Ella Elizabeth Francis Thorp

1862–1955 (Age 93)
Fort Griffin, Shackelford, Texas, United States

The Life of Ella Elizabeth Francis

When Ella Elizabeth Francis Thorp was born on 8 May 1862, in Fort Griffin, Shackelford, Texas, United States, her father, James Luther Thorp, was 26 and her mother, Elizabeth Frances Frans, was 16. She married William Theodore Andrews on 25 May 1887, in Throckmorton, Throckmorton, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Throckmorton, Throckmorton, Texas, United States in 1900 and Stamford, Jones, Texas, United States in 1920. She died on 16 June 1955, in San Angelo, Tom Green, Texas, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Stamford, Jones, Texas, United States.

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Ella Elizabeth Francis Thorp
William Theodore Andrews
Marriage: 25 May 1887
Ella Andrews
Frances Lee Andrews
William Theodore Andrews
Joseph Reddin Andrews
Henry Green Andrews

Spouse & Children

25 May 1887
Throckmorton, Throckmorton, Texas, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • James Luther Thorp


  • Elizabeth Frances Frans




+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865 · Juneteenth (Slaves Were Freed)

Age 3

"On June 19, 1865, Gordon Granger (Union Major) read General Orders, No. 3 to the people of Galveston. The statement was written as follows: ""The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with a proclamation from the Executive of the United States, all slaves are free. This involves an absolute equality of personal rights and rights of property between former masters and slaves, and the connection heretofore existing between them becomes that between employer and hired labor. The freedmen are advised to remain quietly at their present homes and work for wages. They are informed that they will not be allowed to collect at military posts and that they will not be supported in idleness either there or elsewhere."""
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 28

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • Ella F Andrews in household of William T Andrews, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ella Thorp in household of James Thorp, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ella F Andrews in household of Will T Andrews, "United States Census, 1910"

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