Joseph Ross Stroup

15 May 1915–December 1985 (Age 70)
Ashland, Benton, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Joseph Ross

When Joseph Ross Stroup was born on 15 May 1915, in Ashland, Benton, Mississippi, United States, his father, Joseph Daniel Stroupe, was 30 and his mother, Mary Lee Luna, was 30. He lived in Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States in 1935 and Ripley, Tippah, Mississippi, United States in 1940. He died in December 1985, in Columbia, Boone, Missouri, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Chalybeate, Tippah, Mississippi, United States.

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Joseph Daniel Stroupe
Mary Lee Luna
Mamie P Stroup
Julian L Stroup
Thomas Leslie Stroupe
Velora Gladys Stroup
Joseph Ross Stroup

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1916 · Mississippi State Sanatorium for TB is Established

Age 1

The Mississippi State Sanatorium is a hospital used for tuberculosis patients. This lasted from 1918 to the 1950s. The Sanatorium has now been turned into a museum.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 20

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of Stroop .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joe R Stroupe in household of Joe Stroupe, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joe R Stroupe in household of Joe Stroupe, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joe Ross Stroupe in household of Joseph Stroupe, "United States Census, 1940"

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