Edna Ward Coe

20 November 1871–14 March 1937 (Age 65)
Rockport Township, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States

The Life of Edna Ward

When Edna Ward Coe was born on 20 November 1871, in Rockport Township, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, her father, Oscar Francis Coe, was 26 and her mother, Samantha Augusta Palmer, was 20. She married Louis Ivan Thorp on 7 February 1895, in Lorain, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 14 March 1937, in Westlake, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Westlake, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States.

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Louis Ivan Thorp
Edna Ward Coe
Marriage: 7 February 1895
Glen Cameron Thorp
Earl David Thorp
Russell Ivan Thorp
Marion Ward Thorp

Spouse and Children

7 February 1895
Lorain, Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 1

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 19

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

English (Essex and Suffolk): nickname from the jackdaw, Middle English co, Old English ( see Kay ). The jackdaw is noted for its sleek black color, raucous voice, and thievish nature, and any of these attributes could readily have given rise to the nickname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edna Coe in household of Samantha Coe, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Edna Thorpe in household of Louis Thorpe, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Edna Thorp in household of Louis Thorp, "United States Census, 1910"

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