According to family history, Andreas/Andre Ropp was born at Dannemarie (German: Dammerkirch) in May 1776. The village of Dannemarie is located between Belfort and Altkirch, about 45 miles below Sigolsheim and Bennwihr, in the Sundgau Region of Alsace. He was the son of Hans/Jean Roup/Ropp and Barbara Hochstettler. His siblings included Jacob, Joseph and Catharine. On March 20, 1806, he married Elisabeth Eymann at Lubine, Vosges.
Here are links to the ancestry files of Andreas Ropp:
The Genealogy of Andreas Ropp on RootsWeb (http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=andreasropp_1776)
>The Genealogy of Andreas Ropp on Ancestry.com (http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=andreasropp_1776)