BIRTH 16 Dec 1835 Munich (München), Münchener Stadtkreis, Bavaria (Bayern), Germany
DEATH 26 Feb 1895 Belleville, St. Clair County, Illinois, USA
BURIAL Walnut Hill Cemetery Belleville, St. Clair County, Illinois, USA
Photo from 1894, curtesy Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Bessler
Originally elected in 1864. First Sheriff to be elected twice for non consecutive terms.
WEEKLY ADVOCATE, Belleville, Illinois, Friday, Oct. 20, 1882, page 5, col. 4
- Fred. ROPIEQUET visited our town last Saturday. Mr. ROPIEQUET is as solid as the rock of ages with the voters here.
WEEKLY ADVOCATE, Belleville, Illinois, Friday, Jan. 28, 1881, page 3, col. 3
- Sheriff ROPIEQUET and his Deputy were kept busily employed here last Monday in making out tax receipts. The amount collected was $1,476.56. As an item of interest we mention that Louis MILLER paid the largest sum on the list, $138.83, and J. W. THOMAS the smallest, $.65.