Florence Marie Thorpe

1921–1993 (Age 72)
Big Bay, Marquette, Michigan, United States

The Life of Florence Marie

When Florence Marie Thorpe was born on 17 February 1921, in Big Bay, Marquette, Michigan, United States, her father, Robert Thorpe, was 38 and her mother, Grace May Phillips, was 28. She had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Allan Bertrand "Jack" Holbrook. She lived in Powell Township, Marquette, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. She died on 4 September 1993, in Michigan, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Mayfield, Grand Traverse, Michigan, United States.

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Florence Marie Thorpe
Allan Bertrand "Jack" Holbrook
Stephen D Holbrook
Grace Mary Holbrook
Bethel Joy Holbrook

Spouse & Children

  • Female1921–1993Female

  • Allan Bertrand "Jack" Holbrook




  • Stephen D Holbrook


  • Grace Mary Holbrook


  • Bethel Joy Holbrook


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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 2

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.

Age 20

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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 M Thrope in household of Robert Thrope, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Marie Thorpe in household of Robert Thorpe, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mrs F Marie Holbrook in entry for Gerald R Thorpe, "Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006"

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