Elvira Virginia Thorp

1840–1867 (Age 27)
Lafayette, Missouri, United States

The Life of Elvira Virginia

When Elvira Virginia Thorp was born on 19 August 1840, in Lafayette, Missouri, United States, her father, Francis Thomas Thorp, was 33 and her mother, Zerinda G. Price, was 25. She married Maurice G. Jacobs on 11 October 1866, in Lafayette, Missouri, United States. She lived in Clay Township, Lafayette, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. She died on 21 October 1867, in Lafayette, Missouri, United States, at the age of 27, and was buried in Lexington, Lafayette, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elvira Virginia Thorp
Maurice G. Jacobs
Marriage: 11 October 1866

Spouse & Children

11 October 1866
Lafayette, Missouri, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Francis Thomas Thorp


  • Female1814–1854Female



+9 More Children

World Events (4)


Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 20

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Age 23

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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)

  • Elvira Thorp in household of Frank T Thorp, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elvira V Thorp in household of Frances T Thorp, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elvira Virginia Thorp in entry for Maurice G. Jacobs, "Missouri Marriages, 1750-1920"

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