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Lt. George B. STROUP
Rhoda A. ROTHROCK
Husband:  George B. STROUP
Birth:  1831, Union Twp., Mifflin Co., PA
Death (Battle of Lynchburg):  17 Jun 1864, Lynchburg, Lynchburg Co., VA
Military Service:  Civil War:  Lt., Co. I, 91st Rgmt., Ohio Volunteer Infantry
Occupation:  farmer
Father:  John STROUP
Mother:  Mary Ann __?__
Marriage:
Wife:  Rhoda A.9 ROTHROCK
Birth:  26 Jun 1836, PA
Death:  aft. 1880 census
Occupation:  homemaker
Other Spouse:  m2. 7 Feb 1867, John Rice CONNELL (1836-1876)
Other Child:  Harvey Rice CONNELL, b. 1 Jul 1872, Winchester, Adams Co., OH; d. 15 Jan 1945, Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., OH
Father:  Joseph8 ROTHROCK (1800-1876) Philip7, Joh. George6, Johannes5, Michael Abraham4, Hans Conradt3, Hanns2, Conrad1
Mother:  Sarah McKINNEY (1803-1876)
Children born in OH:
1.  [Catharine] "Kate" G. STROUP, b. 1855/6
2.  John Sidney STROUP, b. Oct 1858 
3.  Anna STROUP, b. 1860

Anna is age 11 in the 1870 census, but she must be at most 10 because she does not appear in the 1860 census.  Either that or the 1860 census is in error (or Anna is not their daughter).

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Sources:

1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1850 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  George B. STROUP (æ 19) is living in Union Twp., Mifflin Co., PA, with his parents (q.v.).  Rodeh ROTHROCK (æ 14, b. PA indexed "Radah") is living in Scott Twp., Adams Co., OH (p.), with her parents, Joseph ROTHROCK (æ 50, b. PA) and Sarah (æ 46, b. PA), plus siblings.

3.  1860 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #8 of 34):  Tranquility P.O., Scott Twp., Adams Co., OH, Roll M653_928, p. 198B/396, PN 48, 334/330, enumerated 15 Jun 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
George B Stroup 28 M   farmer   300 Penn
Rhoda Stroup 23 F         do
Kate G   "  4 F         Ohio
John S   "  1 M         do
Eveline Jordan 18 F   Domestic     do
Laurence Stroup 22 M   farmer   4000 Penn
Laurence is George's brother.  Listed next to George's uncle, Peter STROUP.  Joseph ROTHROCK (æ 60, b. PA) and his wife, Sarah (æ 57, b. PA), are also living in Scott Twp., Adams Co., OH (p. 196B).

4a.  1870 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #26 of 37):  Scott P.O., Winchester Twp., Adams Co., OH, Roll 1167, p. 262B, PN 26, 190/192, enumerated 17 Jun 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Connel John R 34 M W Carpenter 50 400 Ohio
______ Rhoda A 34 F W Keeping House 600   Pennsylvania
Stroup Anna 11 F W At Home 1600   Ohio
Joseph ROTHROCK (æ 70, b. PA) and his wife, Sarah (æ 67, b. PA), are also living in Winchester Twp., Adams Co., OH (p. 264B).

4b.  1870 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #5 of 36):  Scott P.O., Scott Twp., Adams Co., OH, Roll M593_1167, p. 169A, PN 5, 34/34, enumerated 28 Jun 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Stroup Peter 55 M W Farmer 5000 2000 Pennsylvania
______ Mary 57 F W Keeping house     Pennsylvania
______ John S 11 M W at Home 1380   Ohio
Peter STROUP is John's grand-uncle.

5.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #25 of 31):  Village of Winchester, Winchester Twp., Adams Co., OH, Roll T9_990, p. 255A, PN 24, SD 4, ED 17, enumerated 22 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 11 13 21 24 25 26
44 50 Connell Rhoda W F 43     / Keeping house   PA PA PA
    _______ Harvey W M  6 Son /     / OH OH PA
    Carboy C S W M 24 Boarder /   Physician   CT Ire Ire

6.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

7.  Anon.  1997-2000.  Military Records of Individual Civil War Soldiers.  Historical Data Systems, Provo, UT (online at Ancestry.com):
Name: George B STROUP George B STROUP
Enlistment Date: 11 Aug 1862 11 Aug 1862
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Union Union
State Served: Ohio Ohio
Unit Numbers: 1934 1934 1934
Service Record: Enlisted as a Lieutenant 2nd Class on 11 Aug 1862 at the age of 31.
Enlisted in Co. I, 91st Infantry Rgmt. Ohio on 7 Sep 1862.
Promoted to Full Lieutenant 1st Class on 17 Feb 1864.
Killed Co. I, 91st Infantry Rgmt. Ohio on 17 Jun 1864 in Lynchburg, VA.
Enlisted as a Sergeant on 11 Aug 1862 at the age of 31.
Enlisted in Co. I, 91st Infantry Rgmt. Ohio on 7 Sep 1862.
Promoted to Full Lieutenant 2nd Class on 29 Nov 1862.
Transfered on 17 Feb 1864 from Co. I to Co. D.
Promoted to Full Lieutenant 1st Class on 17 Feb 1864 (As of Co. D).
For some reason, George has two entries in the database.  Other records can be obtained to straighten out the mixup.

8.  Larry Stevens (compiler).  [Bibliography:]  91st Ohio Infantry (online at the Ohio Civil War web site).  Shows that Co. I, 91st OVI, was formed in Adams County.

9.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).  A file here says Rhoda is a direct descendant of Capt. Henry TAYLOR, 3rd Co., 5th Battl., Cumberland Co., PA, Militia, in the Revolutionary War (but doesn't give the line).

10.  Email from descendant.

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