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Jacob STRAUB, Jr.
Catharine __?__
Husband:  Jacob STRAUB, Jr.
Birth:  11 Nov 1817, Lehigh Co., PA
Death:  12 Jul 1885, Lynn Twp., Lehigh Co., PA
Occupation:  shoemaker, farmer
Father:  Johann Jacob STRAUB
Mother:  Maria Magdalena BROBST
Marriage:  ca. 1839/40
Wife:  Catharine / Catherine / Cathrine __?__
Birth:  1816, PA
Occupation:  homemaker
Parents:  born in PA

A secondary source says her maiden name was STRAUB.

Children born in Heidelberg Twp., Lehigh Co., PA:
1.  Sarah STRAUB, b. 12 Oct 1840 
2.  Cordelia STRAUB, b. 1842/3
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1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1840 Census Index and Digital Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #7-8 of 33; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1840 PA Lehigh Co. Heidelberg Twp. pp. 302B-303A Ln. 25 Jacob Straub Junr 000 010 - 000 010 0001000
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 20-29 1810-1820 = Jacob (b. 1817)
1 female 20-29 1810-1820 = Catharine (b. 1816)
1 person engaged in manufactures and trades

3.  Census Microfilm Records:  Pennsylvania, 1850 (Broderbund CD-305):  Heidelberg Twp., Lehigh Co., PA, p. 366B, 160/163, enumerated 2 Sep 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Jacob Straub 33 m Shoemaker   Pennsya
Catherine " 34 F     "
Sarah     "  9 F     "
Cotille?  "  7 F     "

4.  1860 Census Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #31 of 59):  New Tripoli P.O., Lynn Twp., Lehigh Co., PA, p. 349, PN 31, 201/217, enumerated 13 Jun 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Jacob Straub 42 M   Farmer 1300 500 Penna
Catharine " 43 F         "
Sarah     " 19 F         "
Cedilla   " 17 F         "

5.  1870 Census Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #24 of 60):  Lynn Ville P.O., Lynn Twp., Lehigh Co., PA, Roll M593_1363, p. 400B, PN 24, 159/169, enumerated 19 Jul 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Straup Jacob 52 M W Farmer 3000 550 Penna
______ Cath 53 F W Keeping House     "
Heintzleman Lewis 10 M W       "
Lewis is said to be son of their late daughter, Sarah (STRAUB) HEINTZELMAN, but Lewis was born before Sarah married, so he appears to have been her adopted son.

6.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #48 of 56):  Lynn Twp., Lehigh Co., PA, Roll T9_1148, p. 720D, PN 48, SD 4, ED 211, enumerated 18 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 11 13 24 25 26
375 401 Straub Jacob W M 62   /   Farmer PA PA PA
    ______ Cathrine W F 63 Wife /   Keeping house PA PA PA
    Henzelman Lewis W M 21 Servant / / Servant PA PA PA
I have no explanation for Lewis's odd marital status.

7.  Messages on the BROBST Surname Board (online at Ancestry.com/RootsWeb.com).

8.  The National BROBST Family History Registry [link died].

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

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