John Cope

3 February 1758–20 November 1767 (Age 9)
East Caln Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of John

When John Cope was born on 3 February 1758, in East Caln Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, his father, John Cope III, was 27 and his mother, Grace Cloud, was 30. He died on 20 November 1767, at the age of 9.

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John Cope III
Grace Cloud
David Cope
Nathan Cope
Joseph Cope
John Cope

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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.

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  • John Cope and Grace Cloud Family - Family Group Records Collection, Archives Section, 1942-1969; pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1961-31401-1268-56
  • John Coope on WikiTree

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