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Joseph STRAUB
Catharina LICHTENBERGER
Husband:  Joseph STRAUB
Birth:  13 Mar/May 1828, Baden
Death:  7 May 1908, Freeport, Stephenson Co., IL
Migration:  1850, immigrated to U.S.
Occupation:  carpenter
Father possiblyAugustus STRAUB
Mother possiblyCatharina __?__
Marriage:  23 Oct 1856, Stephenson Co., IL
Wife:  Catharina / Catharine / Catherine / Katherine LICTENBERGER / LICHTENBERGER
Birth:  Nov 1835, Bavaria
Death:  1910-20, presumably in Freeport, Stephenson Co., IL
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  Friedrich J. LICHTENBERGER
Mother:  Catharina __?__
Children born in Freeport, Freeport Twp., Stephenson Co., IL:
1.  Josephine STRAUB, b. 1856/7
2.  William Frank STRAUB, b. Mar 1860
3.  George STRAUB, b. 1862/3
4.  Matilda STRAUB, b. 1865/6
5.  Charles STRAUB, b. 1867/8
6.  Herman STRAUB, b. Aug 1870
7.  Clara STRAUB, b. May 1875
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; FRG, Germany, DEU, Deutschland, Bayern; USA, US, United States, Illinoois

Sources:

1.  Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 17631900:
Straub, Joseph Lictenberger, Catharine 23 Oct 1856 141 Stephenson Co.

2.  1860 Census Index/Images (online at Genealogy.com, Image #36 of 58):  "Illinois Conse?/Conn?" [apparent name of boarding house], Freeport P.O., Town of Freeport (Ward 3), [Freeport Twp.,] Stephenson Co., IL, Roll 230 (Book 1), p. 189, PN 189, 1510/1400, enumerated 27 Jul 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
F J Lichtenberger 57 M   Landlord 15000 300 Bavaria
Catharine   " 50 F         "
Geo         " 26 M   Butcher   100 "
Mary        " 22 F         NY
William     " 20 M   Tinner    50 Bavaria
Mary        " 17 F         "
Thressa     " 15 F         "
Fransisca   " 11 F         Ill
Henry       " 23 M   Saddler    50 Bavaria
Jos Straup 33 M   Carpenter   100 Baden
Catharine " 24 F         Bavaria
Josaphine "  3 F         Ill
Frank     " 4/12 M         "
F. & Catharine LICHTENBERGER are Catharine's parents.  Plus seven boarders not extracted because they do not appear related to our subjects.  Also in Freeport:  Augustus STRAUB.

3.  1870 Census Index/Images (online at Genealogy.com, Image #16 of 78):  Freeport P.O., Freeport (Ward 3), [Freeport Twp.,] Stephenson Co., IL, Roll 276 (Book 1), p. 133B, PN 16, 121/130, enumerated 6 Jul 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Stroup J 41 M W Carpenter 1000 200 Baden
______ Catharine 35 F W Keeps House     "
______ Josephine 13 F W       Illinois
______ Wm 10 M W       "
______ George  7 M W       "
______ Matilda  4 F W       "
______ Charles  2 M W       "
Lichenburg? Theresa 23 F W       Baden
Joseph was born in Baden, but Catharine and Theresa were born in Bavaria.  Also in Freeport:  Augustus STRAUB.

4.  1880 Census (indexed at FamilySearch.org; page image online at Ancestry.com, Image #19 of 68):  City of Freeport (Ward 3), Stephenson Co., IL, Roll 252, p. 111C, PN 19, SD 2, ED 175, enumerated 5 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 8 9 10 13 21 24 25 26
184 193 Straub, Joseph W M 53     / Carpenter   Baden Baden Baden
       "    Catherine W F 44 Wife   / Keeping House   Bavaria Bavaria Bavaria
       "    Josephine W F 22 Dau /   Tailoress   IL Baden Bavaria
       "    William W M 20 Son /   Carpenter   IL Baden Bavaria
       "    George W M 16 Son /   Carpenter   IL Baden Bavaria
       "    Matilda W F 14 Dau /     / IL Baden Bavaria
       "    Charles W M 12 Son /     / IL Baden Bavaria
       "    Herman W M 10 Son /     / IL Baden Bavaria
       "    Clara W F  5 Dau /       IL Baden Bavaria
    Leictenberger, Francis W F 26 Sister in law /   Tailoress   IL Bavaria Bavaria

5.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

6.  1900 Census Index/Images (online at Genealogy.com, Image #17 of 28 not indexed, at least I can't find him in the index under any reasonable variation of his surname, so I had to do a page-by-page search of Freeport):  102? Spring? [St./Ave.], City of Freeport (Ward 3), Freeport Twp., Stephenson Co., IL, Roll 347 (Book 1), p. 370A, SN 9, SD 3, ED 118, enumerated 8 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 16 17 18 19 20 22 23 24 25 26 27
* 102? 175 200 Straub Joseph Head W M May 1828 72 M 42     Ger Ger Ger 1850 50 Na Retired Carpenter?   Y Y Y O F H
      ______ Catherine Wife W F Nov 1835 64 M 42 7 7 Ger Ger Ger 1847 53       Y Y Y      
      ______ Herman Son W M Aug 1870 29 S       IL Ger Ger       Com???tor 0 Y Y Y      
      ______ Clara Dau W F May 1875 25 S       IL Ger Ger       Dry Goods Clerk 0 Y Y Y      
      Lichtenberger Frances? Boarder W F Jan 1851 49 S       IL Ger Ger       Tailoress 5 Y Y Y      
*Spring?

7.  1910 Census Index/Images (online at Genealogy.com, Image #19 of 141):  202 Carroll Street, Freeport City (Ward 2), Freeport Twp., Stephenson Co., IL, Roll 327 (Book 2), p. 68A, SN 3A, SD 4, ED 97, enumerated 18 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 10 11 12 13 14 15 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 26 27 28
* 202 42 42 Straub Cathrine Head F W 74 Wd 7 7 Ger Ger Ger 1850 Eng           Y Y O F H
      ______ Matilda Dau F W 42 S     IL Ger Ger   Eng Retail merchant Millinary Emp N 0 Y Y      
      Licthenburger Francis Sister F W 56 S     IL Ger Ger   Eng None         Y Y      
*Carroll Street

8.  1920 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  not found.

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