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Roper, Nicholas - Wednesday, January 15, 1817, Farmers’ Repository, Col. 4, pg 2 - Died on Monday, January 13, Mr. Nicholas Roper. Source 1.) From the marriage and obituary citations compiled by Bernard J. Henley from Virginia newspapers on microfilm at the Library of Virginia; 2.) Tombstone Inscription (see Roper Cemetery)


Roper, William Thornton - August 1849, Jefferson County, Virginia. Source: 1850 Mortuary census, Jefferson County, Va


Roper, James - December 8, 1867, Jefferson County, West Virginia. Source: 1.) Death notice in The Virginia Free Press, Charles Town, Thursday, December 12, 1867, Col. 2, pg 3, Vol. 3, No. 17; 2.) Obituary Spirit of Jefferson, Tuesday, December 20, 1867, Col. 1, pg 3 (see obituary); 3.) Tombstone Inscription (see Roper Cemetery);


Roper, Elizabeth April 19, 1870, Jefferson County, West Virginia. Source: 1.) Death notice, The Virginia Free Press, Charles Town, Monday, April 25, 1870, Col. 2, pg 3, Vol. 5, No. 36 (see obituary); 2.) The Shepherdstown Register, April 30, 1870, Col. 5, pg 2, Vol. 5, No. 43; 3.) Original Funeral Notice (in possession of James Luther Coulter of Ranson, WV)


Cooper, John L. F. - November 12, 1870, Charles Town, Jefferson County, WV. Source: 1.) Jefferson County, Register of Deaths; Note: record gives name as Jno. L.F. Cooper also listed as Jas. L.F. Cooper same date of death. Son of Mary America Virginia Roper and Charles W.H. Cooper. Age 17 months cause of death measles.


Roper, Nicholas Osbourn - November 9, 1872, Jefferson County, WV. Source: 1.) Virginia Free Press, Charles Town, Saturday, November 16, 1872, Col. 2, pg 3

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Roper, Rebecca Jane Milbourn - October 8, 1898, Jefferson County, WV. Source: 1.) Obituary, Spirit of Jefferson, Tuesday, October 11, 1898 (see obituaries); 2.) Funeral Death card (in possession of James Luther Coulter of Ranson, WV); 3.) Tombstone inscription (see Edge Hill Cemetery) - Note: Wife of James Michael Roper.


Cooper, George W. A. - May 7, 1874, Charles Town, Jefferson County, WV. Source: 1.) Jefferson County, Register of Deaths; Note: Son of Mary America Virginia Roper and Charles W.H. Cooper. Listed as 5 years of age (although Jefferson County birth record records a birth date of May 7, 1873), cause of death not known.


*Roper, Rachael - June 19, 1900, Jefferson County, WV. Age 14 months Daughter of Lucinda Fox and Charles Edward Roper. Source: Jefferson County Death Register or WVCulture.org


Roper, Archie C. August 16, 1901, Jefferson County, Wv. Age 32 years and 3 months. Son of William Henry Harrison and Elizabeth Roper. Source: 1.) Tombstone Inscription (see Edge Hill Cemetery); 2.) Jefferson County Death Register or WVCulture.org


Roper, James Michael - June 29, 1903, Jefferson County, WV. Source: 1.) Obituary, Spirit of Jefferson, June 30, 1903, Page 2 Col. 2 (see obituaries); 2.) Death Register, Jefferson County, Clerks office, Charles Town, Court House or WVCulture.org


?Roper, Elizabeth March 12, 1903, Jefferson County, WV. Age 46 years born 1857 in Jefferson County, wife of James Roper. Source, Jefferson County Death Register or WVCulture.org. Note: It has yet to be determined who this Elizabeth was, who she married and where she is buried. Questionable? Theory and according to death register: She was married to James Michael Roper as his second wife.


Roper, Elizabeth Lalley - March 15, 1904, Jefferson County, WV. Source: 1.) Tombstone Inscription (see Edge Hill Cemetery); 2.) Jefferson County, West Virginia Death Records, Book 6, page 114, line 26; 3.) WVCulture.org


*Roper, Douglas (James Douglas) - December 24, 1906, Berkeley County, WV. Source: 1.) Tombstone Inscription (see St Paul's Baptist Church Cemetery); 2.) Obituary, Shepherdstown Register, Thursday, January 3, 1907, Col. 1, pg 3 (see obituaries)


Roper, Virgie Glassford - September 10, 1908, Rippon, Jefferson County, WV. Source: 1.) Jefferson County, WV Register of deaths. Note: Age 18 years, Married. Wife of Walter Roper see marriage cert.


*Roper, William (William Henry Roper) - May 21, 1909, Jefferson County, WV. Source: 1.) Jefferson County, Register of Deaths. 2.) Tombstone inscription (see Johnsontown Cemetery) Note: age 57 years, married


Schultz, Henry F. - September 18, 1909, Roanoke, Virginia. Source: 1.) Obituary, Spirit of Jefferson, September 21, 1909 (see obituaries) provided by Judy Meade.


