Robert Perry ROPER

Born: 8 Oct 1839, South Carolina
Died: 16 Jan 1926, Forsyth County, Georgia
Married: 3 Dec 1865, Forsyth County, Georgia
Spouse: Mary E. Purcell
Unit: Co. K, 1st Georgia State Troops
          Co. I, 3rd Maryland Artillery
          Co. I, 43rd Georgia Infantry (Pvt. - 3rd Cpl.)
Joined: 8 Oct 1861, Forsyth County, Georgia
Father: William "Billy" Roper
Mother: Susan [Roper]
Mustered out of the State Troops in Apr 1862.
Transferred from Maryland Artillery to 43rd Georgia Infantry on 28 Sep 1862.
Wounded 16 May 1863, Bakers Creek, Mississippi.
Captured 4 Jul 1863 at Vicksburg, Mississippi. Paroled 6 Jul 1863.
Appointed 3rd Corporal on 2 Jul 1864.
Surrendered 26 Apr 1865, Greensboro, North Carolina.

1850 Census: Forsyth County, Georgia, page 155B
1860 Census: Forsyth County, Georgia, page 379
1870 Census: Forsyth County, Georgia, page 420A
1880 Census: Forsyth County, Georgia, page 449D
1900 Census: Chestatee District, Forsyth County, Georgia, page 8A
1910 Census: Chestatee District, Forsyth County, Georgia, page 4B
1920 Census: Chestatee District, Forsyth County, Georgia, page 6A

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