George Franklin Donahower

M, #1207, b. 30 September 1939, d. 11 May 1985
Last Edited=7 June 2002
     George Franklin Donahower was born on 30 Sep 1939.1 He died on 11 May 1985 at age 45.1

Citations

  1. [S293] Kathy Scott Hilton, Scott Family History, pg. 10.

Richard Hope1

M, #1213, b. 1728, d. about October 1778
Last Edited=29 July 2007
     Richard Hope was born in 1728.2 He was the son of Thomas Hope and Jennet Wilken. He married Elizabeth Wilson.3 Richard Hope died a Oct 1778 at Letterkenny Township, Franklin County, Pennsylvania.4,5
     In Thomas Hope's will, Richard was named by Thomas to handle his estate on 11 Feb 1775 at Sadsbury Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.1,6,7

Child of Richard Hope and Elizabeth Wilson

Citations

  1. [S299] Jacob Martin, Chester County Wills, 1766-1778, 105.
  2. [S411] Richard R. Hope Descendancy Chart, The Hope Reunion Newsletter, pg. 6, col. 2.
  3. [S26] John P. Wallace, Parke Family Genealogy, 12.
  4. [S411] Richard R. Hope Descendancy Chart, The Hope Reunion Newsletter, pg. 6.
  5. [S1108] Brenda Wallace, "Descendants of Richard Hope," e-mail to Mark Waldron, April 16, 1998.
  6. [S299] Jacob Martin, Chester County Wills, 1766-1778, 104.
  7. [S427] Hope Family Records: Wills & Deeds, Chester Co. Court House, By Victoria Fisher, 1966, p. 8.

Agnes Hope1

F, #1214, b. 1730
Last Edited=9 August 2006
     Agnes Hope was born in 1730 in Chester County, Pennsylvania.2 She was the daughter of Thomas Hope and Jennet Wilken. She married Robert McPherson about 1751 or 1752.3
     In Thomas Hope's will on 11 Feb 1775 at Sadsbury Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, Agnes was named as an heir.1,4,5 In Robert McPherson's will, Agnes was named by Robert to handle his estate on 25 Sep 1776 at Sadsbury Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.1

Child of Agnes Hope and Robert McPherson

Citations

  1. [S299] Jacob Martin, Chester County Wills, 1766-1778, 105.
  2. [S429] Grover Hope, Descendants of Thomas Hope (1700), , 22.
  3. [S494] Lowell Thomas, "Lowell Thomas email," e-mail to Mark Waldron, Email dated 9/25/2000.
  4. [S299] Jacob Martin, Chester County Wills, 1766-1778, 104.
  5. [S427] Hope Family Records: Wills & Deeds, Chester Co. Court House, By Victoria Fisher, 1966, p. 8.

Mary Hope1

F, #1215, b. 1726
Last Edited=30 June 2006
     Mary Hope was born in 1726 at Chester County, Pennsylvania.2 She was the daughter of Thomas Hope and Jennet Wilken. She married Robert Cowan.
     Mary Hope was also known as Margaret Hope. In Thomas Hope's will on 11 Feb 1775 at Sadsbury Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, Mary was named as an heir.1,3,4

Child of Mary Hope and Robert Cowan

Citations

  1. [S299] Jacob Martin, Chester County Wills, 1766-1778, 105.
  2. [S429] Grover Hope, Descendants of Thomas Hope (1700), , 22.
  3. [S299] Jacob Martin, Chester County Wills, 1766-1778, 104.
  4. [S427] Hope Family Records: Wills & Deeds, Chester Co. Court House, By Victoria Fisher, 1966, p. 8.

Robert Hope1

M, #1216, b. about 1740, d. before 11 February 1775
Last Edited=10 September 2008
     Robert Hope was born a 1740 at Chester County, Pennsylvania.2,3 He was the son of Thomas Hope and Jennet Wilken. He married Hannah Witherow, daughter of Robert Witherow, in 1760.4,5,3 Robert Hope died b 11 Feb 1775 in Sadsbury Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, Thomas Hope's will dated 11 Feb 1775 mentions his son Robert, deceased..6
     Upon Robert's death, his estate was administered on 25 Feb 1775 at Sadsbury Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.
Robert Hope of Sadsbury, Deceased, intestate. (File No. 2907)
A petition from the widow, Hannah Hope, said her "husband Robert Hope died intestate; and I unfit to manage the affairs of the estate myself therefor it is my will and ernest desire that my father Robert Witherow may be appointed to administer with me, given under my hand this 25th day of Feb. 1775" signed Hannah Hope
Appraised on April 6th 1775 by John Fleming and Joseph Cowan.7 Upon Robert's death, his estate was administered on 28 Feb 1775 at Chester County, Pennsylvania.8

Children of Robert Hope and Hannah Witherow

Citations

  1. [S299] Jacob Martin, Chester County Wills, 1766-1778, 104.
  2. [S429] Grover Hope, Descendants of Thomas Hope (1700), , 22.
  3. [S427] Hope Family Records: Wills & Deeds, Chester Co. Court House, By Victoria Fisher, 1966, p. 8.
  4. [S26] John P. Wallace, Parke Family Genealogy, 12.
  5. [S299] Jacob Martin, Chester County Wills, 1766-1778, 105.
  6. [S299] Jacob Martin, Chester County Wills, 1766-1778, 84, 105.
  7. [S427] Hope Family Records: Wills & Deeds, Chester Co. Court House, By Victoria Fisher, 1966, p. 10.
  8. [S299] Jacob Martin, Chester County Wills, 1766-1778, 84.

