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Notable Births & Deaths for New Hope ...

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding New Hope. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

  • Nicholas James 'Nick' Adenhart
  • Jack Anderson
    • Full name: Jack Northman Anderson
    • Columnist. He was born in Long Beach (CA) on October 19, 1922 (a Thursday) and died in Bethesda (MD) on December 17, 2005 (a Saturday) at the age of 83.
    • Bethesda is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast of New Hope.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jack Anderson<1>
  • Wernher Von Braun
    • Scientist. He was born in Wielkopolskie (Poland) on March 23, 1912 (a Saturday) and died in Alexandria (VA) on June 16, 1977 (a Thursday) at the age of 65. We don't have any burial details.
    • Alexandria is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the east of New Hope.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Wernher Von Braun<1>
  • Roy Buchanan
  • Chet Bulger
    • Born: Chester Noyes Bulger
    • Professional football. He was born in Rumford (ME) on September 18, 1917 (a Tueday) and died in Fairfax (VA) on February 19, 2009 (a Thursday) at the age of 91.
    • Fairfax is located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west of New Hope.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Chet Bulger<1>
  • Sandra Bullock
    • Full name: Sandra Annette Bullock
    • Oscar winning actress. She was born in Arlington (VA) on July 26, 1964 (a Sunday)
    • Arlington is located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east of New Hope.
  • John Aloysius Fahey
    • Musician. He was born in Takoma Park (MD) on February 28, 1939 (a Tueday) and died in Salem (OR) on February 22, 2001 (a Thursday) at the age of 62.
    • Takoma Park is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast of New Hope.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Aloysius Fahey<1>
  • Ernie 'Tennessee Ernie' Ford
    • Full name: Ernest Jennings Ford
    • Singer, TV Host, Radio announcer. He was born in Bristol (TN) on February 13, 1919 (a Thursday) and died in Reston (VA) on October 17, 1991 (a Thursday) at the age of 72.
    • Reston is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest of New Hope.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ernie 'Tennessee Ernie' Ford<1>
  • Virginia Hall
    • World War II spy. She was born in Baltimore (MD) on April 6, 1906 (a Friday) and died in Rockland (MD) on July 8, 1982 (a Thursday) at the age of 76. She is buried at Druid Ridge Cemetery (Baltimore County, Maryland).
    • Rockland is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the north of New Hope.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Virginia Hall<1>
  • Grace Hopper
    • Born: Grace Brewster Murray
    • Rear Admiral, computer scientist, mathematician. She was born on December 9, 1906 (a Sunday) and died in Arlington (VA) on January 1, 1992 (a Wednesday) at the age of 85. She is buried at Arlington National Cemetery (Arlington County, Virginia).
    • Arlington is located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east of New Hope.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Grace Hopper<1>
  • Shirley Valerie Horn
    • Musician. She was born in Washington, DC on May 1, 1934 (a Tueday) and died in Cheverly (MD) on October 20, 2005 (a Thursday) at the age of 71. She is buried at Ft. Lincoln Cemetery (Prince George's County, Maryland).
    • Cheverly is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the east of New Hope.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Shirley Valerie Horn<1>
  • Thornton James 'Pookie' Hudson
  • Ivan Wilfred 'Ching' Johnson
  • Herbert 'Herb' Kalin
  • Elaine Konigsburg
    • Born: Elaine Lobl Konigsburg
    • Author. She was born on February 10, 1930 (a Monday) and died in Falls Church (VA) on April 19, 2013 (a Friday) at the age of 83. She is buried at Ponte Vedra Valley Cemetery (Saint Johns County, Florida).
    • Falls Church is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast of New Hope.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Elaine Konigsburg<1>
  • Stephen J. 'Steve' Matthias
  • Terry McCrea
    • Born: Terry Nelson Crummitt
    • Actor. He was born in Silver Spring (MD) on October 3, 1972 (a Tueday) and died on May 12, 2004 (a Wednesday) at the age of 31. He is buried at Union Cemetery (Montgomery County, Maryland).
    • Silver Spring is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast of New Hope.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Terry McCrea<1>
  • Charles McGee
    • Full name: Charles Edward McGee
    • Tuskegee Airman. He was born in Cleveland (OH) on December 7, 1919 (a Sunday) and died in Bethesda (MD) on January 16, 2022 (a Sunday) at the age of 102. He is buried at Arlington National Cemetery (Arlington County, Virginia).
    • Bethesda is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast of New Hope.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charles McGee<1>
  • Bill McGowan
    • Major League Baseball. He was born in Wilmington (DE) on January 18, 1896 (a Saturday) and died in Silver Spring (MD) on December 9, 1954 (a Thursday) at the age of 58. He is buried at Cathedral Cemetery (New Castle County, Delaware).
    • Silver Spring is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast of New Hope.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Bill McGowan<1>
  • Elizabeth Monroe
    • Wife and First Lady to the Presidency of James Monroe (1817 - 1825). She was born on June 30, 1768 (a Thursday) and died in Aldie (VA) on September 23, 1830 (a Thursday) at the age of 62. She is buried at Hollywood Cemetery (Richmond City, Virginia).
    • Aldie is located 23 miles [37 km] to the west of New Hope.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Elizabeth Monroe<1>
  • Roger Mudd
    • Full name: Roger Harrison Mudd
    • Broadcast Journalist. He was born in Washington, DC on February 9, 1928 (a Thursday) and died in McLean (VA) on March 9, 2010 (a Tueday) at the age of 82. We don't have any burial details.
    • McLean is located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast of New Hope.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Roger Mudd<1>

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Footnotes ...

<1>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.




 

 

 


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