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Hope & Ingred on far right


A. Hope Swann, daughter of Agnes N. Swann & Johnson Swann, was born abt. 1913.  She studied agricultural science at the University of Maryland.  She worked in upper New York state running a prison farm.  Upon returning to Maryland she taught school at Margaret Brent High School before she retired.  Her home was located near Chaptico, Maryland and was named "Gravelly Hills." (see photos).  According to one source Joseph Julius Johnson helped her locate this property while he was the County Agent. 

Hope died fairly recently and is buried at Christ Episcopal Church in Chaptico, Maryland.  Hope adopted Ingred who was born in Germany.

Adopted child:

Ingred b. 19--