Arthur Harrison Straub1

M, #4599, b. 23 June 1892, d. 13 December 1960
  • Last Edited: 29 Mar 2019
  • Arthur Harrison Straub was born on 23 June 1892, Lykens Township, Dauphin County, PA.
  • He was the son of George Brady Straub and Catherine Senora Klinger.
  • Arthur Harrison Straub married Edna Elizabeth Mausser, daughter of Jacob Mausser and Amanda Paul, on 19 March 1912, Dauphin County, PA.2
  • At the time of the 1920 Census, Arthur and Edna were living in Lykens Township, Dauphin County, with their 3 children: Gertrude (7), Naomi (3), and Paul (1). Arthur was a laborer in a coal mine.3
  • In 1930, Arthur and Edna Elizabeth were living in Hubley Township, Schuylkill County, where Arthur operated a hoisting engine in a coal mine. Their household included their 4 youngest children: Naomi E. (13), Paul A. (11), Dorothy K. (7), and Alma W. (3 7/12).4
  • Arthur Harrison Straub died on 13 December 1960, Spring Glen, Schuylkill County, PA, at age 68. Newspaper article:
    Man Shovels Snow, Dies
    Arthur Harrison Straub, 67, of Spring Glen, died suddenly in his home Tuesday at 1:30 p. m. of a heart ailment. Mr Straub had entered his home after shoveling snow, when he collapsed. His death was instantaneous.
    Born in Lykens Township on June 23, 1892, he was a son of the late Brady and Catherine Klinger Straub.
    Employed at regional mines many years, he was a member of St. Paul s Lutheran Church of Sacramento, a member and secretary of the Men's Bible Class, Lutheran Brotherhood of the parish, and UMWA.
    Surviving are his wife, the former Edna Mausser; and these children: Mrs. Raymond Stutzman, Mrs. Marlin Koppenhaver, both of Sacramento; Paul, Mrs. Sterben Ressler and Mrs. William McElroy, all of Baltimore; 16 grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and these sisters and brothers: Mrs. Ira Schlegel and Mrs. Luma Schlegel, both of Valley View; Harry Straub of Lvkens R. D. Roy Straub and Mrs. Leon Miller, both of Klingerstown; Mrs. Lester Geist of Leck Kill, Mrs. Mamie Williams of Lancaster and Raymond of Tremont.
    Funeral Saturday afternoon from St. Paul's Church at Sacramento. The Rev. Burlington B. Latshaw Jr., pastor of Trinity Church, Vallev View, will officiate at services. Interment in St. Paul's Union Cemetery, Sacramento. Buffinarton Funeral Home View, is in charge of arrangements.
    Pottsville Republican, 14 Dec 1960, Wed, Page 32.5,6,7
  • Newspaper obituary:
    ARTHUR H. STRAUB
    Arthur H. Straub, Spring Glen, died at his home Tuesday afternoon, at the age of 67 years.
    A son of the late Brady and Catherine (Klinger) Straub, he was a native of Lykens Township. He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Sacramento.
    Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Edna Mausser Straub; and the following children: Paul, Mrs. William McElroy and Mrs. Sterben Ressler, all of Baltimore, Maryland; Mrs. Marlin Koppenhaver and Mrs. Raymond Stutzman, both of Sacramento; sixteen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
    Also surviving are the following brothers and sisters: Harry Straub, Lykens R. D; Raymond, of Tremont; Roy Straub and Mrs. Leon Miller, both of Klingers-town; Mrs. Mamie Williams, Lancaster; Mrs. Luma Schlegel and Mrs. Ira Schlegel, both of Valley View, and Mrs. Lester Geist of Leck Kill.
    Services will be held from St. Paul's Church, Sacramento, Saturday afternoon. Rev. Burlington B. Latshaw Jr., will officiate and interment will be in St. Paul's Church Cemetery.
    Elizabethville Echo, 15 Dec 1960, Thu, Page 1.8

