Floyd Lawrence Thorpe Sr

1898–1995 (Age 97)
Clyde, Galen, Wayne, New York, United States

The Life of Floyd Lawrence

When Floyd Lawrence Thorpe Sr was born on 26 March 1898, in Clyde, Galen, Wayne, New York, United States, his father, George Thorpe, was 36 and his mother, Mary Bremes, was 28. He married Ruth Esther Barrows on 6 April 1925, in Monroe, New York, United States. He lived in Galen, Wayne, New York, United States for about 10 years and Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States in 1930. He died on 1 December 1995, in Palm Beach, Florida, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Lock Berlin Cemetery, Lock Berlin, Galen, Wayne, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Floyd Lawrence Thorpe Sr
Ruth Esther Barrows
Marriage: 6 April 1925

Spouse & Children

6 April 1925
Monroe, New York, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • George Thorpe


  • Mary Bremes




  • William Robert Thorpe


  • Sidney C Thorpe


  • Male1898–1995Male

  • Viola Elizabeth Thorpe


World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I

Age 16

Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.

Age 29

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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 L Thorpe, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Floyd L Thorp in household of George Thorp, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Hoyd Thorpe in household of George Thorpe, "United States Census, 1910"

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