Floyd Thorpe

1900–1961 (Age 61)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Floyd

When Floyd Thorpe was born in 1900, in Missouri, United States, his father, Edward A. Thorpe, was 27 and his mother, Annie Lee Hickerson, was 26. He had at least 1 daughter with Nora Margaret Ressel. He lived in University Township, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1920 and Central Township, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1930. He died in 1961, at the age of 61.

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Floyd Thorpe
Nora Margaret Ressel
Joyce Ilene Thorp

Spouse & Children



Parents & Siblings



  • Elton S. Thorpe


  • Male1900–1961Male

  • Buell Thorp


  • Beula Thorp


World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 0

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 4

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

Age 17

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

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 C Thorp, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Floyd Thorp in household of Edward Thorp, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Floyd Cecil Thorp, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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