Some Northern Chester County History & Genealogy

Hopewell Methodist Cemetery,
near Corner Ketch, East Brandywine Twp.,
Chester County, Pennsylvania.

Partial & Incomplete Survey.
2005 by Tim Krystopa.

This is a fair size cemetery. It is across the street from the above church. Below, a few of the many graves... (for Thelma)

L. JANE CHRISMAN
DIED FEB. 12, 1918
AGED 78 YEARS.


[above, next to..]
CHRISTMAN
FRANK C.      1867 - 1945
ANNIE E.      1898 - 1971
CHARLES F.      1915 - 1919
FRANKLIN L.      1940 - 1940

Mary Ann L. Burch
daughter of
John & Ann Burch
died July 29, 1829.
aged 11 years.

IN
memory of
RUSSEL CHRISMAN.
who departed this life
April 10, 1842.
in the 52 year of his age.
Friends for me do not weep
I am not dead but gone to sleep
Under this stone I must lay
Until the resurrection day.



IN
memory of
ELIZABETH DAVIS
Wife of George Davis
Died Sep. 20, 1854.
Aged [5]0 years.
[Weep not for me ...4 line epitaph, illegible.]


HARPER CRISMAN
CO. B.
11TH PA. CAV.
                               <GAR>


In memory of
SAMUEL PINKERTON
Born Aug. 8, 1771.
Died June 10, 1850.



JNO. CRISMAN
CO. B.
53RD PA. INF.
                               <GAR>


In
memory of
ISAAC CRISMAN.
son of James & Jane
Crisman.

who departed this life
January 6.. 1832.
aged 13 years.
2 months & 13 days.
My friends upon this
you
... [rest is below ground]

SAMUEL _ CRISMAN.
Died [Oct.?] [7th?] 1862.
Aged [22?] year
[4 line epitaph]

In memory of
JANE
Wife of
James Crisman
DIED
Sept. 5, 1867.
in the _2
year of her age.


JAMES CRISMAN.
DIED
Dec. 11, 1871.
in the _2
year of his age.


[almost illegible]
GEORGE CHRISMAN SR.
DIED
MARCH 21, [1887?]
in the __th year
of his age.

[epitaph - illegible]

IN MEMORY OF
ANN H.
WIFE OF
GEORGE CRISMAN
DIED
Feb. 6, 1867

in the 53rd year
of her age.
[2 line epitaph]

FATHER
BENJIMAN HIMELRIGHT
DIED
FEB. [12?], 1916
AGED 7[5?] YEARS.

ELIZABETH P.
WIFE OF
BENJAMIN HIMELRIGHT.
BORN DEC. 23. 1836
DIED SEPT. 3. 1899
AGED 62 YRS. 8 MOS. 10 DS.
AT REST.

HARRISON HIMELRIGHT
DIED [MAY?] 12, 1882
AGED 2[9?] YEARS
5 MOS. & [5?] DAYS.
[epitaph]

INFANT SON OF
ANTHONY & MARY E.
HIMELWRIGHT.

[LILLIAN?] MAY
Daughter of
A[NTHONY?] & MARY E.
HIMELWRIGHT
BORN JULY 12, 1890
DIED MAY 26, 1892.
Another little [_____?] gone
To dwell with Jesus who gave
Another little darling babe
Is sheltered in the grave.


FATHER
ANTHONY L. HIMELRIGHT
DIED APRIL 8, 1915
IN THE 68TH YEAR OF HIS AGE
ASLEEP IN JESUS


      HIMELRIGHT
 ANNA J.        JESSE L.
  BURKE
1914 - 1994     1887 - 1950
          BELOVED

RICHARD C.
    HIMELRIGHT
1885 - 1887
ADDIE B.
      HIMELRIGHT
1892 - 1892

JOSEPH A.
   HIMELRIGHT
1884 - 1901

MARTHA E.
Wife of
L. T. HIMELRIGHT
MAY 7, 1867
MARCH 29, 1942

LEONARD T.
HIMELRIGHT
JULY 20, 1862
JULY 22, 1948

BEATRICE HIMELRIGHT
BORN JAN. 3, 1925
DIED JAN. 4, 1925

EDITH M.
WIFE OF
LEONARD HIMELRIGHT
DIED OCT. 8, 1907
AGED 24 YEARS.
[epitaph]

SARAH J.
WIFE OF
THOMAS L. HIMELRIGHT
FEB. 11, 1880
JUNE 26, 1921

FATHER
LEONARD A.
HIMELRIGHT
1884 - 1965

ELSIE M.
Wife of
LEONARD A. HIMELRIGHT
BORN FEB. 22, 1888
DIED MARCH 4, 1927
Sleep on, dear mother, take
your rest, we all loved you
dearly, but God loved you best.


[monument]
JOSEPH G. KING
DIED JULY 6, 1903
AGED 85 YEARS.

MARY B. KING
DIED SEPT. 29, 1907
AGED [8]9 YEARS.

KING
[end monument]


[covered by poison ivy & yucca]
PHOEBE A. CHRISMAN
BORN
SEPT. 7. 186_
[can't see the rest]

JANE.
Wife of
JAMES MCCARAHER.
Died Dec. 31st 1837.
In the 40th year of her
age.



JAMES MCCARAHER.
Died June 23 1862.
in the 80 year of his age.



JOHN MCCARAHER.
DIED
July 25th 1872.
In the 51st year of
his age.
The Lord gave and the
Lord hath taken away.
blessed be the [g...] of the
Lord.

JAMES MCCARAHER
BORN
SEPT. 9. 1825
DIED
APRIL 5. 1891.

ELISHA P. MCCARAHER
BORN
JAN. 31. 1827
DIED
JULY 23, 1892.

[monument]
[north face]
ELISHA C. PINKERTON.
DIED APRIL 3. 1877.
AGED 73 YEARS [2?] MOS.
AND 12 DAYS.
REBECCA PINKERTON.
DIED JULY 10, 1901.
AGED 87 YEARS 5 MOS.
AND 6 DAYS.

PINKERTON

[east face]
ELMINA PINKERTON
BORN JAN. 31. 1841
DIED FEB. 26. 1877
SALLIE A. PINKERTON
BORN NOV. 11. 1846
DIED FEB. 9. 1921.

[south face]
GEORGE S. PINKERTON
BORN NOV. 9. 1835
DIED OCT. 2[3?] 1905.
[2 line epitaph]

[west face]
MORGAN H. PINKERTON
_OR. CO. A. 124TH REGT. P. V.
DIED AT ACQUIA CREEK VA.
APRIL 15. 1863.
AGED 21 YEARS.
VERNON PINKERTON
BORN APRIL 7. 1851.
DIED MARCH 20. 1854.
                                          <GAR>
[end monument]

[monument]
[north face]
WM SHENEMAN
DIED JAN. 26, 18[83?]
IN HIS [63?] YEAR.

SHENEMAN.

[south face]
SUSAN P.
WIFE OF
WM SHENEMAN
DIED SEPT. 6. 1892
IN HER 65TH YEAR.

[end monument]

WILLIAM HIMELRIGHT
DIED
MARCH 22. 1878
AGED 63 YEARS
And 15 Days.


In memory of
LYDIA
Wife of
JESSE STRINGFELLOW
Died Feb. 15, 1865
aged 63 years 10 mos.
and 27 days.

[epitaph - illegible]


In
memory of
JOHN STRINGFELLOW JR.
born J[an?] 16, 182[3?]
died Oct. 2, 1843.
[4 line epitaph]

end.

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