John S Roof


Brief Life History of John S

When John S Roof was born in 1809, in LaRue, Kentucky, United States, his father, Martin Roof Sr, was 38 and his mother, Alice Kirkpatrick, was 29. He married Sarah Jane Bond on 11 April 1840, in Nelson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Butler, Kentucky, United States in 1850. He died in Kentucky, United States.

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John S Roof
Sarah Jane Bond
Marriage: 11 April 1840
PVT Sanford Roof
John Greenville Roof
Joseph Roof
Julia J. Roof
L R Roof
Francis M Roof
William F. Roof

Sources (11)

  • Jehn Roof, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Roof, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • John Roof in entry for John G. Roof, "Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 April 1840Nelson, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Butler county was formed on 18 January 1810 from portions of Logan and Ohio Counties. It was the 53rd county organized in Kentucky, and was named for General Richard Butler (1743-1791) a Revolutionary War soldier from Pennsylvania. General Butler was killed by Indians in the defeat of St. Clair.


    Age 3

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.


    Age 37

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Rolfe .

    English: variant of Ruff .

    German: from Ruffo, a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name formed with hrōd ‘fame, renown’. This surname is very rare in Germany.

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

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