Blanche Evelyn Thorp

1915–1968 (Age 53)
Ontario, San Bernardino, California, United States

The Life of Blanche Evelyn

When Blanche Evelyn Thorp was born on 19 May 1915, in Ontario, San Bernardino, California, United States, her father, Thomas Albert Thorp, was 22 and her mother, Grace Eva Vick, was 20. She married William T Silvers on 30 August 1947, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. She died on 19 August 1968, in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 53.

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Blanche Evelyn Thorp
William T Silvers
Marriage: 30 August 1947

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30 August 1947
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Age 2

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Age 16

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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)

  • Blanche E Throop in household of Thomas A Throop, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Blanche E Throop, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Blanche Evelyn Throop - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Blanche Evelyn Throop

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