Mary Elizabeth Stroup

June 1849–1919 (Age 69)
Tipton, Indiana, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Stroup was born in June 1849, in Tipton, Indiana, United States, her father, Reuben Stroup, was 21 and her mother, Sarah Jane Wright, was 19. She married Robert Elliott Burkheimer on 4 July 1867, in Creston, Union, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Union, Iowa, United States in 1895 and New Hope Township, Union, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1919, in Iowa, United States, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Robert Elliott Burkheimer
Mary Elizabeth Stroup
Marriage: 4 July 1867
Bianca Levada Burkheimer
James Clarence Burkheimer
Lettie Jean Burkheimer
Lulu M. Burkheimer
Eva E. Burkheimer
Robert Elliott Burkheinier
Oren Emmett Burkheimer
Alberta M Burkheimer

Spouse and Children

4 July 1867
Creston, Union, Iowa, United States



    James Clarence Burkheimer



    Lulu M. Burkheimer


    Eva E. Burkheimer


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Reuben Stroup


    Sarah Jane Wright




+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 8

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

Age 14

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

Age 19

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Burkhammer in household of R E Burkhammer, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary E Stroup in household of Reuben Stroup, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary E Stroup in household of Reuben Stroup, "United States Census, 1860"

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