William Edward Lathrop

Brief Life History of William Edward

When William Edward Lathrop was born in May 1867, in Daviess, Indiana, United States, his father, William Riley Lathrop, was 27 and his mother, Malinda Rodgers, was 29. He married Emma Hess in September 1889, in Wayne, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Versailles, Ripley, Indiana, United States in 1880 and Milton, Washington Township, Wayne, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1926, at the age of 59.

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William Edward Lathrop
Emma Hess
Marriage: September 1889
Ruth A Lathrop
Walter Riley Lathrop
Clarence Cecile Lathrop
Robert Elmer Lathrop
Mildred Rorena Lathrop

Sources (16)

  • Wm E Lathrop in household of W R Lathrop, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Edward Lathrop, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Wm Edw Lathrop in entry for Marion Hoel and Ruth Lathrop, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant of Laythorpe, a habitational name from Laythorpe, the former name of a settlement in Lincolnshire which is recorded as Ledulftorp in 1086 and Leilthorp in the 12th century. The placename derives from the Old Norse personal name Leithulfr + Old Norse thorp ‘secondary settlement, outlying farmstead’.

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

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