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James Sterrett STROUP
Mary Jane GRADY
Husband:  James Sterrett STROUP
Birth:  1839/40 or Nov 1842, Clarion Twp., Clarion Co., PA
Death:  1918, presumably in Millcreek Twp., Clarion Co., PA
Military Service:  Civil War:  Pvt.; Co. H, 37th Pennsylvania Infantry; Co. R, 6th U.S. Cavalry
Father:  Philip STRAUB / STROUP
Mother:  Mary Ann DEAN
Marriage:  1864/5
Wife:  Mary Jane GRADY
Birth:  Mar 1847 or 1846, PA probably Monroe Twp., Clarion Co., PA
Death:  11 Sep 1931
Father:  William H. GRADY, b. 1816/7, PA
Mother:  Anna Catharine / Katharine KUTH / GUTH / KUT / GUT, b. 1821/2, PA
Children born in Millcreek Twp., Clarion Co., PA:
1.  Frances Caroline "Carrie" STROUP, b. 1865/6
2.  Mary M. STROUP, b. 1867/8
3.  Charles L. STROUP, b. 18 Sep 1871 
4.  [Harriet? Hester?] "Hattie / Hettie" STROUP, b. 1874/5
5.  Jenna M. "Jennie" STROUP, b. 1876/7
6.  (Child) STROUP
7.  Mabel Charlane STROUP, b. 10 Jan 1887
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, Maryland, Pennsylvania

Sources:

1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1850 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  Mary GRADY (æ 4, b. PA) is living in Monroe Twp., Clarion Co., PA (p. 63A), with her parents, William GRADY (æ 32, b. PA) & Cathaine? (æ 26, b. PA), plus siblings.

3.  1860 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  Mary J. GRADY (æ 14, b. PA indexed "Gnady") is living in Millcreek Twp., Clarion Co., PA (p. 338), with her parents, William H. GRADY (æ 44, b. PA) & Catharn? (æ 38, b. MD), plus siblings; listed next to Jesse TEATS, inlaws of James Sterrett's brother, William.

4.  1870 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #6 of 13):  Fisher P.O., Mill Creek Twp., Clarion Co., PA, Roll M593_1326, p. 529B, PN 6, 37/39, enumerated 29 Jun 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Stroup James 28 M W Laborer   310 Penna
______ Mary J 24 F W Keeping house     "
______ Francies/Francia C  4 F W       "
______ Mary M  2 F W       "
Listed next to Mary's parents, William GRADY (æ 53, b. PA) & Anna K. (æ 47, b. PA).

5.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #6 of 17):  Millcreek Twp., Clarion Co., PA, Roll T9_1118, p. 417B, PN 20, SD 10, ED 84, 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 10 13 21 22 23 24 25 26
159 162 Stroup James W M 39   / Laborer   / / Pa O O
    ______ Mary W F 34 Wife / keeping house       Pa Pa Md
    ______ Carrie W F 14 Dau   at home /     Pa Pa Pa
    ______ Mary M W F 12 Dau   at home /     Pa Pa Pa
    ______ Charles W M  9 Son     /     Pa Pa Pa
    ______ Hattie/Hettie W F  5 Dau           Pa Pa Pa
    ______ Jennie W F  3 Dau           Pa Pa Pa
James's parents were born in Pennsylvania, not Ohio.  Listed two households from Mary's parents, William GRADY (æ 63, b. PA) & Catharine (æ 58, b. Ny[?]).

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

7.  1900 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #10 of 18):  Millcreek Twp., Clarion Co., PA, Roll T623_1395 (Book 1), p. 205B, SN5, SD 14, ED 16, enumerated 11 Jun 1900, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1900 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1900:  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 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28
72 73 Stroup James S Head W M Nov 1842 57 M 35     PA PA PA Farmer 1   N N Y O F F 61
    ______ Mary J Wife W F Mar 1847 53 M 35 7 6 PA PA PA       Y Y Y        
    ______ Mable C Dau W F Jan 1887 13 S       PA PA PA At School   7 Y Y Y        
Mary appears to have shaved a year off her age.

8.  1910 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #15 of 15):  Mill Creek Twp., Clarion Co., PA, Roll T624_1329 (Part 2), p. 284A, SN 8A, SD 18, ED 16, enumerated 25 Apr 1910, official enumeration date 15 Apr 1910 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1910:  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 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 17 18 19 20 23 24 26 27 28 29 30
122 124 Stroup James S Head M W 69 M1 44     PA PA NJ Eng Farmer General farm Emp Y N O F F 100 UA
    ______ Mary J Wife F W 64 M1 44 7 6 PA PA PA Eng None     Y Y          

9.  1920 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #2 of 10):  Fisher, Millcreek Twp., Clarion Co., PA, Roll T625_1551 (Book 2), p. 249B, SN 1B, SD 18, ED 73, enumerated 7 Jan 1920, official enumeration date 1 Jan 1920 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1920:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 17 18 19 21 23 25 26 27 28
Fm 10 10 Stroup Mary Head O F F W 73 W Y Y PA PA PA Y None    
      Hilliard Clark Son-in-Law     M W 42 M Y Y PA PA PA Y Driller Oil & Gas Driller W
      ________ Jennie Dau     F W 42 M Y Y PA PA PA Y None    
      ________ Mabel GDau     F W 15 S Y Y PA PA PA Y None    

10.  1930 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #9 of 12):  Millcreek Twp., Clarion Co., PA, Roll 2017 (Book 1), p. 5A, SN 5A, ED 16-20, SD 8, enumerated 11 Apr 1930, official enumeration date 1 Apr 1930 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1930:  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 7 8 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 24 25
55 55 Stroup Mary J Head O $1000 Y M W 84 Wd 20 N Y PA PA PA Y None

11.  Civil War Pension Index (index and images online at Ancestry.com):
Name of Soldier Stroup James
Name
of
Dependent
Widow Stroup Mary J
Minor  
Service B? 6 U.S. Cav
H 37 Pa: Inf
Date of Filing Claim Application No. Certificate No. State from which Filed
1866 May 10 Invalid  108 506 163,743  
1918 Feb 23 Widow 1115 746 847,034 Pa
  Minor      
The card image is blurred and hard to read.  These pension applications should contain the marriage date and place, plus a list of the children and their birthdates, so getting copies from the National Archives should be well worth the effort.

12.  Anon.  1997-2000.  Military Records of Individual Civil War Soldiers.  Historical Data Systems, Provo, UT (online at Ancestry.com):
Name: James Stroup
Enlistment Date: 30 April 1861
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Union
State Served: Pennsylvania
Unit Numbers: 2266 2266
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 30 April 1861.
Enlisted in Company H, 37th Infantry Regiment Pennsylvania on 30 April 1861.
Transferred Company H, 37th Infantry regiment Pennsylvania on 01 September 1862.
Transferred in Company R, 6th Cavalry Regiment US on 01 September 1862.

13.  Messages posted to the Grady Family Genealogy Forum (online at GenForum.com).

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