Since this appears to be the first message ever posted to this board let me start with a general outline of my Hopewell ancestors and see what comes back. My grandmother is Kathleen Lois Hopewell, who married Archibald Smith. Her sister is Ruth Virginia Hopewell.Their parents were Asher Henry Hopewell and Lois Belle Older.Asher was born in Oskaloosa, Kansas, in 1897 to John William Hopewell and Kate Elsie Pennington. John's brothers were Thomas Napoleon Hopewell and Lorenzo Dow Hopewell.John was also born in Oskaloosa, Kansas, in 1869.His parents were William Henry Hopewell and Miriam Margaret Lacy.William Henry Hopewell was born in 1847 in Liberty, Missouri.His parents were Napoleon Bonaparte Hopewell and Jane Catherine Johnson. Napoleon was born 1821 in Russelville, Kentucky. His parents were Samule K. Hopewell and Isabella Hall. Samule was born in Kentucky to John Hopewell and Sarah Edwards.John and Sarah died in New Lebanon, Indiana.I have some more info.If any one can connect please let me know.