PENNSYLVANIA ORIGINAL LAND RECORDS SERIES FOR YORK COUNTY, PA

 

  THE HOPEWELL TOWNSHIPS: HOPEWELL, EAST HOPEWELL, AND NORTH HOPEWELL TOWNSHIPS, YORK COUNTY, PA, ORIGINAL PENNSYLVANIA LAND RECORDS, VOLUME 7, NEAL OTTO HIVELY, 1997, 216 pages. ISSN 1066-0100; ISBN 0-9638435-1-6. (paperback 5 1/2 by 8 1/2) $15.00 retail.

Original, never-before published research!

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Hopewell Township Map overlays (graphically shows how the maps overlay on the three Hopewell townships); Summary Key; summary key explanation; Hopewell Township Connected Draft Maps; Note on the Spelling of family names; Pennsylvania Land Grant Policies; Presumptive settlement: "squatters"; East and West Side Applications; Pennsylvania Land Warrants, Surveys and Patents; Hopewell, East Hopewell and North Hopewell Townships (histories); Division from Shrewsbury (1767); The Division of the Hopewells (1885); St. John (Sadler's) Union Church (1789), with a copy of the original 1789 church land survey; early St. John's (Sadler's) church families;  Hopewell (Roundhill) Presbyterian Church (1750's); Round Hill early church families.

Fully details Surveys #1194 to #1626, numbered sequentially after Volume 5, excluding Springettsbury Manor indexing. Indexes some 726 colonial families in the townships and 175 survey "tract" names.

Geographic extent: all of Hopewell, East Hopewell, North Hopewell Townships, plus tracts bounding into the contiguous townships of Fawn, Chanceford, Lower Chanceford, Windsor, York, Springfield and Shrewsbury. Hopewell Township is bounded on the south by the Mason-Dixon Line with the State of Maryland.

Maps 21 - 24 (consolidated CAD): The Hopewell Townships, 36 by 48 inches on bond paper, four colors.

GO TO TOWNSHIPS PAGE - to see where these townships are located in York county. 

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It may take a while, but there are a lot of names listed:

HOPEWELLS: COLONIAL FAMILY NAME INDEX

HOPEWELLS: SURVEY "TRACT NAME" INDEX

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