Jennie Lee Stroup

Brief Life History of Jennie Lee

When Jennie Lee Stroup was born on 12 November 1906, in Burke, North Carolina, United States, her father, Ezra Andrew Stroup, was 35 and her mother, Edith Theodoria Shell, was 24. She had at least 4 sons with Charlie Ervin Poteat. She lived in Morganton, Burke, North Carolina, United States for about 20 years and Morganton Township, Burke, North Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 15 October 2003, in Burke, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 96.

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Charlie Ervin Poteat
Jennie Lee Stroup
Ernest Ervin Poteat
David Carl Poteet
Charles Jennings Poteat
Johnny Ezra Poteet

Sources (16)

  • Jennie L Stroup in household of David C Stroup, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jennie Lee Stroupe, "North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000"
  • Jennie Stroupe in entry for Johnny Ezra Poteet, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"

World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.


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Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered form of Stroop , Strupp , or Straub .

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

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