Jesse Cope

10 March 1812–
Brownsville, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Jesse

When Jesse Cope was born on 10 March 1812, in Brownsville, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Isaac Cope, was 45 and his mother, Sarah Kirk, was 40. He married Elisabeth McGrew on 6 December 1833. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 9 daughters. He lived in Jefferson Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years and Pennsylvania, United States in 1870.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Cope
1812–
Elisabeth McGrew
1813–1876
Marriage: 6 December 1833
Rebecca M Cope
1834–1917
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Sarah Ann Cope
1835–1909
Caroline Cope
1837–
Emily Cope
1838–
Mary Cope
1840–1914
James A Cope
1842–1887
Mercy Cope
1843–1899
Albert B Cope
1846–1907
Allen Cope
1848–1928
Lydia Cope
1850–
Almira Cope
1853–1924

Spouse and Children

    Male1812–Male

    Elisabeth McGrew

    Female1813–1876Female

MARRIAGE
6 December 1833
Sewickley MH, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania
children

(12)

    Rebecca M Cope

    Female1834–1917Female

    Sarah Ann Cope

    Female1835–1909Female

    Caroline Cope

    Female1837–Female

    Emily Cope

    Female1838–Female

    Mary Cope

    Female1840–1914Female

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    Mary Cope

    Female1791–1826Female

    Male1793–1825Male

    John Cope

    Male1795–1849Male

    Female1798–1843Female

    Female1800–1868Female

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 7

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 8

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1846

Age 34

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English (common in the Midlands): from Middle English cope ‘cloak’, ‘cape’ (from Old English cāp reinforced by the Old Norse cognate kápa), hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who made cloaks or capes, or a nickname for someone who wore a distinctive one. Compare Cape .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jessee Cope, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jesse Cope, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jesse Cope, "United States Census, 1840"

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