Bessie Thorp

1880–1883 (Age 2)
New York City, New York, United States

The Life of Bessie

When Bessie Thorp was born on 9 October 1880, in New York City, New York, United States, her father, Adelbert Beecher Throop, was 24 and her mother, Mary Rachel Alexander, was 24. She died on 16 April 1883, at the age of 2.

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Adelbert Beecher Throop
Mary Rachel Alexander
Theodore Ferguson Throop
Bessie Thorp
Francis A. Throop

Parents & Siblings



  • Theodore Ferguson Throop


  • Female1880–1883Female

  • Francis A. Throop


World Events (2)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

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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