Ella May Thorp

1896–1981 (Age 85)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Ella May

When Ella May Thorp was born in 1896, in Missouri, United States, her father, Jefferson K. Thorp, was 44 and her mother, Anna E Allega, was 34. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Walter Ray Johnson. She lived in Rosedale, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States in 1910 and Shawnee Township, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States in 1920. She died in 1981, at the age of 85.

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Ella May Thorp
Walter Ray Johnson
Anna Johnson
Walter Ray Johnson

Spouse & Children



Parents & Siblings

  • Jefferson K. Thorp


  • Anna E Allega




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 0

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 8

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 31

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.

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 M Thorp in household of Jeff K Thorp, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ella M Thorpe in household of Jeff K Thorpe, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ella Johnson in household of Ray Johnson, "United States Census, 1920"

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