Comer Family Album

"A Family Tradition"

Ella Leona Comer


 
        ELLA LEONA COMER                                 Ellie-about 15 or16
             Eight yrs old
   ELLA LEONA COMER, Daughter of (JOSEPH FLEMUEL4, JOHN M.3, JONATHAN2, RICHARD1) was born November 20, 1910 in Troutdale, Grayson Co., Virginia (Source: Social Security Death Index.), and died July 2, 1979 in Street, Harford Co., Maryland (Source: (1) Social Security Death Index., (2) "Obituary; The Aegis, Bel Air, MD," Thurs., Jul. 12, 1979., (3) Maryland Death Certificate, Record No. 79-17678, MSA No. S310. Certificate signed by Asst. Deputy Coroner, Willard P. Amoss.).
    ELLA LEONA COMER married HARRY WILLIS STRAWBRIDGE December 8, 1928 in Bristol, Sullivan Co., Tennessee (Source: Harford County (MD) Marriage Records.), son of JEREMIAH STRAWBRIDGE and ANNA LAUCHMAN. He was born November 11, 1906 in Lancaster, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania (Source: Social Security Death Index.), and died April 25, 1974 in Baltimore City, Maryland (Source: (1) Social Security Death Index., (2) "Obituary; The Aegis, Bel Air, MD," Thurs., May 2, 1974., (3) Maryland Death Certificate, Record No. 08969, MSA No. T1890. Certificate signed by Dr. M. Tin Taw.).
     Notes for ELLA LEONA COMER:
    Ella L. Strawbridge, 68, of Street, wife of the late Harry W. Strawbridge, died suddenly Monday, July 2, 1979, as a result of injuries received when a car she was riding in hit a tree on Route 440 near Street, MD. Born in Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Flem and Della Comer. She had resided in the Street area for the past 50 years. Mrs. Strawbridge is survived by four children, Mrs. Monroe Miller of Glen Rock, PA; J. Dale Strawbridge of Forest Hill; Shirley Wagoner and Donald W. Strawbridge, of Street; 14 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; five brothers, George Comer of White Hall, Frank Comer of Baltimore, Marion Comer of Delta, PA, Oscar Comer of Rising Sun, and James Comer, of Street; and a sister, Lottie Richardson of Jarrettsville. Funeral services were conducted from the Harkins Funeral Home, Delta, PA, with the Rev. William J. Netting, pastor of Highland Presbyterian Church, officiating.
Serving as pallbearers were Steven Strawbridge, Timothy Strawbridge, Warren Laughman, James Nelson Amos, Paul Crowl and George H. Amos.
    More About ELLA LEONA COMER:
Cause of Death: Severe chest injuries.
Fact 1: February 3, 1920, Living with parents on Troutdale Rd. in Grayson Co.
Fact 2: April 16, 1930, Living w/husband at his parents home nr Norrisville.
Nickname: "Ellie".
Occupation: Housewife.
Where Buried: Centre Presbyterian Church Cemetery, New Park, PA.
    
                                                              Ella, Harry Strawbridge and Lottie

Lena Hawkins - ? Barker - Ella Comer ----------------Betty Strawbridge-Ella (Comer) Strawbridge-Shirley Strawbridge
  
     Notes for HARRY WILLIS STRAWBRIDGE:
Harry W. Strawbridge, 67, of Street, died Thursday, April 25, 1974, at Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Towson, MD, at 8:55 a.m., following a short illness. He was the husband of Mrs. Ella Comer Strawbridge. He was a retired farmer and had lived in the Street (Grier Nursery Road) area for 42 years. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Monroe E. Miller of Glen Rock, PA, and Mrs. Shirley A. Wagoner of Street; three sons, Joseph Dale Strawbridge of Forest Hill, James H. and Donald W. Strawbridge, both of Street, and 13 grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted on April 28th from the Harkins Funeral Home, Delta, PA with Rev. William J. Netting, pastor of Highland Presbyterian Church, officiating. Interment was in Centre Presbyterian Church cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Steven Strawbridge, Timothy Strawbridge, William Strawbridge, Webster Crowl, Paul Crowl and Richard Spenger.
   
        About 1930          Harry Strawbridge - Marion Comer                                   HARRY WILLIS STRAWBRIDGE:
Date born 2: November 11, 1906, Lancaster, Lancaster Co., PA.
Died 2: April 25, 1974, Baltimore City, MD.
Cause of Death: Respiratory failure due to lung cancer.
Fact 1: April 16, 1930, Living with parents and wife in Harford Co., MD.
Fact 2: April 16, 1930, Working as a farm laborer.
Occupation: Farmer.
Where Buried: April 28, 1974, Centre Presbyterian Church Cemetery, New Park, PA.


            MARION                    LOTTIE                                    ELLIE                                JIM    
This pic was found at Paul Comers house (Marions family) It was in a pic frame
  
with others and stuck to the glass. It was taken in the 60's on a trip to Troutdale.                                                                                      
  
It was full length. Top half is in better shape than bottom. Thank goodness!                                                                                     
      
     Children of ELLA COMER and HARRY STRAWBRIDGE are:
    BETTY RUTH STRAWBRIDGE, born. January 4, 1932, Street, Harford Co., Maryland; died. July 12, 2005, York, York Co., Pennsylvania. - MARRIED - MONROE MILLER - 2 Children - Elizabeth Anne, Margaret Anne.
   
      Monroe & Betty Strawbridge Miller                                        Monroe & Betty Miller Family
 
Ruby Comer Waltemyer (Charlies family)                   
Betty (Strawbridge) Miller                                       

     JAMES HARRY STRAWBRIDGE, b. July 7, 1934, Street, Harford Co., Maryland; d. September 13,1975, Havre de Grace, Harford Co., Maryland. MARRIED - MARY MARTHA DECKMAN - 6 Children - William James, Mary Ann, Patricia Lynn, Peggy Lee, David Jeffrey, Sarah Rebecca.

                Jimmy Strawbridge with Billy & Annie

     JOSEPH DALE STRAWBRIDGE, b. March 19, 1936, Fountain Green, Harford Co., Maryland.  MARRIED - GLADYS ELAINE REGEL - 2 Children - Steven Joseph, George Timothy.

    SHIRLEY ANN STRAWBRIDGE, b. September 19, 1938, Rocks, Harford Co., Maryland; d. January 31, 2004, Delta, York Co., Pennsylvania - MARRIED - .JAMES VERNON WAGONER - 3 Children - Debra Ann, James Michael, Theresa Lynn.

    Shirley Ann Strawbridge

    DONALD WAYNE STRAWBRIDGE, b. November 20, 1944, Fountain Green, Harford Co., Maryland  MARRIED - DIANE FLOYD - 1Child - Daniel..

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