis, was born about 1773/4, in Rockingham Co., North Carolina, and married Annie Fields on December 24, 1795. His second marriage was to Judith (?). 
The children of Thomas Strong, Jr. and Annie Fields were:

1. John Strong 
2. Eleanor Strong 
3. William Dodson Strong was born about 1800, in Rockingham Co., North Carolina, and died about 1864, in Greene Co., Tennessee. He married Elizabeth Bailey in Greene Co., Tennessee, on October 12, 1824. He married Margaret Burkett on January 10, 1836, in Greene Co., Tennessee.
4. Mary Polly Strong was born about 1802, in Rockingham Co., North Carolina, and died about 1872, in Scott Co., Virginia. She married Thomas Quillen. 
5. Julian Ann Strong 
6. Samuel Strong was born about 1808, and married Nancy Alley Kilgore. 
7. Lydia Strong 
8. Thomas Strong II 
9. Hiram F. Strong was born May 28, 1819, in Scott Co., Virginia. He married Phoebe J. Godsey in 1841. His second marriage was to Nancy Preston. 
10. James Strong was born about 1816, in Scott Co., Virginia, and died about 1875, in Scott Co., Virginia. He married Mary Dykes in Virginia about 1836. 
The children of Thomas Strong, Jr. and Judith (?) were:
11. Alexander Strong was born about 1826, in Scott Co., Virginia. 
12. Melissa Strong was born about 1838, in Scott Co., Virginia. 


Samuel Strong, son of Thomas Strong, Sr. and Elizabeth Lewis, was born before 1776, in Rockingham Co., North Carolina or Pittsylvania, Virginia. His first wife has not been identified. On July 28, 1812, he married Jane "Jenny Casteel in Barren Co., Kentucky.

The children of Samuel Strong and his unidentified wife were:

1. John Strong 
2. Joseph Strong 
3. Thomas H. Strong 
The children of Samuel Strong and Jane "Jenny Casteel were:
4. William Strong 
5. Scott Strong 


Isham S. Strong, son of Sherwood Strong and Mary Tibbs, was born about 1798/1804, in Goochland Co., Virginia, and died about 1889, in Shelby Co., Texas. He married Susannah Dunbar about 1823, in Davidson Co., Tennessee. Their children were:

1. Thomas Jefferson Strong was born January 7, 1824, in Davidson Co., Tennessee, and died May 19, 1907, in Shelby Co., Texas. He first married E. Jane Berry in St. Augustine Co., Texas, in 1849. His second marriage was before 1870, to Drucilla (?). His third wife has not been identified, and his fourth marriage was to Missouri Haney. 
2. Elizabeth Strong was born about 1826/7 in Davidson Co., Tennessee.
3. Alexander H. Strong was born July 7, 1836, in Davidson Co., Tennessee, and married Matilda Cook-Swanzey in Shelby Co., Texas July 29, 1869.
4. Emily C. Strong was born January 19, 1838, in Davidson Co., Tennessee, and died about 1900, in Erath Co., Texas. She married Perry C. Corbell.
5. George Wyatt Strong was born about 1839, and died about 1867, in Shelby Co., Texas. He married Nicey Hanks, sister of Margaret Hanks, who married George's brother, John Strong.
6. John Strong was born about 1842/3, and died about 1868, in Shelby Co., Texas. He married Margaret Hanks, sister of Nicey Hanks, who married John's brother, George Wyatt Strong.
7. Mary F. Strong was born December 24, 1846, in Shelby Co., Texas, and died January 21, 1910, in Augustine or Shelby Co., Texas. She married John William Goings.


Samuel C. Strong, son of Mastin Strong and Rebecca McCormack, was born about 1810/13, in Roane Co., Tennessee, and died after 1880. He married Sarah Morrison on February 7, 1883, in Tennessee. Their children were:

1. John Allen Strong was born about 1838/40, in Randolph Co., Alabama, and died May 28, 1901, in Talledega Co., Alabama. He married Louisa Smith on September 25, 1856, in Talledega Co., Alabama.


William R. Strong, son of Robert Strong and Susan Fields, was born December 29, 1811, in Rockingham Co., North Carolina, and March 23, 1881. He married Caroline Hopper on June 21, 1848, and Mary E. Downs April 23, 1860. The children of William R. Strong and Caroline Hopper were:

1. Agnes Fields Strong was born April 5, 1849.
2. Alexander Hamilton Strong was born March 5, 1851.
3. Robert Fletcher Strong was born August 7, 1853.
4. William Ward Strong was born May 20, 1855.
5. Caroline Metitia Strong was born February 18, 1858.
The children of William R. Strong and Mary E. Downs were:
6. Eugenia Lane Strong was born November 12, 1866.
7. Sallie Lou Strong was born about 1870.


Alexander Strong, son of Robert Strong and Susan Fields, was born November 19, 1820, in Rockingham Co., North Carolina, and died March 23, 1881. The children of Alexander Strong and an unknown mother were:

1. James Robert Strong was born about 1876.
2. William R. Strong was born about 1878.
3. Agnes Strong was born about 1879.


