Ancestry.com. Frederick County, Virginia Hopewell Friends History [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1997.Original data: Joint Committee of Hopewell Friends. Hopewell Friends History 1734-1934: Frederick County, Virginia: Records of Hopewell Monthly Meetings and Meetings Reporting to Hopewell. Strasburg, VA, USA: Shenandoah Publishing House, 1936.
The Quaker community of Hopewell Friends in Frederick County, Virginia, was established in 1734. This record is to commemorate the 200th anniversary of that event. The Friends held monthly meetings at Hopewell, Virginia, during which they recorded the historical and genealogical events of their fellow Friends in the area. As a result of such record taking, this work represents 200 years of history and genealogy, including some vital events such as births and deaths, along with occupations, achievements, and even excommunications. For any researcher seeking information on Virginia Quakers, this is an invaluable tool.