Terrace Park, Ohio Building Survey

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No: 761  Street: Wooster Name: 
Family: Clayton Owner Info: Y
Built: 1924 Sec: 29 Sub: Columbia Lot: 99-102
Architect: Fred Strathmann  Cont/Build: Fred Strathmann & Sons Builders
#Owners: 1F Original Use: Residential Current Use: Residential
CHANGES As Built: N Add To: Y Sub From: N Replace: N
Back porch remodeled into a room.  1969 - Robert Clayton connected 2 dormers.
Current Owner: Ellen Clayton Date Frc:  Date To: 
Original Owner: Fred Strathmann family Date Fr: 1923/4 Date To: 
Owner 1: Elizabeth A. Strathmann (Ruth's mother) Date Fr 1: 1951 Date To 1: 
Owner 2: Roland H. Strathman et al Date Fr 2: 1960 Date To 2: 
Owner 3: Ruth Clayton (inherited from her mother, Elizabeth Strathman) Date Fr 3: 1960 Date To 3: 
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1975 Owner:  Ellen Ruth Clayton.
Description: 2 story Bungalow, wood structure with aluminum siding, gable roof with dormers.  4 car garage and workshop; large rooms; 4 bedrooms.
Story 1: Fred Strathmann & Sons built quite a few houses in Terrace Park as well as many larger houses on Indian Hill.  At one time they bought all one side of Washington and built on lots with 100 ft. frontage.  Strathman built addition to Community House for Fire Trucks.  Ord. 112. 9/11/45.
Story 2:      Ruth Clayton is the daughter of Fred Strathmann builder.  She was born on Given Road.  Her father built this house when she was 2 years old.  She had 5 brothers and a sister but the last brother died in 2001 so she was the last one left.  Ruth died 14 July 2016 at the age of 93.  services were held July 18 at Evans Funeral Home in Milford OH. 
Walter A. Strathman, a Strathman son, was born 11 February 1902 and died 27 August 1966, aged 64 years, buried in Section 14 of Greenlawn Cemetery, Milford OH, Monroe-Copher Funeral Home.  Another son, Robert William Strathman, died 30 December 2000, aged 82 years, buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Miami Township OH, Evans Funeral Home. 
Story 3: Robert Clayton was born 15 April 1917 and died 10 June 1982, aged 65 years, buried in Section 22 of Greenlawn Cemetery, Milford, OH.,  Noakes Funeral Home. 
1939 Map: Strathmann
1942 Map: Strathmann
1951/3 Map: Strathmann
1959 Directory: Fred & Elizabeth Strathman
1960 Directory: ''       & Robert Clayton
1962-63 Direct: Robert & Ruth Clayton
1963-64 Direct: Fred Strathman
1965-78 Directories: Robert & Ruth Clayton
1980 Directory: Robert & Ruth Clayton/Strathmann
1982-97 Directories: R. Clayton
1998-99 Direct: Ron Clark  (Ruth Clayton was mistakenly left out of the phone book)
2000-03 Direct: Ruth Clayton
2004-05 Direct: "     , Denise & Ron Clark
2006-12 Directories: Ruth Clayton