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The Kevin Strattan (Stratton) Family Home Page

Updated August 28, 2013

Kevin James Strattan

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I have been researching my family tree in earnest since 1995. It is my goal to go as far back as I can and get as many descendants of my ancestors as is possible. Most of my line is Dutch and Norwegian, while most of my wife's line is German and Norwegian, but our ancestors do represent many of the other European Countries as well.

I have at last count amassed a data base of 50,258 names, and it is still growing! My research includes not only ancestors, but as many of the descendants of our ancestors as I can gather (hence the large amount of names). It now also includes some ancestors of my nieces and nephews that are unrelated to me as well.

See my reports, and related files below for more information on my family and what I am researching!

Books I have made for the family so far:
Berg/Larson (2 Editions) - looking to make another one after the Berg Family Reunion
Bouma/Middel (1 Edition)
Vanderley/Den Boer (2 Editions)

Future Book Plans
Dahlby/Jefferson (sometime in the future depending on interest)

Family Photos

  • My Kids with great smiles (60 KB)
    This was taken in 2004 at Brooke's 5th Birthday.
  • Engagement Picture (48 KB)
    This is my wife Sharon and I.
  • West Frankfort, Illinois (the heights) in 1917 (135 KB)
    Here is an old picture which shows my Great Grandfather and a few other relatives. The rest of the picture contains people I am unable to identify. If there is anyone out there who would be able to identify the rest of the people (or even just some of the people) in this picture, please email me!
  • Coleman and Opal Claxton's Tombstone (31 KB)
    I'm looking for any descendants of these people. They are buried in West Frankfort, Illinois. Please email me if you are related (on Opal's father's side) or a descendant.

Family Tree Maker Reports and Trees


Related Files

  • The Gardner File (4 KB)
    This is a branch of my family I recently uncovered (Winter of 1999/2000)! Miles Gardner was my Great Grandmother's BLOOD father, although she was later raised by Sam White. I'm interested to find out more about his ancestry now!
  • Bernt Dahlby's Diary 1-1-1943 to 4-9-1944 (368 KB)
    Bernt Dahlby's Accounting Ledger/Diary. This is 37 pages and runs up to 6 months before his death.
  • Families that I'm researching (1 KB)
    These are a list of my families that I'm researching.

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