COPE, Samuel, 1789-1871

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*[http://tripod.brynmawr.edu/search?/jFriend/jfriend/1,49,50,B/holdings&FF=jfriend+philadelphia+pa&1,1|The Friend (Phila.), 45(1871):112.]<br>
*[http://tripod.brynmawr.edu/search?/jFriend/jfriend/1,49,50,B/holdings&FF=jfriend+philadelphia+pa&1,1|The Friend (Phila.), 45(1871):112.]<br>
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* [http://tripod.brynmawr.edu/record=b1445996| Cope, Gilbert ''A record of the Cope family'', pp. 41, 65.]]<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), pp. 41, 65.]<br>
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* [http://tripod.brynmawr.edu/record=b1818298| ''Piety promoted, in a collection of dying sayings of many of the people called Quakers'' : Volume fifth, 12th part, p. 418.]<br>
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* ''Piety promoted, in a collection of dying sayings of many of the people called Quakers'' : Volume fifth, 12th part, p. 418.<br>
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* [http://tripod.brynmawr.edu/record=b1455612| Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, ''Memorials Concerning Deceased Friends'', 1875, p. 179.]
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* [http://tripod.brynmawr.edu/record=b1455612 Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends, ''Memorials concerning deceased Friends, members of Philadelphia yearly meeting'' (Philadelphia: Friends' book store, 1875), p. 179.]
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Samuel Cope
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Alternative names:
Gender: M
Birth date: 28 February 1789
Place of birth: East Bradford Township, Pa.
Death date: 11 November 1871
Place of death: East Bradford Township, Pa.
Nationality: US
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Spouse(s): Mary Ann Pusey
Children: 6

Samuel Cope (February 28, 1789 - November 11, 1871) was an elder and minister from Chester County, Pennsylvania.

Biography

Samuel Cope was born on February 28, 1789 in East Bradford Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania to Abiah and Jane (nee Morris) Cope. Samuel married his first wife, Mary Ann Pusey, in 1821. Pusey died in 1822. In 1835, Samuel Cope married Ann Williams and the two had six children. He was an elder by 1828 and by 1835 a minister. In this capacity, he visited three Yearly Meetings besides his own, as well as all of the meetings of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (some of them several times). Cope is credited with having had a ready Irish wit. He possessed a strong constitution and was for many years favoured with good health, though ten years before his death he became almost blind.

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