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Levi Briten STROOPE
Sarah Jane STEVENS?
Husband:  Levi Britton / Leven Briten STROOPE / STROOP
Birth:  8 May 1817, Ouachita Par., LA
Death:  1856, AR
Occupation:  farmer
Father:  William H. STROOPE, Sr.
Mother:  Ms. MILLER?
Marriage:  3 Feb 1850, Ashley Co., AR
Wife:  Sarah Jane STEVENS(?)
Birth:  1819, LA
Occupation:  homemaker
(Adopted?) Child:
1.  Laura M. STROOPE, b. 1843/4, LA

The question here is whether Laura is Levi's daughter from a former marriage or Sarah's from a prior marriage.  If the latter, STEVENS is not Sarah's maiden name.

Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, Arkansas, Louisiana

Sources:

1a.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org).
Levi B. STROOP
Spouse: Sarah Jane STEVENS
Marriage: 03 Feb 1850, Ashley, Arkansas
Source: Marriage Records, 1848-1951. Ashley County (Arkansas). County Clerk
Leven Briten Stroope
Birth: 08 May 1817, Ouachita Parish, Natches District, Louisiana
Death: 1856, Clark, Arkansas
Father: Wlilliam (sic) H Stroope; Mother: Miller
Source: patron submission
Isn't it more likely he died in Ashley County?

1b.  Anon.  1890.  Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Southern Arkansas.  Goodspeed Publ. Co., Chicago (online at Ancestry.com):
p. 878 THE STATE OF ARKANSAS
COUNTY OF ASHLEY.
I, Thos. L. Thompson an acting and duly commissioned Justice of the peace in and for the county aforesaid do hereby certify and make Known that on the Third day of Feburay in the A.D. 1850 at the County aforesaid came before me Levi B. Stroop to me well known who is and then was a Resident of said county and then of the age of 32 years and Sarah Jane Stevens also to me well Known who then was a resident of Ashley county and then of the age of 30 years and then the said Levi. B. Stroop & Sarah Jane Stevens were then and there by me at their mutual request and desire Joined in the bonds of Matrimony.  And Levi. B. Stroop then & there promising and agreeing to take Said Sarah Jane to wife and her as his husband to love cherish & protect until death should them part.  And she the Said Sarah Jane then & there promising to take the Said Levi. B. Stroop as her husband to honor love and obey until death should them part, they the Said Levi B. Stroop & Sarah Jane then became and were by me then & there declared to be man & wife.
In witness where I do set my hand as Such Justice this the 7th Day of Febuary A.D. 1850.
Signed THOS. L. THOMPSON, J.P.

2.  1850 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #2 of 12):  White Twp., Ashley Co., AR, Roll M432_25, p. 25B, 12/12, enumerated 22 Oct 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Levi B Stroope 33 M   Farmer   La
Sarah J   " 31 F       "
Laura M   "  6 F       "

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