William Henry STRONG: Birth: 30 JAN 1863. Death: 27 SEP 1864
John Curtin STRONG: Birth: 4 APR 1866. Death: 14 APR 1929
Samuel STRONG: Birth: 4 APR 1866. Death: 4 APR 1866
Mary Elizabeth STRONG: Birth: 30 DEC 1867. Death: 25 MAR 1914
Harvey Benton STRONG: Birth: 8 SEP 1869. Death: 31 JUL 1954
Daniel Golden STRONG: Birth: 21 DEC 1870.
Archie Warden STRONG: Birth: 13 MAY 1871. Death: 5 AUG 1914
Jacob Geffey STRONG: Birth: 22 OCT 1874. Death: 19 SEP 1935
Herby Smith STRONG: Birth: 24 JUN 1878. Death: 2 JAN 1954
Cardill Venona STRONG: Birth: 14 MAR 1880.
Continued: When he enlisted, on 27 Feb 1862, he enlisted and was assigned to Co. F 46 PA Vol he had fair complection, blue eyes, sandy hair and weighted about 200 pounds. He was mustered out on 16 Jul. 1865.
Pensioned from 5 Feb 1883 at $2, and at $4 from 27 Mar 1889, for chronic diarrhoea. He contracted dyspepsia and chronic diarrhoea in June 1864 at Point of Rocks, VA, from exposure and poor diet, as wasin a General Hosp at that time. He was eventually mustered out 16 Jul1865
On 3 Apr 1888, the pensioner stated he and comrade Shank left the hospital against the doctor's orders, a Dr. Strong (he did not know what Co or Reg the doctor was from). They went by steam boat frombelow the hospital to Appomattox, walked out to the railroad to Gen Ord. Hdqrs. from there they were taken by wagon to their Regt. Men in the company were making briar root tea, so they tried it, and it helped them. The men were still troubled after discharge, First physicianwas Dr. Row and then Dr. McMullen. The latter had him stop using tobacco because of his stomach condition.
He was in the Regt Hospital, 16 May 1863 to 1 Jun and again 13 Oct. 1863 to 15 Oct. 1864. Oyher hospital records are missing. Another record show him as absent May and Jun 1864 in the hospital.
Capt. Nesbit (1883) stated on 9 May 1864 they made a forced march from the neighborhood of Petersburg (8-10 miles) and the day was warm and many of the men dropped down.
During his service he was captured and spent a time in Libby prison He was wounded by a stray bullet coming thru the wall of the prison, being saved by the bible in his pocket.
Levi Shank went into the Army with Daniel, and they returned together. Lived on adjoining farms. Levi went down one day to the Strong's and the wife (Sarah) said she had been to Houch's Store and bought Lindsay's Cholera and Diaorrhea Cure and she got the bottle and gave Levi a dose. It seemed to help him. He and grandfather (Daniel) both went to Houch's store for this medicine.
He died 21 Oct 1911, married Sarah Brown 21 Nov 1861, at the home of Henry Brown, Rayne Twp. by Rev. W.S. Emery, a Lutheran minister. She (Sarah) had the original certificate in 1898.
W.R. Lydick and Johnson Moorhead stated they were near neighbors, and lived in sight of the Strong home. They were present at the "infair" (reception) immediatly after their marriage. That Daniel Strong died suddenly outside the home on 21 Oct. 1911. They helped bring the body in and prepare it for burial.
Lucinda Long, age 68, said she was a sister, had attended the wedding.
The family physician was T.D. Stephans, MD of Penn Run. The undertaker for Daniel Strong was J.M. Fyock, of Penn Run.
Sarah was paid (Daniel's pension) at $12 until 4 Jan. 1916, she died18 Jan. 1916. (Recorded from the records of Francis Strong Helman, gdaughter,located in the Indiana County Historical Society)
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