Jonas STRAUS had at least two sons, Maier and Menke, in Geroda,
Bavaria. One of them had a son, Gerson (1817). The name
is also found as STRAUSS.
- Gerson STRAUS (1817), a butcher, immigrated to America in
settled in Cleveland, Ohio. He married Fratel "Fanny" ROSKOPF from
Gersfeld, daughter of Moses and Schenla, in Cleveland in 1841 and
had children: Sarah (1844), Abraham (1846), Julius (1848), and Amelia
(1849). Fanny and Gerson both died in 1897.
- Amelia STRAUSS married Levi HEXTER about 1872 and had
including Stella L. (1879) and Leroy N. (1881). She died in Cleveland
Nathan STRAUS married MANNHEIMER and had children: Jakob
STRAUS married Mascha SCHONBERG, daughter of Moses and Rachel nee
HIRSCH, in Gersfeld in 1838 and had children: Klara (1839), Rosalie
(1841), Nathan (1843), Fanni (1845), Abraham (1847)