Hopewell Friends History, 1734-1934, Frederick County, Virginia


Hopewell Friends History, 1734-1934, Frederick County, Virginia: Records of Hopewell Monthly Meetings and Meetings Reporting to Hopewell; Two Hundred Years of History and Genealogy - Hopewell Friends. This book contains a collection of history and genealogy records for the mid-1700s to the mid-1900s derived from meeting minutes, marriage, family, death and membership records; as well as, historical information about the colony. The information preserved on these pages was compiled by a joint committee of Hopewell Friends assisted by John W. Wayland. The first half contains the historical aspect including: the founding fathers, the setting up of Hopewell meetings, the road to Opeckon, visiting Friends, Friends and the Indians, Hopewell Friends during two wars, the separation of 1827-1828, the meeting houses at Hopewell and Center, school and cultural activities, industrial operations, items and incidents, and places of meetings.

The second half is a documentary containing: marriage certificates from Hopewell and Crooked Run, Hopewell and Crooked Run certificates of membership and removal, family records of Hopewell, births and deaths from Crooked Run records, disownments at Hopewell (1759-1829), reinstatements, Friends under care, elders and ministers, clerks, recorders, treasurers, overseers, trustees, committee members, Buckingham records, items from Concord, Gwynedd and Sadsbury, Richland items, Kingwood items, North Carolina records and a chronological table of dates. A few maps and illustrations, and a fullname index enhance the text.

(1936), 2007, 5½x8½, paper, index, 696 pp.

ISBN: 9780788408588