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William STROUP
Ms. __?__
Eliza J. __?__
Husband:  William STROUP
Birth:  1804/5, PA
Death:  aft. 1870 census
Occupation:  farmer
Father probablyDavid STROUP
Mother probablyCatharine __?__
Wife-1:  Ms. __?__
Birth:  ca. 1810
Death:  1843-50
Wife-2:  Eliza J. __?__
Birth:  1826/7, OH
Death:  aft. 1870 census
Occupation:  homemaker
Children with Wife-1:
born in PA:
1.  S. J. STROUP [female], b. 1833/4
2.  Lucinda STROUP, b. 1835/6
3.  Mary R. STROUP, b. 1837/8

born in Scott Twp., Adams Co., OH:
4.  Catharine STROUP, b. 1840
5.  William STROUP, b. 1843/4

Child with Eliza (or an adoption of Eliza's child from a prior marriage):
6.  John E. STROUP, b. 1862/3
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1.  Jordan R. Dodd, ed.  1998.  Marriage Index: Ohio, 1851-1900.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-236):  not found, but there are no Adams County records on the CD.

2.  1840 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #9-10 of 12; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1840 OH Adams Co. Scott Twp. pp. 80B-81A Ln. 13 William Stroup 000 001 - 210 001 0100000
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 30-39 1800-1810 = William (b. 1804/5) 
2 females 4 or under 1835-1840 = M. R. (b. 1837/8)
= Lucinda (b. 1835/6)
1 female 5-9 1830-1835 = S. J. (b. 1833/4)
1 female 30-39 1800-1810 = Wife 
1 person employed in agriculture

3.  1850 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #6 of 31):  Scott Twp., Adams Co., OH, p. 220B, 1456/2456, enumerated 24 Sep 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Wm Stroup 45 M   Farming 1600 Pa
S J     " 16 F       "
Lucinda  " 14 F       "
M R       " 12 F       "
Catharine " 10 F       Ohio
Wm        "  6 M       "

4.  1860 Census Index/Images (online at Genealogy.com, Image #9 of 34):  Scott P.O., Scott Twp., Adams Co., OH, Roll 928 (Book 1), p. 199A, PN 49, 341/337, enumerated 15 Jun 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Wm Stroup 56 M     5425 100 Pa
Mary R  " 20 F   house keeper     do
Catherine " 19 F         Ohio
Wm Stroup 16 M         do

5.  1870 Census Index/Images (online at Genealogy.com, Image #1 of 36):  Scott P.O., Scott Twp., Adams Co., OH, Roll 1167 (Book 1), p. 167A, PN 1, 2/2, enumerated 24 Jun 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Stroup William 66 M W Farmer 6200 1100 Pennsylvania
______ Eliza J 43 F W Keeping House     Pennsylvania
______ Mary R 33 F W At Home     Pennsylvania
______ Catharine 28 F W At Home     Ohio
______ John E  7 M W       Ohio
There was many a widow after the Civil War, so John may be William's son with Eliza or he may be Eliza's son from her prior marriage.  We need their marriage record to know.

6.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #21 of 26):  Scott Twp., Adams Co., OH, Roll T9_990 (Book 1), p. 177A, PN 21, SD 7, ED 12, enumerated 21 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 11 13 24 25 26
177 183 Stroup Eliza W F 53     / Keeping house PA PA PA
    ______ John E W M 17 Son /   Farming OH PA PA
Listed next to Peter STROUP, who is presumably Eliza's brother-in-law.

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

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