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David STRAUB
Maria Magdalena OLEWINE
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Husband:  David STRAUB / STROUB / STROUP
Birth:  1 Nov 1802, Dry Land, Northampton Co., PA
Death:  24 May 1880, presumably in Lower Towamensing Twp., Carbon Co., PA
Disposition:  buried St. John's Lutheran Church Cemetery, Palmerton, Carbon Co., PA
Occupation:  farmer
Father:  Theobald / Dewald STRAUB
Mother:  Margaretha BLOSS / BLOSE
Marriage:  3 Dec 1822, Carbon Co., PA
Wife:  Mary / Mariah / Maria Magdalena "Polly" OLEWINE / OHLEWINE
Birth:  19 Mar 1806, PA
Death:  10 Jun 1866, presumably in Lower Towamensing Twp., Carbon Co., PA
Disposition:  buried St. John's Church Cemetery, Palmerton, Carbon Co., PA
Occupation:  homemaker
Father possibly:  George OLENWEIN
Mother:  Susanna "Susan" __?__, b. 1778/9, PA
Children:
born in [Lower] Towamensing Twp., Northampton [now Carbon] Co., PA:
  1.  Charles STRAUB/STROUP, b. 7 Feb 1823 
  2.  Thomas STRAUB, b. 10 Nov 1824
  3.  Daniel STRAUB, b. 29 Dec 1826
  4.  Levi STRAUB, b. 18 May 1829 
  5.  John STRAUB, b. 20 May 1831 
  6.  David Harrison STRAUB, b. 20 Jul 1833
  7.  (Son A) STRAUB, b. 1830-35
  8.  (Son B) STRAUB, b. 1835-40
  9.  Maria Anna / Mary STRAUB, b. 10 Oct 1835; bap. 13 Dec 1835
10.  Magdalene "Harriet" STRAUB, b. 15 Apr 1838

born in Lower Towamensing Twp., Carbon Co., PA: 
11.  Anna Malinda "Emeline" STRAUB, b. 14 Dec 1840
12.  Josiah STRAUB, b. 1844-46
13.  Amelia STRAUB, b. 1847 

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Comment:  some secondary sources have asserted this family (and its children's families) "lived in Parryville."  They were farmers.  They lived in the countryside, not in town.  Parryville is the town to which they traveled to pick up their mail (see 1860 and 1870 census records, below).  They did not live in Parryville.  Parryville is in the southwestern corner of Franklin Twp., so for Parryville to have been the nearest town with a post office, our subjects must have been living in the northwestern corner of Lower Towamensing Twp.

Sources (n.b., Carbon Co. was formed in 1843 from Northampton and Monore Cos.):

1.  Marriage Record:

2.  Church Record of the Towamensing Union Church in Monroe County, Pa. [really Carbon Co., near Palmerton] (online at the Schoeler Genealogy web site [link died]):
Parents Child & Dates Sponsors
Johan Blaas
Regina
David
12 Oct 1822
 1 Dec 1822
David Straub
Maria Hausknecht
David Stroup
Pally
Charles
 7 Feb 1823
26 Apr 1823
George Ohlwein
Susanna
David Straub
Maria
Thomas
10 Nov 1824
26 Dec 1824
Johan Straub
Kathar Olwein
David Straub
Maria
Levi
18 May 1829
28 Jun 1829
Theobald Straub
Margareth
Jonas Peter
Katharine
Johannes
10 Jan 1832
18 Mar 1832
David Straup
Polly
Nicalous Bloss
Katharine
Maria
26 Nov 1831
 5 May 1832
David Straub
Maria
David Beyer
Olwein
Edwin
11 Dec 1832
18 Feb 1833
David Straub
Maria
David Stroup
Maria
David Harrison
20 Jul 1833
1 Sep 1833
Geo. Ohlwein
Sara
Nickalous Beltz
Katharine
Harriet
 3 Apr 1834
10 May 1834
David Straup
Magdalene
Carl Bellford
Anna
Johanes
29 Mar 1835
30 May 1835
David Straub
Maria
David Straub
Maria
Maria Anna
10 Oct 1835
13 Dec 1835
Immanuel Straub
Susanna Olwein
Daniel Bloss
Elis.
Ludwig
24 Sep 1837
10 Dec 1837
David Straub
Maria
David Straub
Magdalene
Magdalena
15 Apr 1838
 3 Jun 1838
Aron Olwein
Mar. Kelchner
Jacob Boyer
Susannah

16 Aug 1839
17 Nov 1839
David Strop
Polly
Michael Bradl
Lydia
Sarah Anna
 6 Jan 1840
 8 Mar 1840
David Strop
Polly
David Straub
Maria
Anna Malinda
14 Dec 1840
31 Jan 1841
David Schafer
Eve
Ruben Färber
Harriette
Maria Anna
27 Dec 1857
 6 Feb 1858
David Stroup
Magdalena

3.  1830 Census Index and Digital Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #13 of 16; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1830 PA Northampton [now Carbon] Co. [now Lower] Towamensing Twp. p. 213 Ln. 23 David Straub 220 010 - 000 010
These data indicate:
No. & Sex  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
2 males 4 or under 1825-1830 = Levi (b. 1829)
= Daniel (b. 1826)
2 males 5-9 1820-1825 = Thomas (b. 1824)
= Charles (b. 1823)
1 male 20-29 1800-1810 = David (b. 1802)
1 female 20-29 1800-1810 = Mary (b. 1806)

