Dear Helen, Sorry I havent gotten back to you sooner but i have been working alot of hours. I am a descendant of Maria Rhoda Ropp Brim.All the info I have would take a while to type and email to you,if you like i could mail it to you. Maria is my gggrandmother she married George W Brim dated unknown.She was b Feb 6 1859 Huntington Indiana and d abt 1912 Russell Kansas David Newcomer Ropp was b May 1 1812 Maryland d July 15 1872 Walnut Grove Montgomery County Kansas on Feb 8th 1844 he married Mary Ann Palmer b Dec 12 1821 Virginia d Mar 19 1902 Russell Tw Cloud County Kansas buried Russell Kansas Cemetery. She Married a second time to Henry Hind Dec 3 1879 in Hutchinson Reno County Kansas.As far as i can tell from all of the info i have Davids Father was Nicholas (?) Ropp but i cant verifry that.