Missouri Family Group Sheet for the David ROPER Family

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Submitted by:C.M. Wright
Email address:mitchokie@yahoo.com

Husband: Rev. David ROPER
Birthdate: 1791
Birthplace: Pendleton District, SC
Death date: 17/Apr/1878
Place of death: Vineyard,Lawrence, MO
Father: William or John ROPER
Mother: Elizabeth (?)

Marriage date: 1811-12
Marriage place: TN

Wife: Rebecca CANNON
Birthdate: abt. 1794
Birthplace: TN
Death date: 1840-1850
Place of death: Gasconade or Greene Co. MO
Father: (?) CANNON
Mother: (?)

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: John ROPER
Sex: M
Birthdate: 1813-14
Birthplace: TN
Death date: 1861-65/Civil War
Place of death: MO or AR?
Marriage date: unknown
Marriage place: unknown
Spouse's name: unknown

Child No. 2: Elizabeth ROPER
Sex: F
Birthdate: 11/Aug/1816
Birthplace: TN
Death date: 21/June/1881
Place of death: Springfield,Greene, MO
Marriage date: 22/Feb/1835
Marriage place: Greene Co. MO
Spouse's name: John Lawson FULBRIGHT

Child No. 3: William F. ROPER
Sex: M
Birthdate: 10/May/1819
Birthplace: TN
Death date: 20/Oct/1895
Place of death: Vineyard, Lawrence, MO
Marriage date: 5/Nov/1865
Marriage place: Lawrence Co. MO
Spouse's name: Ruth J. SNOW

Child No. 4: David S. ROPER
Sex: M
Birthdate: 1835-6
Birthplace: Greene or Gasconade Co. MO
Death date: ?/Aug/1867
Place of death: Lawrence Co. MO
Marriage date: abt. 1857
Marriage place: MO?
Spouse's name: Darthila (?)
 
 
Documentation:
Roper family came to MO as early as 1830,
St. Louis County-Census.
Migrated to Gasconade Co. 1840, Greene Co. 1850-60, Lawrence Co. 1870.
Wm. F. Roper in 1880 Lawrence Co. Census.
Greene Co. History, Goodspeed's 1888 History of Lawrence Co. MO,
Cemetery inscriptions for Lawrence Co. MO,
Rootsweb-Greene Co. page,
1833 Greene Co. MO Tax list naming David Roper,
Land records of David Roper from General Land Office, Springfield, MO, Census,
Hamilton Cemetery, and Past and Present of Greene Co. MO
William Henry Fulbright, and many other people assisted.

Thanks, C.M.