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Wilhelm STRUB
Maria Elisabetha __?__
Husband:  Wilhelm STRUB / STRUBB / STRUP / STRUPP, a.k.a., William STROOP I
Birth:  1699/1700, Kurpfalz [Electoral Palatinate]
Death:  Oct/Nov 1766, Frederick Co., VA [now Berkeley Co., WV]
Marriage:
Migration:  30 Aug 1737, arrived Philadelphia from Rotterdam via Cowes on the ship Samuel
Wife:  Maria Elisabetha / Mary Elizabeth __?__
Birth:  ca. 1715, Germany
Death:  Jul 1781, Frederick Co., VA [now Berkeley Co., WV]
Children:
— said to be born in PA:
1.  Mary Elizabeth STRUB / STROOPE, b. ca. 1738; d. 1781-83, Frederick Co., VA; m. John Adam COOPER
2.  Catharine STRUB, b. ca. 1739; d. 1778-85, Jefferson Co., (W)VA; m1. Mr. MAY; m2. John DUST (1740-1807)
3.  Jacob STROOPE I, b. ca. 1742 — settled in Ouachita Par., LA
4.  William STROOP II, b. 10 Mar 1743 — settled in Shenandoah Co., VA

— said to be born in Frederick Co., VA [now Berkeley Co., WV]:
5.  Susanna Barbara STRUB, b. 29 Sep 1747; bap. 29 Sep 1749, E.L. Church, Frederick Co., VA; d. ca. Mar 1779, Berkeley Co., (W)VA; m. George MERRITT
6.  George Henry STRUB / STROOP, b. 15 Mar 1749 — settled in Berkeley Co., VA [now WV]
7.  Malchor / Melchor STRUPE, b. 1750 — settled in Cabell Co., VA [now WV] 

Our subject bought land in 1754 in Augusta Co., VA (then adjacent to Frederick County), so I wonder if the children really were born in Frederick County.

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Sources (n.b., Berkeley Co. was formed in 1772 from northern Frederick Co.; WV was formed from VA in 1863):

1.  Marriage Record:

2a.  Israel Daniel Rupp.  1876.  A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French, and Other Immigrants in Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776...  Philadelphia, PA  (repub. 1931, Leipzig; repub. 1965ff by Genealogical Publ. Co., Baltimore, MD; in 2000 as Broderbund CD-267):
p. 104 44) Aug. 30, 1737. Palatines imported in the ship Samuel, Hugh Percy, Master, from Rotterdam, last from Cowes.—In all 318...
p. 105 William Strub...

2b.  William Henry Egle, ed.  1890.  Names of Foreigners Who Took the Oath of Allegiance to the Province and State of Pennsylvania, 1727-1775, with the Foreign Arrivals, 1786-1808.  Pennsylvania Archives, Vol. XVII, Second Series, Harrisburg, PA (reprinted 1967ff by Genealogical Publ Co., Baltimore, MD; in 2000 as Broderbund CD-512):
p. 131 LIST OF FOREIGNERS IMPORTED IN THE SHIP SAMUEL, HUGH PERCY, MASTER, FROM ROTTERDAM. QUALIFIED AUG. 30, 1737...
William Strub...
p. 132 [The original list is herewith given.]
Men's Names.
Name. Age.
...
p. 133
Wm Strubb 37
William is the only STRUB (or variation) on the list.

