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Benton P. STRAUB
Emma C. __?__
Husband:  Benton P. STRAUB / STROUB / STROUP
Birth:  Sep 1853, Chapman Twp., Union [now Snyder] Co., PA
Death:  in or aft. 1930
Occupation:  grocer, farmer
Father:  Jonathan Francis STRAUB
Mother:  Catharine HENDRICKS
Marriage:  1873/4
Wife:  Emma C. __?__
Birth:  1856/7 or Mar 1859, PA
Death:  in or aft. 1930
Occupation:  homemaker
Parents:  born in PA
Children born in Washington Twp., Snyder Co., PA:
1.  Laura S. STRAUB, b. ca. 1 Jan 1875; d. 24 Feb 1891
2.  William Vernon STRAUB, b. ca. 14 Mar 1878; d. 27 Aug 1881
3.  Harvey A. STRAUB, b. Oct/Nov 1879
4.  Walter D. STRAUB, b. Nov 1881
5.  Jennie S. STRAUB, b. Feb 1884
6.  Grover Cleveland STRAUB, b. Mar 1888 
7.  Sarah E. STRAUB, b. Dec 1891
8.  (Child) STRAUB, died in infancy
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Sources:

1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1880 Census (indexed at FamilySearch.org; page image online at Ancestry.com, Image #6 of 37):  Washington Twp., Snyder Co., PA, Roll 1194, p. 87B, PN 6, SD 7, ED 150, enumerated 4 Jun 1880, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1880 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1880:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 13 24 25 26
37 41 Stroup Benton P W M 27       / Grocer & Farmer PA PA PA
    ______ E C W F 23   Wife   / Keeping House PA PA PA
    ______ Laura S W F  6   Dau /     PA PA PA
    ______ Harvey A W M 7/12 Oct Son /     PA PA PA
    ______ Wm V W M  2   Son /     PA PA PA
    Trepler Kate W F 20     /   Servant PA PA PA

3.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

4.  1900 Census Index/Images (online at Genealogy.com, Image #20-21 of 31):  Freeburg, Washington Twp., Snyder Co., PA, Roll , pp. 259A-259B, SN 11, SD 10, ED 183, enumerated 16 Jun 1900, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1900 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1900:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 17 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27
191 205 Stroub Benton P Head W M Sep 1853 47 M 24     PA PA PA 24 Farmer 0   Y Y Y O F F
    ______ Emma C Wife W F Mar 1859 41 M 24 9 5 PA PA PA 41       Y Y Y      
    ______ Harvey A Son W M Nov 1879 20 S       PA PA PA 20 Farm Laborer 0   Y Y Y      
    ______ Walter D Son W M Nov 1881 18 S       PA PA PA 18 Farm Laborer 0   Y Y Y      
    ______ Jennie S Dau W F Feb 1884 16 S       PA PA PA 16 At School 7   Y Y Y      
    ______ Grover C Son W M Mar 1888 12 S       PA PA PA 12 At School 2 7 Y Y Y      
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    ______ Sarah E Dau W F Dec 1891  8 S       PA PA PA 8 At School   7 Y Y Y      

5.  1910 Census Index/Images (online at Genealogy.com, Image #22 of 26):  Reichenbach Valley Road, Washington Twp., Snyder Co., PA, Roll 1415 (Book 2), p. 282B, SN 11B, SD 10, ED 157, enumerated 30 Apr 1910, official enumeration date 15 Apr 1910 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1910:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28
* 268 382 Straub Benton P Head M W 57 M1 36     PA PA PA Eng Retail Merchant General Store Emp     Y Y   O F H
    ______ Emma C Wife F W 52 M1 36 9 5 PA PA PA Eng None         Y Y        
    ______ Clevland C Son M W 21 S       PA PA PA Eng Saleman General Store ? N 0 Y Y        
    ______ Sara Dau F W 18 S       PA PA PA Eng None         Y Y        
    Reichenbach Norma A Grand-Dau F W  7 S       PA PA PA   None             Y      
*Reichenbach Valley Road

6.  1920 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #16 of 23):  Washington Twp., Snyder Co., PA, Roll 1653, p. 158B, SN 8B, SD 14, ED 170, enumerated 15/16 Jan 1920, official enumeration date 1 Jan 1920 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1920:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 17 18 19 21 23 25 26 27 28
186 187 Straub Benton P Head O F M W 76 M Y Y PA PA PA Y Merchant Retail W
    ______ Emma Wife     F W 62 M Y Y PA PA PA Y None    
    ______ Grover C Son     M W 32 M Y Y PA PA PA Y Laborer Farm W
    ______ Hulda Dau-in-law     F W 33 M Y Y PA PA PA Y None    
    ______ Richard G Grandson     M W 6/12 S Y Y PA PA PA Y None    

7.  1930 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #4 of 14):  Washington Twp., Snyder Co., PA, Roll 2148, p. 246B, SN 2B, ED 55-18, SD 18, enumerated 10 Apr 1930, official enumeration date 1 Apr 1930 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1930:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 24 25 26 27 28 30
* 42 42 Straub Benton P Head O 4000 R Y M W 77 M 21 N Y PA PA PA Y Merchant Gen Store O Y N
    ______ Emma C Wife         F W 72 M 17 N Y PA PA PA Y None        
42 43 Straub Cleveland G Head         M W 42 S 26 N Y PA PA PA Y Huckster Country Produce W Y N
    ______ Hulda C Wife         F W 42 S 26 N Y PA PA PA Y None        
    ______ Richard G Son         M W 10 S   Y Y PA PA PA Y None        
    ______ William C Son         M W 10/12 S   N Y PA PA PA   None        
    ______ Robert R Son         M W 10/12 S   N Y PA PA PA   None        
*Ebenezer Church Road to Palace

8.  George W. Wagenseller.  1904.  Tombstone Inscriptions of Snyder County, Penna.  Wagenseller Publ., Middleburgh, PA (facsimile hard copy available from HigginsonBooks.com; online at the Snyder County PAGenWeb site):
p. 83 CHAPMAN TOWNSHIP...
GRUBBS'S CHURCH CEMETERY...
p. 96 Straub, Wm. Vernon, s of Benton, d Aug 27, 1881, aged 3 y 5 m 13 d...
Straub, Laura S, d of Benton, d Feb 24, 1891, aged 16 y 1 m 23 d.
Straub, Infant of Benton.

9.  Birthdate calculated using Ben Buckner's Birthdate Calculator.
Name Deathdate Age at Death Result
William Vernon 27 Aug 1881 13d 5m 03y 14 Mar 1878
Laura S 24 Feb 1891 23d 1m 16y 01 Jan 1875
(Calculated birthdates should always be prefaced with "ca." you can't be certain the person who calculated their age did it correctly.)

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