Sallie Ann Roper

3 October 1870–10 January 1953 (Age 82)
Wilson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Sallie Ann

Sallie Ann Roper was born on 3 October 1870, in Wilson, North Carolina, United States as the daughter of Robert R. Roper and Louisa Bass. She had at least 2 sons and 4 daughters with Woodard D Holland. She lived in Springhill Township, Wilson, North Carolina, United States in 1910 and Beulah Township, Johnston, North Carolina, United States for about 20 years. She died on 10 January 1953, in Smithfield, Johnston, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Holland Family Cemetery, Kenly, Johnston, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Woodard D Holland
Sallie Ann Roper
Oscar L Holland
Samual Elbert Holland
Bertha Holland
Ora Holland
Eula Lumiza Holland
Minnie L. Holland

Spouse and Children



    Oscar L Holland


    Samual Elbert Holland



    Ora Holland


    Eula Lumiza Holland


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Robert R. Roper


    Louisa Bass




World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 7

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Sallie Holland in household of Woodard Holland, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sallie A Holland in household of Woodard Holland, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sallie Holland in household of W I Holland, "United States Census, 1920"

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