John Strong, son of Zachariah Strong and Ruth Smith, was born June 9, 1811, in Rockingham Co., North Carolina, and married Sarah Adams on December 2, 1841. Their children were:

1. William Z. Strong was born June 9, 1849, in North Carolina.


Joshua S. Strong, son of Zachariah Strong and Ruth Smith, was born January 11, 1813, in Rockingham Co., North Carolina, and died June 1, 1855. He married Matilda Berry on November 24, 1846. Their children were:

1. Rufus Alexander Strong was born about 1847.
2. Ella Ruth Strong was born about 1848.


Samuel D. Strong, son of Zachariah Strong and Ruth Smith, was born March 13, 1820 , in Rockingham Co., North Carolina, and married Alletha F. Stillwell on October 15, 1840. Their children were:

1. John Z. Strong was born August 10, 1842, in Alabama.
2. Margaret Strong was born March 21, 1845, in Alabama.
3. Charles Strong was born March 8, 1847, in Alabama.
4. Joshua T. Strong was born April 17, 1949, in Alabama.


Edward Strong, son of William S. Strong and Jane Callahan, was born about 1791, in Virginia, and died March 13, 1869, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky. He married Elizabeth Spencer in Clay Co., Kentucky, on December 15, 1812. Their children were:

1. Jennie Strong was born about 1815, in Clay Co., Kentucky, and married John Little (b 1813, Clay Co., Kentucky; d 1883), son of Edmund Little and Nellie Cardwell.
2. Joanna Strong was born March 2, 1821, in Clay Co., Kentucky, and died September 25, 1875. She married Alfred Marcum (b March 2, 1803, Buncombe Co., NC; d 1888), son of Thomas Marcum and Mary Polly Wilson.
3. Robert Strong was born about 1823, in Clay Co., Kentucky, and died May 31, 1859. He married Charlotte Cornett (b 1825, Clay Co., Kentucky), daughter of Robert Cornett and Charlotte Callahan, on February 15, 1848, in Clay Co., Kentucky.
4. William "Captain Bill" Strong was born December 24, 1825, in Clay Co., Kentucky, and died May 9, 1897, in Saldee, Breathitt Co., Kentucky. He married Eliza Hargis (b 1837, Pike Co., Kentucky; d 1900), daughter of John Hargis aand Nancy Weddington, on February 21, 1853, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
5. Mahala Strong was born March 29, 1828, in Clay Co., Kentucky and died October 24, 1910. She married Henry C. Duff (b April 26, 1826, Perry Co., Kentucky; d 1915), son of John A. Duff and Polly Combs, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky in 1846.
6. John C. Strong was born about 1830, in Perry Co., Kentucky, and died about 1864. He married Elizabeth Cornett (b 1835, Clay Co., Kentucky) in 1851.
7. Elizabeth Strong was born about 1832, in Clay Co., Kentucky, and died young.
8. Alexander Strong was born about 1836. He married Sarah J. Chambers (b 1840 Breathitt Co., Kentucky) before 1861. He married Analiza Jones, daughter of William M. Jones and widow of John Miles Childers, after 1880, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.


The children of William Blackburn Strong , son of William S. Strong and Jane "Jennie" Callahan, and Jemima Deaton, daughter of John Deaton, Sr. and Isabelle Bentley were: 

1. Susannah "Susan" Strong was born about 1822, in Perry Co., Kentucky, and married Wiley H. Cope, son of James P. Cope and Mary Hammon, in 1840.
2. Delilah Strong was born about 1822-23, in Perry Co., Kentucky, and married William Jackson Cope, son of James P. Cope and Mary Hammon, on November 22, 1841.
3. Edward "Red Ned" Callahan Strong , known as Red Ned or E.C., was born November 5, 1823, in Strongville, Clay Co., Kentucky, and died February 20, 1911, in Jackson, Breathitt Co., Kentucky. He married Nancy Haddix, daughter of William S. Haddix and Sarah Sally Miller, in 1846, in Jackson, Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
4. Elizabeth Strong was born about 1826, and married Hiram Miller in 1845, and Henry Crace on May 10, 1877.
5. Thomas Jefferson Strong was born about 1833, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky, and married Lucinda Cope, daughter of James D. Cope and Elizabeth Crawford, on February 1, 1859.
6. John D. "Natty" Strong was born about 1834, and married Priscilla Kash on February 10, 1857.
7. Jane Strong was born about 1838, and married Andrew Jackson South on May 28, 1854.
8. Isabelle Strong was born about 1839, and married Alfred Deaton on February 18, 1857.
9. Malissa Strong was born about 1845, and married Alfred Back in 1862.
10. Wiley Strong was born about 1849, and married Polly Ann Raleigh.
11. Miles Strong was born about 1855.


Henry Harrison Strong, son of William S. Strong and Jane Callahan, was born about 1814, in Scott Co., Virginia, and died after 1880, in Douglas Co., Missouri. He married Mary Polly Hickman. Their children were:

1. Susan Strong was born about 1833.
2. Isaac Strong was born about 1835.
3. William Strong was born about 1837.
4. Jane Strong was born about 1839.
5. Samuel Strong was born about 1841.
6. Alexander Strong was born about 1842.
7. James Strong was born about 1842, and married Sarah Ann Isom.
8. Rachel Strong was born about 1843.
9. Catherine Strong was born about 1845.
10. Taylor Strong was born about 1848.


