Samantha Stroup

3 September 1846–18 November 1930 (Age 84)
Buncombe, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Samantha

When Samantha Stroup was born on 3 September 1846, in Buncombe, North Carolina, United States, her father, Silas Stroup, was 30 and her mother, Susannah Harper, was 33. She married William Noah " River Noah" Whitaker on 22 November 1865. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 18 November 1930, in Fairview, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Fairview, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Noah " River Noah" Whitaker
Samantha Stroup
Marriage: 22 November 1865
Charles L. Whitaker
Mary Etheline "Mae" Whitaker

Spouse and Children

22 November 1865


Parents and Siblings



    Rufus Lot Stroup


    Mariam Catherine Stroup




    Sarepta E Stroup


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1853 · First State Fair

Age 7

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

Age 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 22

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of Stroop .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Sarah C Thoupe in household of Silas Thoupe, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sarah S Whitaker, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sarah S Whitaker in household of Rafe P Lockaby, "United States Census, 1930"

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