THE BLOOMFIELD NEWS, Bloomfield, Greene County, Indiana, Friday, March 9, 1906, Volume XXX, Number 16, Page 4, Column 3, OBITUARY. Stropes. [Transcribed from Bloomfield-Eastern Greene County Public Librarys IHS Microfilm Records.]
James STROPES, aged forty years, died at his home in Indianapolis, Wednesday, after an illness of three years. He was born in Bloomfield. He had been a conductor on the I.A.V. railway for a number of years before his health failed, and was a member of the Order of Railway Conductors. He leaves a wife, formerly Miss Stella BEEM, of Spencer, a mother, one brother and a sister. He was a member of the East Washington Street Presbyterian church at Indianapolis.