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Benjamin Cope


Other Names: Benjamin Cooke;Benjamin Cook;Benjamin Coope

Assumed Gender: Male

Birth Date: 1765

Birth Place: Unknown

Death Date: 1845

Death Place: Unknown

Affiliations: Birmingham Friends meeting , Society of Friends

Notes: Son-in-law of Joshua Sharpless. Benjamin Cope married Rachel Sharpless, daughter of Joshua and Edith Sharpless in 1792 at Birmingham Meeting. Benjamin and Rachel travelled to Tunesssa in 1805 to instruct the Seneca but Rachel died in 1807 in childbirth.

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