Ernest Roy Thorp

1883–1958 (Age 75)
Winneconne, Winnebago, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Ernest Roy

When Ernest Roy Thorp was born on 20 May 1883, in Winneconne, Winnebago, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Alexander Thorpe, was 23 and his mother, Jean Clark, was 20. He married Mary Jane Coe on 23 March 1906, in Shiocton, Outagamie, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Bovina, Outagamie, Wisconsin, United States in 1905 and Shiocton, Outagamie, Wisconsin, United States for about 30 years. He died on 18 July 1958, in Appleton, Outagamie, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Shiocton, Outagamie, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ernest Roy Thorp
Mary Jane Coe
Marriage: 23 March 1906
Clarence Thorp
Clemens Alfred Thorp
Katherina J Thorpe
Lucille R. Thorpe
Marian M Thorpe
Melvin I Thorp

Spouse & Children

23 March 1906
Shiocton, Outagamie, Wisconsin, United States


  • Clarence Thorp


  • Male1910–2009Male

  • Katherina J Thorpe


  • Lucille R. Thorpe


  • Marian M Thorpe


+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

  • Alexander Thorpe


  • Jean Clark




World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 3

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 20

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

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)

  • Ernest R Thorp, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ernest Thorp, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ernest R Thorp, "United States Census, 1930"

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