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Benjamin F. STRAUB
Charlotte Jane YANNEY
Husband:  Benjamin F. STRAUB
Birth:  30 Oct 1840, Hemlock Twp., Columbia Co., PA
Death:  3 Jan 1916, en route from Montesono, WA, to Hoquiam, WA (home of son, Fred)
Disposition:  buried Oak Ridge Cemetery, Faribault, Rice Co., MN
Occupation:  jeweller 
Father:  C. Adam STRAUB
Mother:  Mary GRUBER
Married:  30 Apr 1862, Florence Twp., St. Joseph Co., MI
Wife:  Charlotte Jane YANNEY
Birth:  20 Mar 1841, MI
Death:  2 May 1904
Disposition:  buried Oak Ridge Cemetery, Faribault, Rice Co., MN
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  John YANNEY (1802-1849)
Mother:  Jane DE METT (1802-1869)

If you are a descendant of Jane YANNEY, then her ancestry will be of considerable interest to you because she is descended from the William SPOONER ( -1684) who was in Plymouth Colony by 1637; from the George ALLEN ( -1648) who was in Lynn, MA, by 1636; and from the William BASSETT ( -1667) who came to Plymouth Colony on the Fortune in 1621.

1.  Edgar STRAUB, b. 1862/3, MI
1.  Edward STRAUB, b. 7 Mar 1865, MI; d. 25 Oct 1913, Minneapolis; bur. Oak Ridge Cem.; never married, no issue
2.  Allabelle / Alla Belle / "Allie" STRAUB, b. 19 Nov 1866, Osage, Mitchell Co., IA
3.  Fred STRAUB, b. 30 Jun 1869, MN
4.  Maude STRAUB, b. 1872, Faribault, Rice Co., MN 
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Pennsylvania


1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1870 Census Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #45 of 55):  Warsaw P.O., Village of Faribault, Rice Co., MN, Roll M593_2009 (Book 2), p. 377, 427/433, enumerated 13 Aug 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Straub Benjamin F 29 M W Jeweler   1500 Pennsylvania
______ Charotte J 28 F W Keeping house     Michigan
______ Edgar  7 M W At School     Michigan
______ Alla B  4 F W       Iowa
______ Fred  1 M W       Minnesota
Sawyer Aseph E 37 M W Jeweler   1300 M???
Larabee Jason B 28 M W ???? Dealer     Ohio
The page was blurred due to having been bumped/jiggled/whatever at the instant the frame was shot.

3.  1880 Census (indexed at FamilySearch.org; page image online at Ancestry.com, Image #8 of 35):  Elm Street, Faribault (Ward 1), Rice Co., MN, Roll T9_632 (Book 1), p. 382D, PN 8, SD 2, ED 145, enumerated 2 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
* 63 68 Straub B F W M 38     / Jeweler   PA PA PA
    ______ Charlotte J W F 37 Wife   / Keeping House   MI NY NY
    ______ Edgar W M 16 Son /   Learning telegraphing   MI PA MI
    ______ Allie B W F 13 Dau /   at School / IA PA MI
    ______ Fred W M 10 Son /   at School / MN PA MI
    ______ Maude W F  8 Dau /   at School / MN PA MI
*Elm Street

4.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

5.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service: IGI - International Genealogical Index and AF - Ancestral File (online at FamilySearch.org). 

6.  Thomas Spooner.  1871.  Memorial of William Spooner, 1637: and of his descendants to the third generation: of his great-grandson, Elnathan Spooner, and of his descendants, to 1871.  Private ed. [limited to 150 numbered copies] R. Clarke & Co., Cincinnati. vii, 242 pp. Availability:  Sutro Library, San Francisco, CA; University Microfilms, Ann Arbor MI.

7.  Thomas Spooner.  1883.  Records of William Spooner, of Plymouth, Mass., and his descendants.  Vol. I.  Press of F.W. Freeman, Cincinnati. 694 pp.  "Notes... The material for the second volume of Spooner records is in the Western Reserve Historical Society... This work is intended to supplement and complete the author's Memorial of William Spooner, 1637, issued in 1871..." [Apparently, Vol. II was never printed.]
Availability:  Sutro Library, San Francisco, CA; University Microfilms, Ann Arbor, MI; NEHGS Circulating Library, Boston, MA; Broderbund CD-117 (New England Families #1).
p. 13 --1--
William SPOONER, b ---; d. March, 1684...
p. 25 William SPOONER m. 2d. March 18, 1652, Hannah PRATT, [daughter] as is supposed of Joshua and Bathsheba PRATT.