Children of Arthur Harrison Straub and Edna Elizabeth Mausser

Citations

  1. [S147] Irwin R. Klinger, Klinger's Church History, pt. 2, p. 201.
  2. [S1206] Pennsylvania County Register of Wills Offices, Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1852-1968, https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll
  3. [S192] 1920 US Census, Lykens Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1557; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 120; Image: 1121.
  4. [S186] 1930 US Census, Hubley Twp., Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2145; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 42; Image: 280.0.
  5. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, pp. 270-71.
  6. [S752] Phillip A Rice, Buffington-Reed Funeral Home Records, p. 103.
  7. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Arthur H. Straub, Pottsville Republican, 14 Dec 1960, Wed, Page 32.
  8. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Arthur H. Straub, Elizabethville Echo, 15 Dec 1960, Thu, Page 1.

Moses Klinger

M, #4605, b. 1 December 1827, d. 1 August 1901
  • Last Edited: 29 Jan 2008
  • Moses Klinger was born on 1 December 1827, Lykens Township, Dauphin County, PA.1
  • He was the son of Johann George Klinger and Elizabeth Stein.
  • Moses Klinger married Angeline Shoffstall, daughter of Samuel Schoffstall and Elizabeth Schmeltz, circa 1850, PA.2
  • At the time of the 1870 Census, Moses and his family were living in the Berrysburg area, in Mifflin Township, Dauphin County, where Moses was a farmer. His household included: Moses, 44; Angeline, 40; Mary, 18; George, 15; Daniel, 8; Minnie, 6; and Brady, 3.3
  • The 1880 Census lists Moses's household as including: Moses, 52; Engelina, 49; George, son, 23; Mary, daughter, 15; Braden [sic], son, 12; and Emma, daughter, 5.4
  • At the time of the 1900 Census, Moses, 72, who was by then a widower, was living with his daughter Mary and son-in-law John Stroup (Straub).5
  • Moses Klinger died on 1 August 1901, Lykens Township, Dauphin County, PA, at age 73.1
  • He was buried at Zion (Klinger's) Church, Erdman, Lykens Township, Dauphin County, PA.6

Children of Moses Klinger and Angeline Shoffstall

Citations

  1. [S147] Irwin R. Klinger, Klinger's Church History.
  2. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, p. 394.
  3. [S190] 1870 US Census, Lykens Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: M593_1335; Page: 529; Image: 176.
  4. [S191] 1880 U.S. Census, Lykens Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T9_1124; Family History Film: 1255124; Page: 59.1000; Enumeration District: 106; Image: 0298.
  5. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Lykens Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623 1401; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 40.
  6. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, pt. II, p. 296.

Angeline Shoffstall1,2

F, #4606, b. 17 July 1831, d. 12 May 1880
  • Last Edited: 25 Feb 2007
  • Angeline Shoffstall is also referred to as Angelina in some sources.4
  • Angeline Shoffstall is also referred to as Angeline Koppenhaver in some sources.1
  • She was born on 17 July 1831, Lykens Township, Dauphin County, PA.5
  • She was the daughter of Samuel Schoffstall and Elizabeth Schmeltz.3
  • Angeline Shoffstall married Moses Klinger, son of Johann George Klinger and Elizabeth Stein, circa 1850, PA.1
  • Angeline Shoffstall died on 12 May 1880, Lykens Township, Dauphin County, PA, at age 48.5
  • She was buried at Zion (Klinger's) Church, Erdman, Lykens Township, Dauphin County, PA.6

Children of Angeline Shoffstall and Moses Klinger

Citations

  1. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, p. 394.
  2. [S245] "Andreas Schmeltz," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 5, no. 4, p. 36.
  3. [S245] "Andreas Schmeltz," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 5, no. 4, p. 41.
  4. [S147] Irwin R. Klinger, Klinger's Church History, pt. II, p. 293 (cemetery listing).
  5. [S147] Irwin R. Klinger, Klinger's Church History.
  6. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, pt. II, p. 293.
  7. [S190] 1870 US Census, Lykens Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: M593_1335; Page: 529; Image: 176.
  8. [S245] "Andreas Schmeltz," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 5, no. 4, p. 42.

