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John C. STROUBE
Nancy REEDER
Husband:  John C. STROUBE
Birth:  1803/4, KY
Death:  1894
Occupation:  farmer
Father:  Nicholas STROUBE
Mother:  Mary SEALS

Given the age difference between John & Nancy and the presence of the teenage male in the 1840 census, it's likely that John had a prior marriage.

Marriage-1:  21 Sep 1834, Bracken Co., KY
Wife-1:  Nancy REEDER
Birth:  1813/4, KY
Occupation:  homemaker
Marriage-2:
Wife-2:  Jane "Jennie" ADAMS
Birth:  1820, MA or OH
Occupation:  homemaker

Jennie in 1870 and Jane in 1880 may be two different women, which means Jane is our subject's third wife.

Children with Nancy REEDER born in Bracken Co., KY:
1.  (Son A) STROUBE, b. 1835-40
2.  Oliver STROUBE, b. 1835/6
3.  Samantha STROUBE, b. 1838
4.  Nicholas J. STROUBE, b. 1839/40
5.  John STROUBE, b. 1842/3
Children with Jane ADAMS:
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Sources:

1.  Jordan R. Dodd, ed.  1993.  Kentucky Marriages:  Early to 1850.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-229):
Stroube, John Reeder, Nancy 21 Sep 1834 Bracken Co.

2.  1840 Census Index and Digital Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #25-26 of 36; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1840 KY Bracken Co. Roll M704_105 pp. 358B-359A Ln. 28 John C Stroube 300 101 - 100 010 001 000 - 000 010 0300000
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
3 white males 4 or under 1835-1840 = Nicholas (b. 1839/40) 
= Oliver (b. 1835/6)
= Son A
1 white male 15-19 1820-1825 = ?
1 white male 30-39 1800-1810 = John (b. 1803/4) 
1 white female 4 or under 1835-1840 = Samantha (b. 1837/8)
1 white female 20-29 1810-1820 = Nancy (b. 1813/4)
1 male slave 24-35 1804-1816 = ?
1 female slave 55-99 1740-1784 = ?
3 persons employed in agriculture

3.  1850 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #22-23 of 192 indexed "Stronbe"):  Bracken Co., KY, Roll M432_193, pp. 394B-395A, 155/155, enumerated 23 Jul 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
John Stroube 46 M   Farmer 3500 Ky
Nancy Stroube 36 F       "
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Oliver Stroube 14 M       Ky
Semantha 12 F       "
Nicholas 10 M       "
John  7 M       "
Aurelia Hook 70 F       Va
Frederica McClanden 24 F       ?

4.  1860 Census Index/Images (online at Genealogy.com, Image #13 of 123):  Augusta P.O., Eastern District, Bracken Co., KY, Roll 357 (Book 1), p. 13, PN 13, 83/83, enumerated 11 Jun 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
John Stroube 55 M   Farmer 6000 9200 Kentucky
Nancy     " 44 F         "
Oliver    " 22 M   Farmer     "
Nicholas  " 20 M   Clerk     "
John      " 16 M         "
Thomas Arnold 26 M   Teacher     New York
Samantha  " 21 F         Kentucky
Minerva Cambridge 25 F M Servant     "
Nace?/Hace? Kees 46 M B "     "
Listed next to John's father, Nicholas STROUBE, who are next to Samantha's third husband, Augustus HECK.

5.  1870 Census Index/Images (online at Genealogy.com, Image #11-12 of 54):  Augusta P.O., Augusta, Bracken Co., KY, Roll 449 (Book 1), pp. 268A-268B, PN 11-12, 86/86, enumerated 13 Jun 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Stroube Jno 65 M W Retired Capital 4000 6000 Kentucky
_______ Jennie 50 F W Keeps House     Massachusetts
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Smith Semantha 32 F W Seamstress 1000  500 Kentucky

6.  1880 Census (indexed at FamilySearch.org; page image online at Ancestry.com, Image #13 of 47):  Fourth Street, Augusta, Bracken Co., KY, Roll T9-0404, p. 477A, PN 13, SD 11, ED 10, enumerated 7 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 23 24 25 26
127 135 Stroube John W M 76     / Farmer     KY    
    _______ Jane A W F 59 Wife   / Keeping House     OH NJ CT
    Whitehead Jennie W F 14   /   At School /   IL OH IL
    Stroube James O W M 40 Cousin /   Farmer     KY KY KY
    Mingua Mary W F 26 Servant /   Servant   / KY KY KY
    Rilea Shelton W W M 28 Boarder /   Printer     OH " "
    Colthar Benjamin W M 18 Boarder /   Printer     OH " "
Is Jane our subject's second wife or third?

7.  Marriages and Death Notices from the Maysville Eagle, Mason County, Kentucky (submitted to the KY-FOOTSTEPS mailing list by Jan Gillespie; online in the Archives of USGenWeb, hosted at RootsWeb.com):
November 16, 1881...
Died...
At the residence of her husband, Mr. John Stroube, Augusta, Ky., Oct. 24th, 1881, Mrs. Jane Adams Stroube, after a painful and protracted illness of more than two years, which she endured with great patience and fortitude.

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