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  • ID: I980
  • Name: William Rupe
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 12 SEP 1800 in Rockbridge County, Virginia
  • Death: 5 OCT 1887 in Menifee County, Kentucky
  • Burial: AFT 5 OCT 1887 Rupe family farm cemetery near Wellington, Menifee County, Kentucky
  • _UID: E3806BF26B662841927F815685A58A6C0253
  • Census: 1820 Montgomery County, Virginia
  • Census: 1830 Montgomery County, Virginia
  • Census: 1840 Montgomery County, Virginia
  • Census: 1850 Montgomery County, Virginia
  • Census: 1860 Morgan County, Kentucky
  • Census: 1870 Menifee County, Kentucky
  • Census: 1880 Menifee County, Kentucky
  • Note:
    1810 U.S. Federal Census
    [see father's listing]

    1820 U.S. Federal Census
    Montgomery County, Virginia
    Blacksburg Township, Page
    William Roop
    1 male under 10 yo (unknown)
    1 male 16 & under 26 yo (William)
    1 female 16 & under 26 yo (Ester)
    1 person engaged in agriculture
    (26 in file)

    1830 U.S. Federal Census
    Montgomery County, Virginia
    Page 89
    William Roope
    2 males under 5 yo (James, Joseph)
    3 males 5 & under 10 yo (Henry Ross, unknown, unknown)
    1 male 30 & under 40 yo (William)
    1 female under 5 yo (Letitia)
    1 female 5 & under 10 yo (Rachel)
    1 female 20 & under 30 yo (Ester)
    1 female 60 & under 70 yo (mother-in-law??)
    10 persons in household
    (29+30 in file)

    1840 U.S. Federal Census
    Montgomery County, Virginia
    Page 26
    William Rupe
    1 male under 5 yo (William)
    2 males 5 & under 10 yo (Daniel, Jonathan)
    2 males 10 & under 15 yo (Joseph)
    2 males 15 & under 20 yo (Henry Ross, James)
    1 male 40 & under 50 yo (William)
    1 female under 5 yo (Lorraine)
    1 female 5 & under 10 yo (unknown)
    1 female 10 & under 15 yo (Letitia)
    1 female 15 & under 20 yo (Rachel)
    1 female 40 & under 50 yo (Ester)
    13 person in household
    5 persons engaged in agriculture
    1 person cannot read & write
    (49+50 in file)

    1850 U.S. Federal Census
    Montgomery County, Virginia
    41st District
    Sheet 52B
    HH #708-708
    William Roop 50 M laborer Virginia cannot read or write
    Catherine Roop 30 F Virginia cannot read or write
    Loraine E. Roop 3 F Virginia
    Lucy J. Roop 9/12 F Virginia
    Anne Carle 62 F Virginia cannot read or write (Anna Carrol, mother-in-law)
    (41-95 in file)

    1860 U.S. Federal Census
    Morgan County, Kentucky
    HH #425-425
    William Roop 60
    Catherine Roop 40
    Lurena Roop 13
    Jane Roop 10
    Francis M. Roop 8
    Giles F. Roop 6
    Austin Roop 4
    Mary Roop 1
    (391 in file)

    1870 U.S. Federal Census
    Menifee County, Kentucky
    Dry Ridge
    HH #48-48
    Roup, William 59 M W Farmer 600 300 Kentucky male US citizen over 21 yo
    Roup, Catherine 52 F W Keeping House Kentucky
    Roup, Jane 22 F W without occupation Kentucky
    Roup, Marion 21 M W farm hand Kentucky male US citizen over 21 yo
    Roup, Smith 18 M W farm hand Kentucky
    Roup, Oscar 17 M W farm hand Kentucky
    Roup, Sarah 10 F W at shcool Kentucky
    Roup, Mary 12 F W at home Kentucky
    Roup, John 6 M W at school Kentucky
    (8 in file)

    1880 U.S. Federal Census
    Menifee County, Kentucky
    Ridge
    Sheet No. 668C
    Roop, Smith M W 25 married Laborer VA VA VA
    Roop, Genettie L. F W 18 wife married Keeping House KY KY KY
    Roop, Sarrah F. F W 2M daughter single KY VA KY
    Roop, Harvey M W 16 brother single KY VA VA
    Roop, William M W 82 father widowed VA VA VA
    Roop, Jane F W 30 sister single VA VA VA
    (74-668C+D in file)

    Biographical sketch of son Floyd Charles "Smith" Rupe in Louise Akers' book includes information on William and his move to Kentucky.
  • Change Date: 28 FEB 2017 at 19:36:44