Sam Brady Klinger

M, #4607, b. 14 June 1866, d. 2 July 1949
  • Last Edited: 19 Dec 2018
  • Sam Brady Klinger is also referred to as Brady Samuel Klinger in some sources.2
  • He was born on 14 June 1866, Lykens Township, Dauphin County, PA.3,4
  • He was the son of Moses Klinger and Angeline Shoffstall.1
  • Sam Brady Klinger was baptized on 4 November 1866, Zion (Klinger's) Church, Erdman, Lykens Township, Dauphin County, PA.5
  • He married Mary Elizabeth Williard, daughter of George D. Williard and Amanda Barbara Miller, on 17 October 1886, Pillow, Dauphin County, PA.6,7
  • At the time of the 1900 Census, Brady and Mary were living in Bear Valley, Hegins Township, Schuylkill County, where Brady was working as a miner. Brady and Mary had been married 13 years and had produced 4 children, all of whom were then living. Their household was listed as follows: Brady Klinger, head, born Jun 1866, 33, married 13 years; Mary E., wife, born Apr. 1868, 31, married 13 years; Ardie, son, born July 1888, 11; Millie B., daughter, born May 1893, 7; and Emma, daughter, born ___ 1899, 8 months old.6
  • At the time of the 1910 Census, Brady and Mary were living in Williamstown, Dauphin County, where Brady was working as a boiler water-tender at a coal mine. Brady and Mary had been married 23 years and had produced 6 children, all of whom were then living. Their household was listed as follows: Brady Klinger, head, 44, married 23 years; Mary E., wife, 40; Arthur E., son, 20; Mildred P., daughter, 16; Emma L., daughter, 11; Charles H., son, 9; and Harry W., son, 6 months.8
  • In 1920, Brady and Mary were living in Williamstown, Dauphin County, where Brady was working as a foreman in a boiler house. Their household included their 4 youngest children.9
  • In 1930, Brady and Mary were still living in Williamstown, Dauphin County, where Brady was working as a foreman in a coal mine. By then, their children had all moved away from home.10
  • Sam Brady Klinger died on 2 July 1949, Williamstown, Dauphin County, PA, at age 83.11,12
  • He was buried on 5 July 1949, at Fairview Cemetery, Williamstown, Dauphin County, PA.12,13

Children of Sam Brady Klinger and Mary Elizabeth Williard

Citations

  1. [S245] "Andreas Schmeltz," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 5, no. 4, p. 41.
  2. [S147] Irwin R. Klinger, Klinger's Church History, pt. 2, p. 181.
  3. [S144] Elsie Mae Klinger Eaves, World Family Tree Vol. 4, Tree # 2801, 1996.
  4. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, p. 394.
  5. [S147] Irwin R. Klinger, Klinger's Church History, pt. 2, p. 85.
  6. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Hegins Twp., Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623 1483; Page: 22B; Enumeration District: 146.
  7. [S1206] Pennsylvania County Register of Wills Offices, Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1852-1968, https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll
  8. [S199] 1910 Census, Williamstown West Ward, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1338; Page: 19A; Enumeration District: 134; Image: 689.
  9. [S192] 1920 US Census, Williamstown, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1560; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 153; Image: 542.
  10. [S186] 1930 US Census, Williamstown, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2028; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 118; Image: 1080.0.
  11. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, pp. 394, 399.
  12. [S1062] Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates.
  13. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com.
  14. [S147] Irwin R. Klinger, Klinger's Church History, pt. 2, p. 182.

