Second Generation

2. Christopher2 Srope (Ferdinand1) was born in New Jersey 1761. Christopher died September 21, 1848 at 87 years of age.

He married Thankful Penwell in New Jersey, 1785. Thankful was born 1764. Thankful died June 19, 1852 at 87 years of age.

Christopher Srope and Thankful Penwell had the following children:

child 3 i. John3 Srope was born before January 5, 1809, the first event for which there is a recorded date. He married Eleanor Smith January 5, 1809. Eleanor was born about 1789.

child 4 ii. Sarah Srope was born December 12, 1791. Sarah died September 24, 1856 Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 64 years of age. burried at Kingwood Presbyterian Church - Oak Summit She married James McCloughen November 5, 1831.

James was born about 1811.

child 5 iii. Mary Srope was born about 1794. She married William Bilby October 30, 1814. William was born about 1794.

child 6 iv. Catharine Srope was born about 1795. She married John Hough October 20, 1815. John was born about 1795.

child 7 v. Rebecca Srope was born in New Jersey 1795. Rebecca died March 7, 1857 Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 61 years of age. She married Mordecai Roberts August 7, 1819. Mordecai was born May 27, 1795. Mordecai(5016) was the son of Mordecai Roberts and Ellen Decker. Mordecai died April 6, 1848 Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 52 years of age. (See Mordecai Roberts for the continuation of this line.) In the 1850 census Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co NJ page 134, Rebecca (age 54) is recorded with John (age 25), Sarah (age 28), Samuel (age 17), Rebecca (age 12) and Thankful Srope (age 87).

child 8 vi. David P Srope was born about 1796. He married Eliza Anderson January 2, 1816. Eliza was born about 1796.

child 9 vii. Ferdinand Srope was born in New Jersey 1799.

child + 10 viii. Isaac R Srope was born 1801.

child 11 ix. Joseph P Srope was born about 1803. He married Anna Housel February 23, 1823. Anna was born about 1803.

child 12 x. Samuel P Srope was born about 1811. He married Eliza H. Lewis September 15, 1831. Eliza was born about 1811.

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