Adam Hope1

M, #1217, b. 1729, d. 22 August 1802
Last Edited=9 August 2006
     Adam Hope was born in 1729 at Sadsbury Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.2,3 He was the son of Thomas Hope and Jennet Wilken. He married Agnes Kinkead a 1749 at Pennsylvania.4,5 Adam Hope died on 22 Aug 1802 in Abingdon, Washington County, Virginia.6,7,4
     Adam was left £50 in the Nov 29, 1770 will of his father-in-law, John Kinkead.8 In Thomas Hope's will on 11 Feb 1775 at Sadsbury Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, Adam was named as an heir.1,9,10

Children of Adam Hope and Agnes Kinkead

Citations

  1. [S299] Jacob Martin, Chester County Wills, 1766-1778, 105.
  2. [S429] Grover Hope, Descendants of Thomas Hope (1700), , 22.
  3. [S382] Freda Cunningham, Hope Web Page, 23.
  4. [S26] John P. Wallace, Parke Family Genealogy, 12.
  5. [S429] Grover Hope, Descendants of Thomas Hope (1700), , 23.
  6. [S429] Grover Hope, Descendants of Thomas Hope (1700), , 22, 23.
  7. [S382] Freda Cunningham, Hope Web Page.
  8. [S299] Jacob Martin, Chester County Wills, 1766-1778, 49.
  9. [S299] Jacob Martin, Chester County Wills, 1766-1778, 104.
  10. [S427] Hope Family Records: Wills & Deeds, Chester Co. Court House, By Victoria Fisher, 1966, p. 8.

Thomas Hope1

M, #1218, b. about 1756, d. 12 August 1810
Last Edited=14 March 2003
     Thomas Hope was born a 1756 at Chester County, Pennsylvania.2 He was the son of Adam Hope and Agnes Kinkead. Thomas Hope died on 12 Aug 1810.2
     He had difficulty with "spiritous liquor" according to his father's will.2

Citations

  1. [S299] Jacob Martin, Chester County Wills, 1766-1778, 104.
  2. [S429] Grover Hope, Descendants of Thomas Hope (1700), , 24.

Robert McPherson1

M, #1219, d. before 25 September 1776
Last Edited=9 August 2006
     He married Agnes Hope, daughter of Thomas Hope and Jennet Wilken, about 1751 or 1752.2 Robert McPherson died b 25 Sep 1776 in Sadsbury Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.3
     They had nine children.3 In Thomas Hope's will, Robert was named by Thomas to handle his estate on 11 Feb 1775 at Sadsbury Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.3,1,4 He made a will on 25 Sep 1776 at Sadsbury Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.3

Child of Robert McPherson and Agnes Hope

Citations

  1. [S299] Jacob Martin, Chester County Wills, 1766-1778, 104.
  2. [S494] Lowell Thomas, "Lowell Thomas email," e-mail to Mark Waldron, Email dated 9/25/2000.
  3. [S299] Jacob Martin, Chester County Wills, 1766-1778, 105.
  4. [S427] Hope Family Records: Wills & Deeds, Chester Co. Court House, By Victoria Fisher, 1966, p. 8.

Thomas McPherson1

M, #1220
Last Edited=1 January 2003
     Thomas McPherson was the son of Robert McPherson and Agnes Hope.
     In Robert McPherson's will on 25 Sep 1776 at Sadsbury Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, Thomas was named as an heir.1

Citations

  1. [S299] Jacob Martin, Chester County Wills, 1766-1778, 105.

Robert Cowan

M, #1221
Last Edited=29 July 2007
     He married Mary Hope, daughter of Thomas Hope and Jennet Wilken.

Child of Robert Cowan and Mary Hope

Thomas Cowan1

M, #1222
Last Edited=30 January 2007
     Thomas Cowan was the son of Robert Cowan and Mary Hope.

Citations

  1. [S299] Jacob Martin, Chester County Wills, 1766-1778, 105.

Catherine Hope1

F, #1223, b. about 1728
Last Edited=4 February 2007
     Catherine Hope was born a 1728 in Chester County, Pennsylvania.2 She was the daughter of Thomas Hope and Jennet Wilken. She married James Cowan in early or mid 1748. 34,5
     In James Cowan's will on 29 Sep 1751 Catherine was named as an heir.6,7

Citations

  1. [S299] Jacob Martin, Chester County Wills, 1766-1778, 104.
  2. [S429] Grover Hope, Descendants of Thomas Hope (1700), , 22.
  3. Marriage date presumed based on Hugh Cowan deeding James Cowan 100 acres on 7 Nov 1748.
  4. [S262] John K. Fleming, Cowans From County Down, 9.
  5. [S26] John P. Wallace, Parke Family Genealogy, 12.
  6. [S298] Jacob Martin, Chester County Wills, 1748-1766, 37.
  7. [S262] John K. Fleming, Cowans From County Down, 11, 12.

