COPE, Marmaduke Cooper, 1804-1897

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b. 3 July 1804, s. Israel and Margaret Cooper Cope<br>
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1813, Westtown School.<br>
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m., 1828, Sarah Wistar (d. 1872).<br>
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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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Following Civil War, with his wife visited impoverished Friends in the South.<br>
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|birthdate=3 July 1804
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With James E.Rhoads visited agencies in the Indian Territory (later Oklahoma)<br>
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Helped organize Institute for Colored Youth in Phila.<br>
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ca. 1872, moved to Germantown.<br>
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|spouses=Sarah Wistar
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Failing sight.<br>
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d. 5 Sept. 1897, Germantown, Phila., Pa., in his , year.<br><br>
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|meeting=12th Street Meeting (Philadelphia, Pa.)
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Friends Intelligencer, 54:630.<br>
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|branch=Pre/Orthodox
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The Am. Friend, 4:1040.<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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|deathdate=5 September 1897
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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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==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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==Works by==
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* "The conversions of early Friends" from ''Friends Review'', 29(1876):385, 411, W9.
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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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* [http://tripod.brynmawr.edu/record=b1445996 Cope, Gilbert. ''A record of the Cope family: As established in America, by Oliver Cope, who came from England to Pennsylvania, about ... 1682, with the residences, dates of births, deaths and marriages of his descendants as far as ascertained'' (Philadelphia, PA: King & Baird, Printers, 1861), p. 114.]
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* [http://tripod.brynmawr.edu/record=b1096457 Cope, Marmaduke Cooper. ''A tribute to the memory of Sarah W. Cope (Philadelphia, PA: 1873?)'']
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Marmaduke Cooper Cope
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Alternative names:
Gender: M
Birth date: 3 July 1804
Place of birth:
Death date: 5 September 1897
Place of death: Germantown, Philadelphia, Pa.
Nationality: US
Meeting: 12th Street Meeting (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Branch: Pre/Orthodox
Disowned date:
Spouse(s): Sarah Wistar
Children:

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

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.

Works by

  • "The conversions of early Friends" from Friends Review, 29(1876):385, 411, W9.

Sources

Friends Intelligencer, 54:630.]

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