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Marriage: Children:
  1. Mary E. Burgess: Birth: ABT 1879 in Raleigh County, West Virginia. Death: BEF 12 FEB 1932


Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. Martin Otis Roop: Birth: 7 APR 1884 in Raleigh County, West Virginia. Death: 16 JUL 1958 in Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia

  2. Dolly Ann Roop: Birth: 24 DEC 1889 in Raleigh County, West Virginia. Death: 19 JAN 1960 in Oak Hill, Fayette County, West Virginia

  3. Myrtle Roop: Birth: 30 AUG 1891 in Raleigh County, West Virginia. Death: 7 JUN 1966 in Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia

  4. John Newton Roop: Birth: 22 JUL 1894 in West Virginia. Death: 28 SEP 1977 in Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia

  5. William Gordon Roop: Birth: 11 FEB 1896 in Paint Creek, Fayette County, West Virginia. Death: 18 OCT 1949 in Oak Hill, Fayette County, West Virginia


Family
Children:
  1. Kate O. Aliff: Birth: 1 DEC 1873 in Raleigh County, West Virginia. Death: 15 JUN 1948 in Skelton, Raleigh County, West Virginia

  2. James Edward Aliff: Birth: 4 MAR 1877 in Raleigh County, West Virginia. Death: 21 DEC 1951 in Kanawha County, West Virginia


Sources
1. Title:   Vicki Aliff
Publication:   email dated 18 July 2004
2. Title:   West Virginia Marriage Records, 1863-1900
Publication:   Taken from microfilm copies of original county documents, each record provides spouses' names, marriage date, and county of residence

Notes
a. Note:   1860 U.S. Federal Census Raleigh County, (West) Virginia The Neighborhood of Shockley, Page No. 16 Enumerated by me on the 21st day of June, 1860. Robert W. Witten, Ass't Marshal. Post Office Raleigh C. H. Va., Sheet 942 HH #103-103 Jane Ailiff 70 F Matron Virginia William Ailiff 52 M Farm Laborer $0 $100 Virginia Thomas Ailiff 50 M Farm Laborer $0 $100 Virginia cannot read & write HH #105-105 Fluvana Mills 30 F Matron $0 $10 Virginia Elawiser Mills 5 F Virginia Callyhill Mills 4 M Virginia Oceola Mills 2 F Virginia
  Note: Fluvana Mills' children who are seen as Mills in the 1860 census and are later seen as Aliff. Fluvana married Thomas Aliff seen in HH #103-103 in 1866.
  1870 U.S. Federal Census searching....
  1880 U.S. Federal Census Raleigh County, West Virginia Slab Fork Sheet No. 160B Hylton, Peter G. W M 21 married Farmer WV WV WV Hylton, Osa O. W F 21 wife married Keeping House VA VA VA Hylton, Taswell E. W M 9M son single WV WV VA Wiser (sic), Ellen W F 25 sister-in-law married At Home VA VA VA Aliff, Kate W F 6 other single Home Only WV (WV) VA Aliff, Edward W M 4 other single Home Only WV (WV) VA Wiser (sic), Mary E. W F 1 other single Home Only WV (WV) VA (129-10 in file) Note: Wiser was Ella's middle name. She should be listed as "Burgess, Ella Wiser" as she married Russell N. Burgess in 1878.
  Note: Osa O. is the sister of Ella Wiser. Edward Aliff is her son, because his birth record can be found in the Raleigh County Courthouse and he is listed as illegitimate. [Source: Vicki Aliff, email dated 18 July 2004]
  1900 U.S. Federal Census [see husband's listing]
  1910 U.S. Federal Census Raleigh County, West Virginia Mabscott HH #475-475 Roop, Ella W. head 56 widowed mother of 8, 8 living Virginia Roop, Martin son O. 28 West Virginia Roop, John N. son 16 West Virginia Roop, Willie G. son 15 West Virginia (177-54 in file) (also 177-10 in file; same sheet better image)
  1920 U.S. Federal Census searching....
  1930 U.S. Federal Census Fayette County, West Virginia Fayetteville Tredway, Lea R. head abt 1874 West Virginia Tredway, Dollie A. wife abt 1890 Tredway, Queenie M. son abt 1908 Tredway, Mabel I. daughter abt 1913 Roope, Ella W. mother-in-law abt 1855 Virginia (14-10)
  Death Certificate: Name: Ella Wiser Roop Sex: Female Death Date: 12 Feb 1932 Death Place: Raleigh, West Virginia Cause of Death: cerebral hemorrage Age at Death: Burial Place: Burial Date: Cemetery: Funeral Home: Birth Date: Birth Place: Marital Status: Spouse: Occupation: Address: Residence: Mother: Fluvanna Mills Mother's Birth Place: Franklin County, Virginia Father: Thomas E. Aliff Father's Birth Place: Roanoke County, Virginia Informant: John Roop (in file)
  Publication: The Raleigh Register Published: Sunday, February 14, 1932 Headline: Mrs. Ella Roop Funeral services were conducted from the home of John Roop on Elison avenue yesterday afternoon at 3 o'clock for his mother, Mrs. Ella W. Roop, 77, who died Friday afternoon of the infirmities of advanced age. Dr. Ritchie Ware, pastor of the Christian church officiated, and burial with Foster undertakers in charge, was in Wildwood cemetery. Other children surviving are Martin Roop, of Beckley, Edward Roop, who resides in Pennsylvania, Mrs. Myrtle Brown, of Beckley, Mrs. Derisly Treadway, of Sugar Creek, and Mrs. Katie Jenkins, of Beckley. Another son, William Roop, also survives. Brothers living are Cal Aliff and C. C. Aliff, of Beckley, and Thomas Aliff, of Eccles.


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