COPE, David, 1787-1864

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  • Name: David Cope
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  • Gender: M
  • Birth date: 24 January 1787
  • Place of birth: East Bradford Township, Chester, Pa.
  • Nationality: US
  • Spouse(s): Debby Phillips
  • Children: 5
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  • Disowned date: --
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b. 24 Jan.1787, East Bradford Township, Chester Pa., s. Abiah and Jane Cope.
m., 1826, Debby Phillips (d. 1862). Five children
ca. 1811, minister.
1814, acknowledged.
Labour: mostly confined to area of Phila. Y. Mtg.
1852, visited Ohio Y. Mtg.
Possessed moderate means and had to struggle to r taro his family.
Transparent in character, unsuspicious, and confiding to men of all degrees. His Irish humour was at times irrepressible.
Lived in East Whiteland Township, Chester Co., PA
protracted, painful illness, 11 weeks.
d. 24 1864, Goshen, Pa., in his 78th year, a minister for more than 50 years.

Cope, A record of the Cope family, 1861, pp. 40, 64,
Phila. Y. Mtg., Memorials concerning deceased Friends, 1875, also in 1879 edj p. 163.
Piety Promoted, 12th part, p. 347.
The Friend (Phila.), 99:471.

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