b. 2 August 1842, Goppingen, Heiningen, Germany, to Gottlieb and Jacobine (Widmann) Traub
d. 1 July 1900, Aurora, Kane County, Illinois
m. 17 June 1864, Decatur, Adams County, Indiana
Maria W. Aumann
b. 13 September 1847, Adams County, Indiana
d. 6 February 1902, Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana
Children with Maria W. Aumann:
- Gottlieg Friedrich Wilhelm Michael
- Lorenz Gustav
- Heinrich Friedrich Wilhelm
- Wilhelm Christoph
- Friedrich Wilhelm
- Marie Emelie Friedericke
- Emilie Lizette Elise
- Anna Maria
- Louisa “Luella”
- Wilhelmine T.
- Friedrich C.
Gottlieb Traub came directly to Indiana from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri, to minister at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church of Allen and Adams counties. He immigrated in 1868 to Crete, Will County, Illinois.