The William Strother Society, Inc.
The William Strother Society, Inc.

Welcome to the William Strother Society Web Site

The William Strother Society is a family association dedicated to perpetuating the memories of our ancestors and furthering fellowship among the descendants of William Strother, the immigrant.  Founded in 1986 as the Society of Descendants of William Strother, it was incorporated in Virginia in 1992 as The William Strother Society, Inc.  The Society's members include descendants and their families of William Strother, related families, and others interested in the Strother family.  Today there are more than 300 active members in the Society throughout the United States and around the world.  Some of the more notable members of this amazing family are shown below.  
We appreciate your interest and invite you to enjoy the features of this web site.

What's New....

2018 Conference - updated with hotel information
Library Records/Archive:  (members only)
- Memories - The William Strother Society, Inc., 1986 - 2010, by Donna L. Strother  (4 Parts) (2010)
- William Strother, of Virginia, and His Descendants, by Thomas McAdory Owen (1898)
New Members in the last 3 months:
Donna & Max Alumbaugh - Yuma, AZ
Carolyn Strother Billups - Mechanicsville, MD 
Kathryn Gore Clark - Liberty, TX
Sharon & Richard Dorman - Vallejo, CA
Elizabeth & Duncan Ely - Columbus, NC
Karen & Timothy O'Brien - Denver, CO
Pam Russell & Dan Grobee - San Diego, CA

Our Family Database

The Strother Family Database‚Ä® details our family lineage comprising more than 76,600 individuals, including photographs, cemetery records, and more.  It is accessible via this Web site and available to Society members only as a tool for those searching for their ancestry.  Access to this database is found in the Genealogy section.

Biennial Conference

We hold a business meeting and "family reunion" every two years.  This is a time to meet new cousins and renew acquaintances from all over the country -- the emphasis is on having fun. The next biennial conference will be held July 2018 in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Check out the details on the Events page.


Our "Houses of Strother Newsletter" is published quarterly.  It includes articles on the history of the Strother family, current activities, tips on genealogical research, queries from those seeking family information, and information and stories from our members.  Access to the newsletters is found in the Members Section.

Jeb Hensarling
(1957- ) Member of the US House of Representatives from Texas' 5th District since 2003 -- serves on the Financial Services Committee.
Randolph Scott
George Randolph Scott (1898-1987) -- stage and screen actor. Has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and is in the Western Performers Hall of Fame.
Joseph Sale Strother
(1836-1903) Born in Alabama and moved to Texas. Member of Hood's Texas Brigade during Civil War and the Texas State Legislature.
David Hunter Strother
(1816-1888) Talented artist and draftsman from Civil War era. Worked for Harper's Monthly magazine using pen name "Porte Crayon".