Edward Cope

about 1626–1693 (Age 67)
Lichfield, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Edward

When Edward Cope was born about 1626, in Lichfield, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Richard Cope, was 26 and his mother, Janne Duffield, was 21. He married Emme Taylor on 13 May 1649, in Lichfield St Mary, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He died in 1693, in Lichfield, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 67, and was buried in Lichfield St Chad, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Edward Cope
Emme Taylor
Marriage: 13 May 1649
Mary Cope
Richard Cope
Edward Cope
Anne Cope
William Cope
John Cope
Emme Cope
Edward Cope
Alice Cope

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 May 1649Lichfield St Mary, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
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    Name Meaning

    English (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 .Americanized form of German Koob or Kopp .

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

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    Sources (19)

    • Christening of Edward Cowpe, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Edward Cope, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
    • Cope in entry for William Cope, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"

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