James Cade Roper1,2

M, #10240, b. 5 April 1851, d. 3 June 1936
     James Cade Roper was born on 5 April 1851 at Choctaw County, Alabama.3,1,2,4 He married M. E. Charlton, daughter of Napoleon Bonaparte Charlton and Sarah Louise Foster, on 28 October 1874 at Tyler County, Texas.4 He became a widower upon the death of his wife, Mary E. Charlton, circa 1899. He married Nancy J. Beard on 29 July 1900 at Angelina County, Texas.5 He died from a cerebral hemorrhage (stroke) at 5:00 pm on 3 June 1936 at Chester, Tyler County, Texas, at age 85 years, 1 month and 29 days.1,3,2 He was buried on 4 June 1936 at Mt. Zion Cemetery, Chester, Tyler County, Texas.1,3,2

Family: James Cade Roper and Mary E. Charlton

Family: James Cade Roper and Nancy J. Beard


  1. [S1293] Texas, U.S., Death Certificates, 1903-1982, online search.ancestry.com, Name:     James Cade Roper
    Gender:     Male
    Race:     White
    Age:     85
    Birth Date:     5 Apr 1851
    Birth Place:     Alabama
    Residence:     USA, Chester, Texas
    Death Date:     3 Jun 1936
    Death Place:     Precinct 2, Tyler, Texas, USA
    Father:     William Roper
    Mother:     Martha Travathan Roper.
  2. [S1043] Jim W. and Ann Crews Laird, Tyler County Texas Cemeteries, P 313.
  3. [S806] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 February 2021), memorial page for James Cade Roper (5 Apr 1851–3 Jun 1936), Find a Grave Memorial no. 46189040, citing Mount Zion Cemetery, Chester, Tyler County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by C. T. Lewis (contributor 46817020) .
  4. [S948] Jim & Ann Crews Laird, Tyler County Marriage Records, P. 100.
  5. [S1421] Texas, U.S., Select County Marriage Records, 1837-2015, online http://search.ancestry.com, Name:     J C Rooper
    Gender:     Male
    Marriage Date:     29 Jul 1900
    Marriage Place:     Angelina, Texas, United States
    Spouse:     N J Beard
    FHL Film Number:     1035040.