Jacob Cope

1844–
Jerseyville, Jersey, Illinois, United States

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Cope was born on 15 September 1844, in Jerseyville, Jersey, Illinois, United States, his father, Jacob Cope, was 35 and his mother, Olive McKinney, was 28. He lived in Jersey Township, Jersey, Illinois, United States in 1850.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Jacob Cope
1808–1892
Olive McKinney
1816–1862
John Cope
1831–
Lloyd Cope
1831–
Andrew A. Cope
1833–1900
James Cope
1836–1914
Abyerrem ( Bryan) Cope
1838–
Matilda Emily Cope
1838–
Alexander Cope
1842–1904
Jacob Cope
1844–
Martin Cope
1846–1864
Adelpha Adaline Cope
1850–1933
Mary E. Cope
1853–1938
Ella Malinda Cope
1856–1945
William Jacob Cope
1857–

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 4

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 31

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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 (1)

  • Jacob Cope in household of Jacob Cope, "United States Census, 1850"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account
Create a free account to view more about your family.
Share this with your family and friends.