William Dodson Strong, son of Thomas Strong, Jr. and Annie Fields, was born about 1800, in Rockingham Co., North Carolina, and died about 1864, in Greene Co., Tennessee. His first marriage was to Elizabeth Bailey on October 12, 1824, in Green Co., Tennessee, and his second marriage was to Margaret Burkett on January 10, 1836, in Greene Co., Tennessee. Their children were:

The children of William Dodson Strong and Elizabeth Bailey were:

1. Clinton B. Strong was born about 1826.
2. Melissa Strong was born about 1828.
3. Martin D. Strong was born about 1830.
4. Thomas Van Buren Strong was born about January 5, 1833, in Greene Co., Tennessee, and died December 17, 1912, in Ames, Oklahoma. He married Matilda Ellis September 14, 1855.
5. William D. Strong was born about 1834.

The children of William Dodson Strong and Margaret Burkett were:

6. Palastrilla Strong was born about 1837.
7. Elizabeth Jane Strong was born about 1838.
8. Anna Strong was born about 1841.
9. Hiram F. Strong was born about 1844.
10. Mary Polly Strong was born about 1846.
11. Martha Strong was born about 1848.
12. Carolina Strong was born about 1849.
13. John W. Strong was born about 1850.


Mary Polly Strong, daughter of Thomas Strong, Jr. and Annie Fields, was born about 1802, in Rockingham Co., North Carolina, and died in Scott Co., Virginia about 1872. She married Thomas Quillen on December 2, 1821. Their children were:

1. Margaret Ann Quillen.


Samuel Strong, son of Thomas Strong, Jr. and Annie Fields, was born about 1808, in Rockingham Co., North Carolina, and married Nancy Alley Kilgore. Their children were:

1. William Cabel Rives Strong was born March 31, 1839, and died December 11, 1918. He married Elizabeth Fields.


James Strong, son of Thomas Strong, Jr. and Annie Fields, was born about 1816, in Scott Co., Virginia, and died about 1875, in Scott Co., Virginia. He married Mary Dykes about 1836, in Virginia. Their children were:

1. Susanna H. Strong was born January 5, 1838, in Scott Co., Virginia, and married Ben Franklin in Scott Co., Virginia on January 19, 1854. 
2. Thomas Richard Strong was born in August, 1839, in Scott Co., Virginia, and married Rebecca Jane Addington in Scott Co., Virginia. 
3. Mary Strong was born about 1841. 
4. Sarah Strong was born about 1844. 
5. Phebe Strong was born about 1847. 
6. John M. D. Strong was born about 1850. 


Thomas Jefferson Strong, son of Isham S. Strong and Susannah Dunbar, was born January 7, 1824, in Davidson Co., Tennessee, and died May 19, 1907, in Shelby Co., Texas. He married E. Jane Berry about 1849, in St. Augustine Co., Texas. Their children were:

1. John W. Strong 
2. Thomas W. Strong 
3. Alexander Strong 


Alexander H. Strong, son of Isham S. Strong and Susannah Dunbar, was born July 7, 1836, in Davidson Co., Tennessee, and died married Matilda Cook-Swanzey July 29, 1869, in Shelby Co., Texas. Their children were:

1. Susan Alice Strong 


George Wyatt Strong, Sr. , son of Isham S. Strong and Susannah Dunbar, was born about 1839. He married Nicey Hanks about 1867, in Shelby Co., Texas. Their children were:

1. George Wyatt Strong, Jr.was born about 1867, and died in Nacogdoches Co., Texas in 1942. He married Maryann Olive Green in Shelby Co., Texas on September 30, 1886. 


John Strong, son of Isham S. Strong and Susannah Dunbar, was born about 1842/43. He married Margaret Hanks. Their children were:

1. Thomas H. Strong (twin to Susan Drucilla Strong) 
2. Susan Drucilla Strong (twin to Thomas H. Strong) 


John Allen Strong, son of Samuel C. Strong and Sarah Morrison, was born about 1838/40, in Randolph Co., Alabama, and died May 28, 1901, in Talledega, Alabama. He married Louisa Smith September 25, 1856, in Tallapoosa Co., Alabama. Their children were:

1. George Washington Strong was born November 13, 1857, in Tallapoosa Co., Alabama, and died July 5, 1934, in Kings Co., California. He married Julia Isabella Winslett in Tallapoosa Co., Alabama on October 4, 1877 


Robert Strong , son of Edward Strong and Elizabeth Spencer, was born about 1823, in Clay Co., Kentucky, and died May 31, 1859. He married Charlotte Cornett (b 1825, Clay Co., Kentucky), daughter of Robert Cornett and Charlotte Callahan, on February 15, 1848, in Clay Co., Kentucky. Their children were:

1. William Henry Harrison C. Strong was born January 6, 1849, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky. He married Catherine Little (b 1852, Breathitt Co., Kentucky; d 1888), daughter of Jason Little and Minerva Haddix, on January 14, 1875. He married Emoline "Emily" Haddix (b 1867; d 1926), daughter of James Knox Polk Haddix and Mary Jane Howard, on January 31, 1888.
2. Henry Strong was born about 1851, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky. He married Elizabeth Allen, daughter of James C. Allen and Fannie Gambill, before 1874, and Mary (Little) Allen after 1895.
3. America Strong was born about 1853, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky, and married Dr. John H. Baker.
4. Leander C. Strong was born about 1855, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky, and married Julia Haddix, daughter of George C. Haddix and Mary Catherine South, on March 25, 1880, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
5. Jane Strong was born about 1859, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
6. William Strong was born about 1860, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.


