1842–1899
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De­cem­ber 2, 1842, But­ler Town­ship, In­di­a­na.

Sep­tem­ber 2, 1899, Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois.

Swan Ce­me­tery, La­ot­to, In­di­a­na.

Straub was a mu­sic teach­er, com­pos­er and pub­lish­er. Ma­ria Straub was his sister. His works in­clude:

  1. Christmas Is the Dear­est Day
  2. Morning Light
  3. Come and Join Us To­day
  4. Glorify the God Who Gave
  5. Have You Not Heard the Beau­ti­ful Story?
  6. How Plea­sant Here to Dwell in Peace
  7. Join the Ar­my of the Lord To­day
  8. Remember the Dear Ones at Home
  9. Tiny Rain­drops, Thick and Fast
  10. We Wel­come You Here
  11. We’re Sail­ing to a Bet­ter Land
  12. When from His Fa­ther’s House So Far
  13. When the Day of Life Is Bright­est
  14. When We Leave Our Home Be­low
  15. Why Do the Lov­ely Flowe­rs Bloom?
  1. Alameda
  2. Be Glad to Serve
  3. El Niño
  4. Faith and Works
  5. Križevac
  6. Let the Light Shine In
  7. Other Side, The
  8. Providence
  9. Songs of Joy and Peace
  10. Sowing and Reap­ing
  11. Welcome Here