COPE, Thomas Pim, 1823-1900
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Name: Thomas Pim Cope
Birth date: 7 February 1823
Place of birth: Philadelphia, PA
Marriage date: 1849
Spouse(s): Elizabeth Wistar Stokes
Disowned date: --
Death date: 22 October 1900
Place of death: “Awbury,” Germantown, Philadelphia, PA
b. 7 Feb. 1823, Phila., Pa., s. Henry and Rachel (Reeve) Cope,
1835, attended Haverford College (then called Haverford School).
m., 1849, Elizabeth Wistar Stokes. Eight children
Elder, Accompanied Samuel Morris to Europe.
ca. 1864, founded Awbury, Germantown, Phila., with rare collection of trees, shrubs, &c.
A rare saint, with views ahead of his time. Depl disownment for "marrying out."
Published: Passages from the life and writings c George Fox, 1881.
Passages from the life and writings c William Penn, 1882.
Views of Christian Doctrine, (being a condensation of Barclay's Apology), 1882.
Passages from Holy Writ, 1894. (Chas and arranged for family reading . )
d. 22 Oct. 1900, "Awbury," Germantown, Phila. his 78th year,
The Friend (Phila.), 74(1901):144.
Haverford Coll, matriculate catalogue, p. 12. Cope, A record of the Cope family, 1861, p. 215.