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The Hopes Sail to America

September 12, 2011

On October 23, 1846, three generations of the Michael Hope family arrived in New Orleans, LA to begin their life in the United States. They were all born in England and made the journey on the ship, Hope of Dunbury*, leaving Liverpool for their new country. According to the ships passenger manifest, Michael Hope, age 58, and his wife Margaret, age 63 were on board the ship with their son Michael, age 30, and his wife Elizabeth, age 36. Traveling with them were their children Michael, age 6, John R. age 4, and infant Margaret.

Passenger List of the Hope of Dunbury showing the Hope family*.

*New Orleans Passenger Lists, 1820 – 1945.

From → Hope/Fralick

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