Margaret Miller Hope Obituary

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Margaret Miller Hope Obituary - Mrs. Margaret Miller Hope Dies Just Before 99th...
Mrs. Margaret Miller Hope Dies Just Before 99th Birthday There departed this life at 3:30 o'clock this morning a highly respected respected Ogden woman, * n e a r Centenarian. Centenarian. Mrs. Margaret Miller Hopu aged 98 years, 11 months and 22 Tha deceased was the oldest woman j.a-0 uoo^i«-ji-- ···-- -- -- . .in Ogden. She reciuvl a very long, witncss poem entitled, "Lord A l l a n s -ter," in a distinct tone of voice, at the Old Folks' annual picnic in tiu early summer, held at the Lorin park a poem which she learned in 'her early girlhood, nearly 100 years a»o This was followed by an im- ] promptu reception, the enthusiastic; and admiring crowd insisting on jo i n g h e r hand to the number : hundred. She was very p 1 ' 0 ^," 1 ,,^^ j event, "saying that i f " she had f i c Queen Victoria she could not have been more highly honored. Mrs. Hope passed peacefully away, like a child going to sleep, her :ioUowing a brief illness incident co : her great age, at the home of a granddaughter. Mrs. Frank L. Browning, a 123 Adams avenue, this city, with whom she had made her home for several years past. Mrs. Hope w»s born at Wooler, Northumberland, England,. January- 1824, being the oldest of a family of six the daughter of William and Miller. Her father was a prominent business man, a thirty-second degree i Mason, and grand lodge officer. An 1 heirloom much prized by the and the family is her father's ·apron, which'is at least 125 years !.Slie was preceded in death by her : brothers and sisters, one daughter j h e r husband, who died in England 'about 25 years ago, at which time : came to Ogden to live owing to of her children being residents of ; city. She is survived by four ; Mrs. Janes Hope English. William · Miller Hope, Mrs. Margaret Hope : Smurthwaite, all of Ogden, and iander Hope, of Redwood,' Cat., 20 -grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchii- dren. Mrs. Hope was a woman of fine mental'attainments, her early education education having been acquired in a : school for girls, s. devoted Christian. ! member of the Episcopal church, loving mother and grandmother, an affectionate friend and good neighbor. She leaves a host of friends who learned to admire and love her, besides her family, to mourn her loss. The funeral will' take place Thursday, Thursday, at tho Ninth ward meeting u«.j, «,v tA*^ ,,,..-»- -- -- ·-._. . -«rj][ meet ***at 1 o'clock,-in. charge of Bishop /-v T-.U -- ,»,, T^Vtft. Xyvj-liT- Tn Oil' rua IM OTXTfiri _ ;k t ~l** . v i i « · * £ vt J^-JAJ.^^ ( b~ ..Ridges. The body may be viewed a L tomorrow afternoon and Thursday u ..i\ias«J. -mo-uvu*. ma. w ^»v,- The tomorrow afternoon and Ihursday o the residence of Mrs. Browning 312S the residence of Mrs. Browning Adams avenue. Interment win be r,i Mountain View cemetery. ' I " -oo

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  1. The Ogden Standard-Examiner,
  2. 26 Dec 1922, Tue,
  3. Page 10

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