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Elbert DAWSON
Elizabeth [Caroline] "Cally" STROOPE
Mary Jane STROOPE
WARNING:  some of the evidence for this family group sheet is puzzling.  Consider the page tentative.
Husband:  Elbert DAWSON
Birth:  1853/4, MS
Death:  1930, Waxahachie, Ellis Co., TX
Occupation:  farmer
Military Service:  Civil War
Father:  John DAWSON, b. 1813, TN
Mother:  Mary Ann "Polly" WEBB, b. 1814, TN
Marriage-1:
Wife:  Elizabeth [Caroline] "Cally" STROOPE
Birth:  1850/1, Clark Co., AR
Death:  1880/1, Bell Co., TX
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  David Trammel STROOPE
Mother:  Lucinda HASLEY

Elizabeth has an aunt, Lucretia Caroline, whose nickname was "Callie," so that may be the source of Elizabeth's nickname.

Marriage-2:  3 Feb 1881, Bell Co., TX
Wife:  Mary Jane STROOPE
Birth:  Dec 1854, Clark Co., AR
Death:  1935
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  David Trammel STROOPE
Mother:  Lucinda HASLEY
Children with Cally STROOPE born in TX, presumably in Dawsonville, Bell Co., TX:
1.  John Frank DAWSON, b. 1876/7
2.  William DAWSON, b. 1878/9
Children with Mary Jane STROOPE born in TX, either in Bell Co., TX, or Ellis Co., TX:
3.  Minnie P. DAWSON, b. Mar 1883; d. 1900-1910; m. Mr. BULLARD; issue: Howard BULLARD (b. 1903/4, TX), Albert BULLARD (b. 1904/5, TX)
4.  Manie / Mamie M. DAWSON, b. Jul 1885
5.  Melis / Melia V. DAWSON, b. Feb 1888
6.  Lena M. DAWSON, b. Sep 1889
7.  Colonel Grady DAWSON, b. Apr 1891
8.  Jack B. DAWSON, b. Oct 1893
9.  Monte / Montie R. DAWSON [female], b. Feb 1896
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, Arkansas, Mississippi, Tennessee, Texas

Sources:

1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #54 of 87):  Dawsonville, Bell Co., TX, Roll T9_1290, p. 280B, PN 54, SD 4, ED 1, enumerated 15 Jun 1880, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1880 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1880:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 8 9 10 11 13 20 22 23 24 25 26
463 505 Dawson Elbert W M 26     /   Farmer   / / MS TN TN
       "   Cally W F 19 Wife   /   Housekeeper       AR " "
       "   Jno F W M  3 Son /             TX MS AR
       "   Wm W M  1 Son /             " " "
    Stroupe Lucinda W F 50 mother in law     / at Home       TN " "
       "    John W M 16 bro    "   " /     "   " /     AR TN TN
"Cally" has to be Lucinda's daughter, Elizabeth, though I cannot explain the nickname.  Listed next to Elbert's parents, John & Polly (WEBB) DAWSON.

3.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

4.  1900 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #16 of 48):  Precinct No. 1, Ellis Co., TX, Roll T623_1629, p. 39B, SN 8, SD 6, ED 13, enumerated 14 Jun 1900, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1900 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1900:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 27 28
139 140 Dawson Elbert Head W M Mar 1850 50 M 1519     MS MS MS Farmer 0   Y N Y R F 99
    ______ Mary J Wife W F Dec 1854 45 M 15 7 7 AR AR AR       Y N Y      
    ______ Minnie P Dau W F Mar 1883 17 S       TX MS AR       Y Y Y      
    ______ Manie Dau W F Jul 1885 14 S       TX MS AR     0 Y Y Y      
    ______ Melis V Dau W F Feb 1888 12 S       TX MS AR     8 Y Y Y      
    ______ Lena M Dau W F Sep 1889 10 S       TX MS AR     3 Y N Y      
    ______ Colonel G Son W M Apr 1891  9 S       TX MS AR     0            
    ______ Jack B Son W M Oct 1893  6 S       TX MS AR                  
    ______ Montie R Dau W F Feb 1896  4 S       TX MS AR                  
The enumerator entered "19" for Elbert and "15" for Mary J., then someone came back and squeezed "15" into the cell for Elbert, which was compounding, not fixing, the error because 19 is correct and 15 is wrong.

5.  1910 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #1 of 18):  Waxahachie & Forrester Road, Precinct No. 1, Ellis Co., TX, Roll T624_1549 (Book 2), p. 28A, SN 1A, SD 5, ED 112, enumerated 15 Apr 1910, official enumeration date 15 Apr 1910 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1910:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 17 18 19 20 23 24 25 26 28 29
7 7 Dawson E Head M W 64 M2 30     MS AL Ire Eng Farmer   Emp Y N   R F 7
    ______ Jane Wife F W 52 M1 30 7 6 AR AR AR Eng None     Y Y        
    ______ Mamie Dau F W 23 S       TX MS AR Eng None     Y Y N      
    ______ Melia Dau F W 22 S       TX MS AR Eng None     Y Y N      
    ______ Lena Dau F W 19 S       TX MS AR Eng None     Y Y N      
    ______ Grady Colonal Son M W 18 S       TX MS AR Eng Farm Labor Home Farm W Y N N      
    ______ Jack Son M W 16 S       TX MS AR Eng Farm Labor Home Farm W Y Y N      
    ______ Monte Dau F W 14 S       TX MS AR Eng None     Y Y N      
    Bullard Howard GSon M W  6 S       TX GA TX   None         N      
    _______ Albert GSon M W  5 S       TX GA TX   None         N      

6.  1920 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  can't find.

7.  1930 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #25 of 32):  912 ??? Street, Waxahachie City (Ward 1, Precinct 1), Ellis Co., TX, Roll 2326 (Book 2), p. 13A, SN 13A, ED 70-1, SD 16, enumerated 12 Apr 1930, official enumeration date 1 Apr 1930 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1930:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 24 25 30 31
* 912 306 338 Dawson Elbert Head R 1500 N M W 84 M 24 N Y MS MS MS Y None Y Civ
      ______ Jane Wife       F W 77 M 17 N Y AR AR AR Y None    
*???

8.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

9.  Mary Ann "Polly" Webb (online at Dave Webb's "Webb Settlers" site at freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com).

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