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Alexander W. STROUP
Martha A. SMITH
Husband:  Alexander W. STROUP
Birth:  1835, Lincoln [now Gaston] Co., NC
Death:  aft. 1880 census, Fulton Co., GA
Occupation:  carpenter
Father:  Elias "Eli" STROUP
Mother:  Elizabeth SHETLEY
Wife:  Martha A. SMITH
Birth:  1840/1, GA
Death:  1899, Fulton Co., GA
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  Thomas SMITH (1815- )
born in Itawamba Co., MS:
1.  Margaret C. STROUP, b. 1858/9; d. by 1870

born in Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA:
2.  Gussie A. STROUP, b. 1860
3.  Eli Thomas "Tom" STROUP, b. 1865/6
4.  Edward William "Jerry" STROUP, b. 1866/7
5.  Sidney Laurence "Sugar Plum" STROUP, b. Dec 1869; d. 1 Jan 1945; m. Minnie Lee ANDERS

born in Fulton Co., GA:
6.  Lizzie Mae STROUP, b. 1873/4; m. Charles Abner HENSON
7.  Alexander H. STROUP, b. 1875/6
8.  John B. STROUP, b. 1877/8

Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina

Sources  (n.b., Gaston Co. was formed in 1846 from Lincoln Co.):

1.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service: Pedigree Resource File (index to CDs, online at FamilySearch.org).
Alexander W. STROUP
Birth: abt 1835, NC; Death: aft 1880, Fulton Co., GA
Father: Eli STROUP; Mother: Elizabeth SHETLEY
Spouse: Martha A SMITH
Birth: abt 1840, GA; Death: 1899, Fulton Co., GA
Father: Thomas SMITH (1815- )
Source: patron submission

2.  1860 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #24 of 357):  Campbellton P.O., Itawamba Co., MS, Roll M653_583, p. 24, PN 24, 157/157, enumerated 25 Jun 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Alex. W. Stroup 26 M   House Carpenter 200 62 NC
Martha      " 19 F         Ga
Margaret C  "  1 F         Miss

3.  1870 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #507 of 563):  Atlanta P.O., City of Atlanta (Ward 5), Fulton Co., GA, Roll M593_151, p. 355A, PN 85, 519/620, enumerated 23 Aug 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Stroup A W 32 M W Carpenter 600 500 Ga  
______ M A 27 F W Keeps house     Ga  
______ Gussie A 10 F W At home     Ga  
______ Eli T  4 M W       Ga  
______ E W  3 M W       Ga  
______ Sugar Plumb 5/12 M W       Ga Dec

4.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #20-21 of 59):  Casey's Dist., Fulton Co., GA, Roll T9_147, pp. 38D-39A, PN 20-21, SD 1, ED 82, enumerated 10 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 21 22 23 24 25 26
157 176 Stroup Alexander W W M 45     /   House Carpenter       NC NC NC
    ______ Martha A W F 40 Wife   /   Keeping house       GA GA GA
    ______ Gussie A W F 22 Dau /     at home       GA NC GA
    ______ Eli L?/T? W M 14 Son /     at School /     GA NC GA
    ______ Edward W W M 12 Son /     at School /     GA NC GA
    ______ Sidney L W M 10 Son /     at School /     GA NC GA
    ______ Lizzie M W F  6 Dau /             GA NC GA
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    ______ Alexander H W M  4 Son /             GA NC GA
    ______ John B W M  2 Son /             GA NC GA
    ______ Elisabeth W F 64 Mother     / at home   / / NC NC NC
    Born John L W M 27 Boarder     / Farm Laborer     / GA GA GA

5.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

6.  1900 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  not found.

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

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