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Nancy STROOPE
John PIRKEY
Abel MILLER
Hugh STEPHENSON
Wife:  Nancy STROOPE
Birth:  19 Jan 1773, probably in VA [now WV?]
Death:  17 Nov 1846, Ouachita Par., LA
Father:  Jacob STROOPE I
Mother:  Anna Maria TROUTMAN
Marriage-1:  3 Sep 1793
Husband-1:  John PIRKEY / PIRKY
Birth:  ca. 1766
Death:  11 Aug 1804
Father:  Jacob PIRKEY (c1743-<1809)
Mother:  Anna Elizabeth CONRAD (1747->1821)
Marriage-2:  6 Jul 1805, Adams Co., MS
Husband-2:  Abel MILLER
Birth:  ca. 1777
Death:  5 Dec 1809
Marriage-3:  4 Oct 1810, Ouachita Par., LA
Husband-3:  Hugh STEPHENSON / STEVENSON
Death:  1808-10
Children with John PIRKEY:
1.  Mary "Polly" PIRKEY, b. 24 May 1795; m. 26 Aug 1810, Ouachita Par., LA, John HARRIS
2.  John PIRKEY, Jr., b. 24 Apr 1797; d. 30 Mar 1828; m. 23 Nov 1827, Ouachita Par., LA, Madline CAVIT ( -1844)
3.  Nancy PIRKEY, b. 5 Oct 1802; m. 7 Oct 1827, Ouachita Par., LA, James OWENS
Children with Abel MILLER:
4.  William Hill MILLER, b. 23 Oct 1806; m. 8 Apr 1829, Nancy WAFER
5.  Elizabeth S. MILLER, b. 30 Sep 1808; m. 20 Jan 1831, Benjamin SCRIBER
Children with Hugh STEPHENSON:
6.  James STEPHENSON, b. 24 Sep 1811; d.s.p. Oct 1820
7.  Anna STEPHENSON, b. 6 Sep 1813; d.s.p. 24 Oct 1831
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, Louisiana

Sources:

1a.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org).
Abel MILLER
Spouse: Nancy PERKY
Marriage: 06 Jul 1805, Adams, Mississippi
Source: Marriage Records, 1802-1927. Adams County (Mississippi). Circuit Clerk

1b.  D.L. Murray & N.R. Murray.  1995.  Marriage Index: Louisiana, 1718-1925 (Broderbund CD-1):
Stephenson, Hugh Miller, Nancy 4 Oct 1810 Ouachita Par.
Pirkey, John Cavit, Madline 23 Nov 1827 Ouachita Par.

2.  1800 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  not found, but the VA and KY censuses were lost, and there was no census in Mississippi.

3.  1810 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #3 of 9; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1810 LA Ouachita Par. Roll M252_10 p. 341 Ln. 4 Widow Miller 11010-02001-00
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 9 or under 1800-1810 = William (b. 1806) 
1 male 10-15 1794-1800 = John (b. 1797)
1 male 26-44 1765-1784 = ?
2 females 10-15 1794-1800 = Elizabeth (b. 1808)
= Nancy (b. 1802)
1 female 45 or over in or bef. 1765 = Nancy (b. 1773)
Listed two lines below her brother, William STROOP, who is one line below their brother, Jacob STROOP II.

4.  1820 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #5 of 7; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1820 LA Ouachita Co. Roll M33_31 p. 111 Ln. 6 Widow Stevenson 110100-21110-0-900 0300-5200
These data indicate:
No., Race, Gender  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 white male 9 or under 1810-1820 = James (b. 1811)
1 white male 10-15 1804-1810 = William (b. 1806) 
1 white male 19-25* 1794-1801 = John (b. 1797)
2 white females 9 or under 1810-1820 = ?
= Anna (b. 1813)
1 white female 10-15 1804-1810 = Elizabeth (b. 1808)
1 white female 16-25 1794-1804 = Nancy (b. 1802)
or
= Mary (b. 1795)
1 white female 26-44 1775-1794 = Nancy (b. 1773)
9 people engaged in agriculture
3 male slaves 14-25 1794-1806 = ?
5 female slaves 13 and under 1806-1820 = ?
2 female slaves 14-25 1794-1806 = ?
*In the 1820 Census, the third column is age class 16-18 and the fourth column is age class 16-25; therefore, any individual in column three is duplicated in column four.  By subtracting the number in column three from the number in column four, you can create an age class "19-25."

