Margaret Jane Thorp

9 September 1819–7 August 1895 (Age 75)
North Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Margaret Jane

When Margaret Jane Thorp was born on 9 September 1819, in North Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, her father, Lyman Thorp, was 26 and her mother, Lucretia Ball, was 18. She lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 7 August 1895, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lyman Thorp
Lucretia Ball
Margaret Jane Thorp
Charles H. Thorp
Marcus Ball Thorp
Lucretia Ball Thorp

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1820 · Making States Equal
Age 1
The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1829 · Farmington Canal Opened
Age 10
Farmington Canal spans 2,476 acres, starting from New Haven, Connecticut, and on to Northampton, Massachusetts. The groundbreaking for the canal was in 1825 and opened in 1829.
Age 27
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Yorkshire and Lancashire): variant of Thorpe .Scandinavian: variant of Torp .

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

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Sources (9)

  • Margaret Thorpe in household of Lucretia Thorpe, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Margaret Thorp in household of Lucretia Thorp, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Margaret J Thorp, "BillionGraves Index"

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