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
Hannah Wright
Marriage: 1750
Robinson Raper
Luke Raper
Robert Raper
Fanny Raper

Spouse and Children

Perquimans, North Carolina, United States


    Robinson Raper



    Robert Raper


    Fanny Raper


Parents and Siblings

    Henry Raper


    Mary Stafford





    Henry Raper


    John Raper


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.

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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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