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Hopewell Early Origins



The surname Hopewell was first found in Derbyshire where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Hopewell Spelling Variations


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Hopewell Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Hopewell has been recorded under many different variations, including Hopewell, Hopwell, Hoppewell, Hoppwell, Hopewella and many more.

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Hopewell Early History


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Hopewell Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hopewell research. Another 305 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1066 and 1373 are included under the topic Early Hopewell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hopewell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hopewell Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Hopewell Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Hopewell or a variant listed above:

Hopewell Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Hugh Hopewell, who sailed to Maryland in 1641
  • Hugh Hopewell, who arrived in Maryland in 1641
  • Ann Hopewell, who arrived in Maryland in 1663
  • Ma Hopewell, who landed in Virginia in 1664
  • Suzan Hopewell, who arrived in Maryland in 1666
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Hopewell Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Benjamin T Hopewell, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1838
  • John Hopewell, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1838
  • John Page Hopewell, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1838
  • John Hopewell to Philadelphia in 1840

Hopewell Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • William Hopewell was recorded in Carleton County, Ontario in 1879

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hopewell (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hopewell (post 1700)



  • Melville Reeves Hopewell (1845-1911), American Republican politician, Delegate to Nebraska State Constitutional Convention, 1875; District Judge in Nebraska, 1887-96; Lieutenant Governor of Nebraska, 1907-11
  • Menra Hopewell (1821-1881), American physician and author, best known as the author of a biography of DeWitt Clinton
  • Melville Reeves Hopewell (1845-1911), American lawyer and politician, 12th Lieutenant Governor of Nebraska (1907-1911)
  • Chris Hopewell, English music video director
  • John P Hopewell, distinguished British surgeon

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    2. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    3. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    4. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    7. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    9. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    10. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
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    The Hopewell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hopewell Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 14 October 2015 at 09:50.

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