Roper Families in Maryland


L. David Roper
6 March, 2002


            The Third and Fourth Century of Ropers in Maryland (1800-1999)


1800 U.S. Maryland census: St. Mary's:  Edward Roper p.522  James Roper p.522


1820 U.S. Maryland and Washington, D.C. censuses: Eliza Roper D.C. p.211


1850 U.S. Maryland census: Catherine Roper Baltimore 379 3rd Ward
Ellen L. Roper Washington 127 Hagerstown; G. B. W. Roper Allegheny 235 Cumberland


GA Genealogical Magazine 4, p.709: R. P. Roper Pvt Co.__ Reg MD Art. Transf. to Co.I 43d Reg GA Inf. 28 Sep 1861. Wounded at Baker's Creek MS 16 May 1863. Captured at Vicksburg MS 4 Jul 1863; paroled there 6 Jul. Appointed 3d Corp. 2 Jul 1864. Pension record: surrendered Greensboro NC 26 Apr 1865 (b GA 1841)


The Boston Family of Maryland by Matthew M. Wise CS71 B7455 1961: p.234: Dorothy Amelia Pennewill b Ocean City Md 19 Apr 1916 m Baltimore MD 28 Dec 1939
Walter William Philips, Jr. b Baltimore MD 20 Jul 1911. Child: Walter William Philips III
b 3 May 1941 m Baltimore MD 11 Aug 1962 Winifred Louise (Eidman) Roper
b Baltimore MD 10 Nov 194; no children.  WWP III "jug line" machine operator (gallon jugs of coke syrup); res. 526 Queensgate Rd., Baltimore MD.