Enoch Henry Raper

1729–1789 (Age 60)
Perquimans, North Carolina, British Colonial America

The Life of Enoch Henry

When Enoch Henry Raper was born in 1729, in Perquimans, North Carolina, British Colonial America, his father, Henry Raper, was 32 and his mother, Mary Stafford, was 29. He married Hannah Wright in 1750, in Perquimans, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died in 1789, in Perquimans, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

Enoch Henry Raper
1729–1789
Hannah Wright
1738–1785
Marriage: 1750
Robinson Raper
1750–1790
Luke Raper
1750–
Robert Raper
1757–1836
Fanny Raper
1757–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1750
Perquimans, North Carolina, United States
children

(4)

    Robinson Raper

    Male1750–1790Male

    Male1750–Male

    Robert Raper

    Male1757–1836Male

    Fanny Raper

    Female1757–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Raper

    Male1697–1745Male

    Mary Stafford

    Female1700–1790Female

siblings

(3)

    Male1729–1789Male

    Henry Raper

    Male1735–1789Male

    John Raper

    Male1740–1819Male

World Events (5)

1729 · Becomes a Royal Colony

Age 0

July 25, 1729, North Carolina became a royal colony, when the colony was sold to King George II.
1767 · Tryon Palace

Age 38

Built on August 26, 1767, the Tryon Palace became the capitol building for North Carolina. The building was named after William Tryon a British officer and colonial official.
1774 · Edenton Tea Party

Age 45

On October 25, 1774, the Edenton Tea Party took place. It was the first organized women's protest. They put their cups down and refused to buy any tea.

Name Meaning

1 English (Yorkshire): variant of Roper . In southern dialects of English, Old English -ā- became Middle English -ō-, whereas in Yorkshire -a- was preserved and gave rise to this form of the surname.2 Possibly also an altered spelling of German Röper or Röber ( see Roeber ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • North Carolina, State Census, 1784-1787
  • North Carolina, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1790-1890
  • Last Will & Testament of Enoch Raper

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