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Ms. __?__
Barbara Ethel SCHRAMM
Husband:  Ralph R. STRAUB
Birth:  1 May 1882, Paint Twp., Somerset Co., PA
Occupation:  clerk
Father:  Charles Gottlieb STRAUB
Mother:  Maria MOCK
Marriage-1:  ended in divorce
Wife-1:  Ms. __?__
Marriage-2:  5 Jul 1920, Salisbury, Somerset Co., PA
Wife-2:  Barbara Ethel SCHRAMM
Birth:  23 Jul 1892, Salisbury, Somerset Co., PA
Death:  Nov 1978, Somerset Co., PA
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  George SCHRAMM (1864-1908)
Mother:  Ida SMOUSE (1867-1941), d/o Henry SMOUSE & Maria PENNETT
Children with Wife-1:
Child with Barbara SCHRAMM born in Boswell, Somerset Co., PA:
1.  Eleanor Ruth STRAUB, b. 18 Feb 1922; m. 14 Feb 1941, Cumberland, Allegany Co., MD, Kenneth COWHER (1922- ), s/o C.T. COWHER & Henrietta LAPE
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1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1910 Census Index/Images (online at Genealogy.com):  can't find.  His father's 1916 obituary indicates Ralph is in Boswell.

3.  1920 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #23 of 44):  Quemahoning Street, Boswell Borough, Jenner Twp., Somerset Co., PA, Roll T625_1653 (Book 2), p. 128A, SN 12A, SD 21, ED 161, enumerated 28 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 3 4 5 6 7 9 10 11 12 16 17 18 19 21 23 25 26 27 28
* 219 223 Straub Ralph  Head R M W 37 D   Y Y PA PA PA Y Clerk Coal Company S
    Meade Frank Partner   M W 53 M 31 Y Y PA PA PA Y Engineer Power Plant W
*Quemahoning Street

4.  1930 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #25 of 36):  228 Quemahoning St., Boswell Borough, Jenner Twp., Somerset Co., PA, Roll T626_2149 (Book 1), p. 62A, SN 13A, ED 56-7, SD 24, enumerated 15 Apr 1930, official enumeration date 1 Apr 1930 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1930:  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 16 17 18 19 20 24 25 26 27 28 30
* 228 242 245 Straub Ralph Head R $12.50 R N M W 48 M 41 N Y PA Ger PA Y Clerk Coal Co Office W Y N
      ______ Ethel Wife         F W 37 M 28 N Y PA MD MD Y None        
      ______ Eleanor Dau         F W  8 S   Y   PA PA PA   None        
*Quemahoning St

5.  SSDI:  Social Security Death Index (online at RootsWeb.com; missing columns contained no data):
Name Birth Death Last Residence SSN Issued Post-em
Ethel STRAUB 23 Jul 1892 Nov 1978 15501 (Somerset, Somerset, PA) 170-50-1283 PA Yes

6.  C.W. Bender. 1948.  Descendants of Daniel Bender.  Berlin Publ. Co., Berlin, PA (online at HeritageQuest at Genealogy.com):
p. 37 212 1George Schramm4 211, Salisbury, Pa., was b. Nov. 2, 1864, nr. Grantsville, Md., d. Nov. 17, 1908, of dropsy, buried at Salisbury, Pa., and m. Jan. 30, 1888, at Grantsville, Md., by Rev. S.G. Breuninger, to Ida Smouse b. July 21, 1867, nr. Grantsville, Md., d. Jan. 9, 1941, of Angina Pectoris, buried at Salisbury, dtr. of Henry Smouse of Gransville, Md., and Maria Pennett.  Children: Lela Myrtle, 213; Emma May, 218; Barbara Ethel, 221; Maude Lucile, 223; Paul Edwin, 224; George Willard, 225. Lutheran...
p. 38 221 3Barbara Ethel Schramm5 212, 244 E. Patriot St., Somerset, Pa., was b. July 23, 1892, at Salisbury, Pa., and m. July 5, 1920, at Salisbury by Rev. Chas. Lambert to Ralph R. Straub b. May 1, 1882, in Paint Twp., Pa., s. of Gottleib Straub and Maria Mock. Children: Eleanor Ruth, 222; Ralph Rand, May 15, 1930; Paul Meade, Dec. 2, 1932. Banker. Lutheran.

222 1Eleanor Ruth Straub6 221, Somerset, Pa., was b. Feb 18, 1922, at Boswell, Pa., and m. Feb. 14, 1941 at Cumberland, Md., to Kenneth Cowher b. Jan. 27, 1922 at Somerset, Pa. s. of C. T. Cowher of Somerset, Pa., and Henrietta Lape. Children: Barbara Ann, Aug. 29, 1942. Vulcanizer & Retreader. Lutheran.

7.  Messages posted to the Somerset County, Pennsylvania, Board (online at Ancestry.com), including:
Johnstown Tribune-Democrat, December 15, 1958:

STAKEM - Mrs. Elizabeth (STRAUB), 78, Stoystown, died Dec. 15, 1958, at Mercy Hospital, Johnstown.  Preceded in death by husband, Thomas STAKEM.  Survived by these brothers and sisters:  Mrs. Emma Jane ANKENY, Johnstown; Harvey, Lakewood, Ohio; Dr. Lewis, Miami, Fla.; Ralph and Dr. Theodore, both of Somerset...

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