John Roper1,2,3

#2816, b. circa 1611, d. 26 March 1676


Alice (?) b. c 1614, d. 1 Apr 1687


     John Roper was born circa 1611 at England. He married Alice (?) circa 1633 at England. John Roper died on 26 March 1676 at Lancaster, Middlesex, Mass.

Other Events

     Alice and John Roper and their children emigrated from England to Dedham, Norfolk, Mass, in 1637.4 John Roper became a Freeman at Boston, Suffolk, Mass., on 2 June 1641.5

Time Line

Birthc 1611, England
Marriagec 1633, EnglandAlice (?)
Emigration1637, Dedham, Norfolk, MassAlice (?)4
Freeman1641, Boston, Suffolk, Mass5
Birth of Son1644, Dedham, Norfolk, MassEphraim Roper
Death1676, Lancaster, Middlesex, Mass
ChartsDescendants of John Roper
Pedigree of Frank Farnsworth Starr




  1. James Savage, A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, 4 vols. (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1860-1862), 3:574-5.
  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), 83.
  4. Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration Directory (Boston: NEHGS, 2015), 289.
  5. Nathaniel B. Shurtleff, Records of the Governor and Company of the Massachusetts Bay in New England, 1628-1686, 5 vols. in 6 (Boston: The Legislature, 1853-1854), 1:379.