4.  1840 Census Index and Digital Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #7-8 of 22; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1840 PA Northampton [now Carbon] Co. [now Lower] Towamensing Twp. pp. 251B-252A Ln. 24 Dav: Straub 133 101 000 - 200 011 001 0100000
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 4 or under 1835-1840 = Son B
3 males 5-9 1830-1835 = Son A
= David Harrison (b. 1833)
= John (b. 1831)
3 males 10-14 1825-1830 = Levi (b. 1829)
= Daniel (b. 1826)
= Thomas (b. 1824)
1 male 15-19 1820-1825 = Charles (b. 1823)
1 male 30-39 1800-1810 = David (b. 1802)
2 females 4 or under 1835-1840 = Harriet (b. 1837/8)
= Mary (b. 1835)
1 female 20-29 1810-1820 = ?
1 female 30-39 1800-1810 = Mary (b. 1806)
1 female 60-69 1770-1780 = Susan OLEWINE (b. 1778/9)
1 person engaged in agriculture
The elder woman is Mary's mother, and the female in her 20's is almost certainly Mary's sibling either that or hired help, and with nine males to care for, plus two female toddlers, Mary and Susan needed the help!

5.  1850 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #21 of 29):  Lower Towamensing Twp., Carbon Co., PA, p. 289A, 130/135, enumerated 26 Aug 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
David Stroup 46 M   Farmer 2000 Pennsylvania
Mary 43 F       "
David 19 M   Farmer   "
Mary 15 F       "
Harriet 12 F       "
Emeline  8 F       "
Josiah  6 M       "
Amillia  2 F       "
Susan Olewine 71 F       "
Susan OLEWINE is almost certainly Mary's mother.  Listed next to Francis BROBST.

6.  1860 Census Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #17 of 36):  Parryville P.O., Lower Towamensing Twp., Carbon Co., PA, p. 59, PN 305, 2295/117, enumerated 27 Aug 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
David Straub 58 M   Farmer 3500 400 Pa
Mariah 54 F         "
Josiah 14 M   Lab     "
Emeline 19 F         "
Amelia 12 F         "
Mary Reinhart  6 F         "
J Straup 12 M         "
Listed next to son, John STRAUB, who is listed three household from son, Daniel STRAUB

7.  1870 Census Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #4 of 40):  Parryville P.O., Lower Towamensing Twp., Carbon Co., PA, p. 146B, PN 4, 21/23, enumerated 24 Jul 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Stroub Daniel 43 M W Farmer 4000 700 Penna
[Daniel's wife and children]
______ David 66 M W       "
Listed next to David's son, John STRAUB, who is two household from David's nephew(?), Moses STROUB, who is three households from David's son, Josiah STRAUB, and David's daughter, Amelia (STRAUB) SHAFER

8.  1880 United States Census and National Index (LDS Family History Resource File: CD-ROM Library):  not found.

9a.  Tombstone Readings:  St. John's Church Cemetery, Freline Road, Palmerton, Carbon Co., Pa.  [link died]:
Row 7...
10. Magdalena Straub, born Ohlewein, wife of David Straub, Mar 19 1806, June 10 1866, 60-3-1
11. David Straub, Nov 1 1802, May 24 1880, 77-6-23

9b.  St. John's Union Church Cemetery (Old Towamensing Cemetery), Palmerton, PA (compiled by "Cindy G." and linked to Carbon County Cemeteries web site):
First Last Born Died Row/Stone Notes
David Straub 11/01/1802 5/24/1880 7 / 11  
Magdalena Straub 03/19/1806 6/20/1866 7 / 10 Magdalena Straub born Ohlewein. Wife of David Straub
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10.  John W. Jordan, Edgar Moore Green, & George T. Ettinger, eds.  1905.  Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of the Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania.  Lewis Publ. Co., New York (excerpts online at Karen Smith Furst's web site):
DAVID H. STRAUB, who is now living retired in Lehighton, but who for many years was industriously and successfully identified with agricultural pursuits in Carbon county, belongs to of the early families of the Lehigh Valley, of Than origin.

His grandfather, Theodore [Theobald] Straub, was born in what is known as Dry Land, a little hamlet located between Easton and Bethlehem.  He was an extensive distiller, and a man of considerable force of character and local influence in his day, being widely known as an industrious, upright and worthy citizen.  His family numbered five sons:  Emanuel, Daniel, John, David and Thomas, and three daughters.

David Straub, the father of D.H. [David Harrison] Straub, was born at Dry Land, and in his youth became familiar with the duties and labors that fall to the lot of the agriculturist.  After attaining man's estate he continued to follow the pursuit to which he had been reared, and owned and cultivated one hundred and thirty-six acres of valuable land.  During his active life he amassed considerable property both in real estate and personality.  In all of his business relations with his fellow men he was honorable and trustworthy, and commanded the respect and good will of all with whom he became associated, either in business or social relations. He married Polly Oldwine, and they became the parents of eleven children: Charles, Thomas, Daniel, Levi, John, David H., Mary, Harriet, Josiah, Emeline and Amelia, but David H. and the daughters are the only members of that once numerous household now living.

David H. Straub was born in Towamensing township, Carbon county, Pennsylvania, July 20, 1833...

.  Query at the Carbon County, Pennsylvania, web site (online at RootsWeb.com), specifically one by Sue Bosevich, who gives our subjects' marriage date as 3 Dec 1822 in Towamensing Twp. and suggests Maria OLEWINE's parents may have been George & Suzanna OLENWEIN.

.  Messages in the Archives of the STRAUB-L Mailing List (online at RootsWeb.com).

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