Katherine E Stroupe

7 May 1907–20 April 1985 (Age 78)
Gaston, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Katherine E

When Katherine E Stroupe was born on 7 May 1907, in Gaston, North Carolina, United States, her father, James Edward Stroupe Sr, was 25 and her mother, Emma Lee Lay, was 28. She died on 20 April 1985, in Gastonia, Gaston, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Hollywood Cemetery, Gastonia, Gaston, North Carolina, United States.

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 11

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.

Age 22

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of Stroop .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Catharine E Straup in household of James E Straup, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Katie Straup in household of James Straup, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Kate Stroup in household of James E Stroup, "United States Census, 1930"

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