Ellie Adaline Thorp

1898–1961 (Age 62)
Tow, Llano, Texas, United States

The Life of Ellie Adaline

When Ellie Adaline Thorp was born on 14 October 1898, in Tow, Llano, Texas, United States, her father, George Jones Thorp, was 58 and her mother, Margaret Matilda Tow, was 37. She married Damon Schmidt on 1 February 1931. She lived in Justice Precinct 2, Blanco, Texas, United States for about 20 years. She died on 20 September 1961, in Tow, Llano, Texas, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Tow, Llano, Texas, United States.

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Ellie Adaline Thorp
Damon Schmidt
Marriage: 1 February 1931

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1 February 1931

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 3

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 18

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Ellie A Tharp in household of George J Tharp, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ellie A Thorp in household of Leonard Thorp, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Annie A Thorpe in household of George J Thorpe, "United States Census, 1900"

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