George Brady Straub

M, #4608, b. 12 April 1863, d. 19 October 1949
  • Last Edited: 27 Jan 2018
  • George Brady Straub is also referred to as Brady G. in some sources.
  • He was born on 12 April 1863, PA.1
  • He was the son of Samuel Straub and Hannah Klinger.
  • George Brady Straub was baptized on 19 August 1863, Zion (Klinger's) Church, Erdman, Lykens Township, Dauphin County, PA.2
  • He married Catherine Senora Klinger, daughter of Francis Klinger and Harriet Troutman, on 11 November 1888, Uniontown, Dauphin County, PA.3
  • At the time of 1900 Census, Brady and Catharine were living in Lykens Township, Dauphin County, where Brady was a farmer. The household included: Brady G. Stroup, head, born Apr. 1863, 37, married 11 years; Catherine, wife, born Jun. 1872, 27, married 11 years, mother of 8 children, 7 of whom were then living; Edgar W., son, born May 1888, 12; Beulah M., daughter, born Nov. 1890, 9; Artie H., son, born Jun. 1892, 7; Samuel H., born Jul. 1894, 5; Raymond A., son, born Dec. 1896, 3; Mamie A, daughter, born Jan. 1898, 2; and Harry O., son, born May 1899, 1.4
  • The 1910 Census for Lykens Township, Dauphin County, lists Brady as a coal miner. His household included: Brady Stroub, 47, married 19 years; Catharine, wife, 37, mother of 12 children, 11 of whom were living; Homer, son, 15; Raymond, son, 13; Harry, son, 10; Ralph, son, 8; Roy, son, 2; Mammie, daughter, 12; Hannah, daughter, 9; Saloma, daughter, 4; and Arlee [Artie], son, 18.5
  • At the time of the 1930 Census, Brady and Catharine were living in Lykens Township, Dauphin County, with their 2 youngest daughters, Helen (19) and Alma (17). Brady was listed as a farmer.6
  • George Brady Straub died on 19 October 1949, at age 86.7,8,9
  • He was buried at Zion (Klinger's) Church, Erdman, Lykens Township, Dauphin County, PA; Name listed as "Brady G. Straub."7

Children of George Brady Straub and Catherine Senora Klinger

Citations

  1. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, pp. 269-70, 397.
  2. [S147] Irwin R. Klinger, Klinger's Church History, pt. 2, p. 84.
  3. [S1206] Pennsylvania County Register of Wills Offices, Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1852-1968, Film Number: 000021160.
  4. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Lykens Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623 1401; Page: 11B; Enumeration District: 40.
  5. [S199] 1910 Census, Lykens Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1337; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 102; Image: 702.
  6. [S186] 1930 US Census, Lykens Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2027; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 77; Image: 972.0.
  7. [S147] Irwin R. Klinger, Klinger's Church History, pt. II, p. 310.
  8. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, pp. 270, 398.
  9. [S336] Gratz Historical Society, Comprehensive History of Gratz, p. 493.
  10. [S147] Irwin R. Klinger, Klinger's Church History, pt. 2, p. 181.
  11. [S147] Irwin R. Klinger, Klinger's Church History, pt. 2, p. 183.
  12. [S1151] Pennsylvania Birth Certificates, 1906-1910, online www.ancestry.com, Certificate Number: 128932.
  13. [S147] Irwin R. Klinger, Klinger's Church History, pt. 2, p. 187.

Beulah M. Straub

F, #4609, b. 15 November 1890, d. August 1959
  • Last Edited: 11 Jun 2015
  • Beulah M. Straub was born on 15 November 1890, Lykens Township, Dauphin County, PA.
  • She was the daughter of George Brady Straub and Catherine Senora Klinger.
  • Beulah M. Straub married Lloyd Ervin Troutman, son of Benneville R. Troutman and Louisa Sevilla Klinger, circa 1908, Zion (Klinger's) Church, Erdman, Lykens Township, Dauphin County, PA.1,2,3
  • In 1910, Beulah and Lloyd were living in Lykens Township, Dauphin County, where Lloyd was a carpenter. They had been married about 1 year and had only one child, Allen, who was about a year and a half old.1
  • At the time of the 1920 Census, Beulah and her husband Lloyd Troutman were living in Lykens Township, Dauphin County, where Lloyd was a coal miner. They had 4 children: Allen R. (11), Charles L. (8), Margaret V. (7), and Alma M. (4).4
  • According to the 1930 Census listings, Beulah and Lloyd had no children living with them then. Lloyd's occupation is listed as farmer.5
  • Beulah M. Straub died in August 1959, Gratz, Dauphin County, PA, at age 68.6,2

