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Joseph and Ida Strauss
Husband's Full Name: Joseph H. Strauss
Husband's Place of Birth: Harvey, ND
Husband's Father's Name: John F. Strauss
Husband's Mother's Name: Mary H. Jenny Strauss
Husband's Siblings' Names: Arthur, Gertrude, Francis, Edwin, Aloysius, John, Marie, Bernhard, Henry
Wife's Full Name: Ida Schnabel Strauss
Wife's Place of Birth: South of Harvey, ND
Wife's Father's Name: Frederik Schnabel
Wife's Mother's Name: Katherine Schnabel
Wife's Siblings' Names: Eleanor, Furbie, Walter
Children's Names: Kathryn (Ordean Gladheim); Donald (Shirley Johnson, Muriel Knodel); James; Elaine (Art Weigelt); Lucille (Maynard Wahl);
Arlene Strauss (Ellery Ehni); Audrey (James Larson); Joseph; Richard (Patricia), Judy (Tom Schaudel); John (Jennifer, Gretchen Greenwald)
Joe Strauss was born near Harvey. Ida Strauss grew up on a farm south of Harvey. She also attended school in that area.
Joe and Ida Strauss were married in 1927 at Harvey. They lived in Harvey for a short time before moving to the Strauss family farm south of Harvey. They moved again in 1942 to a farm east of Manfred.
They had a large family who all attended school in Manfred. They were active in the community.