Andrew Jackson Cope
Andrew Jackson Cope was born 12 Jul 1823 in White County, Tennessee. He married Lucinda Keathly on January 1, 1846
Lucinda was born on October 1, 1820 to Susanna Cope (1788) and Jesse Keathley (1783). Andrew died September 8, 1847
before the birth of his daughter Clarissa Jane. Lucinda and Clarissa are listed with Lucinda's parents Jesse
and Susanna Keathley as well as her siblings Elizabeth and Thomas in the 1850 U.S. Federal Census in White County,
Tennessee. Lucinda passed away June 15, 1885 in White County, Tennessee. Clarissa Jane married Charles Hudgens (1848)
on October 27, 1868.
Madison H Cope
Madison was born March 11, 1825. He married Elizabeth Meeks January 18, 1844. Their children include Susan J (1845)
and Amanda J (1848). [This information is unsourced except for an 1850 U.S. census in White County, Tennessee.]
Sarah was born in July 22, 1826 Tennessee. She married Hiram Little on October 12, 1848 in White County, Tennessee.
Their children include: Andrew S Little (1849 – 1917), Hiram C Little (1852), Mary E Little (1853), Joshua Little
(1858), Nancy Jane Little (1860), Thomas Little (1872), Wallace Little (1878). The 1870 and 1870 censuses show
Sarah and Hiram living in White County, Tennessee.
Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002. Name: Sarah Cope. Spouse: Hiram Little. Marriage Date: 12 Oct 1848.
Marriage County: White. Marriage State: Tennessee.
Susan Cope was born January 12, 1828 in White County, Tennessee. On
October 10, 1850 she married William Robbins in White County, Tennessee. Their children included Nancy J (1851),
Andrew Jackson (1853), Sarah (1853), Steven Wallace (1856), and Joshua (1858). Susan died on May 26, 1862 [most likely
in White County, Tennessee].
Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002. Name: Susan Cope.
Spouse: William Robbins. Marriage Date: 10 Oct 1850. Marriage County: White. Marriage State:
Nancy Cope was born November 10, 1829 in White County, Tennessee. On August 2, 1849 she married William Ammon Cope in White
Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002. Name: Nancy Cope
Spouse: William A Cope. Marriage Date: 2 Aug 1849. Marriage County: White. Marriage State: Tennessee
Matilda Cope was born Tennessee May 17, 1831...
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Charlotte was born November 9, 1832 in White County, Tennessee. She is listed in the 1850 U.S. Federal Censuses
with her parents in White County, Tennessee. On September 22, 1853, Charlotte married Seaborne Holland (b. 1819).
Charlotte and Seaborne continued to live in White County through the 1960, 70, and 80 censuses. October 24, 1891,
Seaborn died in White County, Tennessee. Charlotte died August 12, 1918 in White County.
Mason L. Cope
Tennessee Marriages, 1851-1900. Name: Seaborn Holland.
Spouse: Charlotte Cope. Marriage Date: 3 Apr 1855. County: White. State: TN
Mason was born August 27, 1834 in White County, Tennessee. He is listed on the 1850 U.S. Federal Census in White County,
Tennessee. Mason married Amanda C. Keathley on June 30, 1853 in
White County, Tennessee. In the 1870 census, he and his wife Amanda had moved their family to Denton, Texas, where they
remained. Mason and Amanda's children included: Samuel Jackson Cope (1855–1880), John Wesley Cope (1856),
William K Cope (1859-1882), Lysander H Cope (1860-1917), Nettie J Cope (1863-1934), Florence Ellen Cope (1868-1941),
Rosette Cope (1870-1870) and Amanda Belle Cope (1874-1933) Mason's wife Amanda passed away May 10, 1896 in Denton,
Texas. (See 1880, 1900 U.S. Federal censuses.) Mason was remarried on January 3, 1897 Donna M. Sanderfer in Denton, Texas.
Mason passed away January 21, 1914 in Denton, Texas and is buried in Aiken Cemetery there.
Tennessee Marriages, 1851-1900. Name: Mason L. Cope. Spouse: Amanda C. Keathley.
Marriage Date: 30 Jun 1853. County: White. State: TN.
Texas Marriage Collection, 1814-1909 and 1966-2002. Name: Mrs. D. M. Sanderfer. Gender: Female. Marriage Date:
3 Jan 1897. Spouse: M. L. Cope. Marriage city: Denton. Marriage State: Texas.
Source: Texas Marriages, 1851-1900.
Texas Death Index: Name: Mason Cope. Death Date: 21 Jan 1914. Death County: Denton.
Melcena was born January 15, 1836 to Elizabeth (Mason) and Andrew Cope in White County, Tennessee...
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Joshua David M Cope
Joshua David M was born in White County, Tennessee. He is listed in the U.S. Federal Censuses
Margaret R. Cope
Margaret R Cope was born October 20, 1840 in White County, Tennessee to Elizabeth (Mason) and Andrew Cope.
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1- 1850 U.S. Federal Census -- District 3, White, Tennessee. Listed (Page 4 of 17) Andrew Cope 69, Charlotte Cope 18,
Elizabeth Cope 50, Jared M Cope 13, Malinda Cope 14, Margaret Cope 10, Masou L Cope 16, Matilda Cope 19,
Susan Cope 22
Source Citation: Year: 1850; Census Place: District 3, White, Tennessee; Roll: M432_900; Page: 31; Image: 60.
Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1850 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations
Network, Inc., 2005. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Seventh Census of the United States, 1850.
Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850. M432, 1,009 rolls.