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
1845–1926
Mary Elizabeth Stroup
1849–1919
Marriage: 4 July 1867
Bianca Levada Burkheimer
1868–1962
James Clarence Burkheimer
1869–
Lettie Jean Burkheimer
1874–1964
Lulu M. Burkheimer
1876–1905
Eva E. Burkheimer
1879–
Robert Elliott Burkheinier
1879–1966
Burkheimer
1889–
Oren Emmett Burkheimer
1893–1967
Alberta M Burkheimer
1899–1994

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 July 1867
Creston, Union, Iowa, United States
children

(9)

    Female1868–1962Female

    James Clarence Burkheimer

    Male1869–Male

    Female1874–1964Female

    Lulu M. Burkheimer

    Female1876–1905Female

    Eva E. Burkheimer

    Female1879–Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Reuben Stroup

    Male1828–1893Male

    Sarah Jane Wright

    Female1830–1915Female

siblings

(10)

+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.
1863

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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