Name: Edna Margaretta STRAIN
Birth: 30 JUL 1903 in Eldersville, Washington County, Pennsylvania
Death: 14 OCT 1993 in Orlando Care Center Nursing Home, Orlando, Orange County, Florida
Attended BET 1953 AND 1993 Reeves Memorial United Methodist Church, Orlando, Florida
RETI: Senior Citizens Program Volunteer
Address (Facts Pg) 1920 North of Stubenville Place, Hanover Tnwsp, Washington Co, Pennsylvania
Address (Facts Pg) APR 1930 Highway No. 22, Hanover Township (Paris Town), Washington County, PA
Address (Facts Pg) 9 FEB 1951 Rural Delivery #1, Box 30, Burgettstown, Pennsylvania
Address (Facts Pg) 1956 1424 Woodward St., Orlando, Orange County, Florida
Address (Facts Pg) BET 1960 AND 1971 1 BLK F Pinecrest, Orlando, Orange County, FL
Address (Facts Pg) BET 1971 AND 1975 4 Colonial Acres, Orlando, Orange County, FL
Address (Facts Pg) 14 OCT 1993 1900 Mercy Drive, Orlando, FL 32806
Obituary 15 OCT 1993 Published on page B4 on a Friday: Orlando Sentinel, Orlando, Orange County, FL
Member United Methodist Women and Meals On Wheels
Funeral Home 15 OCT 1993 Baldwin-Fairchild Crematory, 301 NE Ivanhoe Blvd., Orlando, Orange County, FL
Education: ABT 1917 Only finished the 8th grade (Pennsylvania).
Census: 1910 Ridge Road, Hanover Township, Washington County, PA - Enum. Dist. 0205, Visit 0060, living with grandfather JOHN STRAIN
Census: 1920 Washington Co PA Fed Census, Hanover Twnsp, ED 182, Series T625-1658, Sht 11A, Pg 253
Census: APR 1930 1930 Hanover Twnsp, Paris town, Washington County, PA Federal Census; Enum. Robt. Freshwater; Dist. 69; Line 6; Page 6a
Census: 1940 Hanover, Washington Co, Pennsylvania; Roll: T627_3623; Page: 16B; Enumeration District: 63-84
Census: 1953 Moved to Orlando, Orange County, FL
Will: No Will (died Intestate)
Cremation: 15 OCT 1993 Baldwin-Fairchild Crematory (see Funeral Home)
Burial: 15 OCT 1993 Grandview Cemetery, Florence, Washington County, Pennsylvania
Note My adopted maternal grandparents.
Socialist Security Number 9 FEB 1951 196-26-9708
Reference Number: 5
RICHARD DARRELL KOETHE, I and EDNA MARGARETTA STRAIN were my grandparents.
EDNA MARGARETTA STRAIN's father is currently not known because she was ill egitimate. The family rumour is that he was a Mr. FISH / FISCHE or some su ch spelling of the name "Fish". SOURCE: Her son-in-law, Donald Williard Ac kman.
I did find a THOMAS FISH b. abt. 1879 (age 41) PA in 1920 Allegeny Count y, PA Census. He was a Coal Miner living not far from the STRAIN family. J ust speculation!!!
Edna moved to Orlando, Orange County, FL between 1951 - 1960. She purchas ed a house or undeveloped land, on March 31, 1960 at "1 block F Pinecres t" from Grange Mutual Casualty Company. Then she purchased land or a hou se on March 8, 1960 at "10 Blk 4 Colonial Acres" from William R. & Dorot hy C. Vezina, Jr. She then sold the land or house at 4 Colonial Acres on O ctober 7, 1971 to Ms. Dorothy F. Fitzpatrick. SOURCE: Orange County, FL Co mptroller Public Records on-line.
Father: [--?--] FISH b: UNKNOWN
Mother: Louella Mae STRAIN b: 21 JAN 1870 in Smith Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania
Richard Darrell KOETHE I b: 27 AUG 1899 in West Deer, 3 Degree Road, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
8 MAR 1923
in Wellsburg, Brooke County, West Virginia
- Richard Darrell "Darrell" KOETHE II b: 26 OCT 1924 in Hanlin Station, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
- Helen Mae KOETHE b: 1 AUG 1926 in Hanover Township, Paris, Washington County, Pennsylvania