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
Nellie Ruth "Hoot" Roper
Marriage: 13 December 1926
Joe Lindell Adams
Charlie Adams
Bobbie George Adams
Betty Talmadge Adams
John Morgan Adams

Spouse and Children

13 December 1926
Grayson, Texas, United States


    Joe Lindell Adams


    Charlie Adams


    Bobbie George Adams






+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+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.

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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