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Cope - Frances Catherine


Source: H. W. Beckwith Montgomery Co Indiana History (Chicago: HH Hill, 1881) p 161

Mrs. Francis C. COPE was born in Cumberland County, PA Jan 19, 1811. Her mother and father were members of the United Brethren Church, and he was in the War of 1812. In 1817, they moved to Montgomery Co, Ohio. She was married and came to this County in 1829. Her husband was S. W. Cope; he died Sept 9, 1869. Mr. Cope was a farmer, a Lutheran, a Republican and one of the early settlers in this County. He was a good citizen and an honest, hard working man. Both of his grandfathers were Capts. in the Revolutionary War. Mrs. Cope is a Christian lady and very liberal and benevolent. In 1875, she contributed $1,200 for building the United Brethren Church near where she lives. -- typed by kbz
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