Joseph Thorpe

Male8 December 1708–13 September 1758

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Thorpe was born on 8 December 1708, in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Samuel Thorpe, was 27 and his mother, Hannah Thompson, was 19. He married Abigail Hall in 1740, in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 13 September 1758, in his hometown, at the age of 49.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Thorpe
1708–1758
Abigail Hall
1719–1756
Marriage: 1740
Sarah Tharp
1741–1811
Jared Thorp
1744–1819
Joseph Thorp
1747–
Titus Thorp
1750–1774
Sarah Abigail Thorp
1753–1825

Sources (16)

  • Joseph Tharp, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Joseph Tharp, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Joseph in entry for Jared Tharp, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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  • Marriage
    1740Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Name Meaning

    English (mainly Yorkshire and Lancashire): from Middle English thorp(e) ‘village, hamlet, farmstead’ (Old Norse, Old English thorp ‘secondary settlement’). The surname may be topographic, for someone who lived in such a settlement, or habitational, for someone from any of several places called Thorp(e), which are most frequent in Yorkshire, the Midlands, and East Anglia. Compare Throop .

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

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