Children of Beulah M. Straub and Lloyd Ervin Troutman

Citations

  1. [S199] 1910 Census, Lykens Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1337; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 102; Image: 702.
  2. [S144] Elsie Mae Klinger Eaves, World Family Tree Vol. 4, Tree # 2801, 1996.
  3. [S336] Gratz Historical Society, Comprehensive History of Gratz, p. 432.
  4. [S192] 1920 US Census, Lykens Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1557; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 120; Image: 1131.
  5. [S186] 1930 US Census, Lykens Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2027; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 77; Image: 972.0.
  6. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, pp. 243, 270.

Allen Ray Troutman

M, #4610, b. 15 December 1908, d. 18 January 1998
  • Last Edited: 23 Dec 2019
  • Allen Ray Troutman was born on 15 December 1908, Lykens Township, Dauphin County, PA.1
  • He was the son of Lloyd Ervin Troutman and Beulah M. Straub.
  • Allen Ray Troutman married Annie L. Fetter, daughter of Charles H. Fetter and Elizabeth Agnes Beisel, circa 1926, Pennsylvania.1
  • Allen Ray Troutman died on 18 January 1998, Lykens, Dauphin County, PA, at age 89.2
  • Newspaper obituary:
    Allen R. Troutman, 89
    Allen R. Troutman, 89, of Rattling Creek Apartments, Lykens, formerly of Gratz and Baltimore, Md., died Sunday evening at home.
    Born in RR1 Lykens, Dec. 15, 1908, he was a son of the late Lloyd and Beulah Straub Troutman.
    He served in the Army and was the last surviving member of the Shade Post of the Gratz American Legion.
    Troutman was a retired employee of Baltimore Gas & Electric Co.
    He was a member of Christ United Church of Christ Church, Leck Kill, Tri-Valley Senior Citizens, Valley View, and Mahantongo Valley Senior Citizens of Pitman, and was co-founder of the Gratz Historical Society.
    He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Annie L. Fetter, on Sept. 12, 1988; two brothers, Thomas, 1953, and Charles L., 1996.
    Surviving are a son, Nobel, Baltimore; a daughter, Elsie Kelly, Baltimore; two sisters, Margaret Mattern, Millersburg, and Alma Bechtel, Lykens; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.
    Services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Christ UCC. The Rev. Mark Rothermel will officiate. Interment will be held in St. John's Reformed Cemetery, Leek Kill. Stephen R. Rothermel Funeral Home, RR1 Klingerstown, is in charge of arrangements.
    Republican and Herald (Pottsville, Pennsylvania), 20 Jan 1998, Tue, Page 2.2
  • He was buried on 22 January 1998, at St. John's Lutheran and Reformed Cemetery, Leck Kill, Northumberland County, PA.2

Children of Allen Ray Troutman and Annie L. Fetter

  • Noble Troutman
  • Elsie Troutman

Citations

  1. [S314] Bruce Travis Hall, "Genealogical Database," December 2, 2005.
  2. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Allen R. Troutman, Republican and Herald (Pottsville, Pennsylvania), 20 Jan 1998, Tue, Page 2.

John Elwood Hoover1

M, #4617, b. 14 June 1919, d. 16 January 2001
  • Last Edited: 26 Oct 2009

Children of John Elwood Hoover and Mary Ellen Howard

  • Bonita Lou Hoover
  • John Elwood Hoover

Citations

  1. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, pp. 263 (citing information supplied by Leon Klinger, Sacramento, PA), 278.
  2. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, p. 278.
  3. [S737] Elsie Kinger Eaves, "Elsie K. Eaves," e-mail to Max E. Klinger, October 2009.