Ella Alice Margaret Thorp

1891–1973 (Age 82)
Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Ella Alice Margaret

When Ella Alice Margaret Thorp was born on 26 January 1891, in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, her father, Hans Olaus Thorp, was 31 and her mother, Nansia Evita Mörtberg, was 39. In 1916, at the age of 65, her occupation is listed as university of mn professor of mathematics. She died on 24 July 1973, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Hans Olaus Thorp
Nansia Evita Mörtberg
Ella Alice Margaret Thorp

Parents & Siblings

  • Hans Olaus Thorp


  • Nansia Evita Mörtberg




World Events (8)

1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

Age 2

The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 22

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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)

  • Ella A Thorp in household of Olaus Thorp, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ella Thorp in household of Olaus Thorp, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ella A. M. Thorp, "Find A Grave Index"

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