Ephraim Roper

Male 1645 - 1697  (52 years)


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  • Name Ephraim Roper 
    Born 23 Feb 1644/45  Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    History 10 Mar 1676  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Ephraim was the sole person to escape from the Rowlandson garrison. Both is wife and daughter were killed. 
    Military 18 May 1676  [1
    Moved To 1684  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 11 Sep 1697  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Probate/Proved 13 Sep 1697  [1
    Siblings 7 siblings 
    Person ID I509  | Roy Line
    Last Modified 6 Jul 2019 

    Father John Roper,   b. 1611, New Buckenham, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1676, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Alice Reynolds,   b. Abt 1609, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1697, Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years) 
    Married 3 Oct 1633  New Buckenham, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F520  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Priscilla,   d. 10 Feb 1676, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married say 1671  Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Age at Marriage He 26 years - She ?? years 
    Children 
     1. Priscilla Roper,   b. 26 Nov 1672, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1676, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
    Last Modified 6 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F525  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Hannah,   d. 11 Sep 1697, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 20 Nov 1677  Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Age at Marriage He 32 years - She ?? years 
    Children 
     1. Priscilla Roper,   b. 5 Feb 1679, Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Ruth Roper,   b. 7 Jan 1681, Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Elizabeth Roper,   b. 17 Jan 1683, Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1697, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 14 years)
     4. Bathsheba Roper,   b. Abt 1685, Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    +5. 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)
    Last Modified 6 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F524  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Feb 1644/45 - Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - say 1671 - Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory - Ephraim was the sole person to escape from the Rowlandson garrison. Both is wife and daughter were killed. - 10 Mar 1676 - Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Nov 1677 - Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved To - Ephaim and Hannah returned to rebuild Lancaster. - 1684 - Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Sep 1697 - Lancaster, 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), Secondary Source.

    2. [S1179] Trask, William B. "Early Records of Boston", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume VIII, 1854), Secondary Source.

    3. [S1371] Mahler, Leslie and Nathan W Murphy. "The English Ancestry of Alice Reynolds, Wife of John Roper of Dedham, Massachusetts" , (New Haven, Connecticut: The American Genealogist, volume 85, July 2011), Secondary Source.



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