Marianne Cope

German-american Franciscan Sister + Missionary and Saint
Born Jan 23, 1838
Hometown Heppenheim
Died Aug 9, 1918
Death Place Kalaupapa
Other Names Koob, Maria Anna ...

The Blessed Marianne Cope, O.S.F. , also known as the Blessed Marianne of Molokaʻi, was a Roman Catholic Religious Sister and a member of the Sisters of Saint Francis of Syracuse, New York. Known for her charitable works and virtuous deeds, she spent many years caring for the lepers on the island of Molokaʻi, Hawaiʻi.… Read More

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1838 Birth Cope was baptized Maria Anna Barbara Koob (later changed to Cope). She was born January 23, 1838, in Heppenheim in the Grand Duchy of Hesse to Peter Koob (1787–1862) and Barbara Witzenbacher (1803–1872). … Read More


1918 81 Years Old Cope died on August 9, 1918, due to natural causes and was buried at the Bishop Home. … Read More
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