Beulah Belle Thorp

1895–1986 (Age 91)
Indian Township, Payne, Oklahoma Territory, United States

The Life of Beulah Belle

When Beulah Belle Thorp was born on 9 January 1895, in Indian Township, Payne, Oklahoma Territory, United States, her father, John Bigia Thorp, was 22 and her mother, Sarah Amelia Howard, was 15. She married Lester Raymond Thorp on 21 May 1917, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Coos, Oregon, United States in 1930 and Powers, Coos, Oregon, United States in 1935. She died on 3 May 1986, in Coos Bay, Coos, Oregon, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Roseburg Memorial Gardens, Roseburg, Douglas, Oregon, United States.

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Beulah Belle Thorp
Lester Raymond Thorp
Marriage: 21 May 1917
Elsie Carol Thorp
Louise Frances Thorp
John Franklin Thorp

Spouse & Children

21 May 1917
Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.

Age 20

Historical Boundaries - 1915: Coos, Oregon, United States
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 24

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

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)

  • Beulah Thorp, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Beulah B Tharp in household of Lester Tharp, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Beulah Thorp in household of Lester Thorp, "United States Census, 1940"

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