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Male John Straw Click to view John Straw in the family tree

John was born on August 22nd, 1756 in Epsom, Rockingham County, New Hampshire.  John's father was Moses Straw and his mother was Elizabeth Colby.  His maternal grandparents were Peter Colby and Mary Straw. He had two brothers and three sisters, named Samuel, Jr. Straw, Dorothy, Mary and Elizabeth.  He was the third oldest of the six children.  He died at the age of 66 on March 25th, 1823 in Hill, Grafton County, New Hampshire.

John's family with Mary Molly Emerson

‌John and Mary Molly were married in a religious ceremony on August 17th, 1780 in Concord, Rockingham County, New Hampshire.  They had five sons and five daughters, named Benjamin, Sargent, Samuel, Daniel J., Moses, Sarah, Polly, Hannah, Eliza and Lucy.

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