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Jacob STRAUB
Leah EBLING
Husband:  Jacob STRAUB
Birth:  1826/7, Stuttgart, Wuerttemberg
Death:  1900
Disposition:  buried at Milton, Northumberland Co., PA
Occupation:  tanner, currier
Migration:  1850, to America
Military Service:  Civil War:  Sgt., Co. F, 167th PVI
Brother:  Anthony STRAUB is he this Anthony STRAUB?  I can't find one in Reading.
Parents:  born in Wuerttemberg
Marriage:
Residence in 1860:  Tulpehocken Twp., Berks Co., PA
Residence in 1870:  Danville, Montour Co., PA
Residence in 1880:  Turbot Twp., Northumberland Co., PA
Residence in 1900:  Milton, Northumberland Co., PA
Wife:  Leah EBLING
Birth:  May 1826, Berks Co., PA
Death:  1902, presumably in Milton, Northumberland Co., PA
Occupation:  homemaker
Parents:  born in PA
Children born in PA, possibly in Tulpehocken Twp., Berks Co., PA:
1.  Paulina / Pauline STRAUB, b. 1856/7; apparently never married
2.  William H. STRAUB, b. Jun 1859
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; FRG, Germany, Deutschland, Württemberg; Baden-Wuerttemberg; Baden-Württemberg; USA, US, United States, Pennsylvania

Sources:

1.  Marriage Record:

2.  Works Progress Administration, compilers.  1940. Index to Records of Aliens' Declarations of Intention and/or Oaths of Allegiance, 1789-1880, in United States Circuit Court, United States District Court, Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, Quarter Sessions Court, Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia.  Pennsylvania Historical Commission, Harrisburg (online at Ancestry.com):
v. 10, p. 370 Jacob Straub 1856 Philadelphia
This may be our subject.

3.  1850 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  not found, either married or single, which suggests Jacob immigrated some time in the 1850s.

4.  1860 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #48 of 49):  Reherersburg P.O., Tulpehocken Twp., Berks Co., PA, Roll M653_1074, p. 703, PN 48, enumerated 11 Jun 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
325 399 Jacob Stroub 33 M   Tanner 400 100 Wertenberg
    Leah     " 33 F         Pennsylvania
    Galena   "  3 F         "
    William  " 11/12 M         "
  400 Hanah Lerher 50 F         "

5.  1870 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #17 of 79):  Danville P.O., Danville Borough (Ward 3), Montour Co., PA, Roll M593_1380, p. 126A, PN 17, 121/124, enumerated 11 Jul 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Straub Jacob 43 M W Leather Dresser 2000 1710 Weirtemburg
   "   Leah 43 F W Keeping house     Pa
   "   Pauline 13 F W       "
   "   William 10 M W       "
Oppman Fredk 40 M W Wholesale Liquor Merchant    105 Poland
Krey Charles 52 M W Tanner     Wirtemberg

6.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #15 of 57):  Turbut Twp., Northumberland Co., PA, Roll T9_1164, p. 437C, PN 15, SD 3, ED 164, enumerated 9 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 24 25 26
136 152 Simington Benj W M 75     / Retired Farmer Penna NJ Penna
    _________ Anne W F 72 Wife   / Keeping house Penna Penna Penna
136 153 Straub Jacob W M 58   /   Tanner Wurtemburg Wurtemburg Wurtemburg
    ______ Leah W F 54 Wife /   Keeping house Penna Penna Penna
    ______ Perlena W F 23 Dau /   at home Penna Wurtemburg Penna
    ______ William W M 19 Son /   works at tannery Penna Wurtemburg Penna
    Woolheater? Jane W F 16 Servant /   Servant Wurtemburg don't know Wurtemburg
I checked Benjamin & Anne in the 1850 census, and they have no daughter, Leah, nor can I find a Leah SIMINGTON living out.

7.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

8.  1900 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #32 of 34):  626 Broadway, Milton (Ward 3), Northumberland Co., PA, Roll T623_1449 (Book 1), p. 288B, SN 16, SD 10, ED 132, enumerated 22 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 19 20 22 23 24 25 26 27
* 626 373 384 Straub Wm H Head W M Jan 1860 40 M 12     PA Ger PA Foreman Labor Gang 0 Y Y Y O M H
      ______ Mary J Wife W F Oct 1859 40 M 12 1 1 PA PA PA     Y Y Y      
      ______ Leah M Dau W F May 1892  8 S       PA PA PA                
      ______ Leah Mother W F May 1826 74 Wd   2 2 PA PA PA     Y Y Y      
*Broadway
Can't find Pauline.

9.  1910 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #2 of 47):  262 Broadway St., Milton Borough (Ward 3), Northumberland Co., PA, Roll T624_1383 (Part 1), p. 256B, SN 1B, SD 12, ED 74, enumerated 15 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 23 24 25 26 27 28
* 626 21 21 Strawb William H Head M W 50 M1 22     PA Germany German PA Eng Retail Merchant Hardware OA N Y Y   O F H
      ______ Mary J Wife F W 51 M1 22 1 1 PA Pennsylvania PA Eng None       Y Y        
      ______ Leah M Dau F W 17 S       PA Pennsylvania PA Eng None       Y Y Y      
      ______ Pauline Sister F W 53 S       PA Pennsylvania PA Eng Retail Saleslady Dry Goods W   Y Y Y      
*Broadway St

10.  1920 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  Pauline not found.

11.  1930 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  Pauline not found.

12.  Anon.  1911.  Genealogical & Biographical Annals of Northumberland County [Pennsylvania].  J.L. Floyd & Co., Chicago.
p. 448 WILLIAM H. STRAUB, now successfully engaged in the hardware business at Milton, Pa. is one of the progressive and enterprising citizens of Northumberland county.  He was born near Womelsdorf, Berks county, Jan. 18, 1860 son of Jacob Straub.

Jacob Straub, the father, was a native of Stuttgart, Germany, who came to America in 1850 settling in Reading, Pa.  In a short time he moved to Tulpehocken township, Berks county, and there followed his trade of tanner and currier.  In 1867 he went to Danville, and after twelve years came to Milton, Pa., where he was employed at tanning by Wm. Reber.  He died in 1900, and is buried at Milton.  He married Leah Ebling, a native of Berks county who died in 1902.  To this union were born two children. Pauline and William HAnthony Straub, a brother of Jacob, also a native of Germany, came to America and settled at Reading, Pa.  Like his brother he gave his services to his adopted country during the Civil war, and he died at the National Soldiers Home, Dayton, Ohio.  Jacob Straub was a sergeant of company F, 167th Pa. Vol. Inf., from Nov. 12, 1862, until Aug. 12, 1863, under Capt. Josiah Groh, and Col. Charles A. Knoderer...

13.  Archives of the PASNYDER-L Mailing List (online at RootsWeb.com).

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