COPE, Thomas Pim, 1823-1900

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== Biography ==
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'''Thomas Pim Cope, 2nd''' (February 7, 1823 - October 22, 1900) was largely responsible for the landscaping and, in 1864, the founding of "Awbury" in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pa.  He cultivated a collection of rare trees and shrubs, and commissioned the landscape architect William Saunders to assist in the design.
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In 1835, Cope attended Haverford College (then The Haverford School). He married [[COPE, Elizabeth Waln Stokes, 1823-1902|Elizabeth Waln Stokes]] in 1849 and with her fathered eight children. This marriage led to disownment for "marrying out." As an Elder, Cope accompanied [[MORRIS, Samuel, 1827-1905|Samuel Morris]] to Europe
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b. 7 Feb. 1823, Phila., Pa., s. Henry and Rachel (Reeve) Cope,<br>
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1835, attended Haverford College (then called Haverford School).<br>
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m., 1849, Elizabeth Wistar Stokes. Eight children<br>
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Elder, Accompanied Samuel Morris to Europe.
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<br>ca. 1864, founded Awbury, Germantown, Phila., with rare collection of trees, shrubs, &c.<br>
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A rare saint, with views ahead of his time. Depl disownment for "marrying out."<br>
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Published: Passages from the life and writings c George Fox, 1881.<br>
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Passages from the life and writings c William Penn, 1882.<br>
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Views of Christian Doctrine, (being a condensation of Barclay's Apology), 1882.<br>
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Passages from Holy Writ, 1894. (Chas and arranged for family reading . )<br>
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d. 22 Oct. 1900, "Awbury," Germantown, Phila. his 78th year,<br>
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== Sources ==
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Revision as of 15:15, 21 May 2007

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Biography

Thomas Pim Cope, 2nd (February 7, 1823 - October 22, 1900) was largely responsible for the landscaping and, in 1864, the founding of "Awbury" in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pa. He cultivated a collection of rare trees and shrubs, and commissioned the landscape architect William Saunders to assist in the design.

In 1835, Cope attended Haverford College (then The Haverford School). He married Elizabeth Waln Stokes in 1849 and with her fathered eight children. This marriage led to disownment for "marrying out." As an Elder, Cope accompanied Samuel Morris to Europe

Sources

The Friend (Phila.), 74(1901):144.
Haverford Coll, matriculate catalogue, p. 12.
Cope, A record of the Cope family, 1861, p. 215.

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