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Catharine __?__
WARNING:  I have no direct evidence that our subject married second to Catharine, but I don't otherwise know how to account for the Jacob STRAUB who did, and we do know that Hannah died in 1865.  Also, this Jacob STRAUB is being confused with the one who married Hannah GORDON.  These are two different Jacob STRAUBs.
Husband:  (Johann?) Jacob STRAUB
Birth:  1806-8, PA
Death:  aft. 1880 census
Occupation:  laborer, farmer, carpenter
Wife-1:  Hanna / Hannah HACHENBERG
Birth:  ca. 12/13 Oct 1805
Death (æ 59y 5m 25d):  7 Apr 1865, presumably in Snyder Co., PA
Disposition:  buried Zion's United Brethren Cemetery, Union Twp., Snyder Co., PA
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  Peter HACHENBERG / HACKENBERG (1773-1847)
Mother:  Hannah SHAFFER / SHAFER (1772-1854)
Marriage-2:  1865-70
Wife-2:  Catharine __?__
Birth:  1820-22, PA
Death:  aft. 1880 census
Occupation:  homemaker
Children with Hannah HACHENBERG born in Union [now Snyder] Co., PA:
  1.  (Son A) STRAUB, b. 1825-30
  2.  Mary A. STRAUB, b. 1830 possibly this Mary A. STRAUB
  3.  Catharine STRAUB, b. 1831
  4.  Jacob J. STRAUB, b. 1832/3
  5.  George Peter STRAUB, b. 12 Nov 1835
  6.  Sarah STRAUB, b. 1837/8
  7.  Henry H. STRAUB. b. 1839/40
  8.  Hannah STRAUB, b. ca. 11 Nov 1843; d. 2 Apr 1848
  9.  James E. STRAUB, b. ca. 15 Aug 1846; d. 17 Mar 1849
10.  Harriet STRAUB, b. Oct 1849
Children with Catharine:
[none, she was too old to have children when she married Jacob]
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1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1830 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #3 of 4 indexed "Straup"; list was roughly alphabetized; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1830 PA Union [now Snyder] Co. Freeburg p. 306 Ln. 21 Stroup Jacob 100 010 - 000 010
These data indicate:
No. & Sex  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 4 or under 1825-1830 = Son A
1 male 20-29 1800-1810 = Jacob (b. 1806-8) 
1 female 20-29 1800-1810 = Hannah (b. 1805)
Their first child should be a girl, not a boy. Or was Mary born in 1830, not 1829?  I would doubt these are our subjects, except that Peter HACKENBERG (æ 50-60; wife æ 50-60) is also in Freeburg.  The list was alphabetized, so we can't tell whether they were living near each other.

3.  1840 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  can't find.

4.  1850 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #7 of 29 indexed "Strab"):  Washington Twp., Union [now Snyder] Co., PA, p. 118, 40/43, enumerated 25 Nov 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Jacob Straub  42 M Farmer Penna
Hanah Straub  43 F     "
Mary A Straub  21 F     "
Catharine Straub  19 F     "
Jacob Straub  17 M     "
George Straub  15 M     "
Sarah Straub  12 F     "
Henry H Straub  10 M     "
Harriet Straub 8/12 F     "

5.  1860 Census Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #80 of 384):  Chapman P.O., Chapman Twp., Snyder Co., PA, p. 374, PN 82, 571/589, enumerated 25 Jun 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Jacob Straub 54 M   Day Laborer   100 PA
Hannah    " 56 F         "
Catharine " 29 F         "
George    " 23 M   Day Laborer 250   "
Henry     " 20 M   Shoemaker     "
Harriet   " 10 F         "
Peter Arnich?  1 M         "

6.  1870 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #44 of 48):  Milton P.O., Borough of Milton, Northumberland Co., PA, p. 51B, PN 44, enumerated 22 Jul 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
239 247 Straub Jacob 63 M W Laborer 500 500 Penna
    ______ Catharine 50 F W Keeping house     Penna
  248 Koehler Mary 70 F W Keeping house 700 200 Penna
Mary is the widow of George KOEHLER / KEHLER / KOHLER (see 1850/60 censuses of Milton).

7.  1880 Census (indexed at FamilySearch.org; page image online at Ancestry.com, Image #21 of 49):  Village of Port Trevorton, Union Twp., Snyder Co., PA, Roll 1194, p. 70A, PN 21, SD 7, ED 149, enumerated 10 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 10 13 23 24 25 26
172 188 Stroup Jacob W M 72   / Carpenter   Pa Pa Pa
    ______ Catharine W F 58 Wife / Keeping House / " " "

8.  George W. Wagenseller.  1904.  Tombstone Inscriptions of Snyder County, Penna.  Wagenseller Publ., Middleburgh, PA (facsimile hard copies available from HigginsonBooks.com; online at the Snyder County PAGenWeb site):
p. 235 Union Township...
p. 241 Straub, Hannah, w of Jacob, b Oct. 12, 1805, d April 7, 1865, aged 59 y 5 m 25 d...
p. 249 Washington Twp.
p. 266 Straub, James E., s of S.J. and H., d Mar. 17, 1849, aged 2 y 7 m 2 d.
Straub, Hannah, dau. of J. and H., d Apr. 2, 1848, aged 4 y 4 m 22 d.
Surely "S.J." is a mis-reading of "J.J.", which would then almost certainly make Jacob, "Johann Jacob."

