Maria Thorp

1795–1855 (Age 59)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Maria

Maria Thorp was born on 15 December 1795, in Pennsylvania, United States. She married Nathaniel Fitz Randolph about 1814, in Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States. She died on 17 April 1855, in Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 59.

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Maria Thorp
1795–1855
Nathaniel Fitz Randolph
1794–1854
Marriage: about 1814

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
about 1814
Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States

World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

Age 8

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1812

Age 17

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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.

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