Susanna Hoopes

11 October 1756–5 April 1835 (Age 78)
Bradford Monthly Meeting, Chester, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Susanna

When Susanna Hoopes was born on 11 October 1756, in Bradford Monthly Meeting, Chester, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, her father, Nathan Hoopes, was 38 and her mother, Margaret Williamson, was 37. She married Thomas Smedley on 14 December 1779, in Goshen MM, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. She died on 5 April 1835, in Willistown Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 78.

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Thomas Smedley
Susanna Hoopes
Marriage: 14 December 1779

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 December 1779Goshen MM, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 20
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    Age 20
    The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
    1777 · Washington's Troops Spent the Winter at Valley Forge
    Age 21
    The winter that Washington’s troops spent at Valley Forge was horrible. Most the troops that had come in with General Washington were injured and dying already. There was little food for the soldiers. They were dying from starvation, disease, and the cold. Horses were dying and the men had to take their place in moving the supply wagons. Washington stayed with his men while all others were leaving and abandoning the struggling troops. This helped Washington gain the support, admiration, and loyalty of his troops.

    Name Meaning

    Variant of Hopes or Hoops .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names


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    • Susanna Hoopes, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"

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