Cope, Samuel a minister of the Society of Orthodox Friends, was born at East Bradford, Chester County, Pennsylvania, February 28, 1789. His mother, Jane Cope, was a minister for more than fifty years, and died March 28, 1834, aged seventy-three years. When thirty-nine years old Samuel became an elder, and in 1835 was duly acknowledged as a minister. He visited several yearly meetings in the United States. He died November 11, 1871. See Memorials for Pennsylvania, 1879, page 495; The Friend, 7:208.