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Dewitt Clinton STROUP
Ella May SERING
Sarah Elizabeth STECH
Husband:  Dewitt / DeWitt Clinton STROUP
Birth:  Sep 1864, IN either in Monroe Twp., Grant Co., IN, or Rock Creek Twp., Huntington Co., IN
Death:  aft. 1930 census
Occupation:  teacher, farmer
Father:  Carey STROUP
Mother:  Barbara ROBB

DeWitt CLINTON (1769-1828) was Governor of New York and a prime mover behind the building of the Erie Canal.  So, was our subject simply named in honor of him, or is there a genealogical connection?

Marriage-1:  1886, IN
Wife-1:  Ella May SERING
Birth:  1865, IN
Death:  1892, IN
Occupation:  homemaker
Marriage-2:  3 Apr 1895, Huntington Co., IN
Wife-2:  Sarah Elizabeth STECH
Birth:  Nov 1871, Huntington Co., IN
Death:  aft. 1930 census
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  Andreas STECH (1830-1915) of Baden
Mother:  Sarah SMITH
Children with Ella May SERING born in Rock Creek Twp., Huntington Co., IN:
1.  Eveline M. STROUP, b. Sep 1890
Children with Sarah E. STECH born in Rock Creek Twp., Huntington Co., IN:
2.  Blanche L. STROUP, b. 14 Feb 1896; m. Harry L. EMRICH
3.  Donald Sylvanus STROUP, b. 22 Jan/Feb 1898; d. Mar 1891; last residence North Manchester, Wabash Co., IN; m. Fern HACKER
4.  Gladys STROUP, b. 19 Jan 1904; d. by 1910
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; FRG, DEU, Deutschland; USA, US, United States, Indiana

Sources:

1.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service: IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org).
Dewitt Clinton STROUP; Birth: 1863, Ohio
Marriage: 1886, Indiana
Spouse: Ella May SERING; Birth: 1865, Indiana; Death: 1892
Source: patron submission

2.  Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 (online at Ancestry.com):
Dewitt C. Stroup Sarah E. Stecch 3 Apr 1895 Huntington Co. Book K, p. 374

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

4.  1900 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #12 of 19):  Rock Creek Twp., Huntington Co., IN, Roll T623_378, pp. 217B-218A, SN 7, SD 11, Ed 86, 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 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28
144 145 Stroup Clinton Head W M Sep 1864 35 M 5     IN OH OH Teaching   Y Y Y O F F 100
    ______ Sarah E Wife W F Nov 1871 28 M 5 2 2 IN Ger IN Keeping House   Y Y Y        
    ______ Eveline M Dau W F Sep 1890  9 S       IN IN IN   7              
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    Stroup Blanche Dau W F Feb 1896  4 S       IN IN IN                  
    ______ Donald Son W M Feb 1898  2 S       IN IN IN                  
Listed next to Clinton's parents, Carey & Barbara (ROBB) STROUP.

5.  1910 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #9 of 15):  Jefferson Twp., Huntington Co., IN, Roll T624_356 (Book 3), p. 38B, SN 5B, SD 73, ED 99, enumerated 22 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 27 28 29
94 94 Stroup Dewitt C Head M W 46 M2 15     Indiana Ohio Ohio Eng Farmer General Farm OA Y Y   O F F 55
    ______ Sarah E Wife F W 37 M1 15 3 2 Indiana Ger-German Ger-German Eng none     Y Y          
    ______ Evaline M Dau F W 19 S       Indiana Indiana Indiana Eng none     Y Y Y        
    ______ Blanche L Dau F W 14 S       Indiana Indiana Indiana Eng none     Y Y Y        
    ______ Donald S Son M W 12 S       Indiana Indiana Indiana Eng none     Y Y Y        
    ______ Carey Father M W 83 Wd       Ohio Pennsylvania Virginia Eng none     Y Y          

6.  1920 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #4 of 14):  Jefferson Twp., Huntington Co., IN, Roll T625_437 (Book 1), p. 197A, SN 3A, SD 11, ED 121, enumerated 9/10 Jan 1920, official enumeration date 1 Jan 1920 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1920:  for an explanation of the column headings,
please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean.
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
X 33 34 Straup D C Head O F M W 55 M
      ______ Sarah E Wife     F W 49 M
      ______ Blanche L Dau     F W 23 S
Most of the record is too faded to read.

7.  1930 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #2 of 18):  Jefferson Twp., Huntington Co., IN, Roll 593 (Book 2), p. 221B, SN 1B, ED 35-15, SD 4, enumerated 8 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).
3 4 5 6 7 8 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 24 25 26 27 28 30 32
28 28 Stroup Dewitt C Head O 6000 Y M W 66 M 25 N Y IN OH OH Y Farmer General O Y N 23
    ______ Sarah E Wife       F W 59 M 24 N Y IN Ger IN Y None          
    Smith Omer Orphan Lodger       M W 14 S   Y Y IL IL IN Y Laborer Farm W Y    

8.  SSDI:  Social Security Death Index (online at RootsWeb.com):
Name Birth Death Last Residence and Last Benefit SSN Issued Post-em
Donald STROUP 22 Jan 1898 Mar 1981 46962 (North Manchester, Wasbash, IN) 305-38-4142 IN (Yes)

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

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