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Aaron D. Ropp b. 11 Jul 1861 IL d. 28 Oct 1904 Pekin, Elm Grove Twp., Tazewell Co., IL: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

Aaron D. Ropp

Male 1861 - 1904  (43 years)


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  • Name Aaron D. Ropp  [1, 2
    Born 11 Jul 1861  IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Religion Amish Mennonite 
    Died 28 Oct 1904  Pekin, Elm Grove Twp., Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Pekin, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Lakeside Cemetery. Service by Val. Strubar and Joe King.
    Person ID I4878  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2019 

    Father Jacob Ropp,   b. 7 May 1817, Altkirch, Upper Alsace, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1895, Morton, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Schlegal,   b. 13 Jan 1823, Bourogne, Upper Alsace, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1901  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 10 Jun 1842  Washington Twp., Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F3971  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine (Katie) Schrock,   b. 23 Jun 1868, Elm Grove Twp., Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1951  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 23 Nov 1886  Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Laurence Ropp,   b. 1888,   d. 1889  (Age 1 years)
     2. Milo Ropp,   b. 1890,   d. 1892  (Age 2 years)
     3. Clarence Hubert Ropp,   b. 15 Apr 1894, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1973, Lake Bluff, Lake Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     4. Lucille Ropp,   b. 1 Aug 1901, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1968, San Mateo, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2006 
    Family ID F1914  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Nov 1886 - Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Oct 1904 - Pekin, Elm Grove Twp., Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Pekin, Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Obit: Herald of Truth, Vol XLI, No 47, 17 Nov 1904
      Aaron D. Ropp, born July 11, 1861, died Oct. 28, 1904, buried at Railroad Cemetery. On Nov. 23, 1886 in Tazewell County he married Catherine 'Katie' Schrock. She was born at Elm Grove June 23, 1868, and died Oct. 18, 1951, a daughter of John Schrock and Barbara Rediger. She is buried in Lakeside Cemetery at Pekin. Herald of Truth, November 1904: "Bro. Aaron Ropp died Oct. 28, 1904, at his home, three miles east of Pekin, Tazewell Co., Ill., being sick only six days with pneumonia, aged 43 Y., 3 M., 17 D. He united with the Amish Mennonite church at an early age and lived a consistent Christian life to the time of his death. Funeral services by the brethren Val. Strubar and Joe King. Text, Rom. 6."

  • Sources 
    1. [S282] John Schrock Taken by Death, Age 92.

    2. [S398] Amish Mennonites in Tazewell Co., Joseph Staker.

    3. [S110] Descendants of William Huffman, Ralph E. Childers, Place.

    4. [S1060] Find-A-Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/78452404/aaron-d-ropp.


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