CHRISMAN HOLMES MAYBEE MOREHART PLOTTS STRAUB FAMILIES
REV. BENJAMIN STRAUB married ELIZABETH (HOSS) STRAUB (1820). They had 11 children, 1 (Adam) died in infancy. REV. BENJAMIN STRAUB was called to preach and joined the Sandusky United Brethern conference. I have some records of Marriages he performed in Ohio.
BENJAMIN STRAUB is possibly the brother of ANDREW STRAUB.( See links for Diana's STRAUB web page for information on ANDREW STRAUB.
Other names I have found for the Straub's in various records; STROUB, STROUT,STRAUP and the one most often found is STROUP.
In the STRAUB and HOLMES book you can find lots of interesting things. Civil war pension files for Sheldon, Thomas and Hiram STRAUB. Aaron STRAUBS muster roll call Information on the good and bad sides of my family. James Waterman Holmes pension file and court marshal information. Rev. Benjamin Straubs obit. Kenship reports and lots of misc. information. And lets not forget the "BLACK SHEEP" of the family including 1922 prison inmate sheets with mug shots.
STATES and COUNTIES of my STRAUBS;
MICHIGAN-Allegany, Berrien, Clare, Gratiot, Ingham, Jackson, Oscelo, Washtenaw, more...
OHIO-Columbiana, Fairfield, Hancock,Monroe, Northampton, Secena,
????PENNSLVIANA-Monroe, Lancaster, Lehigh, Westmoreland, more
THE OTHER SIDE OF MY FAMILY; HOLMES
SMITH HOLMES (my GreatGreatGrandfather) b. 1820 in Rhode Island m NANCY MAYBEE b. 1826 in New York,. SMITH HOLMES was a mule driver hauling boats up and down the Erie canal. They had 5 children.
JAMES WATERMAN HOLMES (my GreatGrandfather) b.8-14-1840 in New York d. 2-18-1905, m. CORA JANE HOTCHKISS b. 1-5-1860 in Ohio (moved to New York) d. 7-27-1945
The other side of my family are the WELCH and CHRISMAN surnames. I have just started my search for my WELCH and CHRISMAN history.
States I know of so far are Missouri and Ohio. Linn county is the only county I have at this time.
ANY INFORMATION YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING THESE FAMILIES IS GREATLY APPRECIATED.
I have extensive family information on the following surnames;
HEILMAN HOLMES MOREHART PLOTTS RINESMITH STRAUB
Check the Surname list and the list of individual names.
Lots of Photos are below for viewing
If you have a site for the Straubs, Holmes, Welch, Chrisman, Maybee/Mabie/Mabee/Mabe or any related family let and would like it linked here let me know and I will be happy to have your link on my Straubs and Holmes site.
THANK YOU FOR VISITING
NANCY STRAUB HOLBEN
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- SMITH & NANCY (MABIE) HOLMES BURIAL RECORDS (205 KB)
I included the burial record for this was the only way I found their graves. Onondaga city hall had a fire and most of their records were lost in fire. Got lucky on this one...
- FAMILY HISTORY LETTER from 1925 pgs. 1 & 4 (60 KB)
Catherine is my 1st cousin twice removed. The letter was written by Catherine (Kate) Morehart Thompson, daughter of Andrew L. Morehart and Hester Straub Morehart to her brother Lindsay Theodore Morehart.
- SMITH & NANCY (MABIE) HOLMES BURIAL PLOT LAYOUT (225 KB)
This shows where each one is buried. Good thing with all the overgrowth, weeds and no markers to identify them and who is where..very sad
- FAMILY LETTER (61 KB)
pages 2 and 3
- JAMES WATERMAN HOLMES DEATH CERTIFICATE (170 KB)
James W. is my Great-GrandFather. And he is the son of Smith and Nancy Holmes. His civil war pension file and court marshal letter can be found in the Straub-Holmes book. Plus info on the rebel prisons he was in during the civil war after being captured at the battle of Thorn Hill.