William "Captain Bill" Strong, son of Edward Strong and Elizabeth Spencer, was born December 24, 1825, in Clay Co., Kentucky, and died May 9, 1897, in Saldee, Breathitt Co., Kentucky. He married Eliza Hargis, daughter of John Hargis and Nancy Weddington, on February 21, 1853, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky. Their children were:

1. James H. Strong was born about 1854, in Northfork, Breathitt Co., Kentucky, and died about 1888. He married Samantha Jane Strong, daughter of John D. "Natty" Strong and Priscilla Kash, on February 18, 1875.
2. Elizabeth Jane Strong was born about 1856, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
3. Samuel Strong was born about 1858, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky, and died about 1883. He married America Haddix, daughter of George C. Haddix and Mary Catherine South, on April 18, 1882, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
4. Edward Strong was born May 2, 1863, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky. He married Patsy Clay (b 1869, Breathitt Co., Kentucky), daughter of Elisha Clay and Paulina Cope, on August 31, 1887, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
5. Charles Strong was born about 1865, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky, and died young.
6. John L. Strong was born about 1866, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky. He married Elizabeth "Lizzie" Strong, daughter of Thomas Jefferson Strong and Lucinda Cope, on July 5, 1888, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
7. Jane Strong was born about 1868, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky. She married William Strong, son of Thomas Jefferson Strong and Lucinda Cope, on November 25, 1885, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
8. Lillie Strong was born about 1870, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky, and died young.
9. William E. "Bud" Strong was born about 1874, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky, and died about 1957. He married Emeline Johnson before 1895, and Elizabeth Gambill, daughter of William Esquire "Squire" Gambill and Catherine Little, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky, after 1895.
10. Mary Edna Strong was born December 27, 1877, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky, and died about 1945. She married Green Back, son of William Back.


John C. Strong, son of Edward Strong and Elizabeth Spencer, was born about 1830, in Perry Co., Kentucky, and died about 1864. He married Elizabeth Cornett (b 1835, Clay Co., Kentucky) in 1851. Their children were:

1. Susan Strong was born April, 1852, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky. She married James New.
2. Alfred Strong was born December, 1853 in Breathitt Co., Kentucky. He married Mary Polly Clay (b 1858, Breathitt Co., Kentucky), daughter of John Clay and Lauraney Cope on June 14, 1878, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
3. Sylvania Strong was born about 1855 in Breathitt Co., Kentucky, and married Levi Cope, son of Wiley H. Cope and Susannah "Susan" Strong, on June 3, 1880, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
4. Alexander D. Strong was born February, 1857, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky, and married Sarah Clay (b 1861, Breathitt Co., Kentucky), daughter of Elisha Clay and Paulina Cope, on August 29, 1881, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
5. Robert Strong was born March 3, 1859, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky, and married Rachel A. Clemmons (b 1870, Breathitt Co., Kentucky), daughter of Manford Clemmons, on November 4, 1886, at Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
6. William Strong was born August 1862, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky, and married Haney Clemmons (b 1868, Breathitt Co., Kentucky), daughter of Manford Clemmons, on March 5, 1887, at Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
7. Charlotte B. Strong was born September 11, 1864, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky, and married William Clay (b 1861, Breathitt Co., Kentucky), son of John Clay and Lauraney Cope.
8. Harrison Strong was born about 1871, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky, and married Susan "Susey" Gillum, daughter of Harvey Gillum and Delila Cope, on November 23, 1890, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.


Alexander Strong, son of Edward Strong and Elizabeth Spencer, was born about 1836, in Clay Co., Kentucky, and married Sarah J. Chambers (b 1840, Breathitt Co., Kentucky) before 1861. Alexander Strong married Analiza Jones, daughter of William M. Jones and the widow of John Miles Childers. There were no children of this marriage.
The children of Alexander Strong and Sarah J. Chambers were:

1. Farlina Strong was born about 1861, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky. She died about 1876.
2. Joseph Strong was born about 1862, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky, and married Jane Kress and Elizabeth Creech (b 1864, Breathitt Co., Kentucky).
3. Albert Strong was born about 1866, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky. Albert was a twin to Lillie Strong, and died young.
4. Lillie Strong was born about 1866, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky. Lillie was a twin to Albert Strong, and died young.
5. Elijah Strong was born about 1868, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky, and married Rose Childers (b 1876, Lee Co., Kentucky).
6. William Strong was born about 1870, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky, and married Ellen Brandenberg (b 1870, Lee County, Kentucky). He died about 1942.
7. Rachel Strong was born about 1873, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky, and married "Chap" Crawford (b 1870 Lee County, Kentucky).
8. Lydia A. Strong was born about 1876, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky, and married Jack Strong and William Creech (b 1870, Lee County, Kentucky).
9. Andrew Strong was born about 1878, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky, and married Lilly McDonald and Rachel M. Centers (b 1878, Lee Co., Kentucky; d 1944).
10. Logan Strong was born about 1880, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky, and married Andrea Lorraine (b 1906, France) in France.


