Floyd Thorpe

1886–1949 (Age 62)
Breathitt, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Floyd

When Floyd Thorpe was born on 14 December 1886, in Breathitt, Kentucky, United States, his father, Henry Roberts, was 41 and his mother, Nancy Jane Tharp, was 36. He married Eliza Combs on 31 March 1904, in Breathitt, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Magisterial District 3, Breathitt, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 5 May 1949, at the age of 62, and was buried in Haddix Cemetery, Breathitt, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Floyd Thorpe
1886–1949
Eliza Combs
1883–1955
Marriage: 31 March 1904
Oscar Thorpe
1905–1981
Irvin Thorpe
1907–1990
Lillie Mae Thorpe
1910–1994
Maudie Thorpe
1913–1988
Ishmael Worth Thorpe Sr
1916–1987
Dorothy Noble
1921–1959
Gladys Thorpe
1923–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
31 March 1904
Breathitt, Kentucky, United States
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1845–1900Male

  • Nancy Jane Tharp

    Female1850–1928Female

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

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.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 6

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 17

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

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, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Floyd Tharp, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Floyd Thorp, "United States Census, 1930"

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