Edward Rolli Cope

17 October 1881–31 March 1969 (Age 87)
Altoona, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Edward Rolli

When Edward Rolli Cope was born on 17 October 1881, in Altoona, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Franklin Samuel Cope, was 27 and his mother, Jessie J. Rolli, was 24. He married Norma Leora May Donbar on 6 June 1906, in Columbiana, Columbiana, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Unity, Columbiana, Ohio, United States in 1930 and Columbiana, Ohio, United States in 1969. He died on 31 March 1969, at the age of 87, and was buried in New Waterford, Columbiana, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Rolli Cope
1881–1969
Norma Leora May Donbar
1881–1938
Marriage: 6 June 1906
Elanor Cope
1907–1907
Ada Margaret Cope
1909–1988
Mary Josephine Cope
1911–1998
William Franklin COPE
1914–1971
Byron D. Cope
1916–1986
Edward Kenneth Cope
1918–1984
Jay Cope
1920–
Betty Jane Cope
1922–1994

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 June 1906
Columbiana, Columbiana, Ohio, United States
children

(8)

    Elanor Cope

    Female1907–1907Female

    Ada Margaret Cope

    Female1909–1988Female

    Mary Josephine Cope

    Female1911–1998Female

    Male1914–1971Male

    Byron D. Cope

    Male1916–1986Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Franklin Samuel Cope

    Male1854–1929Male

    Female1857–1923Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1886

Age 5

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1904

Age 23

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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)

  • Edward R Cope, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Eddie Cope in household of Frank Cope, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Edward R Cope, "United States Census, 1910"

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