Susannah "Susan" Strong , daughter of William Blackburn Strong and Jemima Deaton, was born about 1822 in Perry Co., Kentucky, and married Wiley H. Cope, son of James P. Cope and Mary Hammon, in 1840. Their children were: 

1. Lauraney Cope was born about 1842.
2. Pauline Cope was born about 1842.
3. Louisa Cope was born about 1845, and married James G. Gillum in 1862.
4. Delila Cope was born about 1848, and married Harvey Gillum in 1863.
5. Jane Cope was born about 1852.
6. Isabel Cope was born about 1855.
7. Levi Cope was born about 1858, and married Sylvania Strong, daughter of John C. Strong and Elizabeth Cornett. 
8. Eliza Cope was born about 1862.
9. John S. Cope was born about 1866.
10. Harvey Cope was born about 1870.


Edward "Red Ned" Callahan Strong, son of William Blackburn Strong and Jemima Deaton, was born November 5, 1823, in Perry Co., Kentucky. He married Nancy Haddix, daughter of William S. Haddix and Sarah Miller, about 1846. Their children were: 

1. Greenville T. Strong was born October 17, 1847, in Haddix, Breathitt Co., Kentucky, and died August 2, 1932, in Jackson, Breathitt Co., Kentucky. He married Evora Cardwell, daughter of John Cardwell and Celia South, on August 10, 1874.
2. Sarah Jane Strong was born about 1850, in Lost Creek, Breathitt Co., Kentucky, and married Caleb Kash, son of William Kash and Sarah Cope, and Shadrack H. Combs, son of Alfred Combs and Margaret Noble.
3. Granville Pearl Strong was born about 1851, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky, and died January 15, 1898, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky. He married Jane Wells, daughter of John Wells and Sarah Hays in 1871, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
4. Susan Strong was born March 22, 1855, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky, and died June 24, 1914, in Jackson, Breathitt Co., Kentucky. She married William Henry Breckinridge Combs, son of William Combs and Sarah Combs, before 1876, in Jackson, Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
5. Walter Charles Strong was born October, 1860, in Jackson, Breathitt Co., Kentucky, and died in 1935 in Breathitt County, Kentucky. He married Margaret E. Landrum, daughter of Reuben Landrum and Margaret Brashears.
6. Armelia Belle Strong was born October 1868, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky., and married Henry C. Davidson on May 11, 1892, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.


Delilah Strong, daughter of William Blackburn Strong and Jemima Deaton, was born April 23, 1823, in Perry Co., Kentucky, and married William Jackson Cope, son of James P. Cope and Mary Hammon, on November 22, 1841. Their children were: 

1. Armina Cope was born September 13, 1855, and married Solomon Back, Jr., on May 28, 1874.


Thomas J. Strong, son of William Blackburn Strong and Jemima Deaton, was born about 1833, in Perry Co., Kentucky. He married Lucinda Cope, daughter of James D. Cope and Elizabeth Crawford, February 1, 1859. Their children were: 

1. James Strong was born about 1859, and died about 1917. He married Cordelia Williams.
2. Laura Strong was born about 1861, and married Dr. J. S. Park on March 31, 1887. She later married Thomas Sewell.
3. William Strong was born about 1863, and married Jane Strong, daughter of William "Captain Bill" Strong and Eliza Hargis, on November 25, 1885. 
4. Calloway Strong was born about 1865, and married Julia McIntosh, daughter of Nimrod McIntosh, on June 24, 1889. 
5. Margaret Strong was born about 1866, and married Goodloe Combs on February 15, 1892. She later married Hilton Dean. 
6. Elizabeth Strong was born about 1868, and married John L. Strong on July 5, 1888. 
7. Louellen Strong was born about 1870, and married John L. Bailey. 
8. Lillie Strong was born about 1872, and married Bonaparte Combs. 


James Strong, son of Henry Harrison Strong and Mary Polly Hickman, was born about 1842, in Kentucky. He married Sarah Ann Isom. Their children were:

1. Henry Strong was born about 1865, and married Sarah Sanders.
2. Jesse C. Strong was born about 1866, in Ozark Co., Missouri, and married Mary Wendy Satterfield May 10, 1887.
3. Daniel Strong was born about 1867, and married Molly Evans.
4. Polly Strong was born about 1869, and married George Adams.
5. William Taylor Strong was born about 1871, and died December 30, 1959. He was married to Becky Kimble, Rebecca Satterfield, and Fannie Harris.
6. Nancy Jane Strong was born about 1872, and married George Green.
7. John Thomas Strong was born about 1873, and married Eliza Jane Lowe.
8. Ellen Strong married Henry Brown Anderson.
9. Joseph Strong was born October 28, 1877, in Zanoli, Missouri, and died in 1970. He married Marth Ellen Smith October 19, 1902.
10. James Strong II was married to Huldah Lowe and Julia Lawson.


Thomas Van Buren Strong, son of William Dodson Strong and Elizabeth Bailey, was born January 5, 1833, in Greene Co., Tennessee, and died December 17, 1912, in Ames, Oklahoma. He married Matilda Ellis on September 24, 1855. Their children were:

1. Abraham Alonzo Strong was born September 15, 1856.
2. Mary Florence Strong was born August 29, 1859, and married (?) Dixon.
3. Elizabeth Emma Strong was born November 20, 1861. 
4. John Granville Strong was born January 1, 1866. 
5. William Melville Strong was born in Missouri February 29, 1868, and died in Wolf City, Texas in 1948. He married Mary Susan Johnson August 7, 1899. 
6. James Albert Strong was born January 1, 1870, and died September 13, 1887. 


