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Joseph Ropes

merchant , privateer

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