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08-Sophronia Elizabeth Harrod
Birth: 8 Dec 1892, Alpha, Jasper Co, IN
Home: San Pierre, Starke Co, IN
Death: 4 May 1980, San Pierre, Starke Co, IN- age 87
Burial: Weston Cemetery
Occupation: SSN: 312-20-0681/IN
Mother: Laura Alice Garriott
Marriage: 6 Dec 1909, Yankton Co, SD
Spouse: Andrew Ross ROPP
Birth: 26 Apr 1884, Urbana, Champaign Co, OH
Death: 8 Sep 1943, Munster, Lake Co, IN- age 59
Burial: Weston Cemetery
Military: Registered for WW1 Draft at age 34, a Farmer in WI; and WW2 Draft at age 58
Father: Henry Ropp (1850-1924)
Mother: Estavilla Louella Craig (1857-1931)
CHILDREN: Sophronia and Andrew had five children:
09----CECIL ROSS "JACK" ROPP [b. 23 Sep 1909, Wheatfield, Jasper Co, IN; d. 3 Oct 1959, North Hollywood, Los Angeles Co, CA- age 50], SSN: 312-10-4231, m. Elizabeth Ann "Betty" JURES [b. 6 Sep 1915, Des Moines, Polk Co, IA; d. 28 Aug 1987, Carson City, Ormsby Co, NV- age 71], SSN: 310-22-6450/IN, daughter of Valentine Jurcic (sic) and Kathleen Marlog on 5 May 1935, had three children:
10----MARY CECILE ROPP [b. 1 Oct 1936, Hammond, Lake Co, IN], 1st married ___ BROOKS, had son;
Mary 2nd married Russell Gilmore PRYOR [b. Feb 1926, Alameda, CA; d. before 1969, Alameda, CA] in Nov 1956, Hollywood, Los Angeles Co, CA;
Mary 3rd married Sergio Ernesto II ALARCON [b. Nov 1928, Barcelona, Spain], had twin sons;
Mary 4th married Jerold Edgar SMITH [b. 1 Feb 1932, Wichita, Sedgwick Co, KS] on19 Feb 1961, Hollywood, Los Angeles Co, CA, had two children;
Mary 5th married Robert ENNIS [b. 1940], had son;
09----CURTIS MAX ROPP [b. 3 Jul 1911, Wheatfield, Jasper Co, IN; d. 17 Jun 1977, San Pierre, Starke Co, IN- age 65], SSN: 312-10-5343/IN, m. Virginia Doris JOHNSON [b. 1 Aug 1929, Peru, Clinton Co, NY], the daughter of Harry Johnson and Grace Martineau on 16 Apr 1949, Grand Gorge, NY. He enlisted 28 Feb 1941, Ft Benjamin Harrison in the US Army, had completed high school, described as 64" tall, 118#, was a Private First Class, WW2 Infantry, a German POW from 2 Mar 1944-21 Jul 1945. They had three children;
09----NELDA IRIS ROPP [b. 4 May 1913, Wheatfield, Jasper Co, IN; d. 29 Apr 1969, Chicago, Cook Co, IL- age 55, bur. San Pierre, Starke Co, IN], 1st married Clyde William KINGMAN [b. 12 Apr 1913, San Pierre, Starke Co, IN; d. 6 Jun 1962, San Pierre, Starke Co, IN- age 49], the son of Ralph Kingman and Adelaide Baker on 25 Aug 1934, had three sons:
10----KENT WILLIAM KINGMAN [b. & d. 13 Aug 1938, LaPorte Co, IN];
10----RICHARD THOMAS KINGMAN [b. 11 Oct 1939, Francisville, Pulaski Co, IN], m. Janice LAFUZE [b. 28 Nov 1939, Richmond, Wayne Co, IN], daughter of Winston Lafuze and Dorothy Otten on 29 Aug 1964, Liberty, Union Co, IN, had a daughter; and
10----KEITH LEIGH KINGMAN [b. Valparaiso, Porter Co, IN], m. Diane Kay BASSETT [b. Fairmont, Martin Co, MN] on 4 Sep 1971, Indianapolis, Marion Co, IN;
Nelda 2nd married Frederick MARTINDALE on 8 Jul 1967, San Pierre, Starke Co, IN.
09----VIRGINIA RUTH ROPP [b. 26 Jan 1920, Wheatfield, Jasper Co, IN], m. George William COLBERT [b. 13 Apr 1914, Montgomery City/Co, MO; d. Aug 1969- age 55], SSN: 304-14-7744/IN, had four sons;
09----ANNA ELIZABETH "BETTIE" ROPP [b. 5 Oct 1922, Wheatfield, Jasper Co, IN; d. 1985, Las Palmas?, CA- age 62], SSN: 316-14-2082/IN, m. Donald Pershing HARNISH [b. 2 Sep 1917, California; d. 1986, Whittier, Los Angeles Co, CA- age 68], SSN: 566-16-0948/CA, had two children.
1900 Union Twp, Jasper Co, IN census: has Henry Ropp 49, b. OH, Farmer; Estevilla L Ropp 43, b. OH (8 children-5 living); Ross A Ropp 16, b. OH; Dalton R Ropp 14, b. IN; and Katie P Ropp 5, b. IN.
1910 Union Twp, Jasper Co, IN census: has Henry Ropp 59, b. OH, Farmer; Esta Z Ropp 53, b. OH; and Katie P Ropp 16, b. IN.
1920 Wheatfield, Jasper Co, IN census: has (all but 1 b. IN) Ross Ropp 34, b. OH, Laborer-Ditching; Sophronia Ropp 27; Cecil Ropp 10; Max Ropp 8; and Nelda Ropp 6.
On this same census page has: (both b. IN) William W Harrod 51, Laborer-Dredge Boat; and Laura Harrod 55.
1930 Wheatfield, Jasper Co, IN census: has (all but 1 b. IN) Ross Ropp 46, b. OH, Engineer-Excavating; Sophronia Ropp 37; Cecil Ropp 20, Engineer-Excavating; Max Ropp 18; Nelda Ropp 16; Virginia Ropp 10; and Elizabeth Ropp 7. (ancestry.com has Rapp spelling)
1940 Wheatfield, Jasper Co, IN census: has Ros Ropp 56, b. OH, Janitor-Public School; Sophronia Ropp 47, b. IN; and Betty Ropp 17, b. IN.
DRAFT REGISTRATION: Andrew Ross Ropp, 58 years old, b. 26 Feb 1884, Champaign, OH, registered for the US World War 2 Draft, #1003, a resident of Jasper Co, IN.