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Full name: Tobias "Tobe" Hinrich Janssen Paben. Tobe was born 30 November 1853 in Kreis Aurich, Ostfriesland, Germany He resided inGage County, Nebraska from 1907 until his death on October 1, 1937.He was quite an interesting person. He enlisted in the U.S. Army andserved from June 18, 1873 until June 18, 1878. He took part in thecampaign against the several tribes of Indians partly in Texas and New Mexico. Tobe was married to my great-grandmother, Gretje (Eilts) Hinrichs. My mother could remember him, and said that hewas always reading books about the old west.