A history of the Dorchester Pope family. 1634-1888. With sketches of other Popes in England and America, and notes upon several intermarrying families
PREFACE. It was predicted of the Great Philanthropist, " He shall turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the hearts of children to their fathers." The writer seeks to contribute something toward the development of such mutual affection between the members of the Pope Family. He has found his own heart tenderly drawn toward all whose names he has registered and whose biographies he has at- tempted to write. The dead are his own, whose graves he has sought to strew with the tributes of love ; the living are his own, every one of whose careers he now watches with strong interest. He has given a large part of his recreation hours and vacation time for eight years to the gathering of materials for the work ; written hundreds of letters ; examined a great many deeds and wills, town journals, church registers, and family records ; visited numerous persons and places, and pored over a large number of histories of towns and families ; ...
- Publication Date
- Aug 14, 2012
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- By (author): Charles Henry Pope