Third Generation

10. Isaac R3 Srope (Christopher2, Ferdinand1) was born in New Jersey 1801. Isaac died April 14, 1862 Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 60 years of age.

He married Sarah Roelafson December 25, 1825. Sarah was born in New Jersey 1804. In the 1850 census Kingwood Hunterdon NJ page 140-141, Isaac (age 48) is recorded with Sarah (age 45), William (age 20), Samuel (age 18), George (age 16), David (age 14), Elizabeth (age 10), Charles (age 8), and Sarah (age 5). Isaac is a farmer and all births are NJ.

Isaac R. Srope was a blacksmith, having learned the trade with his brother John. He was constable, assessor and overseer of the poor for several years in Bethlehem township (now Union) in Hunterdon Co. In 1830, upon election of Wilson Bray as Sherriff, he was appointed by him as deputy sheriff. Hunterdon Co. at that time included almost all what is now the County of Mercer. When Isaac R. Srope resided in Kingwood Township, he held a number of township offices, including chose Freeholder, assessor and overseer of the poor. He was a member of the Assembly for 4 years and one year was the leader of the Democratic party, which was in the minority in that body. He was Judge of the Court of Common Pleas for 5 years. He was a surveyor and conveyancer and done an extensive business in settling of estates(Baptistown Recollections)

Isaac R Srope and Sarah Roelafson had the following children:

child 13 i. William T4 Srope was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1829. He married Amanda Warford. Amanda was born in New Jersey 1829. Amanda(5016) was the daughter of unknown Warford and Elizabeth Fox. Moved to Frenchtown about 1865

child 14 ii. Samuel S Srope was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1831. Samuel died July 10, 1868 Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 37 years of age. He married Charlotte Hoagland. Charlotte was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1845. Charlotte(5017) was the daughter of Thomas Hoagland and Nancy unknown.

child + 15 iii. George T Srope was born 1833.

child + 16 iv. David P Srope was born 1835.

child 17 v. Elizabeth Srope(5018) was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1839. Elizabeth died before 1893. She married Joseph B Horner in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, December 15, 1860. Joseph was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1831. Joseph(5019) was the son of Daniel Horner and Mary Bosenbury.

child + 18 vi. Charles R Srope was born February 1842.

child 19 vii. Sarah R Srope(5020) was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1844. She married Morris Maxwell. Morris died December 27, 1892 Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co, NJ.

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