Ward Strope married Ethla Orahood in 1846 according to Fayette County marriage records. In 1880, they were living in Marion Twp. Ward STROPEW62OHFarm HandPAPA Ethel STROPEWife M45INHousekeeperOHOH Linda STROPEDau18OHHousekeeper Maggie STROPEDau13OH Samantha STROPEDau 11OH J. E. WILSON Other S30OHFarm HandOHOH
(Something must be in error here or Ethla would have been 11 when she got married!)
I'd welcome any information on this family and I'm especially interested in finding out who Ethla/Ethel's parents were. How is Ward connected to the other Fayette Co. Stropes?