William Cabel Rives Strong, son of Samuel Strong and Nancy Alley Kilgore, was born March 31, 1839, and died December 11, 1918. He married Elizabeth Fields. Their children were:

1. Hiram N. Strong was born June 12, 1859, in Scott Co., Virginia, and died July 10, 1923, in Scott Co., Virginia. He married Nancy Louemma Lane in Scott Co., Virginia May 31, 1877.


Thomas Richard Strong, son of James Strong and Mary Dykes , was born in August, 1839, in Scott Co., Virginia. He married Rebecca Jane Addington. Their children were:

1. Anna Dote Strong was born about 1860, and married William Blair.
2. Joseph William N. Strong was born about 1861, and married Amelia Helbert in Scott Co., Virginia on January 26, 1884.
3. John Q. Strong was born about 1863, and died as a child.
4. Francis Marion Strong was born about 1863, and married Alina Moss in Virginia in January 1887.
5. Charles Cromwell V. Strong was born in Scott Co., Virginia November 27, 1865, and died September 18, 1904, in Scott Co., Virginia.
6. Mary Maggie Strong was born in Gate City, Virginia about 1867, and was married to Joe Wilson and Press Smith. 
7. Nancy Ellen Strong was born in Gate City, Virginia about 1869, and died in 1971, 
8. Rosanna Strong was born May 27, 1871, and died December 26, 1966. She married J. J. Taylor. 
9. Thomas Jabaz Strong was born about 1873, in Midway, Virginia, and died June 26, 1984, in Kingsport, Tennessee. He married Myrtle Ollie Meade in August 1898, in Hawkins Co., Tennessee. 
10. Rosa Strong was born May 27, 1891, and died December 16, 1966. She married (?) Taylor.


George Wyatt Strong, Jr., son of George Wyatt Strong, Sr. and Nicey Hanks , was born about 1867, and died in Nacogdoches Co., Texas in 1942. He married Maryann Olive Green in Shelby Co., Texas September 30, 1886. Their children were:

1. William Thomas Strong was born October 16, 1887, in Shelby Co., Texas, and died March 11, 1967, in Nacogdoches Co., Texas . 
2. Floread Strong was born June 2, 1890, in Shelby Co., Texas, and died September 8, 1892, in Shelby Co., Texas. 
3. Maggie Ophelia Strong was born December 7, 1892, in Shelby Co., Texas, and died May 3, 1972. 
4. John Henry Strong was born about 1902, in Texas, and married Eula Mae Russell 


George Washington Strong, son of John Allen Strong and Louisa Smith , was born November 13, 1857, in Tallapoosa Co., Alabama, and died July 5, 1945, in Kings Co., California. He married Julia Isabelle Winslett October 4, 1877, in Tallapoosa Co., Alabama. Their children were:

1. Ernest Melvin Strong was born July 13, 1899, in Alabama, and died November 5, 1965, in Ventura Co., California. He married Beatrice Grace Darling on August 12, 1918, in Kings Co., California.


Greenville T. Strong, son of Edward Callahan Strong and Nancy Haddix , was born October 29, 1852, and married Evora Cardwell August 10, 1874. Their children were:

1. Nanny Bell Strong was born about 1876, and married Reuben Landrum.
2. South Strong was born about 1879.
3. Marie Strong


Sarah Jane Strong, daughter of Edward Callahan Strong and Nancy Haddix , was born about 1849/50, and married Caleb Kash. Their children were:

1. Nancy Kash was born about 1868, and married Flinton Davis.


Granville Pearl Strong, son of Edward Callahan Strong and Nancy Haddix , was born about 1852/53, and married Jane Wells about 1871. Their children were:

1. Lillie A. Strong was born about 1872, and married Jacob Wiseman.
2. Wells Strong was born about 1879, and married Mary Wilson.
3. Walter Strong was born about 1880.
4. Edward Strong was born about 1883.


Susan Strong, daughter of Edward Callahan Strong and Nancy Haddix , was born about 1855, and married William H. "Breck" Combs. Their children were:

1. Samuel Combs was born about 1876.
2. John T. Combs was born about 1878.


Walter Charles Strong, son of Edward "Red Ned" Callahan Strong and Nancy Haddix , was born October 1860, and married Margaret Landrum, daughter of of Reuben Washington Landrum and Margaret "Peggy" Brashear. Their children were:

1. Florence Strong was born about 1886.
2. Greenville Washington Strong was born about May, 1888, and married Eliza B. Little, daughter of James L. Little and Mary E. Brewer.
3. Asher Strong was born January 1889.
4. Evie J. Strong was born about May, 1893, and married Shade Combs.
5. Perlina Strong was born about January, 1894, and married Gus McIntosh.
6. Benjamin Strong was born about 1898, and married Orphia Byrd.


