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Isaac Newton Roop
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Birth: Mar. 13, 1822
Carroll County
Maryland, USA
Death: Feb. 14, 1869
Lassen County
California, USA

Born in Carroll County, Maryland. His parents were natives of New York City, and of German origin. They lived for some time in the State of Pennsylvania, and in the year 1790, removed to the State of Maryland.

He married Nancy Gardner in December 1840.Together they had three children, Isaiah, John and Susan. Both of his sons fought in the civil war, Isaiah died due to wounds he sustained during that war. Isaac survived the war and later moved to California from Ohio following the death of his wife.

In Shasta Mr. Roop served as Postmaster and as the school commissioner, He later pioneered in the Honey Lake area, and with a man named Peter Lassen (who the county is now named for) founded the town of Susanville (which was named after Isaac's daughter, Susan).

Mr. Roop later served as the Governor of the Provisional Territorial Government of Nevada Territory. After the formation of the territory of Nevada, in 1861, Governor Roop was elected to the Territorial Senate. The Susanville area was once part of Nevada and later became part of California.

In politics, Governor Roop belonged to the Wig party as long as it had an existence.

Isaac was also a Mason and when he died he was buried with full Masonic honors.

He lies with his daughter in the Susanville Cemetery. 
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  Susan Engle Roop Arnold (1841 - 1921)*
*Calculated relationship
Susanville Cemetery
Lassen County
California, USA
Created by: Blue Rose Of Cairo
Record added: Jun 01, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14472399
Isaac Newton Roop
Added by: Blue Rose Of Cairo
Isaac Newton Roop
Added by: Blue Rose Of Cairo
Isaac Newton Roop
Added by: Blue Rose Of Cairo
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 Added: Nov. 18, 2010
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 Added: Nov. 25, 2008

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