- FAMILY LETTER (61 KB)
pages 6 and 7
- JENNIE MAE HOLMES BIRTH CERTIFICATE (73 KB)
Jennie is my GrandMother. And she is the daughter of James and Cora Holmes. Family stories have it she was a wild one. Married 4 times we know of...
- FAMILY LETTER (60 KB)
pages 5 and 8
- GEORGE STRAUB DEATH CERTIFICATE (56 KB)
George died in the Jackson State Prison, Jackson, Jackson Co., MI.
- HIRAM & SUSANNA STRAUB PLOTTS GRAVESITE (115 KB)
Hiram and Susanna are my Great-Grand aunt & uncle. Susanna is the daughter of Rev. Benjamin and Elizabeth Straub. Hiram and Susanna grave site. Poplar Hill Cemetery Allegan, Allegan Co., Michigan
- FAMILY LETTER (61 KB)
pages 9 and 10
- CORA JANE HOTCHKISS BRONSON HOLMES DEATH CERT. (61 KB)
Cora is my Great-GrandMother. Cora was born in Norwalk, Ohio and died in Detroit, Wayne Co., MI.
- JENNIE MAE HOLMES STRAUB W/FAMILY (24 KB)
Jennie Mae Holmes Straub is my Grandmother. And she is the daughter of James W. and Cora Holmes. Picture if of Grandma Jean Holmes, her son Harry Straub w/ his son Harry & Jerry, his dau. Nancy (thats me) and her other son Walton w/ his dau. Donna Straub Foster
- FAMILY LETTER (48 KB)
Pages 11 and 12. Please keep in mind after reading this letter that not all family tales are 100%. Only research will tell......
- GEORGE STRAUB PRISON INMATE SHEET pg.1 (180 KB)
George is the son of Hiram and Mary Straub. This is the top half (refer to bottom half for mug shot) of the Prison inmate information sheet dated 6-21-1922. George was known for the "The Mallat Murder" in the Straub-Holmes book you can read about the crime that I got from a book writtien by a man (name unknown) who was a boy at the time.***TRANSCRIPTIONS FROM THE 'JACKSON CITIZENS PATROIT' NEWSPAPER ARTICLES COVERING "THE MALLETT MURDER" FROM JUNE 9, 1922, WHEN THE BODY WAS FOUND, TO JUNE 22,1922, MARQUETTE PRISON GETS A NEW INMATE.
- ABRAHAM VANTINE GRAVESITE (186 KB)
Abraham is my 3rd Great-GrandFather. Abraham is buried at Wrights Cemetery, Linn Co., Mo.
- GEORGE STRAUB PRISON SHEET W/MUG SHOT pg.2 (181 KB)
This is the bottom half of the prison inmate information sheet including his mug shot. George died in Jackson State Prison in 1944 or 45. This was the second time george was sent to prison. 1st was in 1904-1908.
- cira 1942-44 FRANK STRAUB (31 KB)
Frank Straub is my GrandFather. And he is the son of Hiram and Mary Straub. This picture taken shortly before his death in 1944
- WILLIAM HENRY aka;HENRY WILLIAM HOLMES DEATH CERT. (111 KB)
William is my Great-GrandUncle. Wm or Henry is the son of Smith and Nancy Holmes. He died in Onondaga, Ingham Co., Michigan
- NANCY MABIE HOLMES DEATH CERTIFICATE (166 KB)
Nancy is my 2nd Great-GrandMother. And she is the wife of Smith Holmes and mother of James W., Henry Wm (Wm Henry), Sarah Holmes Goodnoe, Leonard Perry and Charles Holmes. She died in Onondaga, Ingham Co., MI. and was born in NY, location unknown.
