John Andrew Cope

1781–1844 (Age 62)
Davidson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of John Andrew

When John Andrew Cope was born on 4 November 1781, in Davidson, North Carolina, United States, his father, George Philip Cope, was 30 and his mother, Catherine B Harrowood, was 15. He married Margaret Bostian on 8 May 1804, in Rowan, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 24 June 1844, in his hometown, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

John Andrew Cope
1781–1844
Margaret Bostian
1771–1852
Marriage: 8 May 1804
Thomas Cope
1805–
Phillip Cope
1810–
John Cope
1812–
Daniel Cope
1814–
George Cope
1816–1874
Cecelia Cope
1818–
Lydia Cope
1822–
Jacob Cope
1808–1892
Celia Cope
1811–
James Cope
1815–1893
Penelope "Penny" Cope
1818–
William Cope
1825–
Elizabeth S. Cope
1838–1868

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
8 May 1804
Rowan, North Carolina, United States
children

(13)

+8 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

Age 2

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1789 · Becomes 12th State

Age 8

On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.
1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

Age 18

"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Andrew Cope in entry for George Cope and Julia Ann Corl, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • John Cope, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • John Cope, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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