9.  Birthdate calculated using Ben Buckner's JavaScript Birthday Calculator.
Entered Result
 7 Apr 1865 25d 5m 59y 13 Oct 1805
17 Mar 1849  2d 7m  2y 15 Aug 1846
 2 Apr 1848 22d 4m  47 11 Nov 1843
(Calculated birthdates should always be prefaced with "ca." you can't be certain the person who calculated their age did it correctly.)

10.  The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Vol. 165 (online at Ancestry.com):
DAR ID No. 164994
Born in Watsontown, Northumberland Co., PA
Wife of Walter W. MARTIN

Descendant of Ensign Johann Peter HACHENBERG, as follows:

1. George Peter STRAUB (1835-1916) m. 2d 1880 Anna Barbara BAKER (b. 1849).
2. Jacob STRAUB (____-1858) m. 1830 Hannah HACHENBERG (____-1865).
3. Peter HACHENBERG (1765-1847) m. Hannah SHAFER (1764-1854).
4. Johann Peter HACHENBERG m. Annie Elizabeth SEYFOOT (1743-1808).

Johann Peter HACHENBERG (1741-1820) served as ensign in Colonel Baxter's regiment, Pennsylvania troops. He was born in Germany; died in Middleburgh, Northumberland [later Snyder] Co., PA.

Jacob did not die in 1858, and if he really married Hannah in 1830, then he had a prior wife.

11.  Floyd's Northumberland County Genealogy (online in the USGenWeb Archives; submitted by Tony Rebuck).  On p. 765:
ALBERT HACKENBERG, a retired citizen of Point township, Northumberland county, was born April 5, 1835, at Freeburg, Snyder Co., Pa., son of Jesse Hackenberg and grandson of Peter Hackenberg.  Peter Hackenberg was a native of Germany.  Coming to America when quite young he settled at Freeburg, Snyder Co., Pa., and followed farming during his active years, retiring a number of years before his death, which occurred about 1845, when he was advanced in years.  He had prospered in his agricultural operations and was a substantial citizen owning several farms.  For some years he served as a justice of the peace of Washington township, Snyder county.  He was a member of the German Reformed Church and is buried at Freeburg.  To him [Peter] and his wife Susanna (Shaffer) were born six sons and four daughters:  Hannah, who married Mr. Balliet; Mrs. Samuel Sheller; Mrs. Jacob Straub; Mrs. Samuel Sceller; Jesse; Peter L., who lived at McEwensville, Pa., later moved to Michigan, and returning to Pennsylvania settled at Milton in 1861 (he married Mary E. Hood); Jacob, who lived in Center county, Pa.; Daniel who lived in Center county, Pa.; Samuel, who was killed in the Mexican war; and John, who died at New Berlin, Pennsylvania...

12.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org):
Harriet STRAUB
Birth: 1834
Father: Jacob STRAUB; Mother: Hannah GORDON
Source: none given
Lucinda STRAUB
Birth: 1835
Father: Jacob STRAUB; Mother: Hannah GORDON
Source: none given
Birth: Abt. 1836
Father: Jacob STRAUB; Mother: Hannah GORDON
Source: none given
Birth: 1837, Pennsylvania
Father: Jacob STRAUB; Mother: Hannah GORDON
Source: none given
Wilson Gordon STRAUB
Birth: Abt. 1838
Father: Jacob STRAUB; Mother: Hannah GORDON
Source: none given
Birth: 1840, Pennsylvania
Father: Jacob STRAUB; Mother: Hannah GORDON
Source: none given
Harriet STRAUB
Birth: 1850, Pennsylvania
Father: Jacob STRAUB; Mother: Hannah GORDON
Source: none given
Of the seven children listed above, only Sarah and Wilson are actually children of Jacob & Hannah (GORDON) STRAUB.  George, Henry, and the younger Harriet are children of our subjects, Jacob & Hannah (HACHENBERG) STRAUB.  Lucinda and the elder Harriet do not appear to be children of Jacob & Hannah (GORDON) STRAUB because they don't show up in their 1840 or 1850 census records.  In the 1850 census, Lucinda STRAUB and Harriet STRAUB are orphans living separately in Greenwood Twp., Juniata Co., PA, so it's hard to say whose children they are.  Both survived to marry, so it is not the case that they are our subjects' children, who died before the 1850 census.

13.  Broderbund.  World Family Trees.  Vol. 9, Pedigree #1060.

14.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

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