Children [of William & Hannah (PRATT) SPOONER]...
4 Samuel, b. Jan. 14, 1655; d. ___, 1739...

p. 29 --4--
Samuel SPOONER, b. Jan. 14, 1655; d. ___, 1739...
p. 31 He [Samuel SPOONER] m. Experience WING, d. of Daniel and Anna (EWER) WING, b. Aug. 4, 1668; she was living Sept., 1731.

Children [of Samuel & Experience (WING) SPOONER]...
32 Seth, b. Jan. 31, 1695; d. Mar. 28, 1787...

p. 54 --32--
Seth SPOONER, b. Jan. 31, 1695; d. March 28, 1787...
p. 55 He [Seth SPOONER] m. July 16, 1719, Rose CLARKE...

Children [of Seth & Rose (CLARKE) SPOONER]...
180 Elizabeth, b. Mar. 14, 1722; d. Sept. 4, 1777...

p. 110 --180--
Elizabeth SPOONER, b. Mar. 14, 1722; d. Sept 4, 1777.  She m. Nov. 8, 1748, John ALLEN, s. of Daniel [see footnote] and Elizabeth (HOXIE) ALLEN, b. Mar. 2, 1724; d. Feb. 12, 1766.

i George ALLEN. He d. ___, 1648.  He was in Lynn, 1636; removed the following year to Sanwich, where he was Representative.  He m. Catharine _____.  One of their children was:
ii George ALLEN. He lived in Sandwich. He m. Sarah _____.  One of their children was:
iii Caleb ALLEN, b. ___, 1648.  He m. Apr. 1670, Elizabeth, d. of Richard and Mary SISSON.  One of their children was:
iv Richard ALLEN, b. Oct. 8 1673; d. ___, 1731.  He m. Hannah, d. of Daniel and Elizabeth (HOWES) BUTLER.  One of their children was:
v Daniel ALLEN, b. Sept. 12, 1699; d. ___, 1732.  He m. May 3, 1722, Elizabeth, d. of Gideon and Grace (GIFFORD) HOXIE, b. May 10, 1700. One of their children was:
vi John ALLEN, b. Mar. 2, 1724; d. Feb 12, 1776. He m. Elizabeth SPOONER, No. 180.
p. 111 Children [of John and Elizabeth (SPOONER) ALLEN]...
541 Daniel, b. Apr. 25, 1757; d. Feb. 13, 1811...
p. 354 --541--
Daniel ALLEN, b. Apr. 5, 1757; d. Feb. 3, 1811... He m. Nov 13, 1780, Harriet BASSETT, d. of Nathaniel and Hannah (HALL) BASSETT [see footnote].  She d. Apr. 11, 1793.

Children [of Daniel & Harriet (BASSETT) ALLEN]...
1498 Elizabeth, b. June 25, 1783, d. Feb 13, 1859.  She m. Sept. 17, 1801, Henry YANNEY, s. of Henry and Elizabeth M. (KLINES) YANNEY, b. Sept. 11, 1779; d. Sept. 21, 1816...

Children [of Henry & Elizabeth (ALLEN) YANNEY].
John, b. May 27, 1802, d. Mar. 30, 1849.  He was a house-carpenter, Florence, Mich., m. Sept. [p. 355] 30, 1820, Jane DeMETT, d. of Barnet and Nancy (MOON) DeMETT, b. Feb. 9, 1802; d. Nov. 15, 1869.

Children [of John & Jane (DeMETT) YANNEY]...
Jane, b. Mar. 20, 1842.  She m. Apr. 30, 1862, Benjamin F. STRAUB, s. of Adam and Mary (GRUBER) STRAUB, b. Oct. 3, 1840.  He is a jeweler, Fairbault, Minn.

i William BASSETT.  He d. ___, 1667.  He came in the "Fortune," 1621.  He lived in Plymouth, Duxbury, and Bridgewater.  He m. ___, 1611, Margaret OLDHAM. One of their children was:
ii William BASSETT, b. ___, 1634; d. ___, 1670.  He lived on Sandwich; was Deputy; m. Mary, d. of Hugh BURT.  One of their children was:
iii William BASSETT, b. ___, 1656.  He was a Representative many years; was Chief Marshall, 1689-92, and was Judge of the Court of Common Pleas and Register of Probate, Sandwich.  He m. Oct. 9, 1675, Rachael WILLISON.  One of their children was:
iv William BASSETT.  He m. Feb. 3, 1709, Abigail, d. of Elisha and Patience (SKIFF [or SKIFT, I can't read it]) BOURNE, b. July 22, 1684.  One of their children was:
v Nathaniel BASSETT, b. Oct. 15, 1719.  He m. July 4, 1745, Hannah HALL.  One of their children was:
vi Hannah BASSETT. She d. Apr. 11, 1793.  She m. Daniel ALLEN, No. 541.

8.  Emails from Garry Heagy.

9.  Emails from Bill Straub (Jul 2005).

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