Mississippi Family Group Sheet for the Joseph Alexander ROPER Family


Husband: Joseph Alexander ROPER
Birthdate: January 9, 1867
Birthplace: Wright County, Missouri
Death Date: October 27, 1944
Where: Eagle City, Blaine, Oklahoma
Where Buried: Eagle City Cemetery
Father: Yewell ROPER
Mother: Mary POOL

Marriage date: July 23, 1887
Marriage place: Monroe County, Mississippi

Wife: Dora Lou WALTERS
Birthdate: May 8, 1870
Birthplace: Franklin County, Georgia
Death Date: April 17, 1953
Where: Oakwood, Dewey, Oklahoma
Where Buried: Eagle City Cemetery
Father: G.W. WALTERS
Mother: Eliza A. SEWELL

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: Yewell W. ROPER
Sex: M
Birthdate: Feb. 11, 1889
Birthplace: Montague County, Texas
Death date: Feb. 22, 1970
Place of death: Clinton, Custer, Oklahoma
Marriage date: Feb. 10, 1910
Marriage place: Rocky, Washita, Oklahoma
Where Buried: Butler, Custer, Oklahoma
Spouse's name: Mattie Lena ODELL

Child No. 2: William Robert ROPER
Sex: M
Birthdate: November 30, 1890
Birthplace: Montague County, Texas
Death date: 1960's
Place of death: California
Marriage date: 1910
Marriage place: OK
Where Buried: Yuba City, CA
Spouse's name: Frankie M. ODELL

Child No. 3: Myrtle M.A. ROPER
Sex:F
Birthdate: November 23, 1892
Birthplace: Roscoe, Nolan, Texas
Death date: September 26, 1965
Place of death: Oakwood, Dewey, Oklahoma
Marriage date: October 23, 1910
Marriage place: Sentinel, Washita, OK
Where Buried: Thomas, Custer, OK
Spouse's name: Jesse Harlon KIDD

Child No. 4: Joseph Pierce ROPER
Sex: M
Birthdate: October 31, 1894
Birthplace: Roscoe, Nolan, Texas
Death date: March 1978
Place of death: Woodland, Yolo, CA
Marriage date: March 8, 1924
Marriage place: Kiowa County, OK
Where Buried: California
Spouse's name: Chessie STROUD

Child No. 5: Kate Jewell ROPER
Sex: F
Birthdate: March 31, 1896
Birthplace: Montague County, Texas
Death date: January 31, 1978
Place of death: Oklahoma City, OK, OK
Marriage date: Before 1917
Marriage place: Oklahoma
Where Buried: Hobart, Kiowa, OK
Spouse's name: Tommy L. WALTERS

Child No. 6: Ruby Lou ROPER
Sex: F
Birthdate: January 25, 1898
Birthplace: Bulcherville, Texas
Death date: October 26, 1972
Place of death: Yakima, Washington
Marriage date: May 1, 1913
Marriage place: Warren, Oklahoma
Where Buried: Calvary Cemetery- Washington?
Spouse's name: Herbert HORTON

Child No. 7: Vergie Vesta ROPER
Sex: F
Birthdate: June 17, 1900
Birthplace: Washita County, O.T.
Death date: April 13, 1973
Place of death: Elk City, Beckham, OK
Marriage date: 1918
Marriage place: Oklahoma
Where Buried: Elk City, Oklahoma
Spouse's name: Herman Ernest BADEN

Child No. 8: Ruth Gertrude ROPER
Sex: F
Birthdate: July 24, 1902
Birthplace: Washita County, O.T.
Death date: 1960's
Place of death: California
Marriage date: May 10, 1922
Marriage place: Mangum, Greer, OK
Where Buried: California
Spouse's name: Willie C. KIDD

Child No. 9: Dennis Belle ROPER
Sex: F
Birthdate: March 22, 1904
Birthplace: Washita County, O.T.
Death date: April 2, 1989
Place of death: Lawton, Comanche, OK
Marriage date: 1925
Marriage place: OK
Where Buried: Highland Cemetery
Spouse's name: Carl WHEATLEY

Child No. 10: Ran ROPER (twin)
Sex: M
Birthdate: February 6, 1906
Birthplace: Washita County, O.T.
Death date: February 11, 1906
Place of death: Washita County, O.T.
Marriage date: N/A
Marriage place: N/A
Where Buried: Port Cemetery
Spouse's name: N/A

Child No. 11: Van Pleas ROPER (twin)
Sex: M
Birthdate: February 6, 1906
Birthplace: Washita Couty, O.T.
Death date: June 15, 1985
Place of death: Hobart, Kiowa, OK
Marriage date: November 13, 1927
Marriage place: Hobart, Kiowa, OK
Where Buried: Hobart, Kiowa, OK
Spouse's name: Frances Della REEVES

Child No. 12: John Autley ROPER
Sex: M
Birthdate: May 10, 1908
Birthplace: Washita County, Oklahoma
Death date: August 30, 1978
Place of death: Paradise, California
Marriage date: October 23, 1929
Marriage place: Butler, Custer, OK
Where Buried: Paradise Cemetery
Spouse's name: Adella LAUCHMAN

Child No. 13: Ray Alexander ROPER
Sex: M
Birthdate: September 6, 1913
Birthplace: Blair, Oklahoma
Death date: April 23, 1964
Place of death: Oakwood, Dewey, Oklahoma
Marriage date: 1938
Marriage place: Oakwood, Dewey, OK
Where Buried: Dewey County, OK
Spouse's name: Mae Ellen STRINGER
 
 
Documentation:
* Wright County, Missouri, Census 1870,
* Monroe County Courthouse, Aberdeen, MS,
* Bureau of Vital Statistics,
* OKC - Death Certfificates for both Joe and Dora,
* Personal visit to Eagle City Cem. Eagle City, OK,
* Roper descendants,
* 1870, 1880 Franklin County, Georgia, Census,
* Family information also donated by Rev. Van P. Roper, formerly of Hobart, OK,
* Mrs. Dennis B. Wheatley, formerly of Lawton, OK,
* SSDI,
* Research done by myself and many visits to many places here in Oklahoma.
 

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