5.  1830 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #35 of 42; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1830 LA Ouachita Co. Roll 44 p. 193 Ln. 8 Nancy Stephenson 000 000 000 - 010 110 010 203000-231000
These data indicate:
No., Race, Gender Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 white female 5-9 1820-1825 = ?
1 white female 15-19 1810-1815 = ?
1 white female 20-29 1800-1810 = Elizabeth? (b. 1808)
1 white female 50-59 1770-1780 = Nancy (b. 1773) 
 
2 male slaves 9 or under 1820-1830 = ? ?
3 male slaves 24-35 1794-1806 = ? ? ?
2 female slaves 9 or under 1820-1830 = ? ?
3 female slaves 10-23 1806-1820 = ? ? ?
1 female slave 24-35 1794-1806 = ?
Listed next to Nancy's son, Wililam MILLER (æ 20-30).

6.  1840 Census Index/Images (online at Genealogy.com, Image #11-12 of 28 the Ouachita County images are missing at Ancestry.com, at least as of 17 Feb 2005; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1840 LA Ouachita Co. Roll 127 pp. 123A-123B Ln. 24 William H Miller 001 001 - 200 101 001 431300-322100 0800000
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 white male 10-14 1825-1830 = ?
1 white male 30-39 1800-1810 = William (b. 1806) 
2 white females 4 or under 1835-1840 = ? ?
1 white female 15-19 1820-1825 = ?
1 white female 30-39 1800-1810 = Nancy WAFER
1 white female 60-69 1770-1780 = Nancy (b. 1773)
 
4 male slave 9 or under 1830-1840 = ? ? ? ?
3 male slave 10-23 1816-1830 = ? ? ?
1 male slave 24-35 1804-1816 = ?
3 male slave 36-54 1785-1804 = ? ? ?
3 female slave 9 or under 1830-1840 = ? ? ?
2 female slave 10-23 1816-1830 = ? ?
2 female slave 24-35 1804-1816 = ? ?
1 female slave 36-54 1785-1804 = ?
8 persons employed in agriculture
I did not find Nancy living as head-of-household, but she appears to be living with her son, William Hill MILLER.  Listed one line below Nancy's son-in-law, Benjamin SCRIBER.

7.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).  In the notes from a file submitted to the database by Deborah Tollett:
Data taken from Miller/Scriber Bible Records, Records in the Ouachita Parish, La. Courthouse, Census material, and La. Marriage records...

NANCY STROOPE was born 19 Jan 1773, died 17 Nov 1846. She married 3 times:

(1) 3 Sept 1793, JOHN PIRKEY. Their children:
  a) MARY "POLLY" PIRKEY, b 24 May 1795, md. 26 Aug 1810, Ouachita Parish, LA JOHN HARRIS
  b) JOHN PIRKEY, JR. b. 24 Apr 1797, d. 30 Mar 1828, md 23 Nov 1827 Ouachita Parish, LA MADLINE CAVIT, she died 1 Oct 1844
  c) NANCY PIRKEY, b. 5 Oct 1802, md 7 Oct 1827 Ouachita Parish, LA JAMES OWENS
JOHN PIRKEY, d. 11 Aug (or Apr) 1804

NANCY STROOPE PIRKEY then md. (2) 7 July 1805, ABEL MILLER, b. c 1777, d. Tuesday 5 Dec 1809 (NOTE: Nancy is listed in the 1810 census Ouachita Parish as "Widow Miller") Their children:
  a) WILLIAM HILL MILLER, b. 23 Oct 1806... md 8 Apr 1809, NANCY WAFER,
  b) ELIZABETH S. MILLER, b. 30 Sept 1808, d. ?, md. 20 Jan 1831, BENJAMIN SCRIBER

After the death of ABEL MILLER, NANCY then married a third time: 4 Oct 1810, Ouachita Parish, La. HUGH STEPHENSON, their Children:
  JAMES STEPHENSON, b 24 Sept 1811, d Oct 1820 aged 8
  ANNA STEPHENSON b 6 Sept 1813, d. 24 Oct 1831.

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