Etta Thorp

1862–
Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States

The Life of Etta

Etta Thorp was born in 1862, in Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States as the daughter of Jason Thorp and Almeda Mapes.

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Jason Thorp
1836–
Almeda Mapes
Etta Thorp
1862–

Parents & Siblings

  • Jason Thorp

    Male1836–Male

  • Almeda Mapes

    FemaleFemale

siblings

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World Events (3)

1863

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 1

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1953 · Ohio state oficially admitted into the Union

Age 91

President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed a law recognizing that Ohio was admitted into the Union, since it had previously slipped through the cracks. The official date of admittance was agreed upon as March 1, 1803, ratified as of May 19, 1953.

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.

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