Biography of Jacob N. Rauber
Steuben County, NY Biographies





Rauber, Jacob N., was born in Wayland, N. Y., November 22, 1856. His father, Mathias Rauber, was born in Prussia, Germany, in 1816, emigrated to the United States in 1852, and settled in Wayland. He is a farmer by occupation, and in 1841 he married Margaret Brick, who was born in Prussia, by whom he has these children: Catherine, born December 14, 1843, and married Philip Conrad, deceased; Nicholas, born March 5, 1845; Mariah born August 20, 1847, and married Cris. Klein of Wayland; Lizzie, born February 25, 1850; Peter, born January 28, 1852; Jacob N., born November 22, 1856; and Margaret, born May 1, 1859, and married Nicholas Schu, jr., and resides in Wayland. Jacob N. was educated in the common schools of Wayland, after which he engaged in the hotel business, and run the Wayland House for three years. In April, 1890, he bought the old Chase property, situated on East Naples street, where he erected the building which he now occupies. In connection with the hotel business he also runs a bottling business. He has been a member of the Wayland Hook and Ladder Company for ten years, and is now an honorary member. At Perkinsville, May 25, 1886, he married Elizabeth Gross, who was born in Wayland, February 15 1868.

From:
Landmarks of Steuben County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Harlo Hakes
Assisted by: L. C. Aldrich and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1896


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