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Marriage: Children:
  1. Lacy Shelton Roop: Birth: FEB 1904 in Pond Gap, Kanawha County, West Virginia. Death: 8 JUL 1937 in Sprague, Raleigh County, West Virginia

  2. Piercie Clay Roop: Birth: 14 MAR 1905 in West Virginia. Death: 6 MAY 1905 in West Virginia

  3. Myrtle Hazel ROOP: Birth: 26 MAR 1906 in Belva, Fayette County, West Virginia. Death: 13 AUG 1997 in Ansted Health Care Center, Ansted, Fayette County, West Virginia

  4. James Henry Roop: Birth: 11 FEB 1908 in Marting, Fayette County, West Virginia. Death: 3 JUN 1957 in Beckley Memorial Hospital, Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia

  5. Walter Gordon Roop: Birth: 9 MAR 1910 in Mount Olive, Fayette County, West Virginia. Death: JUL 1984

  6. Edith Estelle "Edie" Roop: Birth: 9 JUN 1913 in Marting, Fayette County, West Virginia. Death: 25 OCT 2003 in Blake Medical Center, Bradenton, Manatee County, Florida

  7. Alfred Lee Roop: Birth: 22 AUG 1919 in Jodie, Fayette County, West Virginia. Death: 21 OCT 1981 in Montgomery, Fayette County, West Virginia

1. Title:   Clonch Family Cemetery, Mount Olive, Fayette County, West Virginia
Author:   Kaci Helene Foster-Veazey, comp.

a. Note:   href="" target="_blank">52 Ancestors: #7 Rebecca Jane CLONCH 1888-1950</a>
  Birth Record searching....not found in Mason; per marriage record she was born in Fayette County, per death record in Mason
  1900 U.S. Federal Census searching....would be with her parents
  1910 U.S. Federal Census searching....would be with her husband
  1920 U.S. Federal Census [see husband's listing]
  1930 U.S. Federal Census [see husband's listing]
  1940 U.S. Federal Census [see husband's listing]
  Rebecca, a midwife, assisted her daughter Myrtle in childbirth. She was present at the birth of her grandchildren Thelma 1923, Lois 1925, Leona 1927, Doyle 1931, and Fred 1935 in Jodie, as well as, Leland 1941 and Lloyd 1944 in Victor.
  Death Certificate: Name: Rebecca Clonch Roop Sex: Female Death Date: 3 Feb 1950 Death Place: Belva, Nicholas County, West Virginia Age at Death: 62y 28d Cause of death: arterial thrombosis due to arteriosclerosis and cardio-vascular and renal disease Burial Place: not listed (Mount Olive, Fayette Co., WV) Burial Date: 5 Feb 1950 Cemetery: Clonch Cemetery Funeral Home: B. C. Hooper Birth Date: 6 Jan 1888 Birth Place: Mason County, West Virginia Marital Status: married Spouse: not listed (see informant) Occupation: housewife/home Address: Belva Residence: Belva, Nicholas County Mother: Tobitha Cooley Mother's Birth Place: not listed Father: Alexander Clonch Father's Birth Place: not listed Informant: W. F. Roop (in file)
  Publication: Beckley Post-Herald (Beckley, West Virginia) Published: Monday Morning, February 6, 1950 Headline: Roop Rites Are Held On Sunday Summersville, Feb. 5 - Mrs. Rebecca Clonch Roop, 62, of Bell Creek, Nicholas County died Friday evening at her home. Surviving are her husband W. F. Roop; two daughters, Mrs. Fred Dempsey of Victor and Mrs. Edith Ramsey of Russellville; three sons, James, Gordon and Alfred Roop, all of Jodie; three sisters, Mrs. Sallie Krise of Belva, Mrs. Ida Auxier of Marting and Mrs. Lorena Tomcheck of Glen Easton; one brother, Harrison Clonch of Belva; one half brother Joe Clonch of Marting, twenty-five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Service was held Sunday afternoon in the Bell Cree Community Church with Rev. Benton Simpson officiating. Burial followed in the Clonch cemetery at Mt. Olive, Fayette County. (in Newspaper file)
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