Floyd William Thorpe

1901–1968 (Age 66)
Rock Creek Village, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States

The Life of Floyd William

When Floyd William Thorpe was born on 16 October 1901, his father, Arthur Elmer Thorpe, was 20 and his mother, Bessie Ruth Brown, was 18. He married Julia May Collier Thorpe on 9 November 1921, in Ashtabula, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Ashtabula, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States in 1968. He died on 15 August 1968, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Floyd William Thorpe
Julia May Collier Thorpe
Marriage: 9 November 1921
Arthur E. Thorpe
Margaret R. Thorpe

Spouse & Children

9 November 1921
Ashtabula, Ohio, United States


Parents & Siblings



  • Male1901–1968Male

  • Ethel Thorpe


  • Norma H Thorpe


  • Howard Thorpe


  • Delbert Thorpe


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 2

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 18

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.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

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)

  • Floyd W Thorpe, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Floyd Thorpe in household of Arthur Thorpe, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Floid W Thorpe, "United States Census, 1940"

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