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John Bernard STROUP
Husband:  John Bernard STROUP
Birth:  18 Nov 1887, Blair Co., PA
Death:  1 Aug 1939, presumably in Williamsburg, Blair Co., PA
Occupation:  electrical engineer
Father:  George M. STROUP
Mother:  Mary __?__
Marriage:  1 Jun 1909, Blair Co., PA
Wife:  Viola Bell HAMILTON
Birth:  21 Nov 1887, PA
Death:  34 Oct 1929, presumably in Williamsburg, Blair Co., PA
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  George Washington HAMILTON, s/o John HAMILTON & Rebecca8 HORTON William7, Nathan6, Richard5, Caleb4, Barnabas3, Caleb2, Barnabas1
Mother:  Eliza Amy SPECK
Children born in Williamsburg, [Woodbury Twp.,] Blair Co., PA:
1.  George Bernard STROUP, b. 21 Nov 1913
2.  Kenneth Wayne STROUP, b. 30 May 1916
3.  Ray Wilson STROUP, b. 21 Nov 1918
4.  Robert Hamilton STROUP, b. 13 May 1921
5.  Ernest STROUP, b. Sep 1929
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1.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org).
John Burnard STROUP
Death: 01 Aug 1939
Marriage: 01 Jun 1909, Williamsburg, Blair, Pennsylvania
Spouse: Viola Bell HAMILTON
Death: 34 Oct 1929
Source: patron submission

2.  1910 Census Index/Images (online at Genealogy.com, Image #15 of 34):  Williamsburg Borough, [Woodbury Twp.,] Blair Co., PA, Roll 1318 (Book 1), p. 181A, SN 8, SD 16, ED 90, 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 21 22 23 24 26 28
176 180 Stroup John Head M W 22 M1 0     PA PA PA Eng Asst Engineer Paper mill W N 0 Y Y R H
    ______ Viola Wife F W 22 M1 0 0 0 PA PA PA Eng None         Y Y    

3.  1920 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #26 of 38):  304 Fourth Street, Williamsburg Borough, [Woodbury Twp.,] Blair Co., PA, Roll 1540 (Book 1), p. 235B, SN 13B, SD 20, ED 125, enumerated 22 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).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 9 10 11 12 16 17 18 19 21 23 25 26 27 28
* 304 302 312 Stroup John Jr Head R M W 32 M   Y Y PA PA IL Y Electrical engineer Paper mill W
      ______ Viola B Wife   F W 32 M   Y Y PA PA PA Y None    
      ______ George B Jr Son   M W  6 S Y     PA PA PA Y None    
      ______ Kenneth W Son   M W 3 7/12 S       PA PA PA   None    
      ______ Ray W Son   M W 2 1/12 S       PA PA PA   None    
*Fourth Street
Based on other censuses (both John's and his mother's), John' mother was born in PA, not IL.  Listed six households from John's father, George M. STROUP

4.  1930 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #26-27 of 38):  Williamsburg Borough, [Woodbury Twp.,] Blair Co., PA, Roll 2006 (Book 1), pp. 22B-23A, SN 13B-14A, ED 7-82, SD 17, enumerated 18 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).
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 16 17 18 19 20 24 25 26 27 28 30
801 301 307 Stroup John B Head O 4500 R N M W 42 Wd N Y PA PA PA Y Engineer Paper mill W Y N
      ______ George Jr Son         M W 16 S Y Y PA PA PA Y None        
      ______ Kenneth Son         M W 13 S Y Y PA PA PA Y None        
      ______ Ray Son         M W 11 S Y Y PA PA PA Y None        
      ______ Robert Son         M W  8 S Y   PA PA PA   None        
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      ______ Ernest Son       N M W 6/12 S N   PA PA PA   None        
      Fornwalt Anna Servant         F W 43 Wd N Y PA PA PA Y Housekeeper Private family W Y  

5.  Adaline Horton White, ed.  1929.  The Hortons in America: Being a Corrected Reprint of the 1876 Work by Dr. Geo. F. Horton with Many of the Succeeding Generations brought down to the Present Time.  Privately published by Herson D. White & Adaline Horton White; printed by Sherman Printing & Binding Co., Seattle, WA (online at HeritageQuest at Genealogy.com):
p. 001 BARNABAS HORTON, born in Mowsley, Leicestershire, England (old style).  In 1622 he married Anne Smith of Stanion of Northamptonshire, England.  She died, and he married Mary Langton.  He emigrated to America in the ship Swallow, Captain Jeremy Horton, master and owner, in 1635 to 1638, landed at Hampton, Mass., where he owned a plot of ground.  He came to New Haven, 1640, with his wife, Mary, and two children, Joseph and Benjamin.  He settled permanently on the east end of Long Island, now Southold, Suffolk County, N.Y., in October, 1640.
Children of first wife, Anne Smith...
Children of second wife, Mary Lanton... [Caleb...]
p. 137 III.  CALEB, son of Barnabas Horton 1st and Mary Lanton, born Southold, L.I., 1640; married ABIGAIL HALLOCK, daughter of William Hallock, the Puritan, 1665...  Children:
Barnabas, born 1666; married Sarah Hines...

I.  BARNABAS, son of Caleb Horton and Abigail Hallock, born at Cutchogue, L.I., Sept. 1666; married, about 1686, SARAH HINES.  Children, all born at Cutchogue:
1.  Caleb, born 1687; married Phebe Terry...

p. 138 I. CALEB, son of Barnabas Horton and Sarah Hines (Caleb, Barnabas I.), born in Southold 22 Dec., 1687; married 10 Dec., 1714, PHEBE TERRY, daughter of Nathaniel, Son of Richard Terry I., and born in Southold, in 1698.  They moved to Roxbury, now Chester, N.J., in 1748, and settled there.  They were both members of the Suthold Church and liberal supporters of the Gospel.  On their tombstone in Chester Cemetery we find "Caleb Horton, of Southold, L.I., N.Y., died 6 Aug., 1772, having lived almost 85 year with an unblemished character." Phebe, wife of Caleb Horton, died 24 Dec., 1776, having finished a life of 78 years, 58 of which she was the wife of Caleb Horton...
p. 139 Children, all born in Southold...
7.  Richard, born about 1726; married Elizabeth Harrison...
p. 309 NATHAN HORTON, son of Richard Horton and Elizabeth Harrison, was born in Radnor, Pa., in 1754.  He married Rebecca Priest and finally settled in Huntingdon County, Pa.  They had ten children.  The first four were born in West Chester, Pa., and the others in Huntingdon County, Pa.  Their children were:
a. William, born 1789, married Rebecca Griffith...
WILLIAM HORTON, born in West Chester, Pa., in 1789, married Rebecca Griffith. They had eight children...
p. 310 VII. REBECCA HORTON, born Oct. 30, 1824, married John Hamilton...
p. 316 VII. REBECCA HORTON, daughter of William Horton and Rebecca (Griffith) Horton, married John Hamilton of Trough Creek Valley, Pa. They had four children... Washington...
p. 318 III. WASHINGTON HAMILTON married Eliza Speck. They had seven children... Viola...
p. 319 VI. VIOLA HAMILTON, born Nov. 21, 1887, married John Bernard Stroup.  Address: Williamsburg, Pa.  Mr. Stroup is an electrical engineer and was born Nov. 18, 1887.  They had four children.  All single.
a.  George Bernard Stroup, born November 21, 1913.
b.  Kenneth Wayne Stroup, born May 30, 1916.
c.  Ray Wilson Stroup, born November 21, 1918.
d.  Robert Hamilton Stroup, born May 13th, 1921.

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

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