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  • ID: I1003
  • Name: Samuel Roop
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 4 SEP 1801 in Montgomery County, Virginia 1
  • Death: 26 MAY 1858 in Montgomery County, Virginia 2
  • _UID: 6F4D23A557E17346AC933ADDA4E1F55398F3
  • Census: 1840 Montgomery County, Virginia
  • Census: 1850 Montgomery County, Virginia
  • Note:
    Other family trees have him as Samuel B. Roop. Where did the middle initial B. come from??

    1810 U.S. Federal Census
    [see father's listing]

    1820 U.S. Federal Census
    [see father's listing]

    1830 U.S. Federal Census
    [see father's listing]

    1840 U.S. Federal Census
    Montgomery County, Virginia
    Page 26
    Samuel Rupe
    1 male 10 & under 15 yo (poss. a nephew; son Andrew Jackson 1837-1842 would have been 3)
    1 male 30 & under 40 yo (Samuel 39)
    1 female under 5 yo (Harriet 4)
    1 female 20 & under 30 yo (Martha 25)
    4 persons in household
    1 person engaged in agriculture
    (49+50 in file)

    1850 U.S. Federal Census
    Montgomery County, Virginia
    Forty First District, Page No.
    Enumerated the day of 1850. John Gardner, Ass't Marshal.
    HH #78-78
    Samuel Roop 47 M Farmer $900 Virginia
    Martha Roop 35 F Virginia
    Harriet Roop 14 F Virginia attended school within year
    George Roop 7 M Virginia attended school within year
    Mary M. Roop 1 F Virginia
    Ellen J. Roop 1 F Virginia
    (41-3 in file)

    Chancery Records Index
    Close Case Details
    Locality: Montgomery County
    Index Number: 1878-003
    Original Case Number: 493 & 551
    Plaintiff(s): Anderson L. Dobbins etc. Lester McAlexander & wife
    Defendant(s): Heir(s) of Samuel Roop
    Surname(s): Bishop, Buck, Burke, Cromer, Dobbins, Holman, Lawrence, Lester, Martin, McAlexander, Roop Roop, Roop, Rupe, Shelor, Ward, WoodWoods, Wright
    Wills: 1858 Samuel Roop of Montgomery Co., VA
    Plat?: No
    Format: Original (digitalization in process as of January 2016)
    (http://www.lva.virginia.gov/chancery/case_detail.asp?CFN=121-1878-003 : accessed 4 April 2016)
  • Change Date: 2 MAR 2017 at 08:53:14



    Father: Henry RUPE b: ABT 1765 in Baltimore County, Maryland
    Mother: Catherine Barbara NOLL b: 24 FEB 1768 in Manchester, Baltimore County (present-day Carroll County), Maryland

    Marriage 1 Martha "Patsy" Townsley b: ABT 1815 in Virginia
    • Married: 7 JAN 1834 in Montgomery County, Virginia
    • Note: Copy of Certificate of Marriage by Richard Buckingham in Louise Akers' book.
    Children
    1. Has No Children Harriett L. F. Roop b: 7 SEP 1834 in Montgomery County, Virginia
    2. Has No Children Andrew Jackson Roop b: 19 JUL 1837 in Montgomery County, Virginia
    3. Has Children George Wilson C. Roop b: 7 FEB 1843 in Montgomery County, Virginia
    4. Has No Children Mary Melissa Roop b: ABT 1847 in Montgomery County, Virginia
    5. Has Children Ellen Jane Roop b: ABT 1849 in Montgomery County, Virginia
    6. Has Children Lafayette Rupe b: 30 JAN 1851 in Pilot, Montgomery County, Virginia
    7. Has Children Martha Ann Virginia Roop b: 2 FEB 1853 in Montgomery County, Virginia
    8. Has Children Emily Isabelle Roop b: 20 JUL 1856 in Montgomery County, Virginia
    9. Has Children Samuel Wade Roop b: 1 AUG 1858 in Montgomery County, Virginia

    Sources:
    1. Title: The Family Rub, Rup, Rupe, Roop, Roope
      Author: Louise Roop Anderson Akers, comp.
      Publication: 2001 Printed by Jamont Communications, 339 Luck Ave., Roanoke, VA 24016
      Abbrev: The Family Rub, Rup, Rupe, Roop, Roope
    2. Title: "Virginia, Deaths and Burials Index, 1853-1917," (index only)
      Publication: Ancestry, citing FamilySearch index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records
      Abbrev: "Virginia, Deaths and Burials Index, 1853-1917"
      Page: FHL Film Number: 2048578
      Note: Samuel Roope, born abt 1803 in Montgomery County, Virginia, died 26 May 1858 in Montgomery County, Virginia, age 55, white, married, male, father Henry Roope, mothre Catherine Roope, spouse Martha Roope. (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 10 March 2016)
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