Armelia Belle Strong, daughter of Edward "Red Ned" Callahan Strong and Nancy Haddix , was born about 1870, and married Henry C. Davidson May 11, 1892. Their children were:

1. Thomas Davidson was born about 1894.
2. Pearl Davidson was born about 1897.


Jesse C. Strong, son of James Strong and Sarah Ann Isom, was born about 1866, in Ozark Co., Missouri, and married Mary Wendy Satterfield May 10, 1887. Their children were:

1. Saul Strong was born April 27, 1886, and died November 6, 1976.
2. Rada Strong was born about 1888, and died about 1894.
3. Otis Strong was born about 1890, and died about 1973.
4. Lige Strong was born about 1894, and married Louise Latham November 2, 1926.
5. S. Elizabeth Strong was born about 1896, and was married to Will Luna and Oliver Black.
6. Tesley Strong was born about 1898, and married Mary Day May 22, 1925.
7. George Strong was born about 1899, and died about 1906.
8. Daniel Webb Strong was born about 1901, and died about 1941.
9. Lee Paul Strong was born about 1902, and married Virginia Rice.
10. Lottie Strong was born about 1904, and was married to Orval Rice and Malvin Crawford.
11. William Strong was born about 1906, and was married Ruth White.
12. Izzie Strong was born about 1912, and was married Orval Looney.


Joseph Strong, son of James Strong and Sarah Ann Isom, was born October 28, 1877, in Zanoni, Missouri and died about 1970. He married Martha Ellen Smith October 19, 1902. Their children (not in birth order) were:

1. Lisses Mathew Strong 
2. Nancy Elizabeth Strong 
3. Walter Strong 
4. Rutha Ellen Strong 
5. Estell Jordan Strong 
6. Irvon Strong 
7. Birvon Strong 


William Melville Strong, son of Thomas Van Buren Strong and Matilda Ellis, was born February 29, 1868, Missouri and died about 1948, in Wolf City, Texas. He married Mary Susan Johnson August 7, 1899. Their children (not in birth order) were:

1. William Strong 
2. Charles Edward Strong 
3. James Strong 
4. Mae Strong 
5. Melvin Strong 
6. Thomas Strong 
7. Sybil Susan Strong 
8. Norene D. Strong 


Thomas Jabaz Strong, son of Thomas Richard Strong and Rebecca Jane Addington, was born about 1873, in Midway, Virginia, and died about 1934, in Gate City, Virginia. He married Myrtle Ollie Meade in Hawkins Co., Tennessee in August, 1898. Their children were:

1. Kyle Eugene Strong was born October 4, 1898, in Scott Co., Virginia, and died June 26, 1984, in Kingsport, Tennessee. He married Emma Campbell April 13, 1920. 
2. Louana Strong was born January 16, 1901, in Gate City, Virginia, and died February 15, 1971 in Gunnings, Tennessee. She was married to James Wiley Numley and Luther Blackburn Neal. 
3. Rosa Strong was born October 28, 1902, in Gate City, Virginia, and died November 6, 1967, in Jennings, Kentucky. She married Charles Collier in Wise Co. about 1923. 
4. Charles Cromwell Strong was born December 13, 1904, in Osake, Virginia, and died July 12, 1969, in Kingsport, Tennessee. He married Mary Ruth Combs May 30, 1926. 
5. Opal Gertrude Strong was born June 16, 1907, and died June 8, 1976, in East Stone Gap, Virginia. She married Robert Linder Anderson. 
6. Clarence Edward Strong was born January 14, 1910, in Scott Co., Virginia and died November 26, 1910, in Scott Co., Virginia. 
7. Dorothy Blanche Strong was born December 6, 1911, in Roda, Virginia and died June 10, 1994, in Kingsport, Tennessee. 
8. Gladys Marie Strong was born August 1914, and died about 1965, in Kingsport, Tennessee. She married Robert Burleson


Greenville Washington Strong, son of Walter Charles Strong and Margaret Landrum, was born about May 1888, and married Eliza B. Little, daughter of James L. Little and Mary E. Brewer. Their children were:

1. Warren Strong was born December 23, 1911, and died December 25, 1911, at Breathitt Co., Kentucky. 
2. Mildred Strong was born February 20, 1913, and died May 30, 1983, at Breathitt Co., Kentucky. She married ( ) Humbert.
3. Mary Strong was born December 8, 1916, at Breathitt Co., Kentucky, and married Duncan R. Collins.
4. James Farley Strong was born January 21, 1919, at Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
There are two sons known to be still living.


James H. Strong, son of William "Captain Bill" Strong and Eliza Hargis, was born about 1854, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky, and married Samantha Jane Strong, daughter of John D. "Natty" Strong and Priscilla Kash, on February 18, 1875, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky. Their children were:

1. Nancy Strong was born about 1876, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
2. Green F. Strong was born about 1878, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.


Samuel Strong, son of William "Captain Bill" Strong and Eliza Hargis, was born about 1858, in Northfork, Breathitt Co., Kentucky, and married America Haddix, daughter of George C. Haddix and Mary Catherine South, on April 18, 1882, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky. Their children were:

1. Eliza Strong was born about 1883, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky, and married Edward Turner, son of John Peyton Turner and America (Turner).


