Died 1802 & 1806
Robert Hope was a stone-cutter who worked in the Portland shop of Bartlett Adams from about 1806 to 1808. He was an accomplished stone cutter in his own right, and by 1810 had his own shop in Boston. His work is found throughout southern Maine and Massachusetts, and his style of writing is very similar to that of Adams.
He and his wife Ann Alldridge lost an infant son while they lived in Maine. He and another of their children were memorialized on a pretty slate stone with beautiful lettering.
THE OFFSPRING OF
ROBT. & ANN HOPE.
both died in infancy;
ROBT. A. HOPE
died in Virginia 1802.
WILLIAM L. HOPE,
died in Portland 1806.
Special thanks to Ron Romano for the biographical information on Robert Hope.
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