Eliza Lee Thorp

1872–1969 (Age 97)
Williamson, Texas, United States

The Life of Eliza Lee

When Eliza Lee Thorp was born on 22 June 1872, in Williamson, Texas, United States, her father, Gideon Cowan Thorp, was 27 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth Bird, was 15. She married Lee Andrew Dickinson on 13 June 1906, in Bexar, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 3, Frio, Texas, United States in 1920 and Justice Precinct 3, Moore, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 13 October 1969, in Albuquerque, Bernalillo, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Moore Cemetery, Moore, Frio, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Eliza Lee Thorp
Lee Andrew Dickinson
Marriage: 13 June 1906
Mary Dickinson
Mary Dickinson
Dorothy Dickinson
Martin C Dickinson
Frank Dickinson

Spouse & Children

13 June 1906
Bexar, Texas, United States


  • Mary Dickinson


  • Mary Dickinson


  • Female1910–2001Female

  • Martin C Dickinson


  • Frank Dickinson


Parents & Siblings

  • Gideon Cowan Thorp


  • Sarah Elizabeth Bird




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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

Age 4

A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 26

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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)

  • Eliza L Dickinson in household of Lee Dickinson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Eliza L Dickinson in household of Lee O Dickinson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • E Thorp in household of G C Thorp, "United States Census, 1880"

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