Jane Roper

26 November 1789–
Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Jane

When Jane Roper was christened on 26 November 1789, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Roper, was 46 and her mother, Sarah Dingley, was 45.

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Joseph Roper
Sarah Dingley
Sarah Roper
Jane Roper

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Roper





World Events (7)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a maker or seller of rope, from an agent derivative of Old English rāp ‘rope’. See also Roop .2 Variant of French Robert .3 North German (Röper): occupational name for a town crier, from an agent derivative of Middle Low German rōpen ‘to call’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Jane, "England, Warwickshire, Parish Registers, 1535-1963"
  • Jane Roper, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Jane Roper, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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