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Jacob Lawson STROOPE
Eveline V. WELLS
Husband:  Jacob Lawson STROOPE
Birth:  1824/5, AR
Occupation:  farmer
Father:  Jacob STROOPE
Mother:  Mary "Polly" TIDWELL
Marriage:  12 Oct 1848, Clark Co., AR
Wife:  Eveline V. WELLS
Birth:  1828/9, GA
Occupation:  homemaker
Children born in Clark Co., AR:
1.  James K. Polk STROOPE, b. 1849
2.  Mary Jane STROOPE, b. 1850/1
3.  Henry L. STROOPE, b. 1856/7
4.  Martha C. STROOPE, b. 1859/60
5.  William E. STROOPE, b. 1866/7
6.  Alice R. STROOPE, b. 1870/1
7.  Robert Lee STROOPE, b. 1875/6
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, Arkansas, Georgia


1.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org).
Spouse: Eveline V. WELLS
Marriage: 12 Oct 1848, Clark, Arkansas
Source: patron submission

2.  1850 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #9 of 15):  Caddo Twp., Clark Co., AR, Roll M432_2, p. 205A, 226/226, enumerated 24 Nov 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Jacob L Stroope 25 M   Farmer 200 Arkansas
Eveline V    " 21 F       Georgia
James K Polk "  1 M       Arkansas
John Jamison 23 M   Laborer   Georgia
William B Eckles 32 M   Laborer   Ohio

3.  1860 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #13 of 21):  Arkadelphia P.O., Greenville Twp., Clark Co., AR, Roll M653_39, p. 203, PN 74, 449/449, enumerated 28 Jun 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
J L Stroope 35 M   Farmer 1000 200 Arkansas
Emoline V " 35 M         Geo
J K P     " 11 M         Ark
Mary J    "  9 F         "
H L       "  3 M         "
Martha C  " 1/2 F         "
J H Langford 16 M   Hire land     Tenn

4.  1870 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #13 of 19):  Spoonville P.O., Greenville Twp., Clark Co., AR, Roll _, p. 287A, PN 13, 98/98, enumerated 1 Sep 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Stroop James 45 M W Farmer 400 125 Arkansas
   "   Adaline 40 F W Keeping House     Georgia
Poke J K 21 M W At Home     Arkansas
  "  Henry L 15 M W       Arkansas
  "  Martha 10 F W       Arkansas
  "  William  3 M W       Arkansas
Listed next to their married daughter, Mary Jane, wife of Alfred STROOPE.

5.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #46 of 54):  Caddo Twp., Clark Co., AR, Roll T9_40, p. 476B, PN 37, SD 2, ED 55, enumerated 17 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).
3 4 5 6 8 9 10 13 21 23 24 25 26
Stroope J L W M 55     / County Treasurer & farmer     AR KY SC
   "    E V W F 50 Wife   / Keeping House     GA GA GA
   "    Henry W M 23 Son /   Farmer     AR AR GA
   "    William E W M 12 Son /   at Home / / " " "
   "    Alice R W F  9 Dau /   "  "  /   " " "
   "    Robt Lee W M  4 Son /   "  "      " " "
This enumerator did not use visitation numbers, for anyone.

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

7.  Email from Jennifer Dodds.

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