2c.  Ralph Beaver Strassburger (William John Hinke, ed.).  1934. Pennsylvania German Pioneers: a Publication of the Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia from 1727 to 1808.  2 vols.  Norristown, PA (reprinted 1966ff by Genealogical Publ. Co., Baltimore, MD; Broderbund CD-267):
p. 168 [List 44 A] A List of Men Passengers of Sixteen Years of Age & Upwards Imported in the Ship Samuel, Hugh Percy, Master from Rotterdam. [Qualified August 30, 1737.]
NAMES AGES...
p. 169 Wm Strubb 37
p. 170 [List 44 B] Palatines imported in the Ship Samuel, Hugh Percy, Master, from Rotterdam, but last from Cowes. Qualified the 30th day of August 1737...
William (W) Strub
p. 171 [List 44 C] At the Courthouse of Philadia August 30th 1737. Present The Honble James Logan, Esqr, President, Clement Plumsted, Ralph Assheton, Thomas Laurence, William Allen.
The Palatines whose Names are underwritten, imported in the Ship Samuel, Hugh Percy, Master, from Rotterdam, but last from Cowes, did this day take & subscribe the Oaths to the Government...
p. 172 Willm (W) Strub...
William is the only STRUB (or variation) on the list.

3a.  Virginia Land, Marriage and Probate Records (Broderbund CD #513):
Name: Wm Stroup
Date: Feb 2, 1754
Location: Augusta Co., VA
Descripton: Grantee
Book-Page: 6-105
Property: 124 acres on Puck Creek of New River
Remarks: Patented 22 Aug 1753
  This land record was originally published in "Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia, 1745-1800. Extracted from the Original Court Records of Augusta County" by Lyman Chalkley
The only other William STROUP known to be in the U.S. at the time was Johann Wilhelm STRAUB / STROUP in New York, so surely this one is our subject.  (In 1754, Augusta and Fredrick Cos. were adjacent.)

3b.  Augusta County, Virginia — Chalkley's Chronicles; Vol 3, pp 320-329 (online at the Augusta County VAGenWeb site):
p. 321 Page 105.--2d February, 1754. John Miller to Wm. Stroup, 124 acres patented 22d August, 1753, on Puck Creek of New River.

4.  Census Index:  Colonial America, 1607-1789 (Broderbund CD-310):
1759 Rent Roll Strope, William VA Frederick Co.

5.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org).
Mary Elizabeth Stroope;
Birth: About 1736, Pennsylvania;
Death: About 1781, Frederick, Virginia

Catherine Stroope;
Birth: About 1737, Pennsylvania;
Death: About 1785

Jacob Stroope;
Birth: About 1742, Frederick, Virginia;
Death: About 1812, Natches District, Louisiana

William Stroop;
Birth: 10 Mar 1743, Pennsylvania;
Death: About 1818

Susannah Barbara Strupp;
Birth: 29 Sep 1747, Frederick, Virginia;
Christening: 29 Sep 1749, Evangelical Lutheran Church, Frederick, Virginia;
Death: About Mar 1779, Berkeley, Virginia

George Henry Stroope;
Birth: 15 Mar 1749, Frederick, Virginia;
Christening: 30 Apr 1749, Evangelical Lutheran Church, Frederick, Virginia;
Death: Nov 1787, Berkeley, Virginia

Malchor Stroope;
Birth: 1750, Frederick, Virginia;
Death: 11 Jun 1833, Cabell, West Virginia



Father: William Stroope or Strupe; Mother: Mary Elizabeth
Source: patron submission

6.  Lyman Chalkley.  1910.  "[Index to] Wills in Frederick County, Va., Prior to 1805."  Virginia Magazine of History and Biography XVIII: 204-212 (reprinted as pp. 112-120 in Virginia Will Records by Genealogical Publ. Co., Baltimore, MD; Broderbund CD-174):
p. 119 1766—Stroup, William.

7.  Ross B. Johnston.  1978.  West Virginia Estate Settlements:  an Index to Wills, Inventories, Appraisements, Land Grants, and Surveys to 1850 (excerpted from West Virginia History, Vols. XVII-XXIV, 1955-1963).  Genealogical Publ. Co., Baltimore, MD (online at Genealogy.com):
p. 49 STROOP, ELIZ. Will, 8-21-1781.
Dev.: Cath. Dust, Eliz. Cooper, Barb. Morritt, dau. Wm., Jacob, Henry, Milgan, sons; others.
STROOP, ELIZ., Sale, 8-20-1782.

7.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  AF - Ancestral File (online at FamilySearch.org).

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

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