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John Albert STRAUB
Catharine BETZ
Tersey Ellen PAUL
Julia A. HAGAR
Husband:  John Albert STRAUB
Birth:  Jan 1860, Hegins Twp., Schuylkill Co., PA
Death:  aft. 1920 census
Occupation:  carpenter
Father:  Daniel STRAUB
Mother:  Louisianna "Lucy Ann" DERR

John is too young to have married and fathered a child by 1877.  He's just barely old enough to have married and fathered Hattie.  But Catharine is old enough to have birthed Carrie, so she appears to have had a prior marriage.

Marriage-1:  ca. 1879
Wife-1:  Catharine BATES / BETZ
Birth:  1854/5, PA
Occupation:  homemaker
Other Spouse:  m1. ca. 1875/6, Mr. __?__
Parents:  born in PA
Marriage-2:  24 Jun 1888, Lykens, Dauphin Co., PA; div. 1905, Altoona, PA
Wife-2:  [Teresa?] Tersey Ellen PAUL
Birth:  Nov 1867 or 9 Oct 1869, PA
Death:  7 Jul 1948, Harrisburg, Dauphin Co., PA
Occupation:  homemaker
Other Spouse:  m. Curtin Cleveland POTTEIGER (1886- ) she really married a man 20 yrs her junior?
Other Spouse:  m. George P. HEFFNER (c1851)
Father:  Emanuel PAUL (1849-1873)
Mother:  Catharine BOYER (1848- )
Marriage-3:  1904/5
Wife-3:  Julia A. HAGAR
Birth:  1863/4, PA
Death:  aft. 1920 census
Occupation:  homemaker
Other Spouse:  m1. Mr. HARMON
Parents:  born in PA
Stepchild born in PA:
1.  [Caroline] "Carrie" STRAUB, b. 1876/7
Children with Catharine born in Williamstown, William Twp., Dauphin Co., PA:
2.  Harriet V. "Hattie" STRAUB, b. Feb 1880; m. Jerome A. BEITLER (1865-1932)
3.  George Clayton STRAUB, b. 22 May 1881
4.  Laura Alice STRAUB, b. 7 Jun 1883; d. 11 May 1968, Harrisburg, Dauphin Co., PA; m. Harry Demute COOK (1882-1966)
Children with Tersey PAUL born in William Twp., Dauphin Co., PA:
5.  Joseph B. STRAUB, b. Jul 1891
Stepchildren born in PA:
.  Clyde Merle HARMON, b. 3 Mar 1884 (or 1885-87), PA; d. 8 Jul 1965, Riverside, CA
.  Arden G. HARMON, b. 6 Feb 1888; d. 20 Apr 1976, San Bernardino Co., CA; m. Verna __?__
Children with Julia HAGAR:
none
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, California, Pennsylvania

Sources:

1.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org).
John A. STRAUB; Father: Daniel STRAUB
Marriage: 24 Jun 1888, Lykens, Dauphin, Pennsylvania
Spouse: Torsey E. PAUL; Father: Emanuel PAUL
Source: "Extracted marriage record for locality listed in the record."

2a.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #22 of 38):  Williamstown, Williams Twp., Dauphin Co., PA, Roll T9_1125, p. 332B, PN 42, SD 3, ED 120, enumerated 19 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 7 8 9 10 13 14 23 24 25 26
376 416 Stroub John W M 21       / Laborer in Mines 5   PA PA PA
    ______ Catharine W F 25   Wife   / Keeping House   / PA PA PA
    ______ Carrie W F  3   Dau /         PA PA PA
    ______ Hattie W F 3/12 Feb Dau /         PA PA PA
Carrie is most likely John's stepdaughter.

2b.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  Tersey E. PAUL (æ 10, b. PA) is living in Wayne Twp., Dauphin Co., PA (p. 434D), with her parents, Emanuel PAUL (æ 29, b. PA) and  Catharine (æ 32, b. PA), and her maternal grandmother, Susan BOYER (æ 52, b. PA).

3.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

4a.  1900 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #42-43 of 60):  Williamstown Borough (Ward 2), Dauphin Co., PA, Roll T623_1404 (Book 1), pp. 274B-275A, SN 21-22, SD 9, ED 110, enumerated 18 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 21 22 23 24 25 27
408 416 Straub John A Head W M Jan 1860 40 M 11     PA PA PA Carpenter 0   Y Y Y R H
    ______ Tersey Wife W F Nov 1867 32 M 11 1 1 PA PA PA       Y Y Y    
[next page]
    Straub George C Son W M May 1881 19 S       PA PA PA Stationary Fireman 0   Y Y Y    
    ______ Joseph B Son W M Jul 1891  8 S       PA PA PA At school   Y Y Y    
Their daughter, Laura, is living in the next household with John's parents, Daniel & Lucy (DERR) STRAUB.

