Mary Beulah Thorpe

31 March 1907–3 September 1953 (Age 46)
Texas, United States

The Life of Mary Beulah

When Mary Beulah Thorpe was born on 31 March 1907, in Texas, United States, her father, William E. Thorpe, was 36 and her mother, Cora Ann McMillan, was 22. She had at least 1 daughter with Odie Rice Jonas. She died on 3 September 1953, in Orange, California, United States, at the age of 46.

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Odie Rice Jonas
Mary Beulah Thorpe
Betty Nichols

Spouse and Children



    Betty Nichols


Parents and Siblings

    William E. Thorpe


    Cora Ann McMillan




    Claud Vivian Thorpe, Sr.



World Events (3)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 2

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 7

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

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.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Mary Beulah Jonas, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Beulah Thorpe - Published information: birth-name: Mary Beulah Thorpe

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