Esther B. Thorp

1898–1970 (Age 71)
Harp Township, DeWitt, Illinois, United States

The Life of Esther B.

When Esther B. Thorp was born in June 1898, in Harp Township, DeWitt, Illinois, United States, her father, George Henry Thorp, was 35 and her mother, Anna May Walker, was 34. She lived in Clintonia Township, DeWitt, Illinois, United States in 1930 and Clinton, DeWitt, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died about 1970, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

George Henry Thorp
1862–1943
Anna May Walker
1863–1934
Dwight H. Thorp
1889–
Babe Thorp
1891–
Walker Holmes Thorp
1891–1957
Clara K. Thorp
1894–1905
May Thorp
1896–1896
Esther B. Thorp
1898–1970
Howard George Thorp
1900–1991
Clyde W. Thorp
1903–1994
Mary Lurretta Thorp
1905–1977
Elizabeth Thorp
1906–2000

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(10)

  • Dwight H. Thorp

    Male1889–Male

  • Babe Thorp

    Female1891–Female

  • Male1891–1957Male

  • Clara K. Thorp

    Female1894–1905Female

  • May Thorp

    Female1896–1896Female

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 12

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1917

Age 19

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Thorpe .2 Scandinavian: variant of Torp .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ester Thorpe in household of George Thorpe, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Esther Thorp in household of George Thorp, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Esther Thorp in household of George H Thorp, "United States Census, 1940"

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