4b.  1900 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #42 of 60):  Williamstown Borough (Ward 2), [Williams Twp.,] Dauphin Co., PA, Roll T623_1404 (Book 1), p. 274B, SN 21, SD 9, ED 110, enumerated 18 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
407 415 Straub Daniel Head W M Apr 1834 66 M 42     PA PA PA Day laborer 0 Y Y Y O F H
    ______ Lucy A Wife W F Feb 1839 61 M 42 10 5 PA PA PA     Y Y Y      
    ______ Mary B Dau W F Apr 1879 21 S       PA PA PA Servant 0 Y Y Y      
    ______ Laura A GDau W F Jul 1883 16 S       PA PA PA Servant 0 Y Y Y      
    Troxell James Boarder W M Mar 1873 27 S       PA PA PA Day laborer Coal Mines 0 Y Y Y      

4c.  1900 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #21 of 26):  Williams Twp., Dauphin Co., PA, Roll T623_1404, p. 294A, SN 11, SD 9, ED 111, enumerated 18 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 13 14 15 19 20 22 23 24
198 201 Stroup Hattie Servant W F Feb 1880 20 M PA PA PA Servant 3 Y Y Y
Living w/BEITTER family.

4c.  1900 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  Can't find Clyde, but there is an Arden G. HARMAN (b. Feb 1888, PA), living in the Chester Springs Orphan School in Chester Co., PA (p. 160A).

5.  1910 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #17 of 26):  1211 San Julian?, Los Angeles City, Los Angeles Twp. (116th Precinct), Los Angeles Co., CA, Roll T624_82 (Part 2), p. 72B, SD 1, ED 161, enumerated 20 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 22 23 24 26 28
* 1211 232 286 Straub John Head M W 50 M3 5     PA PA PA Eng Carpenter House Building W N 15 Y Y R H
      ______ Julia A Wife F W 46 M2 5 3 3 PA PA PA Eng None         Y Y    
      Harmon Clyde Stepson M W 23 S       PA PA PA Eng Barber Own Shop OA     Y Y    
      ______ Arden Stepson M W 21 S       PA PA PA Eng Carpenter Job Work W N 0 Y Y    
*San Julian?
This image was extremely difficult to read, on top of the enumerator's miserable handwriting, so my extraction may not be entirely accurate.

6.  1920 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #20 of 29):  3908 Pas. [Pasadena] Ave., Los Angeles City (Precinct 710), Los Angeles Twp., Los Angeles Co., CA, Roll T625_105 (Book 1), p. 133B, SN 10B, SD 8, ED 109, enumerated 10 Jan 1920, official enumeration date 1 Jan 1920 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1920:  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 9 10 11 12 17 18 19 21 23 25 26 27 28
* 3908 260 266 Straub John A Head R M W 59 M Y Y PA PA PA Y Carpenter Car Co W
      ______ Julia A Wife   F W 57 M Y Y PA MA PA Y None    
      Harmon Clyde M Son   M W 35 S Y Y PA PA PA Y Clerk Post Office W
*Pas. Ave.
Arden HARMON is married (wife Verna) and living in San Antonio Pct., Los Angeles Co., CA (p. 252A).

7.  1930 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  John and Julia not found.  Clyde HARMON is still unmarried and living in a hotel in Los Angeles.  Arden G. HARMON is a widower (with two children) living in San Bernardino City, San Bernardino Co., CA (p. 181A).

8.  CADI:  California Death Index, 1940-1997 (online at RootsWeb.com and Ancestry.com; missing columns contained no data):
Last
Name
First
Name
Middle Birth Date Sex Birth
Place
Death Place (County) Death Date SSN Age
HARMON ARDEN G 02/06/1888 M PA San Bernardino 04/20/1976 571-07-7318 88

9.  World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (online at Ancestry.com):  I'm not going to do a full extraction because the card is so blurry, but the main points are that his full name was Clyde Merle Harmon; he was born 3 Mar 1884; he is living at 3908 Pasadena Ave., Los Angles, CA; his occupation is postal clerk; and his nearest relative is Mrs. J.A. Straub of same address.  The card is dated 18 Sep 1918.

10.  Anon.  1911.  Genealogical and Biographical Annals of Northumberland County.  J.L. Floyd & Co., Chicago. Biographical sketch of our subject's brother, James H. STRAUB. 

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

12.  Messages posted to the STRAUB Surname Board (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

13.  Messages posted to the STRAUB Mailing List (archive online at RootsWeb.com):  a post there indicates George Clayton STRAUB's death certificate has his mother's name as, "Catharine Bates," which appears from census records to have been "Betz."

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