10/25/1796 - 11/24/1863

COPE, Jacob, a Representative from Northampton County; born, October 25, 1796 in Bucks County, Pa.; farmer; elected, sheriff, Northampton County; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representative for the 1860 and 1861 terms;  not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1862 term; died, November 24, 1863 in Northampton County, Pennsylvania; interred, Belfast Union Cemetery, Belfast, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.

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