    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 Ester Akers b: ABT 1802 in Montgomery County, Virginia
    • Married: 7 JUN 1820 in Montgomery County, Virginia 1
    • Note:
      Marriage Record
      Groom's Name: William Rupe
      Bride's Name: Easter Akers
      Marriage Date: 06 Jun 1820
      Marriage Place: Montgomery County, Virginia
      Groom's Father's Name: Henry Rupe
      Bride's Father's Name: Blagburn Akers
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M86878-8
      System Origin: Virginia-EASy
      Source Film Number: 32633
      Reference Number: P 170
      Collection: Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940
      "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XR8N-K3P : accessed 6 April 2016), William Rupe and Easter Akers, 06 Jun 1820; citing Montgomery County, Virginia, reference P 170; FHL microfilm 32,633.

      Copy of Marriage Bond dated 6 June 1820 in Louise Akers' book.
    Children
    1. Has Children Rachel Rupe b: APR 1822 in Montgomery County, Virginia
    2. Has Children Henry Ross Rupe b: ABT 1823 in Montgomery County, Virginia
    3. Has Children James Roop b: ABT 1825 in Montgomery County, Virginia
    4. Has Children Joseph H. Rupe b: ABT 1827 in Montgomery County, Virginia
    5. Has Children Letitia Rupe b: ABT 1830 in Montgomery County, Virginia
    6. Has Children Daniel Patterson Roop b: 30 MAR 1832 in Montgomery County, Virginia
    7. Has Children Jonathan Rupe b: MAY 1834 in Montgomery County, Virginia
    8. Has No Children William L. Roop b: 1836 in Montgomery County, Virginia
    9. Has No Children Lorraine E. Rupe b: 28 FEB 1845 in Montgomery County, Virginia

    Marriage 2 Catherine Carroll b: 4 MAR 1819 in Montgomery County, Virginia
    • Married: 4 NOV 1846 in Montgomery County, Virginia 2
    • Note:
      Copy of Marriage Bond dated 4 November 1846 in Louise Akers' book.

      Marriage Record
      Name: William Roop
      Birth Date:
      Birthplace:
      Age:
      Spouse's Name: Catharine Carrell
      Spouse's Birth Date:
      Spouse's Birthplace:
      Spouse's Age:
      Event Date: 4 Nov 1846
      Event Place: Montgomery County, Virginia
      Father's Name:
      Mother's Name:
      Spouse's Father's Name: Robert Carrell
      Spouse's Mother's Name:
      Race:
      Marital Status:
      Previous Wife's Name:
      Spouse's Race:
      Spouse's Marital Status:
      Spouse's Previous Husband's Name:
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M86878-8
      System Origin: Virginia-EASy
      GS Film number: 32633
      Reference ID: P 299
      Citing this Record:
      "Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XR8J-8S3 : accessed 21 Oct 2014), William Roop and Catharine Carrell, 04 Nov 1846; citing Montgomery County, Virginia, reference P 299; FHL microfilm 32633.
    Children
    1. Has No Children Lucy Jane "Jane" Rupe b: 5 DEC 1849 in Montgomery County, Virginia
    2. Has Children Francis Marion Rupe b: 5 OCT 1851 in Montgomery County, Virginia
    3. Has Children Floyd Charles"Smith" Rupe b: 5 APR 1854 in Montgomery County, Virginia
    4. Has Children Oscar Howard Rupe b: 20 MAR 1856 in Montgomery County, Virginia
    5. Has Children Maria Malinda "Mary" Rupe b: 15 DEC 1858 in Morgan County, Kentucky
    6. Has No Children Sarah Elizabeth Rupe b: 24 DEC 1860 in Menifee County, Kentucky
    7. Has Children John Harvey Rupe b: 5 APR 1863 in West Liberty, Menifee County, Kentucky

    Sources:
    1. Title: Louise Roop Anderson Akers
      Abbrev: Louise Roop Anderson Akers
      Page: e-mail dated February 3, 2001
      Text: My great great grandfather William, brother to your James, married Ester Akers. He married her June 7, 1820, Montgomery county, VA. I have names of witnesses, marriage bonds.
    2. Title: "Virginia, Marriages 1740-1850," (index-only)
      Publication: Ancestry, citing Dodd, Jordan R., et al., Early American Marriages: Virginia to 1850, Precision Indexing Publishers, Bountiful, Utah
      Abbrev: "Virginia, Marriages 1740-1850"
      Note: William Roop md. Cathrine Carrell on 04 November 1846 in MontgomeryCounty, Virginia
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