Etta Thorp

1864–1949 (Age 84)
DeWitt, Illinois, United States

The Life of Etta

When Etta Thorp was born in June 1864, in DeWitt, Illinois, United States, her father, John Thorpe, was 38 and her mother, Elizabeth Butterworth, was 35. She married Hamilton Riley on 16 November 1886, in DeWitt, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Clinton, DeWitt, Illinois, United States for about 10 years and Clintonia Township, DeWitt, Illinois, United States in 1930. She died on 18 April 1949, in DeWitt, Illinois, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Clintonia Township, DeWitt, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Etta Thorp
1864–1949
Hamilton Riley
1863–1929
Marriage: 16 November 1886
Earl W Riley
1881–
Dorcey Thorp Riley
1887–
Elva Riley
1889–1968
Wilber Earl Riley
1891–1916
Hazel Del Riley
1893–1954
Irene B Riley
1908–

Spouse & Children

  • Female1864–1949Female

  • Hamilton Riley

    Male1863–1929Male

MARRIAGE
16 November 1886
DeWitt, Illinois, United States
children

(6)

  • Earl W Riley

    Male1881–Male

  • Dorcey Thorp Riley

    Male1887–Male

  • Elva Riley

    Female1889–1968Female

  • Wilber Earl Riley

    Male1891–1916Male

  • Hazel Del Riley

    Female1893–1954Female

+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

  • John Thorpe

    Male1826–1884Male

  • Elizabeth Butterworth

    Female1829–1885Female

siblings

(9)

  • Eliza H Thorp

    Female1851–1924Female

  • William Henry Thorpe

    Male1856–1937Male

  • Martha J. Thorp

    Female1859–Female

  • Female1859–1943Female

  • Hattie Thorp

    Female1860–1863Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1865

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1871

Age 7

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 26

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • Etta Thorp in household of John Thorp, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Etta Riley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Etta Thorpe in household of John Thorpe, "United States Census, 1880"

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