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Silas STROUP
Susannah HARPER
Husband:  Silas STROUP / STROUPE / STRAUP
Birth:  1815/6 or 19 Aug 1817, Buncombe Co., NC
Death:  4 Nov 1896, Buncombe Co., NC
Occupation:  farmer
Father:  Joseph STROUP
Mother:  Catherine CREASMAN
Marriage:  ca. 1839
Wife:  Susannah / Susanna / Susan HARPER
Birth:  11 Dec 1812, Buncombe Co., NC
Death:  1 Jun 1894, Buncombe Co., NC
Occupation:  homemaker
Other Spouse:  m1. Ephraim HENRY (1807- )
Other Children:  Nancy HENRY (1831/2- ), Joseph HENRY (1832/3- ), Elizabeth HENRY (1835-1873)
Father:  Lot HARPER (1781-1866)
Mother:  Mariam / Miriam WHITAKER (1786-1824)
Children born in Fairview Twp., Buncombe Co., NC:
1.  Rufus Lot STROUP, b. 19 Aug 1840; d. 12 Nov 1862
2.  Mariam / Miriam Catherine STROUP, b. 9 Feb 1842; 29 Dec 1924
3.  Martha Elizabeth STROUP, b. 1844/5 or 13 Nov 1843; d. 4 May 1926
4.  Sarah Samantha STROUP, b. 13 Sep 1846; d. 18 Nov 1930
5.  Sarepta E. STROUP, b. 29 Dec 1848; d. 9 Mar 1926
6.  William Henry STROUP, b. 13 Dec 1850
7.  Samuel Alexander STROUP, b. 21 Dec 1852; 10 Jul 1918
8.  Delana Drucila / Druscilla STROUP, b. 8 Aug 1856; d. 21 Dec 1857
9.  Susan Malinda STROUP, b. 17 May 1858

[Sarepta is the Greek form of Zarephath, from scripture (Luke 4:26); other spellings are misspellings.]

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Sources:

1.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service: IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org).
Silas STROUP
Birth: 19 Aug 1817, Riceville, Buncombe, North Carolina; Death: 04 Nov 1896
Marriage: About 1839, Fairview, Buncombe, North Carolina
Spouse: Susan HARPER
Birth: 11 Dec 1812, Fairview, Buncombe, North Carolina; Death: 01 Jun 1894
Source: patron submission

2.  1840 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #65-66 of 86; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1840 NC Buncombe Co. Roll 354 pp. 169A-169B Ln. 1 Silas Stroupe 100 020 - 110 010 no slaves 0200000
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 4 or under 1835-1840 = Joseph (b. 1832/3)
2 males 20-29 1810-1820 = brother?
= Silas (b. 1817)
1 female 4 or under 1835-1840 = Elizabeth HENRY (b. 1835)
1 female 5-9 1830-1835 = Nancy HENRY (b. 1831/2)
1 female 20-29 1810-1820 = Susannah (b. 1812)
2 persons employed in agriculture

3.  1850 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #189 of 276 indexed "Shoupe"):  Buncombe Co., NC, Roll M432_622, p. 289A, 1258/1258, enumerated 14 Sep 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Silas Stroupe 34 M   Farmer 2000 NC
Susanna 38 F       NC
Rufus  9 M       "
Maron C  7 F       "
Martha E  5 F       "
Sarah C  4 F       "
Sarepta E  2 F       "
Nancy Henry 18 F       "
Jos. Henry 17 M   Laboror   "
Elizabeth 15 F       "
Nancy, Joseph, and Elizabeth are Susanna's children from her prior marriage to Ephraim HENRY.

4.  1860 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #41 of 213):  Fairview P.O., Buncombe Co., NC, Roll M653_889, p. 254B/510, PN 16, 115/115, enumerated 10 Aug 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Silas Stroup 42 M W farmer 2500 1800 N Carolina
Susan   do 47 F W Domestic     do
Rufus   do 19 M W farm Laborer     do
Marium  do 18 F W Domestic     do
Martha  do 16 F W do     do
Sarah   do 14 F W       do
Sarepta do 12 F W       do
William do  9 M W       do
Saml    do  7 M W       do
Susan   do  2 F W       do

5.  1870 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #7 of 20):  Asheville P.O., Fair View Township No. 7, Buncombe Co., NC, Roll M593_1125, p. 163A, PN 7, 48/48, enumerated 4 Jul 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Straup Silas 54 M W Farmer 3000 1200 North Carolina
       Susannah 57 F W Keeping house     North Carolina
       Catherine C? 27 F W Without Occupation     North Carolina
       Martha E 24 F W Without Occupation     North Carolina
       Sareptha 20 F W Without Occupation     North Carolina
       William H 18 M W Farm Laborer     North Carolina
       Samuel 16 M W Farm Laborer     North Carolina
       Malinda 12 F W at Home     North Carolina

6.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #6 of 20):  Fairview Twp., Buncombe Co., NC, Roll T9_954, p. 91B, PN 6, SD 4, ED 32, enumerated 4 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 24 25 26
58 58 Stroup Silus W M 63     / Farmer NC NC NC
    ______ Susan W F 66 Wife   / Keeping house NC NC NC
    Cunningham Press W M 23 Son Law   / Farming NC NC NC
    __________ Susan W F 22 Dau   / Keeping house NC NC NC
    __________ Claud W M  1 Gr Son /     NC NC NC

7.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

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

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