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Thomas STROPE, Sr.
Ann __?__
Sarah ALLUM
Husband:  Thomas STROPE / STROUP / STROP, Sr.
Birth:  1760-65
Death:  1848, Greene Co., PA
Father may beJohannes "Big John" STROPE
Mother may beMargaretha VAN VALKENBURG
Marriage-1:
Wife-1:  Ann? __?__
Birth:  1765-74
Death:  1820-30, Greene Co., PA
Marriage-2:
Wife-2:  Sarah ALLUM / ULLOM / ELEMS
Birth:  1794/5, PA
Death:  22 Dec 1876, Greene Co., PA
Disposition:  buried Bosworth-Strope Cemetery, Morford, Aleppo Twp., Greene Co., PA
Father:  William ALLUM
Children with Ann born in PA:
  1.  (Son A) STROPE, b. 1784-1790
  2.  Samuel STROPE / STROUP, b. 1790-1800 
  3.  John STROPE / STROUP, b. ca. 4 Sep 1797 
  4.  Permelia /Amelia "Millie" STROPE, b. 10 Apr 1801
  5.  George STROPE / STROUP, b. 1805 
  6.  (Daughter A) STROPE, b. 1800-1810
  7.  (Daughter B) STROPE, b. 1810-20

One of the daughters is said to be Lavina.  Is she this Lavina?
Lovina / Lavina / Lavinia STROPE, b. 1822-24, PA
If so, either she's fibbing about her age or Thomas's early censuses are in error.

Children with Sarah ALLUM born in Richhill Twp., Greene Co., PA:
  8.  Thomas STROPE, Jr. (2), b. 22 Nov 1824 
  9.  Daniel STROPE, b. 16 Jul 1827
10.  Rachell / Rachel / Rachael STROPE, b. 1830/1
11.  Charles STROPE, b. 1839/40
Grandchildren(?):
.  Sarah J. STROPE, b. 1855/6, PA
.  Susan STROPE, b. 1857-59, PA
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Sources (n.b., Greene Co. was formed in 1796 from Washington Co.; Morris Twp., Washington Co., is adjacent to Morris Twp., Greene Co.):

1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1790 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  no Thomas STROPE/STROUP found, anywhere.  There is a William ALLUM in Washington Co., PA.  He is one of only two ALLUMs in PA (the other is a Michael ALLUM in Bucks Co., PA).

3.  1800 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #2 of 4; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1800 PA Luzerne Co. Kingston Twp. p. 334 Ln. 3 Thomas Strope 21010-00010-00
These data indicate:
No. & Sex  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
2 males 9 or under 1790-1800 = John (b. 1797)
= Son B
1 male 10-15 1784-1790 = Son A
1 male 26-44 1755-1774 = Thomas (b. 1760-65)
1 female 26-44 1755-1774 = Ann (b. 1765-74)
This record is the only Thomas STROPE/STROUP in the entire census.  William ALLUM is still in Washington Co., PA.

4.  1810 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #2 of 5; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1810 PA Washington Co. Morris Twp. p. 700 Ln. 1 Thomas Strope ????1-20011-00
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
? male 9 or under 1800-1810 = ?
? male 10-15 1794-1800 = ?
? male 16-25 1784-1794 = ?
? male 26-44 1765-1784 = ?
1 male 45 or over in or bef. 1765 = Thomas (b. 1760-65)
2 females 9 or under 1800-1810 = Daughter A
= Amelia (b. 1801)
1 female 26-44 1765-1784 = Ann (b. 1765-74)
1 female 45 or over in or bef. 1765 = Mother? Mother-in-Law?
This record is the only Thomas STROPE/STROUP in the entire census. Thomas is at the top of the page, part of which is, unfortunately, torn off.

