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STRAKA, Mason 1
- Born: Nov 1898, Elkhorn Grove, Carroll County, Illinois
1900 US Census (District 13, Elkhorn Grove, Carroll County, Illinois). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists Charles Straka (age 24, b. IA), wife Ethel [MacPherson] (age 21, b. IL) and son Mason (age 6 mos, b. IL), living in Elkhorn Grove, Illinois. Also in the household is Ethel's sister, Laura MacPherson (age 18, b. IL). Charles is listed as a "station agent," and indicates that both his parents were born in Germany. Living next door is Ethel's aunt, Laura Violet [Shoemaker] Buswell, and living two houses away is Ethel's brother, Walter MacPherson and his family.