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A memorandum of the family of Daniel d'Estrange and of Charlotte his wife who escaped from France in the year of 1685 in the persecution under Louis XIV and came to America in the year 1688 and settled at New Rochelle in the County of Westchester, then Province of New York

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3893

Scope and Contents note

Small book by John Strang (also called Uncle John D’Estrange), written for his niece, Sarah Ann Strang. Title page says, “A Memorandum of the family of Daniel d’Estrange and of Charlotte his wife who escaped from France in the year of 1685 in the persecution under Louis XIV and came to America in the year 1688 and settled at New Rochelle in the County of Westchester, then Province of New York.” Memorandum tells about the persecution of the Protestant D’Estrange family, John D’Estrange’s immigration to America, his dislike of Catholics and Jesuits, the visit of a man who claimed to be D’Estrange’s son left with guards in France, a list of children of Daniel D’Estrange and Charlotte Hubert.

A photocopy from Fitzpatrick’s book includes a typed version of the journal and some information about Jesse James Strang.

Dates

  • 1819

Creator

Conditions Governing Access note

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use note

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the John H. Strang memorandum must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

John Hazard Strang (1785-1878) married Elizabeth Ann Purdy and had three children.

John Hazard Strang was born in Yorktown, Westchester, New York on June 7, 1785. His parents were Henry Strang and Margaret Hazard. He married Elizabeth Ann Purdy in Yorktown on September 20, 1812. His three children were Alsop H. (b.1813), John Grant (b. 1815) and Alvan Purdy (1817). He had a niece named Sarah Ann Strang and dedicated this history of the d’Estrange family to her. He passed away on July 4, 1878 in Yorktown, New York.

Extent

1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)

Language

English

Abstract

Small memorandum book by John Strang written for his niece, 1819.

Custodial History note

Donated by Dean Q. Durrant in 1991.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated; Dean Q. Durrant; 1991.

Appraisal note

19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.

Related Archival Materials note

BX 8692.1 .F582k Fitzpatrick, Doyle C. The King Strang story : a vindication of James J. Strang, the Beaver Island Mormon King.

MSS 3918 Duncan Livingston Letters, 1849-1851 was found in the same folder and may be related.

Processing Information note

Processed; H. Christine Broomhead; 2 May 2007.
Title
Register of A memorandum of the family of Daniel d'Estrange and of Charlotte his wife who escaped from France in the year of 1685 in the persecution under Louis XIV and came to America in the year 1688 and settled at New Rochelle in the County of Westchester, then Province of New York
Status
Completed
Author
Benjamin Sipes
Date
2011 June 13
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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