Seeking parents of William F. STROUP (b. 1817/8, PA), who married 17 Nov 1842 in Union [now Snyder] Co., PA, Albertina MAGERITZ (b. 1824/5, PA), both of Black Oak Ridge, [West] Beaver Twp., Union [now Snyder] Co., PA.
I cannot find them in the 1850 census, although there is a MARGARITZ family in Beaver Twp., Union [now Snyder] Co., PA.William & Albertina are found in the 1860 census of Gregg Twp., Centre Co., PA, the 1870 census of Fermangh Twp., Juniata Co., PA, and the 1880 census of Tyrone Borough, Blair Co., PA.Based on the censuses, William & Albertina had these children:
1.Margaret C. STROUP, b. 1843/4 2.Sophia A. STROUP, b. 1845/6 3.John STROUP, b. 1841/2; m. Ellenora __?__ 4.Elizabeth STROUP, b. 1864/5 5.Minnie STROUP, b. 1870