s/o Jacob Ropp and Verena Kaufmann and Grandson of David and Verena (Schaer) Kaufmann. Lewis and Melinda had three other children whose resting places are unknown to me: Jeanette Ropp 1885-?; Zella R. Ropp 1888-?; and Lavonne Edmonson Ropp Imhoff 1905-?.
Lewis' 2nd wife was Grace E. Lee Ropp 1887-1970, her resting place is also unknown to me.