Malinda Worthington Hoopes Collection - Chester County History Center

MALINDA WORTHINGTON HOOPES COLLECTION

Collection Title: Malinda Worthington Hoopes Collection

Collection Number: MS. 243

Dates of Collection: 1800s-1900s

Box Numbers: 1

RepositoryChester County Historical Society, West Chester PA, 19380

Language: English

Project Archivist: Shane Smith, Volunteer

Biography:

Malinda Marshall Worthington was born in 1843 and married Abner Hoopes in 1865.  She served as regent of the Chester County chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and vice regent of the national chapter.  She also served on the board of managers for the Chester County Hospital.

Collections Scope:

This collection includes memorabilia collected by Malinda Worthington Hoopes.  Most of the collection concerns Worthington Hoopes’ genealogical investigations into her own family history.  There are also a few items related to her membership in the Daughters of the American Revolution. 

Abstract:

This collection includes memorabilia collected by Malinda Worthington Hoopes.  Most of the collection concerns Hoopes’ genealogical investigations into her own family history.  There are also a few items related to her membership in the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Collection Arrangement:

Items were received with little inherent order.  Not all items are dated, and some letter have dates that differ from the dates on their envelopes by decades.  They have been roughly arranged by family line, though given the interactions between and eventual merger of those family lines, researchers interested in any part of the collection are advised to investigate all of it.

Collections Contents:

1 Box with the following folders:          

  • Daughters of the American Revolution
  • Hoopes
  • Worthington
  • McClennan(d)/Hemphill
  • Misc.