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Elijah Wiley STROUBE
Louisa GATES
Husband:  Elijah Wiley STROUBE
Birth:  1816/7, Augusta Twp., Bracken Co., KY
Occupation:  farmer
Father:  Jacob STROUBE
Mother:  Mary WILEY
Marriage:  24 Oct 1849, Bracken Co., KY
Wife:  Louisa GATES
Birth:  1826/7, KY
Occupation:  homemaker
Children born in Bracken Co., KY:
1.  Jacob G. STROUBE, b. 1851/2
2.  Theodocia STROUBE, b. 1854/5
3.  William Augustus STROUBE, b. 1856/7; m. [Catherine Ann] Katie Annie WHITE
4.  Mary STROUBE, b. 1857/8
5.  George STROUBE, b. 1860
6.  John Pettus STROUBE, b. 1861/2 
7.  Elijah Wiley STROUBE, Jr., b. 1866/7
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1.  Jordan R. Dodd, ed.  1993.  Kentucky Marriages:  Early to 1850.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-229):
Stroube, W.E. Gates, Lousia (sic) 24 Oct 1849 Bracken Co.

2.  1850 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #128 of 192 indexed "Stronbe"):  Bracken Co., KY, p. 447B, 944/944, enumerated 26 Aug 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Elijah W Stroube 33 M   Farmer   Ky
Louisa 23 F       "
Living between Elijah's widowed mother, Mary (WILEY) STROUBE, and Elijah's sister, Melvina (STROUBE) ANDERSON

3.  1860 Census Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #169-170 of 268):  Brooksville P.O., District No. 1, Bracken Co., KY, pp. 169-170, PN 25-26, 176/176, enumerated 11 Jun 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
E W Stroube 45 M   Farmer 6000 2500 KY
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Louisa Stroube 35 F         Kentucky
Jacob G    "  8 M         "
Theodicea  "  5 F         "
William A  "  3 M         "
Mary       "  2 F         "
John Smith 22 M   Farm Laborer     "
Eliza J Heck 19 F         "
Eliza Jane HECK is the orphaned daughter of Elijah's sister, Amelia (STROUBE) HECK

4.  1870 Census Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #5 of 26):  Berlin P.O., Berlin Pct., Bracken Co., KY, p. 293A, PN 5, 28/28, enumerated 7 Jun 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Stroube Elijah 53 M W Farmer 6000 6000 Kentucky
_______ Louisa 44 F W Keeps House     do
_______ Jac G 19 M W Farm Laborer     do
_______ Theadocia 15 F W       do
_______ W A 14 M W       do
_______ Mary 12 F W       do
_______ George 10 M W       do
_______ John  8 M W       do
_______ E W  3 M W       do
_______ Moses 17 M W Servant     do

5.  1880 Census (indexed at FamilySearch.org; page image online at Ancestry.com, Image #18 of 23):  Christian Co., KY, Roll T9-0409, p. 262B, PN 18, SD 1, ED 14, enumerated 12 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 10 13 21 24 25 26
179 147 Stroube Elijah W M 63     / Farmer   KY PA PA
    _______ Louisa W F 53 Wife   / Keeping House   KY KY KY
    _______ Theodosia W F 25 Dau /   At Home   KY KY KY
    _______ William W M 23 Son /   Farmer   KY KY KY
    _______ Mary W F 21 Dau /   At Home   KY KY KY
    _______ George W M 19 Son /   Farmer / KY KY KY
    _______ John W M 16 Son /   Works on Farm / KY KY KY
    _______ E Wiley W M 13 Son /   At Home / KY KY KY

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

7.  Underground Railroad Sites and History: Augusta Conductors (online at the Augusta, Kentucky, web site):
ROBERT MAINS: A resident of the county was arrested and charged with FERRYING certain unidentified slaves across the Ohio River, thus aiding in their escape.  Witnesses were Thomas Lloyd, W.A. Pepper, and J.J. Anderson.  Posting bond for Mains were James Stairs and Elijah Stroube.  He was released on bail of $500.00 pending trial.  Mains failed to appear in Court at the September term of 1864, thus forfeiting bail.

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

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