Mary Groves Shoup Obit.Los Angeles Times.21 Feb 1897.Sun.Page 29
Mrs. Mary Shoun, wife of Samuel Shoup, and a pioneer of this city, died at her home. No. 123 West de la Guerra street, at 16 o'clock Saturday morning, at the age of 71 years. Mrs. Shoup was well known among the poor, whose friend she has always been. She was a charter member of Grace Methodist Church. She leaves two children. Jacob Shoup, an attorney, and Mrs. Maggie Telford of Santa Rita, this county. Her nephew, A. L. Shoup of Los Angeles, was with her when she died.