Nellie Ruth "Hoot" Roper

6 October 1906–17 November 1986 (Age 80)
Altoga, Collin, Texas, United States

The Life of Nellie Ruth "Hoot"

When Nellie Ruth "Hoot" Roper was born on 6 October 1906, in Altoga, Collin, Texas, United States, her father, Burl Erwin Roper, was 25 and her mother, Lula Mae Hendricks, was 26. She married Morgan Talmage Adams on 13 December 1926, in Grayson, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Justice Precinct 3, Midland, Texas, United States in 1910 and Justice Precinct 3, Collin, Texas, United States for about 20 years. She died on 17 November 1986, in Collin, Texas, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Anna, Collin, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Morgan Talmage Adams
1901–1997
Nellie Ruth "Hoot" Roper
1906–1986
Marriage: 13 December 1926
Joe Lindell Adams
1927–1984
Charlie Adams
1929–1929
Bobbie George Adams
1930–2000
Adams
1943–1943
Adams
1943–1943
Betty Talmadge Adams
1944–
John Morgan Adams
1946–2011

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 December 1926
Grayson, Texas, United States
children

(7)

    Joe Lindell Adams

    Male1927–1984Male

    Charlie Adams

    Male1929–1929Male

    Bobbie George Adams

    Male1930–2000Male

    Adams

    Male1943–1943Male

    Adams

    Male1943–1943Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(15)

+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 8

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.
1927

Age 21

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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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Sources (3)

  • Ruth Adams in household of Morgan T Adams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nellie R Adoms in household of Morgan T Adoms, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nellie Roper in household of Burl E Roper, "United States Census, 1920"

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