COPE, Marmaduke Cooper, 1804-1897

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b. 3 July 1804, s. Israel and Margaret Cooper Cope<br>
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'''Marmaduke Cooper Cope''' (July 3, 1804 - September 5, 1897) helped to organize the Institute for Colored Youth in Philadelphia, Pa.
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1813, Westtown School.<br>
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m., 1828, Sarah Wistar (d. 1872).<br>
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== Vitals ==
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Retired from business to give time to philanthropy<br>
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Member of 12th St. Mtg., Phila. Elder.<br>
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His home house of entertainment for visiting Friends, especially from Eng.<br>
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* '''Name:''' Marmaduke Cooper Cope<br/ >
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Following Civil War, with his wife visited impoverished Friends in the South.<br>
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* '''Alternative names:''' <br/ >
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With James E.Rhoads visited agencies in the Indian Territory (later Oklahoma)<br>
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* '''Gender:''' M<br/ >
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Helped organize Institute for Colored Youth in Phila.<br>
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* '''Birth date:''' 3 July 1804<br/ >
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ca. 1872, moved to Germantown.<br>
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* '''Place of birth:'''
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Failing sight.<br>
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* '''Nationality:''' US<br/ >
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d. 5 Sept. 1897, Germantown, Phila., Pa., in his , year.<br><br>
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* '''Spouse(s):''' Sarah Wistar<br/ >
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Friends Intelligencer, 54:630.<br>
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* '''Children:''' <br/ >
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The Am. Friend, 4:1040.<br>
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* '''Meeting:''' 12th Street Meeting (Philadelphia, Pa.)<br/ >
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Cope, A record of the Cope family, p. 114. Cope, A tribute to the memory of Sarah W. Cope.
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* '''Branch:''' Pre/Orthodox<br/ >
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* '''Disowned date:''' --<br/ >
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* '''Death date:''' 5 September 1897<br/ >
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* '''Place of death:''' Germantown, Philadelphia, Pa.<br/ >
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* '''Works by:''' "The conversions of early Friends" from ''Friends Review'', 29(1876):385, 411, W9.
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==Biography==
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Marmaduke Cooper Cope was the son of Israel and Margaret Cooper Cope.  He was educated at Westtown School.  In 1828, he married Sarah Wistar.<br>
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A member and elder at 12th Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Cope made his house home to entertainment for visiting Friends, especially those from England. Following the Civil War, Marmaduke Cooper Cope and his wife visited impoverished Friends in the South. With James E. Rhoads, Cope also visited agencies in the Indian Territory (later Oklahoma).<br>
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Having retired from business to give time to philanthropy, Marmaduke Cooper Cope helped to organize the Institute for Colored Youth in Philadelphia.<br>
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==Sources==
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*Friends Intelligencer, 54:630.<br>
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* The Am. Friend, 4:1040.<br>
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* Cope, A record of the Cope family, p. 114.  
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* Cope, A tribute to the memory of Sarah W. Cope.

Revision as of 16:30, 22 May 2007

Marmaduke Cooper Cope (July 3, 1804 - September 5, 1897) helped to organize the Institute for Colored Youth in Philadelphia, Pa.

Vitals

  • Name: Marmaduke Cooper Cope
  • Alternative names:
  • Gender: M
  • Birth date: 3 July 1804
  • Place of birth:
  • Nationality: US
  • Spouse(s): Sarah Wistar
  • Children:
  • Meeting: 12th Street Meeting (Philadelphia, Pa.)
  • Branch: Pre/Orthodox
  • Disowned date: --
  • Death date: 5 September 1897
  • Place of death: Germantown, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • Works by: "The conversions of early Friends" from Friends Review, 29(1876):385, 411, W9.

Biography

Marmaduke Cooper Cope was the son of Israel and Margaret Cooper Cope. He was educated at Westtown School. In 1828, he married Sarah Wistar.

A member and elder at 12th Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Cope made his house home to entertainment for visiting Friends, especially those from England. Following the Civil War, Marmaduke Cooper Cope and his wife visited impoverished Friends in the South. With James E. Rhoads, Cope also visited agencies in the Indian Territory (later Oklahoma).

Having retired from business to give time to philanthropy, Marmaduke Cooper Cope helped to organize the Institute for Colored Youth in Philadelphia.

Sources

  • Friends Intelligencer, 54:630.
  • The Am. Friend, 4:1040.
  • Cope, A record of the Cope family, p. 114.
  • Cope, A tribute to the memory of Sarah W. Cope.
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