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Martin J. STRAUBE
Ottilie E. H. HAMMERSCHMIDT
Husband:  Martin J. STRAUB / STRAUBE
Birth:  Nov 1869, Naperville, DuPage Co., IL
Death probably:  1930-40, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA
Occupation:  piano regulator
Father:  Mathias Martin STRAUBE
Mother:  Mary __?__
Marriage:  30 Nov 1893, DuPage Co., IL
Wife:  Ottilie "Tillie" E. H. HAMMERSCHMIDT
Birth:  Dec 1871, Naperville, DuPage Co., IL
Death probably:  1930-40, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  Conrad HAMMERSCHMIDT (b. 2 Jul 1839, Prussia), s/o Friedrich Wilhelm Maximilian HAMMERSCHMIDT (1797-1865) & Caroline SCHWARZ (1802-1860)
Mother:  Josephine Elisabeth Emilie DOELLINGER / Emily DOLLINGER (b. 9 Oct 1843, Prussia), d/o Carl DOELLINGER & Bertha CLAUER; m. 11 Jun 1865, Burgsteinfurt, Steinfurt Dist., Westphalia

Her given name was most likely Ottilia, a variant of Odilia, which is a diminutive of Odo, name of an 8th-Century nun who was patron saint of Alsace.

Children:
none
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; FRG, Germany, DEU, Deutschland, Preussen, Westfalen; USA, US, United States, California, Illinois

Sources:

1.  Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 17631900:
Straube, Martin Hammerschmidt, Ottilie 11/30/1893 Du Page

2a.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service: IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org).
Martin STRAUBE
Spouse: Ottillie HAMMERSCHMIDT
Marriage: 30 Nov 1893, Du Page, Illinois
Source: Marriage Records of Du Page County, Illinois, 1839-1900. Laura Kendall Thomas.
Conrad HAMMERSCHMIDT
Spouse: Josephine Elisabeth DOELLINGER
Marriage: 11 Jul 1865, Evangelisch, Burgsteinfurt, Westfalen, Preussen
Source: Kirchenbuch, 1652-1902. Evangelische Kirche Burgsteinfurt (Kr. Steinfurt)
Conrad HAMMERSCHMIDT
Father: HAMMERSCHMIDT; Mother: SCHWARZ
Marriage: 11 Jun 1865, Evangelisch, Burgsteinfurt, Westfalen, Preussen
Spouse: Josephine Elisabeth Emilie DOELLINGER
Birth: 09 Oct 1843; Wife Age at Marriage: 21
Father: Carl DOELLINGER; Mother: Bertha CLAUER
Source: Kirchenbuchduplikat, 1814-1875. Katholische Kirche Burgsteinfurt (Kr. Steinfurt)

2b.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service: Pedigree Resource File (index to CDs, online at FamilySearch.org).
Conrad HAMMERSCHMIDT
Birth: 2 Jul 1839; Death: unknown
Father: Friedrich Wilhelm Maximilian HAMMERSCHMIDT (1797-1865)
Mother: Caroline SCHWARZ (1802-1860)
Marriage: 11 Jul 1865
Spouse: Emilie DOLLINGER

3.  1870 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  Martin STRAUB (æ 1, b. IL) is living in Naperville, DuPage Co., IL, with his parents (q.v.).  C. HAMMERSCHMIDT (æ 31, b. Prussia), his wife, Emily (æ 26, b. Prussia), and their children are living in Naperville, DuPage Co., IL (p. 489A).

4.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  can't find Martin or his parents.  Ottilie E.H. HAMMERSCHMIDT (æ 9, b. IL) is living in Naperville, DuPage Co., IL (p. 304B), with her parents, C. HAMMERSCHMIDT (æ 40, b. Prussia) & Emilie (æ 36, b. Prussia), plus siblings.

5.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

6.  1900 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #32 of 43):  110/116 Maple Ave. E, Downers Grove Village, Downers Grove Twp., DuPage Co., IL, Roll T623-298 (Book 1), p. 141B, SN 16 B, SD 2, ED 29, enumerated 11 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 27
352 371 Straube Martin Head W M Nov 1869 30 M 6     IL Ger Ger Action Regulator 0 Y Y Y R H
    _______ Tillie Wife W F Dec 1871 28 M 6 0 0 IL Ger Ger     Y Y Y    
At this point, Martin was presumably working in his brother's factory, the Straube Piano Company in Downers Grove.

7.  1910 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #2 of 15):  308 North Third Street, Oregon City (Ward 1), Oregon Twp., Ogle Co., IL, Roll T624_314 (Book 2), p. 273B, SN 1B, SD 4, ED 83, 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 22 23 24 26 28
* 308 19 20 Straube Martin Head M W 41 M1 16     IL Ger German Ger German Eng Regulator Piano Factory W Y 3 Y Y R H
      _______ Tillie Wife F W 39 M1 16 0 0 IL Ger German Ger German Eng None         Y Y    
*North Third Street
At this point, Martin's brother has sold the Straube Piano Company, which has moved to Hammond, IN.  Martin may be working for the Oregon Piano Factory, a.k.a., Schiller Piano Factory, in Oregon City.

8.  1920 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #20 of 29):  836 Tenth Street, Rochelle City (Ward 2), Flagg Twp., Ogle Co., IL, Roll T625_398 (Book 1), p. 88B, SN 10B, SD 5, ED 87, enumerated 12 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 22 23 24 25 26 27 28
* 836 250 272 Straube Martin J Head R M W 51 M Y Y IL Saxony German Wurtemberg Germany German Y Piano Maker Factory W
      _______ Tillie E Wife   F W 49 M Y Y IL Bonn Ger German Bonn German Y None    
*Tenth Street
Martin's mother was born in Wuerttemberg, based on her own 1870 census record.  It appears Martin has changed jobs, but I have yet to find the name of a piano factory in Rochelle at that time.

9.  1930 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #13 of 31):  5028 Pasadena Avenue, Los Angeles City (Assembly Dist. 54; Block 513), Los Angeles Twp., Los Angeles Co., CA, Roll 162 (Book 1), p. 86A, SN 7A, ED 19-682, SD 15, enumerated 8 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
* 5028 128 157 Straube Martin J Head R 30 R N M W 60 M 23 N Y IL Illinois Illinois Y Regulator Piano W Y N
      _______ Tillie H Wife         F W 52 M 21 N Y IL Baden Germany Baden Germany Y None        
      Smith Martha A Lodger         F W 72 Wd   N Y OH Ohio Ohio Y None        
*Pasadena Avenue

10.  CADI:  California Death Index, 1940-1997 (online at RootsWeb.com and Ancestry.com):  not found, which suggests they either left California or died before 1940.

11.  Conrad Hammerschmidt Family (online at the Wheatland Plowing Match Association web site).

12.  Dictionary of Occupational Titles:  Piano Regulator-Inspector (online at www.occupationalinfo.org):
"Examines piano action components after installation for completeness and operation..."

13.  Messages posted to the Ogle County, Illinois, Forum (online at GenForum.com).

14.  Messages posted to the Ogle County, Illinois, Location Board (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

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

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