Eugene Bowen Thorp

1869–1944 (Age 74)
Clarno, Green, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Eugene Bowen

When Eugene Bowen Thorp was born on 31 March 1869, in Clarno, Green, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Henry Thorp, was 30 and his mother, Remember Bowen, was 22. He married Edith Katherine Ball in 1886. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Monroe, Green, Wisconsin, United States for about 20 years. He died on 17 January 1944, in Clovis, Curry, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Monroe, Green, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Eugene Bowen Thorp
Edith Katherine Ball
Marriage: 1886
Harold Ball Thorp
John Henry Thorp
Mabel Rodewald

Spouse & Children

  • Male1869–1944Male

  • Edith Katherine Ball




  • Harold Ball Thorp


  • John Henry Thorp


  • Mabel Rodewald


Parents & Siblings

  • Henry Thorp


  • Female1847–1921Female



World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · P.T. Barnum's Circus Established in Wisconsin

Age 1

P.T. Barnum's Grand Traveling Museum, Menagerie, Caravan & Hippodrome was established in Delavan, Wisconsin in 1870.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 21

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • Eugene Thorp in household of Henry Thorp, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Eugene B Thorp, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Eugene Thorp, "United States Census, 1910"

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