Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Jacob Ropp

Male 1867 - 1944  (76 years)


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  • Name Jacob Ropp 
    Born 11 Mar 1867  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Farmer 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-80083 
    Died 4 Feb 1944  , Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I80083  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Joseph Ropp,   b. 1834, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1884, Elma Township, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Schweitzer,   b. 9 Aug 1833, , France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1910, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 12 Oct 1858  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F15691  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elisabeth Saunders Kennel,   b. 28 Mar 1869, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1906  (Age 36 years) 
    Married 15 Dec 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Nancy Ropp,   b. 28 Mar 1895, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Herbert Ropp,   b. 7 Sep 1899, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F20838  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Ropp.-Jacob Ropp was born March 11, 1867, in Ontario, Canada; died Feb. 4, 1944; aged 76 y. 11 m. 7 d. He was a member of the Amish Mennonite Church, Pigeon. Mich. He was united in marriage to Lizzie Kennel, who preceded him in death, March 10, 1906. To this union were born 2 children who survive to mourn his departure (Nancy, wife of Jess Speicher, Belleville, Pa., and Herb Ropp, Detroit, Mich.). Also surviving are 2 brothers and 4 sisters (Moses Ropp, Kalona, Ia.; Joseph Ropp, Detroit, Mich.; Mrs. Jacob Steckley, Milverton, Ont.; Mrs. Joseph Albrecht and Mrs. Jacob Albrecht, Pigeon, Mich.; and Mrs. Daniel Gerber, Brunner, Ont.). Funeral services were held at the Amish Mennonite Church, Pigeon, Mich., Feb. 7. Services were conducted by Emanuel Swartzendruber and Earl J. Maust. Text, Amos 4: 12.
      To that far distant land

      He has taken his way;
      Past the shadows of night
      There has dawned a new day.
      May this be your comfort
      Through grief hard to bear,
      That far country is home
      And he waits for you there.

      Gospel Herald - Vol. XXXVI, No . 50 - March 9, 1944, page 1070 and 1071

  • Sources 
    1. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-6 Page 11.

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Elisabeth Kennel Born: Wilmot Age: 23 Father: Michael Kennel Mother: Maria Kennel Born: abt 1868 Spouse: Jacob Roop Age: 24 born: Wellesley Township Father: Joseph Roop Mother: Elisabeth Roop married 15 Dec 1891 married: Waterloo, Wilmot

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Jacob Robb - March 9, 1944.

    4. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Joseph Rupp, 22, res. Wellesley, b. Wilmot, son of Joseph and Anna, married 12 Oct 1858 Elisa Schwitzer, 24, res. Wilmot, b. Germany, daughter of Joseph and Catherine

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Mar 1867 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Dec 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Feb 1944 - , Michigan Link to Google Earth
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