- CLAUD STRAUB aka WILLIAM C. PRISON INMATE SHEET (379 KB)
Claud is the son of Hiram and Mary Straub and the brother of George. William, aka;Claud was sent to Jackson State Prison 7-7-1923. This is his prison inmate information sheet including his mug shoot. Offense;Assault to Rape.
- cira 1880-1900 HOLMES & STRAUB Group Photo (43 KB)
A Straub group photo taken at Forest Hill Cemetery in Evart, Michigan. This appears to be the ladys of the Sedgewick post #16 and Sedgewick corps. No.167 who dedicated and erected the monument in the memory of their memebers. Dept. of Michigan, W.R.C of Evart, Osceola Co., MI.
- cira 1880-1900 HOLMES & STRAUB Group Photo (80 KB)
Taken at Forest Hill Cemetery in Evart, Michigan. Unsure of year. Hiram Straub and James Waterman Holmes (my GreatGrandfathers) are buried here.
- REV. BENJAMIN STRAUB GRAVESITE (53 KB)
Rev. Benjamin Straub is my 2nd Great-GrandFather. Rev. Benjamin Straubs head stone reads Benjamin Stroub. Burnip cemetery aka;New Salem Cemetery. Burnip Corners, Allagan Co., MI
- CLAUD STRAUB, 2nd BLACK SHEEP - GEORGE'S BROTHER (293 KB)
This article is from the Jackson Citizens Patriot newspaper dated 7-7-1923.
- BENJAMIN & REBECCA (BENNER) STRAUB, Jr. & CHILDREN (68 KB)
Benjamin Jr. is my Great-Grand uncle. And he is the son of Rev. Benjamin and Elizabeth Straub. picture of Benjamin Jr. & wife Rebecca with children; Aaron & wife Sarah, George & wife Amanda w/dau. Hazel. Lee Cemetery, VanLue, Hancock Co., Ohio
- "THE MALLETT MURDER" NEWSPAPERS CLIPPING (74 KB)
Jackson Citizen Patriot dated 6-10-1922 regarding finding the bloody cloths.
- AARON STRAUB CIVIL WAR DISCHARGE CERTIFICATE (234 KB)
Aaron is my Great-Grand uncle. And he is the son of Rev. Benjamin and Elizabeth Straub. Aaron was discharged from the war from illness and died shortly after returning home in VanLue, Hancock Co., Ohio.
- "THE MALLETT MURDER" NEWSPAPER CLIPPING (76 KB)
Jackson Citizen Patriot dated 6-21-1922-"STRAUB CASE CAUSES CHANGE IN MICHIGAN PRISON PAROLE PLAN"
- JAMES W. & CORA J. HOLMES MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE (184 KB)
James & Cora were married 2 times. First in 1886 and then again in 1888 when they found out that James was not divorced from his 2nd wife. This is the cert. from their 2nd marriage
- cira 1870-90 HESTER STRAUB MOREHART (211 KB)
Hester is my Great-Grand aunt. And she is the daughter of Rev. Benjamin and Elizabeth Straub. Hester loved the Morehart 3 of them to be exact. Andrew was 1st (Killed in action during the c.w.) then Josiah was 2nd and 3rd was Washington Morehart. That tells me that the Morehart men had something that the women couldn't resist. photo provided by Herb Rinesmith jr. (thanks Herb)
- "THE MALLETTT MURDER" NEWSPAPER CLIPPING (73 KB)
Jackson Citizens Patriot (2 articles) 1.dated 6-19-1922, Believe Straub was drunk when he slew woman 2. dated 6-20-1922, Straub held in "Solitary" at Marquette 'Pen'
- PHILLIP ANSON STRAUB DEATH CERTIFICATE (198 KB)
Phillip is my Grand-Uncle. And he is the son of Hiram and Mary Straub. He died in Leslie twp., Ingham Co. Michigan
- HESTER STRAUB MOREHART MOREHART MOREHART (67 KB)
Hester w/ son George Morehart and dau. Catherine Straub Thompsonw/husb. William Thompson Lee Cemetery, VanLue, Hancock Co., Ohio
- "THE MALLETT MURDER" NEWSPAPER CLIPPING (74 KB)
Jackson Citizens Patriot (2 articles) 1. dated 6-19-1922, Bring the MALLETT MURDER FIEND TO JUSTICE! 2.dated 6-9-1922, Scene of the crime, where the body was found.
