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A transcription of a page 1 article from the 3 May 1955 Simcoe Reformer newspaper

Dan Cope Has 84th Birthday

St. Williams: This village has been noted for the longevity of many of its residents.

On Saturday, another who has passed the mark of fourscore and ten was honored when relatives 
of Daniel Cope held a double celebration in honor 
of his 84th birthday, which fell on Christmas Day.

He was born on the old Cope homestead, Lot 2, Concession 3, Charlotteville, the youngest of four children of the late Thomas Cope and Harriett Huyck. There is one sister living, Mrs. Frank Cline (Mary) of Vancouver, B.C. A brother and another sister passed away a number of years ago.

Mr. Cope was educated at the Unger School and in 
1914 married Mabel Chamberlain, the wedding taking place in the Port Rowan Anglican rectory with Rev. 
J. A. Bloodsworth officiating. To this union were born two daughters. They are: Mrs. Murray Cridland (Lulu) 
of St. Williams and Mrs. Warren Gee (Ida) of Silver Hill. There are also three grandchildren.

Mr. and Mrs. Cope resided on the homestead until recently when Mr. Cope disposed of his farm and bought a lot in the village on land which use to be the home of his cousin, Jimmy Huyck. Here a fine new home was erected and the Copes are enjoying life with the villagers.

Mr. Cope, or "Dan" as he is familarly called, is a violinist of merit and many a home and fraternity have welcomed him into their midst and enjoyed his music on numerous occasions. He is enjoying very good health in spite of his advanced age and likes to reminisce with his friends on bygone days.

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