Abraham Cope

25 January 1836–21 January 1909 (Age 72)
Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Abraham

When Abraham Cope was born on 25 January 1836, in Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Benjamin Franklin Cope, was 33 and his mother, Magdalene Urffer, was 22. He married Edwardene Magill on 21 May 1867, in Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Richland MM, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880 and Buckingham Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. He died on 21 January 1909, in Wrightstown, Wrightstown Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Doylestown, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Cope
1836–1909
Edwardene Magill
1838–1899
Marriage: 21 May 1867
Glendora Y. Cope
1868–1869
Charles Howard Cope
1871–1922
Alfred Magill Cope
1874–1947
Jane Stewart Mann Cope
1876–1952
Laura Louise Cope
1879–1970
Martha Cope
1882–1967

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 May 1867
Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(6)

    Glendora Y. Cope

    Female1868–1869Female

    Charles Howard Cope

    Male1871–1922Male

    Alfred Magill Cope

    Male1874–1947Male

    Jane Stewart Mann Cope

    Female1876–1952Female

    Laura Louise Cope

    Female1879–1970Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Franklin Cope

    Male1802–1892Male

    Magdalene Urffer

    Female1813–1898Female

siblings

(8)

    Emeline Margaret Cope

    Female1832–1907Female

    Amandus B. F. Cope

    Male1834–1914Male

    Male1836–1909Male

    David N. Cope

    Male1840–1914Male

    Elmira S. Cope

    Female1842–1922Female

+3 More Children

World Events (7)

1846

Age 10

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 27

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 27

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Name Meaning

Anglo-Saxon: Cop, a cap, hood, or cloakAnglo-Norman: Cope, a cloak

Sources (3)

  • Abraham Cope in household of Jane Magill, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Abraham Cepe in household of Frank Cepe, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Abraham Cobe in household of Franklin Cobe, "United States Census, 1850"

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