- THOMAS STRAUB DEATH CERTIFICATE (121 KB)
Thomas is my Great-Grand uncle. And he is the son of Rev. Benjamin and Elizabeth Straub. You can find his civil war pension file in the Straub - Holmes book.
- THOMAS & CAROLINE (HOYER) STRAUB (64 KB)
Thomas is my Great-Grand uncle. And he is the son of Rev. Benjamin and Elizabeth Straub. Thomas and wife Caroline Straub. Oakwood Cemetery, Allegan, Allegan Co., Michigan
- "THE MALLETT MURDER" NEWSPAPER CLIPPING (107 KB)
Jackson Citizens Patriot (2 articles) 1. dated 6-21-1922, Straub will be behind bars at Marquette soon. 2. dated 6-22-1922, Straub fears Marquette Prison; Wanted court to send him to Local 'Pen'.
- HIRAM STRAUB & JAMES WATERMAN HOLMES GRAVESITES (73 KB)
Hiram is the son of Rev. Benjamin and Elizabeth Straub Hiram and James is the son of Smith and Nancy Holmes. They are both my GreatGrandFathers and to my surprise they are buried toe to toe in Forest Hill Cemetery, Village of Evart, Osceola Co., Michigan. There is about 20 men from the c.w. with a monument dedicated to them. Their names and their wives names are listed on the monument
- "THE MALLETT MURDER" NEWSPAPER CLIPPING (68 KB)
Jackson Citizens Patriot dated 6-15-1922, Straub was shunned and feared in Osceola Town where his family lived. Considered a Brute and described as "Black Sheep" of family.
- HARRY LEROY STRAUB BIRTH CERTIFICATE (39 KB)
Harry is the son of Frank and Jean Straub. Harry's birth cert. does not show his first name, Harry. It reads Leroy Straub.
- SMITH & NANCY (MABIE) HOLMES GRAVESITES (109 KB)
Smith & Nancy Holmes are my 2nd Great-GrandParents. Smith and Nancy's graves are in the weeds and overgrowth with no markers along with 3 others of the family. Lane Cemetery, Onondaga, Ingham Co., Michigan. (Cemetery in very bad shape, lots of missing and broken head stones. Very sad to see)
- FRANK STRAUB DEATH CERTIFICATE (11 KB)
Frank is the son of Hiram and Mary Straub. Died in Jackson, Jackson Co., MI.
- HARRY LEROY STRAUB DEATH CERTIFICATE (70 KB)
MY FATHER Harry was husband to Nona Louise (Welch) Straub and father to David, Jerry, Harry A. and Nancy A. (thats me). He was born in MI. lived most of his life in Los Angeles CA then went to live with his son Harry in Omaha, NE a year or so before his death.
- GERSHOM PLOTTS GRAVESITE (58 KB)
Gershom is my 2ND GrandUncle by marriage. Gershom is the father of Hiram Plotts, husband of Susanna Straub Plotts
- HIRAM STRAUB DEATH CERTIFICATE (58 KB)
Hiram is my Great-Grandfather. And he is the son of Rev. Benjamin and Elizabeth Straub.His civil war pension file can be found in the Straub-Holmes Book. He died in the Villiage of Evart, Osceola Co., MI.
- ANDREW L. MOREHART GRAVESITE (62 KB)
Andrew is my Great-Grand uncle by marriage. Andrew was the 1st husband of Hester Straub Morehart. He was killed in action in battle near Vining Station, 1864. He was with the 21st Ohio Vol. same reg't as Thomas Straub