5.  1820 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #3 of 25; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1820 PA Greene Co. Morris Twp. p. 332A Ln. 31 Thomas Stroup 010001-10001-0-100
These data indicate:
No. & Sex  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 10-15 1804-1810 = George (b. 1804/5)
1 male 45 or over in or bef. 1775 = Thomas (b. 1760-65)
1 female 9 or under 1810-1820 = Daughter B
1 female 45 or over in or bef. 1775 = Ann (b. 1765-74)
1 person engaged in agriculture

6.  1830 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #11 of 14; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1830 PA Greene Co. Rich Hill Twp. p. 398 Ln. 13 Thomas Stroup 110 000 010 - 100 001 000
These data indicate:
No. & Sex  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 4 or under 1825-1830 = Daniel (b. 1827/8)
1 male 5-9 1820-1825 = Thomas, Jr. (b. 1824)
1 male 50-59 1770-1780 = ------
0 males 60-69 1760-1770 = Thomas (b. 1760-65)
1 female 4 or under 1825-1830 = Rachell (b. 1830)
1 female 30-39 1790-1800 = Sarah (b. 1794/5) 
Thomas is in the wrong age-class, but there can be little doubt these are our subjects.

7.  1840 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #13 of 16; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1840 PA Greene Co. Rich Hill Twp. p. 27B Ln. 11 Thomas Strop 101 100 000 100 - 001 000 100 0100000
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 4 or under 1835-1840 = Charles (b. 1839/40)
1 male 10-14 1825-1830 = Daniel (b. 1827/8)
1 male 15-19 1820-1825 = Thomas, Jr. (b. 1822)
1 male 70-79 1760-1770 = Thomas (b. 1760-65) 
1 female 10-14 1825-1830 = Rachell (b. 1830)
1 female 40-49 1790-1800 = Sarah (b. 1794/5)
1 person employed in agriculture

8.  1850 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #14 of 28):  Aleppo [now Springhill] Twp., Greene Co., PA, p. 345B, 94/94, enumerated 15 Oct 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Sarah Strope 55 F       Pa
Daniel   " 22 M   Laborer   "
Rachell  " 19 F       "
Charles  " 10 M       "

9.  1860 Census Indes/Images (online at Genealogy.com; Image #25 of 29):  New Freeport P.O., Springfield [Springhill] Twp., Greene Co., PA, Roll 1114 (Book 1), p. 773, PN 25, 172/167, enumerated 3 Sep 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Sarah Strope 70 F   Spinning & Knitting   50 Penna
Rachel   " 30 F   Home Domestic     "
Sarah J  "  4 F         "
Susan    "  ? F         "
Susan's age is 1 or 2 (I couldn't tell for certain, it's smudged).

10.  1870 Census Index/Images (online at Genealogy.com, Image #33 of 38):  Rogersville P.O., Springhill Twp., Greene Co., PA, Roll 1348 (Book 1), p. 424A, PN 33, 237/237, enumerated 19 Jul 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Thomas Strope 45 M W Farmer 3500 700 Penna
Eliza 30 F W Keeping house     "
Sarah Strope 78 F W       "

11a.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).  One file there cites the next source.

11b.  Cemetery Records of Green County, Vol. 1 (not seen by me):
Sarah Strope, wife of Thomas Strope, as having died 12-22-1876, aged 87 yrs, at Bosworth-Strope Cemetery, located at Morford.

12.  Anon.  1881.  History of Medina County and Ohio.  Baskin & Battey, Historical Publ., Chicago, IL (online at GenealogyLibrary.com).  On p. 824:
Chatham Township...

JACKSON STROUP, farmer and blacksmith; P.O. Chatham Center; born March 9, 1822, in Rich Hill Township, Greene Co., Penn., son of Samuel and Rachel (Rush) StroupSamuel was son of Thomas, of German descent, to whom were born John, George, Millie and Lavina...

13.  Archives of the STRAUB-L mailing list (online at RootsWeb.com).

14.  Messages in the Strope Family Genealogy Forum (online at GenForum.com).

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