Stella Thorp

1878–1951 (Age 73)
Texas, United States

The Life of Stella

When Stella Thorp was born in 1878, in Texas, United States, her father, Albert Jasper "Bud" Thorp, was 22 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Longley, was 19. She died on 25 June 1951, in her hometown, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Albert Jasper "Bud" Thorp
1856–1890
Mary Elizabeth Longley
1859–1937
Stella Thorp
1878–1951
Ira Oliver Thorp
1880–1930
Thomas Dillie Thorp
1881–1945
Oscar Verbal Thorp
1883–1951
Edward L Thorp
1885–1972
Luther Roy Thorp
1886–1925
Ada E Thorp
1889–1994

Parents & Siblings

  • Albert Jasper "Bud" Thorp

    Male1856–1890Male

  • Mary Elizabeth Longley

    Female1859–1937Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 3

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

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.

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