James Hoopes

5 October 1784–23 February 1861 (Age 76)
Goshen MM, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of James

When James Hoopes was born on 5 October 1784, in Goshen MM, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Jonathan Hoopes, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth Bane, was 33. He married Ann Greenfield about 1810, in New Garden, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 23 February 1861, in London Grove Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

James Hoopes
1784–1861
Ann Greenfield
1787–1863
Marriage: about 1810
Kersey Hoopes
1811–1860
Juliann Hoopes
1813–1892
Elwood Hoopes
1815–1843
James G Hoopes
1817–1886
Susanna Hoopes
1820–1888
Nathan B Hoopes
1822–1823
Amos G Hoopes
1824–1876
William West Hoopes
1826–1900
Sarah Hoopes
1828–1905
Barclay Clifford Hoopes
1831–1890

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1810
New Garden, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(10)

    Kersey Hoopes

    Male1811–1860Male

    Female1813–1892Female

    Elwood Hoopes

    Male1815–1843Male

    James G Hoopes

    Male1817–1886Male

    Susanna Hoopes

    Female1820–1888Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (7)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1787 · Second State to Ratify U.S. Constitution

Age 3

On December 12, 1787, Pennsylvania ratified the U.S. Constitution.
1808

Age 24

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Dutch Hoop 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James Hoops, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James Hoopes, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • James Hoopes in entry for Julia Ann Woodward, "Delaware Death Records, 1855-1961"

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