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Loyalist Directory: William Sr. Cope

(For a short explanation of each row, click on the row title ex. "surname")

Surname : Cope
Given name : William Sr.
Rank :  
Where Resettled : Cope Town (near present day Hamilton ON)
Status as Loyalist : Proven
Proof of Loyalty :  
Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) :  
Regiment : Queen's Rangers
Enlistment Date :  
Date & Place of Birth : 1719 in England or Scotland
Settled before war : New York
Date & Place of Death :  
Place of Burial :  
Wife Name : Phoebe Ellsworth
Children : According to Alvin L. Monroe in the book William Cope, U.E.L. Phoebe Ellsworth, Their Family and Descendants Copetown, Ontario Printed by Dogwood Printing, Ozark, Missouri 65721, (no date), William and Phoebe had five sons and one daughter:

William Jr.
Henry
Conradt UE
Jacob
Thomas
Mary (May 1761-July 1841)

On Linda McClelland's UEL certificate application, there are also mentioned Jacob(maybe died young), Rebecca who married a (unknown) Bright, and Phoebe who married (John or Jacob) Darby.

Thus a total of 9 children.
Biography :  
Proven Descendants : Calgary Branch 2007.11.19 (Linda McClelland ); Grand River 2008.02.18; Grand River 2014.11.17 (Myrna Jeanne Mason);
Military Info :  
Loyalist Genealogy :  
Family History : A family history sketch of William Cope to descendant Linda McClelland.
Family Genealogy :  
Sources : Information submited by Linda McClelland UE of Calgary Branch - email hughlin AT telus DOT net
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