Edward Strong, son of William "Captain Bill" Strong and Eliza Hargis, was born May 2, 1863, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky, and married Patsy Clay, daughter of Elisha Clay and Paulina Cope, on August 31, 1887, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky. Their children were:

1. James Strong was born about 1887, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky, and married Aggy Arrowood, daughter of John Arrowood and Elizabeth Thompson.
2. Sarah Strong was born about 1890, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky, and married Harrison Arrowood, son of John Arrowood and Elizabeth Thompson.
3. Samuel Strong was born about 1894, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
4. Edna Strong was born about 1895, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
5. William Strong was born about 1895, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
6. Louise Strong was born about 1900, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
7. Floyd Strong was born about 1901, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
8. Lizzie Strong was born about 1905, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.


Jane Strong, daughter of William "Captain Bill" Strong and Eliza Hargis, was born about 1868, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky, and married William Strong, son of Thomas Jefferson Strong and Lucinda Cope, on November 25, 1885, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky. Their children were:

1. Walker Strong was born about 1888, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky, and married Martha Back, daughter of Irvine Back, in 1912.
2. Carl Strong was born about 1889, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky, and married Pearl Taulbee in 1912.
3. Frankie Strong was born about 1891, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
4. Calloway Strong was born about 1893, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
5. Edward Strong was born about 1894, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
6. Dealey Strong was born about 1896, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
7. Alexander Strong was born about 1898, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
8. Haley Strong was born about 1900, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.


William E. "Bud" Strong, son of William "Captain Bill" Strong and Eliza Hargis, was born about 1874, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky, and died about 1957. He married Emeline Johnson.

 Their son Clarence Strong was born about 1895 in Breathitt Co., Kentucky. 

William E. "Bud" Strong married Elizabeth Gambill, daughter of William Esquire "Squire" Gambill and Catherine Little. Their childrenwere:

  Ethel Strong (b 1898) 

 Alex Hargis Strong (b1900) were also born in Breahitt Co., Kentucky.


Alfred Strong, son of John C. Strong and Elizabeth Cornett, was born December, 1853 in Breathitt Co., Kentucky. He married Mary Polly Clay (b 1858, Breathitt Co., Kentucky), daughter of John Clay and Lauraney Cope on June 14, 1878, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky. Their children were:

1. John Strong was born about 1879, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
2. Elmira Strong was born about 1882, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
3. Lottibelle Strong was born about 1884, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
4. William E. Strong was born about 1886, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
5. Sarah Strong was born about 1889, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
6. Wiley Strong was born about 1892, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
7. Lucinda Strong was born about 1894, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
8. Matty Strong was born about 1897, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.


Sylvania Strong, daughter of John C. Strong and Elizabeth Cornett, was born about 1855 in Breathitt Co., Kentucky, and married Levi Cope (b December, 1856, Breathitt Co., Kentucky), son of Wiley H. Cope and Susannah "Susan" Strong, on March 12, 1880, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky. Their children were:

1. Susanna Cope was born July, 1880, and married Reed S. "Harry" Strong.


Alexander D. Strong, son of John C. Strong and Elizabeth Cornett, was born February 1857, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky, and married Sarah Clay (b 1861, Breathitt Co., Kentucky), daughter of Elisha Clay and Paulina Cope, on August 29, 1881, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky. Their children were:
1. Patty Strong was born about 1882, in Bretahitt Co., Kentucky.
2. Silvania Strong was born about 1885, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
3. Elisha Strong was born about 1888, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
4. Polina Strong was born about 1891, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
5. Ramsey Strong was born about 1893, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
6. George B. Strong was born about 1897, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
7. Doshia Strong was born about 1900, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
8. Liza Strong was born about 1904, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.

Robert Strong, son of John C. Strong and Elizabeth Cornett, was born March 3, 1859, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky, and married Rachel A. Clemmons (b 1870, Breathitt Co., Kentucky), daughter of Manford Clemmons, on November 4, 1886, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky. Their children were:
1. Manford Strong was born about 1887, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky, and married Nervesta Davidson, daughter of Samuel Davidson and Mary Gillum.
2. Harrison Strong was born about 1889, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
3. Lilly B. Strong was born about 1891, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
4. John C. Strong was born about 1894, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
5. William Strong was born about 1896, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
6. Thomas Strong was born about 1899, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
7. Richard Strong was born about 1901, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
8. Lizzie Strong was born about 1905, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
9. Susan Strong was born about 1908, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.

William Strong, son of John C. Strong and Elizabeth Cornett, was born August 1862, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky, and married Haney Clemmons (b 1868, Breathitt Co., Kentucky), daughter of Manford Clemmons, on March 5, 1887, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky. Their children were:
1. Mary Strong was born about 1887.
2. Alford Strong was born about 1889, and married Chloe Back, daughter of Joseph Back.
3. Levi Strong was born about 1891.
4. Elizabeth Strong was born about 1894.
5. Rachel Strong was born about 189, and married Wesley McDaniel about 1914.
6. Lottie Strong was born about 1901.
7. Pearl Strong was born about 1905.

Harrison Strong, son of John C. Strong and Elizabeth Cornett, was born about 1871, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky, and married Susie Gillum (b September 1870, Breathitt Co., Kentucky), daughter of Harvey Gillum and Delila Cope, on November 23, 1890, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky. Their children were:
1. Harlan Strong was born about 1891, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
2. Carlo Strong was born about 1893, in Breathitt Co., Kentucky.