Roper, William Henry Harrison - October 5, 1909, Jefferson County, WV. Source: 1.) Jefferson County, Register of Deaths; 2.) Obituary, Shepherdstown Register (see obituaries); 3.) Tombstone inscription (see Edge Hill Cemetery)


Cooper, America Virginia Roper - January 31, 1910, Baltimore, Maryland. Source: 1.) Certificate of Death, Maryland State Vital Records Archives; 2.) Tombstone Inscription, Loudon Park Cemetery, Baltimore Maryland. (Death Cert provided by Ms. Judy Meade)


Schultz, Ann Catherine Roper - December 11, 1910, Jefferson County, WV. Source: 1.) Register of Deaths, Jefferson County, WV note: Death register was incorrectly written by clerk. It shows a death date of 2/11/1910 and should be 12/11/1910 ; 2.) Obituary, Spirit of Jefferson, December 13, 1910 (see obituaries)


Roper, Joseph M. - May 12, 1912, Jefferson County, WV. Source; 1.) Jefferson County, Register of Deaths (listed as Roper); 2.) Tombstone inscription (see Edge Hill Cemetery); note: Death date does very from register to tombstone inscription.


Roper, Albert (Washington Albert Roper) - April 13, 1913, Jefferson County, WV. Source: 1.) Jefferson County, Register of Deaths (listed as Albert Roper); 2.) Obituary, unknown paper (see obituaries); 3.) Tombstone inscription (see Edge Hill Cemetery)


Roper, Charles F. - June 24, 1913, Kearneysville, Jefferson County, WV. Source: 1.) Jefferson County, Death Register Note: Son of Charles Edward and Lucinda Fox Roper. Age 22 unmarried, probably buried at St. Paul's Baptist Church Cemetery in Kearneysville.


Roper, Nicholas Oliver "Ollie" - February 20, 1916, Baltimore, Maryland. Source: 1.) Tombstone Inscription (see Edge Hill Cemetery); 2.) Obituary, Spirit of Jefferson, Tuesday, February 22, 1916, New Series Vol. LI No. 8; 3.) Roper Family Bible (see Bibles)


*Roper, Stephen (Steven) - February 21, 1917, Kearneysville, Jefferson County, WV. Source: 1.) Jefferson County, Register of Deaths; Note: Son of James Douglas and Fannie Goens Roper. Age 43 years, widower.


Roper, James Franklyn "Little Frank" - June 14, 1917, Charles Town, Jefferson county, WV. Source: 1.) Jefferson County, Register of Deaths; 2.) Obituary from unknown newspaper clipping inserted in family bible (see obituaries); 2.) Tombstone inscription (see Edge Hill Cemetery)


*Roper, Ernest Hastings - December 7, 1923, Jefferson County, WV. Source: 1.) Jefferson County, Register of Deaths; 2.) Tombstone Inscription (see Johnsontown Cemetery)


Goen(s), Louisa Victoria Roper - February 28, 1924, Frankstown, Washington County, Maryland. Source: 1.) State of Maryland Certificate of Death, Maryland State Archives (provided by Judy Meade); 2.) Find A Grave Memorial - Rose Hill Cemetery Hagerstown, Maryland; Note: Daughter of Nicholas Osbourn & Louisa Newman Roper.


Roper, William Thornton - March 19, 1924, Jefferson County, WV. Source: 1.) Jefferson County, Register of Deaths; Note: son of Washington Albert & Katie Roper (death cert has father as William Albert). Probably buried in Edge Hill Cemetery in Washington Albert Roper's plot with out headstone. (see Will of W.T. Roper Written: June 20, 1921, Probated: May 10, 1924)


Roper, Betty May - July 5, 1924, Charles Town, Jefferson County, WV. Source: 1.) Jefferson County, Register of Deaths. Note: stillborn parents unknown


Goen, Charles Henry - March 28, 1925, Davisville, Washington County, Maryland. Source: 1.) State of Maryland Certificate of Death, Maryland State Archives (provided by Judy Meade); 2.) Find a Grave Memorial - Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown, Maryland. Note: Son of Lawson and Sarah Hart Goen.


Roper, Mary Etta - June 11, 1925, Charles Town, Jefferson County, WV. Source: 1.) Jefferson County, WV, Register of deaths; 2.) Obituary, Spirit of Jefferson (see obituaries); 3.) Tombstone Inscription (see Green Hill Cemetery)


Howell, Neva Goens - February 6, 1947, Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, Washington County Hospital. Source: 1.) Maryland State Department of Health, Certificate of Death (provided by Deborah Nalley); 2.) Find A Grave Memorial created by Gayla White; Note: Daughter of Charles Henry and Louisa Victoria Roper Goens.





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