Ellyson Lugnot Thorp

1900–1959 (Age 58)
Richmond, Henrico, Virginia, United States

The Life of Ellyson Lugnot

When Ellyson Lugnot Thorp was born on 27 October 1900, in Richmond, Henrico, Virginia, United States, his father, Andrew Morris Thorp, was 29 and his mother, Mamie E. Jennings, was 24. He died on 6 March 1959, in Richmond, Virginia, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia, United States.

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Andrew Morris Thorp
Mamie E. Jennings
Ellyson Lugnot Thorp

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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1901 · Maggie Lena Walker Opens Bank

Age 1

Maggie Lena Walker was the first African American and woman to open a bank. She opened the St. Luke Penny Savings Bank on August 20, 1901. She encouraged the young people to start saving their pennies in her bank and when they hit a hundred pennies they could start a bank account with the bank.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 16

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Ellyson Thorp in household of Andrew M Thorp, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ellison L Thorp in household of Andrew M Thorp, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ellyson L Thorp in household of Andrew M Thorp, "United States Census, 1940"

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