COPE, Thomas Pim, 1823-1900

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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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|name=Thomas Pim Cope
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m., 1849, Elizabeth Wistar Stokes. Eight children<br>
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|alternative names= Thomas Pim Cope, 2nd; Thomas P. Cope
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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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|birthdate= 7 February 1823
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A rare saint, with views ahead of his time. Depl disownment for "marrying out."<br>
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|birthplace= Philadelphia, PA
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Published: Passages from the life and writings c George Fox, 1881.<br>
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|nationality= US
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Passages from the life and writings c William Penn, 1882.<br>
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|spouses= [[COPE, Elizabeth Waln Stokes, 1823-1902|Elizabeth Waln Stokes (m. 1849)]]
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Views of Christian Doctrine, (being a condensation of Barclay's Apology), 1882.<br>
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|children=  [[COPE, Henry, 1850-1924|Henry (b. 1850)]], [[COPE, Francis, 1852-1854|Francis (b. 1852)]], [[COPE, Mary Stokes, 1853-1888|Mary Stokes (b. 1853)]], [[EMLEN, Eleanor Cope, 1854-1920|Eleanor (b. 1854)]], [[COPE, Margaret, 1856-1948|Margaret (b. 1856)]], [[COPE, John Stokes, 1857-1915|John Stokes (b. 1857)]], [[COPE, Arthur, 1859-1881|Arthur (b. 1859)]], [[COPE, Walter, 1861-1902|Walter (b. 1861)]], [[COPE, Alban, 1864-1914|Alban (b. 1864)]]
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Passages from Holy Writ, 1894. (Chas and arranged for family reading . )<br>
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|meeting= Germantown Monthly Meeting
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d. 22 Oct. 1900, "Awbury," Germantown, Phila. his 78th year,<br>
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|branch= Pre/Orthodox
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|disowned=
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The Friend (Phila.), 74(1901):144.<br>
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|deathdate= 22 October 1900
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Haverford Coll, matriculate catalogue, p. 12. Cope, A record of the Cope family, 1861, p. 215.
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|deathplace= “Awbury,” Germantown, Philadelphia, PA
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'''Thomas Pim Cope, 2nd''' (February 7, 1823 - October 22, 1900) was largely responsible for the landscaping and founding of "Awbury" in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pa.
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== Biography ==
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In 1864, Thomas Pim Cope cultivated a collection of rare trees and shrubs, and commissioned the landscape architect William Saunders to assist in the design of "Awbury" in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pa.
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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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== Works by==
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* ''Passages from the life and writings of George Fox'' (1881), ''Passages from the life and writings of William Penn'' (1882), ''Views of Christian Doctrine'' <nowiki>[</nowiki>being a condensation of Barclay's Apology<nowiki>]</nowiki> (1882), ''Passages from Holy Writ'' (1894)
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== Sources ==
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* The Friend (Phila.), 74(1901):144.<br>
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* [http://tripod.brynmawr.edu/record=b1460086 Haverford College Alumni Association. ''Biographical catalog of the matriculates of Haverford College: Together with lists of the members of the college faculty and the managers, officers and recipients of honorary degrees, 1833-1922'' (Philadelphia, PA: Printed for the Alumni Association, 1922), p. 12.]<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. 215.]
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[[Category:Quakers of Philadelphia]]
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[[Category:Germantown Monthly Meeting]]
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[[Category:Haverford College]]
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[[Category: Disowned Quakers]]

Latest revision as of 02:05, 11 August 2007

Thomas Pim Cope
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Alternative names: Thomas Pim Cope, 2nd; Thomas P. Cope
Gender: M
Birth date: 7 February 1823
Place of birth: Philadelphia, PA
Death date: 22 October 1900
Place of death: “Awbury,” Germantown, Philadelphia, PA
Nationality: US
Meeting: Germantown Monthly Meeting
Branch: Pre/Orthodox
Disowned date:
Spouse(s): Elizabeth Waln Stokes (m. 1849)
Children: Henry (b. 1850), Francis (b. 1852), Mary Stokes (b. 1853), Eleanor (b. 1854), Margaret (b. 1856), John Stokes (b. 1857), Arthur (b. 1859), Walter (b. 1861), Alban (b. 1864)

Thomas Pim Cope, 2nd (February 7, 1823 - October 22, 1900) was largely responsible for the landscaping and founding of "Awbury" in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pa.

Biography

In 1864, Thomas Pim Cope cultivated a collection of rare trees and shrubs, and commissioned the landscape architect William Saunders to assist in the design of "Awbury" in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pa.

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

Works by

  • Passages from the life and writings of George Fox (1881), Passages from the life and writings of William Penn (1882), Views of Christian Doctrine [being a condensation of Barclay's Apology] (1882), Passages from Holy Writ (1894)

Sources

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