Thurla Still

Brief Life History of Thurla

When Thurla Still was born from 1808 to 1809, in Missouri, United States, her father, Joseph W Still Jr, was 23 and her mother, Rachael French Fugitt, was 19. She married Squire B Thorpe on 18 February 1824, in Howard, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 10 daughters. She lived in Kansas, United States in 1870 and Quindaro, Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States in 1880. She died after 1856.

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Family Time Line

Squire B Thorpe
1800–1873
Thurla Still
1808–1856
Marriage: 18 February 1824
Nancy Almira Thorp
1824–1855
Joseph Thorp
1824–
Amanda W Thorpe
1825–
Josiah Thorpe
1825–
Elizabeth Thorpe
1836–
Townsend Thorpe
1838–
Talitha Thorpe
1842–
Thursa Thorpe
1843–1850
Adeline Thorpe
1851–
Samuel Thorpe
1856–
Benjamin Thorpe
1829–
Rachel C Thorpe
1831–1904
Hudson Thorpe
1833–1902
William J Thorpe
1845–1929
Martha T Thorpe
1849–1860
Mary Thorpe
1849–
Henrietta Thorpe
1854–1936
Squair B Thorp
1855–

Sources (5)

  • Thirza Thorp, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Theresa Brown in entry for William J. Thorp, "Washington Death Certificates, 1907-1960"
  • Thursa Thorp in household of Louisa Thorp, "United States Census, 1850"

World Events (8)

1808

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

1812

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English and German: nickname for a calm man, from Middle English, Middle High German stille ‘calm, silent, still’. The German name may also have denoted a (deaf) mute, from the same word in the sense ‘silent’.

English: variant of Stile .

English: variant of Stell .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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