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Joseph Ropes

Joseph Ropes, American merchant, privateer. member Massachusetts Legislature, several terms.

Background

  • Ropes, Joseph was born on December 15, 1770 in Salem, Massachusetts, United States. Son of David and Ruth (Hathorne) Ropes.

  • Career

    • Made many voyages to China, East Indies, Arabia, France. Made voyage to the Mediterranean Sea, 1st American mcht. Director bank, ins.

    Membership

    Member Massachusetts Legislature, several terms.

    Connections

    • Married Sarah Burchmore, February 3, 1801, 2 children.
    • father: David Ropes
    • mother: Ruth (Hathorne) Ropes
    • spouse: Sarah Burchmore
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    Born December 15, 1770
    Died September 29, 1850
    (aged 79)
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