|Birth: ||Jun. 13, 1809|
|Death: ||Jan. 20, 1863|
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
~ HANNAH A. CHANDLER ROPES ~
Vocation: Nurse, Head Matron, Union Hotel Hospital in Washington DC: She had a profound influence on the course of military medicine and better sanitary conditions
Religion: Swedenborgian, New Jerusalem Church, Boston, Suffolk, MA: Membership: 07 APR 1839
Note: Hannah nursed Louisa May Alcott back to health during the Civil War, but died herself from typhoid pneumonia on the 20 Jan 1863, at age 53, while working at the Union Hotel Hospital, Georgetown, Washington D.C.
Father: Peleg Chandler (B: 09 Sep 1773, New Gloucester, Cumberland, ME)
Mother: Esther Parsons (B: 1775, ME)
Siblings: Peleg Whitman Chandler (B: 12 Apr 1816, ), Theophilus P. Chandler, Sr., Lawyer, (B: 1807, New Gloucester, Cumberland, ME- 21 Dec 1886, age 79, Brookline, MA; Burial: Forest Hills, Jamaica Plain, MA), whose son, Theophilus P. Chandler, Jr, became a famous architect, marring Sophie Madeline du Pont, D/o of the founder of DuPont, Alfred du Pont Chandler, Harvard Educated Lawyer, (B: 1847, MA) married Mary Merrill Poor, D/o Henry Varnum Poor founder of "Standard and Poor's"
Married (25 Jan 1834, Civil, Bangor, Penobscot, ME): William H. Ropes (D: 1874, Florida)
Children (4): 1. Edward Ropes, Soldier, Civil War, 2. Alice S. Ropes (B: 1842, Waltham, MA) married: 20 JAN 1866, Amherst, Hampshire, MA > J. Leander Skinner, Music Teacher, (B: 1839, Jamaica, VT) S/o Jarius Skinner & Mary Shattu Skinner ~ Note: Alice had a daughter, Esther C.(B: 1861, MA), and son, Alfred P. (B: 1878, Sacramento, Sacramento, CA), 3. , 4.
Died: Typhoid Pneumonia, age 53
Lower Corner Cemetery
Created by: Glenn Ellis
Record added: Mar 01, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66348562
Rest in peace.|
Added: Oct. 10, 2014
Commemorating your bravery, determination and service as the Matron of Union Hotel Hospital, Georgetown, D.C on the 150th Anniversary of your death from the typhoid pneumonia you contracted while saving the lives of wounded and sick soldiers and nurse Lou...(Read more)|
Oregon Civil War 150th
Added: Jan. 21, 2013
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