Abner Alloway Strange, Sr.

Abner Alloway Strange, Sr. (HMLR2)

Location: Elkmont, AL 35620 Limestone County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 53.667', W 87° 4.945'

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— Veteran of the American Revolution —

Approximately 200 yards east of this site are the unmarked graves of Abner Alloway Strange, Sr., and other family members. (The markers were moved to Salem Methodist Cemetery in 1977.) A Sergeant in the Virginia Militia, Strange was at Yorktown under General LaFayette during the American War for Independence. In 1825 he moved from Fluvanna County, Virginia, and erected his log house approximately 100 yards west of this site. At least three of his married children came along in the caravan to settle here: Abner Strange, Jr., Ann (Mrs. Charles M. Bernard), and Martha (Mrs. Simpson Flanagan.)
HM NumberHMLR2
Year Placed1995
Placed ByStrange, Bernard, and McCuan Descendants
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 5:12am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 492469 N 3861341
Decimal Degrees34.89445000, -87.08241667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 53.667', W 87° 4.945'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 53' 40.02" N, 87° 4' 56.70" W
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Area Code(s)256
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 24990 Buck Island Rd, Elkmont AL 35620, US
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