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William STROUP
Caroline M. RANKIN
Husband:  William STROUP
Birth:  1821/2, Madison Co., OH
Death:  1885, Lima, Allen Co., OH
Occupation:  merchant
Father:  John STROUP
Mother:  Rebecca GRIMES
Marriage:  3 Aug 1843, Madison Co., OH
Wife:  Caroline M. RANKIN
Birth:  1821/2, OH
Death:  1875
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  John RANKIN
Mother:  Margaret TRUITT
Children born in Range Twp., Madison Co., OH:
1.  James Rankin STROUP, b. 9 Mar 1844 
2.  Rebecca F. STROUP, b. 1845/6; d. by 1915; m. William McCUNE (d. by 1915) of Columbus, OH
3.  John M. STROUP, b. 1847/8; d. by 1915, Midway, Madison Co., OH
4.  Joshua T. STROUP, b. 1850; d. by 1915, CA
5.  William Edwin "Willie" STROUP, b. 1853/4; d. aft. 1915; lived in Dunkirk, OH
6.  Sarah E. STROUP, b. 1856/7; d. aft. 1915; lived in Chicago, IL
7.  Margaret C. STROUP, b. Apr 1860; d. aft. 1915; lived in CA
8.  Harry L. STROUP, b. aft. 1860; d. aft. 1915; lived New York City, NY
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1a.  Anon.  1966.  Marriage Index:  Ohio, 1789-1850.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-400):
Stroup, William Rankin, Caroline 3 Aug 1843 Madison Co.

1b.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org).
William STROUP
Spouse: Caroline M. RANKIN
Marriage: 03 Aug 1843, Madison, Ohio
Source: Marriage Records, 1810-1967. Ohio. Probate Court (Madison County)

2.  1850 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #1 of 25):  Midway [Village], Range Twp., Madison Co., OH, p. 228A, 4/4, enumerated 8 Oct 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
William Stroup 28 M   Merchant 650 Ohio
Caroline   " 28 F       Ohio
James A    "  6 M       Ohio
Rebecca F  "  4 F       Ohio
John M     "  2 M       Ohio
James's middle initial is clearly "A," not "R."

3.  1860 Census Index/Images (online at Genealogy.com, Image #3 of 6):  Cross Roads P.O., Village of Midway, [Range Twp., ] Madison Co., OH, Roll 1004 (Book 1), p. 374A, PN 153, 1004/1053, enumerated 11 Aug 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
William Stroup 38 M   Grocer 1000 300 Ohio
Caroline Stroup 38 F         Ohio
James Stroup 16 M         Ohio
Rebecca F Stroup 14 F         Ohio
John M Stroup 12 M         Ohio
Joshua T Stroup 10 M         Ohio
Willie E Stroup  6 M         Ohio
Sarah E Stroup  3 F         Ohio
Margaret C Stroup 1/12 F         Ohio

4.  1870 Census Index/Images (online at Genealogy.com, Image #13-14 of 21):  Vienna Crossroads P.O., South Charleston, Madison Twp., Clark Co., OH, pp. 112A-112B, PN 13-14, 104/108, enumerated 5 Jul 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Stroup William 48 M W Grocer   2000 Ohio
______ Caroline 48 F W Keep house     Ohio
______ Joshua 18 M W Clerk     Ohio
______ William E 14 M W at school     Ohio
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Stroup Sarah E 12 F W at school     Ohio
______ Margarett 10 F W at school     Ohio
______ Harry L  5 M W       Ohio

5.  1880 Census (indexed at FamilySearch.org; page image online at Ancestry.com, Image #26 of 51):  Village of South Charleston, [Madison Twp.,] Clark Co., OH, Roll 999, p. 114B, PN 26, SD 2, ED 38, enumerated 15/16 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 13 21 24 25 26
223 230 Rankin Maria W F 71   / Keeping House   Md Md Md
    Stroup Margaret W F 20 Niece? / at School / Ohio Ohio Ohio
    ______ Harry L W M 15 Nephew? / at School / Ohio Ohio Ohio
Listed next to John RANKIN (æ 68, b. MD) and wife Charity (æ 46, b. OH). 

6.  Chester E. Bryan, ed.  1915.  History of Madison County, Ohio.  B.F. Bowen & Co., Inc., Indianapolis, IN.  Biographical sketch of our subject's son, James Rankin STROUP. 

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