Ephraim Roper

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  • Name Ephraim Roper 
    Born 21 Oct 1716  Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Military 21 Oct 1716  [1
    History Abt 1748  [1
    He built a fortress-like home of logs lined with brick on Rowley Hill to serve as a home and a garrison house. 
    Married 8 Apr 1748  Sterling, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    History Abt 1780  Sterling, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    He built a new house which stands today. 
    Siblings 9 siblings 
    Person ID I15380 
    Last Modified 24 Aug 2018 

    Father Ephraim Roper,   b. Abt 1687, Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1730, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Mother Sybilla Moore,   b. 2 Sep 1694, Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1713  Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F477  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Oct 1716 - Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Michal Houghton, the daughter of Benjamin and Zerviah (Moore) Houghton. She was born on 22 June 1725 in Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts and was christened on 25 July 1725 in Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts. Michal and Ephraim filed marriage intentions on 6 March 1748. They were married by Justice Houghton in a double wedding, joined by her sister, Keziah and Ebenezer Buss. She died on Tuesday 31 December 1816 in Sterling, Worcester County, Massachusetts. She was probably buried next to her husband, but there is no stone to mark her resting place. Issue: 1. Benjamin Roper (1750-1826) 2. Manassah Roper (1752-1831) 3. Silas Roper (1754-1827) 4. Asa Roper (1756-1834) 5. Nathaniel Roper (1758-____) 6. Enoch Roper (1758-1820) 7. Ephraim Roper (c1760-c1780) 8. John Roper (c1761-1833) 9. Sylvester Roper (1762-1849) 10. Joseph Roper (1764-1837) 11. Lucy Roper (1767-1837) - 8 Apr 1748 - Sterling, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory - He built a new house which stands today. - Abt 1780 - Sterling, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S479] Roper, Kenneth L. The Ropers A Biographical Record from Circa 1300 to 1982, (Baltimore: Gateway Press, 1982).

    2. [S1105] Burr, Annie Lane and Thomas Hovey Gage. "John Houghton of Lancaster, Mass., and Some of His Descendants", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Registe, volume LXXIX, 1925).



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