Florence Taylor Thorpe

1882–1969 (Age 87)
Darley Dale, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Florence Taylor

When Florence Taylor Thorpe was born on 19 February 1882, in Darley Dale, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Levi Thorpe, was 20 and her mother, Mary Ruth Taylor, was 21. She married Elliott Nelson Jordan on 11 June 1901, in Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Springville Election Precinct, Utah, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 30 June 1969, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Florence Taylor Thorpe
Elliott Nelson Jordan
Marriage: 11 June 1901
Ruth Eileen Jordan
Stewart Elliot Jordan
Harold Nelson Jordan
Lois Jordan

Spouse & Children

11 June 1901
Utah, Utah, United States


Parents & Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1904 · Hobble Creek Hydroelectric Power Plant

Age 22

The Hobble Creek Hydroelectric Power Plant was completed in 1904. Many poles and wires were installed to bring power into the town and its homes. The plant is still in operation today.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 24

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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)

  • Florence Reynolds in household of Charles Reynolds, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Florence Reynold in household of Charles A Reynold, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Florence T Jordan in household of Joseph H Vine, "United States Census, 1910"

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