Valentine Strader b. 26 July 1818, d. 17 May 1895 son of John (I)my GGGGGrandfather) and Elizabeth (Cooper) on little Sand Run in what is Upshur Co., WV. He evidently was named in honor of his maternal grandfather. He married in 1837 Mary Jackson. b. 1819 dau of Edward Haddon Jackson and Rebecca (Love),a descendant of the 1st owner of land upon the present side of Buckhanno. Also she was a 2nd cousin of General Stonewall Jackson. Valentine and Mary lived on Brushy Fork.They had 13-14 children. They moved from Brushy Fork to town. After the yr 1876 moved closer to the Poe Bridge area. Valentine died 17 May 1895, cause being apoplexy. Wife died prior to 2 Apr. 1900. Both are buried at the Old Strader Cemetery. I have photos of the graves from there...I might have theirs.
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