Mary Tharp

about 1829–
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Tharp was born about 1829, in Kentucky, United States, her father, James Tharp, was 31 and her mother, Mary Mullins, was 36.

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Family Time Line

James Tharp
1798–1877
Mary Mullins
1793–
Minerva Tharp
1817–
Perry Thorp
1819–
James Tharp
1821–
Sanders Tharp
1825–1862
Sanders Tharp
1825–1862
Mary Tharp
1829–
Lucretia Tharp
1832–1883
Frances Delia Thorp
1834–1919

Parents and Siblings

    James Tharp

    Male1798–1877Male

    Mary Mullins

    Female1793–Female

siblings

(8)

    Female1817–Female

    Perry Thorp

    Male1819–Male

    James Tharp

    Male1821–Male

    Sanders Tharp

    Male1825–1862Male

    Male1825–1862Male

+3 More Children

World Events (3)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 1

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 1

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.

Name Meaning

Variants of English Thorpe .

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

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