Elizabeth Cope

8 September 1803–1 February 1892 (Age 88)
Washington Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Cope was born on 8 September 1803, in Washington Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Joshua Cope, was 31 and her mother, Alice Fisher, was 19. She married Samuel Armstrong on 3 October 1828, in Providence MM, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Campbell Township, Jennings, Indiana, United States in 1870 and Butlerville, Campbell Township, Jennings, Indiana, United States in 1880. She died on 1 February 1892, in Azalia, Sand Creek Township, Bartholomew, Indiana, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Azalia, Sand Creek Township, Bartholomew, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Armstrong
1800–1853
Elizabeth Cope
1803–1892
Marriage: 3 October 1828
Mary Ann Armstrong
1822–1852
Martha Armstrong
1830–1923
Thomas Armstrong
1832–1916
Joshua Armstrong
1833–1903
Nathan H. Armstrong
1835–1876
Alice Armstrong
1837–1922
Dorcas A. Armstrong
1839–1872
Phebe J Armstrong
1842–1909
Ruth Anna Armstrong
1844–1903
Edith Armstrong
1846–1880
Sarah Emily Armstrong
1850–1877

Spouse and Children

    Samuel Armstrong

    Male1800–1853Male

    Female1803–1892Female

MARRIAGE
3 October 1828
Providence MM, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(11)

    Mary Ann Armstrong

    Female1822–1852Female

    Martha Armstrong

    Female1830–1923Female

    Thomas Armstrong

    Male1832–1916Male

    Joshua Armstrong

    Male1833–1903Male

    Nathan H. Armstrong

    Male1835–1876Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1804

Age 1

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 9

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 27

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Armstrong, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth Armstrong in household of Joshua Armstrong, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Elizabeth Armstrong in household of Samuel Armstrong, "United States Census, 1850"

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