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Theodor STRAUB
Franziska WIEDEMAN
Husband:  Theodor/Theodore STRAUB
Birth:  Nov 1841, Wuerttemberg [Germany]
Occupation:  carpenter, cabinetmaker
Parents:  born in Wuerttemberg [Germany]
Marriage:  1865/6
Migration:  1859, Germany to America
Wife:  Franziska / Frances WIEDEMAN
Birth:  Apr 1845, Wuerttemberg [Germany]
Occupation:  homemaker
Parents:  born in Wuerttemberg [Germany]
born in PA:
.  Teresa Elizabetha/Elizabeth STRAUB, b. 1867/8
.  Margaret "Maggie" STRAUB, b. 1868/9
.  Maurice STRAUB, b. Feb/Mar 1870; d.s.p. by 1880
.  (Child) STRAUB
.  (Child) STRAUB
.  Caroline STRAUB, b. 1877/8
.  (Child) STRAUB

born in Scranton, Lackawanna Co., PA:
.  Frances Veronica STRAUB, b. 21 Aug 1881
.  (Child) STRAUB
.  Georgia A. STRAUB, b. Aug 1886

If the 1900 census is correct with regard to Frances's children, only four of the above (including Frances and Georgia) survived to 1900.

Sources (n.b., Lackawanna Co. was formed in 1870 from Luzerne Co., after the 1870 census):

1.  Marriage Record:

2.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1860 (Broderbund CD-318):  no STRAUBs/etc. in Luzerne County.

3.  1870 Census Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #50 of 131 indexed as "Short"):  Scranton P.O., City of Scranton, 8th Ward, Luzerne Co., PA, p. 288B, PN 50, 281/365, enumerated 29 Jun 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Shurt?/Strurt? Theodore 29 M W Works in Cabt. shop     Wirtemburg
_____ Francis 25 F W Keeping House     "
_____ Terreasa  3 F W       Penna
_____ Maggie  1 F W       "
_____ Maurice 3/12 M W       "
This enumerator had dreadful handwriting and was a poor speller on top of it.

4.  1880 United States Census and National Index (LDS Family History Resource File: CD-ROM Library):
Census Place: Scanton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania
Source: FHL Film 1255139; NARA Film T9-1139; Pg 299B
  Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace Occupation Fa Mo
Theodore STRAUB Self M M W 38 WURTEMBURG Cabinet Maker WURT WURT
Franziska STRAUB Wife F M W 35 WURTEMBURG Keeping House WURT WURT
Elizabeth STRAUB Dau F S W 12 PA At School WURT WURT
Margaret STRAUB Dau F S W 11 PA At School WURT WURT
Caroline STRAUB Dau F S W  2 PA   WURT WURT

5.  1890 Census:  the 1890 census population schedules were destroyed.

6.  1900 Census Index/Images (online at Genealogy.com, Image #39 of 67):  Prospect Avenue, Scranton City (Ward 19), Lackawanna Co., PA, Roll 1421 (Book 2), p. 262B, SN 8, SD 4, ED 105, enumerated 6 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 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 27
R.I. 102 168 Straub, Theodore Head W M Nov 1841 58 M 34     Ger Ger Ger 1859 48 Na Carpenter-Carshop 0   Y Y Y R H
      ______, Francis Wife W F Apr 1845 55 M 34 10 4 Ger Ger Ger 1859 48         Y Y Y    
      ______, Francis V Dau W F Aug 1881 18 S       PA Ger Ger             Y Y Y    
      ______, Georgia A Dau W F Aug 1886 13 S       PA Ger Ger       at School   9 Y Y Y    

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