Eunice Thorp

1787–1857 (Age 70)
Weston, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Eunice

When Eunice Thorp was born on 10 July 1787, in Weston, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, her father, Jabez Thorp, was 38 and her mother, Mary Bradley, was 36. She married Israel Nash on 5 April 1826, in Wilton, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States. She died on 27 July 1857, in Easton, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Aspetuck Cemetery, Easton, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Eunice Thorp
Israel Nash
Marriage: 5 April 1826

Spouse & Children

5 April 1826
Wilton, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Jabez Thorp


  • Mary Bradley




  • Peter Thorp


  • Rachel Thorp


  • Female1787–1857Female

  • John Thorp


World Events (8)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 1

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1788 · Connecticut Becomes the 5th State

Age 1

Connecticut became a state on January 9, 1788. In 1650, before it was a state, the boundary of Connecticut ran north from the westside of Greenwich Bay and the coast of the Pacific Ocean. During the 1600s, Westmoreland County was in Connecticut when the boundaries were changed Westmoreland County went to Pennsylvania.

Age 21

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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)

  • Eunice Thorp, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Eunice Thorp in entry for Israel Nash, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Eunice Nash, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"

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