Ephraim Roper1,2,3

#2815, b. 23 December 1644, d. 11 September 1697
FatherJohn Roper b. c 1611, d. 26 Mar 1676
MotherAlice (?) b. c 1614, d. 1 Apr 1687


Hannah Brewer b. c 1644, d. 11 Sep 1697


     Ephraim Roper was born on 23 December 1644 at Dedham, Norfolk, Mass; Dedham VRs, 1&2:3. He married Hannah Brewer, daughter of John Brewer and Ann (?), on 20 November 1677 at Lancaster, Middlesex, Mass; This was the second marriage for both. Her first husband was Daniel Goble. His first wife was Priscilla _____. Per Lancaster VRs, 6:451; Concord VRs, 6:020. Ephraim Roper died on 11 September 1697 at Lancaster, Worcester, Mass, at age 52; Lancaster VRs, 6:016; Indian massacre. He was buried on 13 September 1697 at Old Common Burial Ground Cemetery Lancaster, Worcester, Mass.4
ChartsDescendants of John Roper
Pedigree of Frank Farnsworth Starr


F-A-G Memorial Found


  1. James Savage, A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, 4 vols. (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1860-1862), 3:574.
  2. Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston: NEHGS, 2011), 2:1300.
  3. Ella E. Roper, The Ropers of Sterling and Rutland (East Orange, New Jersey: Fred H. Colvin, 1904), unknown cd.
  4. Find A Grave Memorial.