Hannah Witherow1

F, #1224, b. 1740, d. 1807
Last Edited=10 September 2008
     Hannah Witherow was born in 1740.2 She was the daughter of Robert Witherow.3 She married Robert Hope in 1760.4,1,5 Hannah Witherow died in 1807.5
     She were appointed to handle Robert Hope's estate on 28 Feb 1775 at Chester County, Pennsylvania.6 In Robert Witherow's will on 9 Nov 1793 at West Caln, Chester County, Pennsylvania, Hannah was named as an heir.7,3 Upon Hannah's death, her estate was administered by Thomas Hope Esq. on 27 May 1807 at Sadsbury Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. Balance of estate due the Administrator was 320.95..8,9

Children of Hannah Witherow and Robert Hope

Citations

  1. [S299] Jacob Martin, Chester County Wills, 1766-1778, 105.
  2. [S427] Hope Family Records: Wills & Deeds, Chester Co. Court House, By Victoria Fisher, 1966, p. 10.
  3. [S1250] Jacob Martin, , 228.
  4. [S26] John P. Wallace, Parke Family Genealogy, 12.
  5. [S427] Hope Family Records: Wills & Deeds, Chester Co. Court House, By Victoria Fisher, 1966, p. 8.
  6. [S299] Jacob Martin, Chester County Wills, 1766-1778, 84.
  7. [S427] Hope Family Records: Wills & Deeds, Chester Co. Court House, By Victoria Fisher, 1966, p. 10 Will No. 3043.
  8. [S428] Jacob Martin and Gilbert Cope, , 94.
  9. [S427] Hope Family Records: Wills & Deeds, Chester Co. Court House, By Victoria Fisher, 1966, p. 5.

Thomas Hope Esq.1,2

M, #1225, b. 11 January 1765, d. 15 August 1825
Last Edited=19 August 2007
     Thomas Hope Esq. was born on 11 Jan 1765.3,4,5 He was the son of Robert Hope and Hannah Witherow. He married Mary Heslep, daughter of Thomas Heslep, in 1795.6,7 Thomas Hope Esq. died on 15 Aug 1825 at age 60.8,9,10 He was buried at Upper Octorara Cemetery, Parkesburg, Chester County, Pennsylvania.8
     He was appointed to handle Hannah Witherow's estate on 27 May 1807 at Sadsbury Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.11,12 Thomas Hope Esq. were appointed to handle Richard Hope's estate on 31 Mar 1815 at Sadsbury Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.13 Upon Thomas's death, his estate was administered on 3 Oct 1825 at Sadsbury Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. Joseph Stott was the administrator of his estate.2

Children of Thomas Hope Esq. and Mary Heslep

Citations

  1. [S299] Jacob Martin, Chester County Wills, 1766-1778, 104.
  2. [S428] Jacob Martin and Gilbert Cope, , 440 "HOPE, THOMAS, Esq. Sadsbury. Oct. 3, 1825. Joseph Stott, administrator.
  3. [S299] Jacob Martin, Chester County Wills, 1766-1778, 104 He is mentiond as the grandson of Thomas Hope in his 1775 will as being under 21 years old.
  4. [S1101] Upper Octorara Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Gravestone photographs, Inscription is "THOMAS HOPE / BORN JAN 11TH 1765 / DIED AUG 15TH 1825 / AGED 60 YEARS 7 MOS 3 DYS" This gives a birth date as 12 Jan 1865.
  5. [S427] Hope Family Records: Wills & Deeds, Chester Co. Court House, By Victoria Fisher, 1966, pg. 8 gives "b-1-11-1765."
  6. [S428] Jacob Martin and Gilbert Cope, , 325.
  7. [S427] Hope Family Records: Wills & Deeds, Chester Co. Court House, By Victoria Fisher, 1966, p. 8.
  8. [S1101] Upper Octorara Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Gravestone photographs, Inscription is "THOMAS HOPE / BORN JAN 11TH 1765 / DIED AUG 15TH 1825 / AGED 60 YEARS 7 MOS 3 DYS."
  9. [S567] Hope Vertical File, Hope deaths, "HOPE, THOMAS, Died August 15, 1825, age 60 y 7m 3d."
  10. [S427] Hope Family Records: Wills & Deeds, Chester Co. Court House, By Victoria Fisher, 1966, 8 gives "d-8-15-1853", but this does not agree with his grave stone.
  11. [S428] Jacob Martin and Gilbert Cope, , 94.
  12. [S427] Hope Family Records: Wills & Deeds, Chester Co. Court House, By Victoria Fisher, 1966, p. 5.
  13. [S428] Jacob Martin and Gilbert Cope, , 218.