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|George Dewey Cope and
Theresa Loretta Tucker, age mid 20s. They were married in 1921 when they were both 23. George died in 1926, age 27.
|Cope family about
1918 probably in Bloomfield, Stoddard County, Missouri.
From the left are: Josephine Cope (nee Keathley), Amon Jefferson Cope, Amon's wife Necie (nee Keith), George Dewey Cope, and Nota Cansas Cope.
|George Dewey Cope about 1902. Location is probably Bloomfield in Stoddard County, Missouri where he was born.||George Dewey Cope around 1920. The woman in the back is Lessia Tucker, Theresa Tucker's sister. Photo possibly taken in the backyard in Herculaneum, MO.|
|George Dewey Cope with a hat and a smile about 1920.||Street in Herculaneum about 1920. Note horse. Anyone know what street this is?|
|Church of the Assumption in Herculaneum, Missouri about 1920. This church is at the foot of the street where Thomas & Martina Tucker lived.||Church of the Assumption in Herculaneum, Missouri in June 1998. This photo was taken in front of the house where Thomas & Martina Tucker lived.|
|Articles on Theresa Cope's death and subsequent
trial & conviction of Raymond Underwood
Office Nurse Shot to Death in Arcade Building -- St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 15 June 1938, Front Page A
Girls Tell of Slayer's Threats -- St. Louis Globe Democrat, several articles June 1938
Alienist to Take Witness Stand in Underwood Trial -- St. Louis Star-Times, 14 December 1938, page 3
Life Term Given Underwood for Nurse's Murder -- St. Louis Star-Times, 15 December 1938, page 22
|Gay Heitlinger (nee Cope) in front of the house where she lived as a little girl from 1926-1930 with her grandparents, Thomas Tucker & Martina Tucker (nee Hayden) in Herculaneum, MO.|
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