Biography of Luther Roper
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Roper, Luther, was born October 12, 1826, in the town of Danby, and was educated in the district schools, to which he has added by intelligent reading and close observation. At the age of twenty four he married Fannie M, Egbert, by whom he had two sons and a daughter. The eldest, W. E. Roper, is now a practicing physician in Candor. The other son, T. Eugene Roper, is also a physician, located in Pueblo, Colo. The daughter, Mary E., died, aged twenty two. Our subject is a Republican in politics, and is interested in all matters relating to education and religion, being connected with the old Presbyterian church of Danby. He is a practical and successful farmer, cultivating 150 acres of land on which he raises large crops of hay and grain.

From:
Landmarks of Tompkins County, New York
Including a History of Cornell University
Edited by: John H. Selkreg
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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