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Jacob STROOPE I
Anna Maria TROUTMAN
Husband:  Jacob STROOPE / STROOP I
Birth:  1742, PA or VA [now WV?]
Death:  aft. 18 Apr 1812, Ouachita Par., LA
Father:  Wilhelm STRUB I
Mother:  Maria Elisabetha __?__
Marriage:
Wife:  Anna Maria TROUTMAN
Birth:  ca. 1746
Death:  1810, Ouachita Par., LA
Children:
1.  George H. STROOPE, b. bef. 1765 
2.  Mary "Polly" STROOPE, b. ca. 1770
3.  Nancy STROOPE, b. 19 Jan 1773
4.  Jacob STROOPE II, b. 1774, VA
5.  Elizabeth STROOPE, b. 1777
6.  William H. STROOPE, Sr., b. 1784/5, VA [now KY]
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, Virginia

Timeline
Year Location Event
1742 PA or VA [now WV?] birth of Jacob STROOPE
    birth of Anna Maria TROUTMAN
    marriage of Jacob STROOPE & Anna Maria TROUTMAN
1760-65   birth of son, George
c1770   birth of daughter, Mary
1773   birth of daughter, Nancy
1774 VA birth of son, Jacob
1776-7 VA [now WV]: Berkeley Dist. Jacob STROOP on rent rolls
1777   birth of daughter, Elizabeth
1784/5 VA [now KY] birth of son, William
1789 VA [now KY]: Nelson Co. marriage of son, George, to Sarah RAY
1790 Census - VA [and thus KY/WV] census destroyed
1792 Kentucky formd from Virginia, achieves statehood
1792 said to be in KY
1795 said to be in Adams CO., MS
1800 said to be in Bayou Bartholomew, Ouachita Par., LA, but see 1805
1800 Census - VA and KY censuses destroyed; no census in MS or LA
1803 Louisiana Purchase
1805 Louisiana Territory is formed
1805 MS: Adams Co. marriage of daughter, Nancy, to John PIRKY
1810 Census LA: Ouachita Par. can't find our subject, but do find his children
1810 LA: Ouachita Par. death of Anna Maria (TROUTMAN) STROOPE
1812 Louisiana achieves statehood
1812 LA: Ouachita Par. marriage of son, George, to Rachel LUSK
in or aft. 1812 LA: Ouachita Par. death of Jacob STROOPE
Jacob is said to be in Louisiana by 1800, but the marriage of a daughter in Mississipi in 1805 suggests the move to Louisiana came later.

Sources (n.b., Berkeley Co. was formed from Frederick Co. in 1772; West Virginia was formed in 1863 and included Berkeley Co.):

1.  Marriage Record:

2.  Census Index:  Colonial America, 1607-1789 (Broderbund CD-310):
1776 Rent Roll Stroop, Jacob VA [now WV] Berkeley Dist.
1777 Rent Roll Stroop, Jacob VA [now WV] Berkeley Dist.
Also on Berkeley District Rent Rolls:  Jacob's brothers, Melchior, William, and George.

3.  1790 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  not found, but the entire 1790 Virginia census was destroyed.  Kentucky was not formed from Virginia until 1792.

4.  Anon.  1991.  The 1795 Census of Kentucky [as constructed from tax lists].  T.L.C. Genealogy, Miami Beach, FL (said to include every extant tax list from every county existing in the state of Kentucky in 1795):  the only variant of STRUB/STROOP/etc. on this list is a Henry STROOPS in Jefferson County.

5.  1800 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  not found, but the entire 1800 Virginia and Kentucky censuses were destroyed.  There were no censuses in Mississippi or Louisiana. 

6.  1810 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  not found, but I did find his children in Ouachita Parish, LA (q.v.). 

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

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