Early Origins of the Stroupe family
The surname Stroupe was first found in Belgium, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in East Flanders
, a province in Belgium. Within this province the notable towns are Ghent, the capital city, St Nicolas, Alost, Termonde and Oudenarde. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.
Early History of the Stroupe family
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Stroupe Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Stroop, Stroup, Strope, Stroopere, Struppi and others.
Early Notables of the Stroupe family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Stroupe family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Anna Barbara Hoffmann Stroup, who came to Pennsylvania in 1733; Adam Stroup, who came to Georgia sometime between 1733 and 1783; Charlotta Troup, who arrived in America in 1749.
Contemporary Notables of the name Stroupe (post 1700)
- Roy M. Stroupe, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for West Virginia State Senate 16th District, 1970 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
- Ashley Stroupe Ph.D., Robotics Operator of the Mars Exploration Rovers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory