Floyd Thorpe

1867–1952 (Age 85)
Breathitt, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Floyd

When Floyd Thorpe was born on 10 February 1867, in Breathitt, Kentucky, United States, his father, John Samuel Thorpe, was 26 and his mother, Sarah Mildred Ramey, was 24. He married Susan Caroline Hall about 1894, in Lyon, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Eddyville, Lyon, Kentucky, United States for about 30 years and Magisterial District 1 Eddyville, Lyon, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 1 March 1952, in Confederate, Lyon, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Lyon, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Floyd Thorpe
Susan Caroline Hall
Marriage: about 1894
Mamie Mildred Thorp
Lilly Thorp
Carrie Floyd Thorp
John Clyde Thorp
Lee Bryan Thorp
Charlie Thorp
Ivan Thorp
Robert Alexander Sam Thorp
Myrtle Susan Thorp
Orman Thorpe

Spouse & Children

  • Male1867–1952Male

  • Susan Caroline Hall


about 1894
Lyon, Kentucky, United States


  • Female1895–1975Female

  • Carrie Floyd Thorp


  • Male1897–1989Male

  • Lee Bryan Thorp


  • Charlie Thorp


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Parents & Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Age 18

Historical Boundaries - 1885: Lyon, Kentucky, United States
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

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: habitational name from any of the numerous places in England named with Old Norse þorp ‘hamlet’, ‘village’ or the Old English cognate þrop.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Floyd Thorp in household of J S Thorp, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Floyd Thorp, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Floyd Thorpe, "United States Census, 1930"

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