Susan Elizabeth Thorp

Lynchburg, Bedford, Virginia, United States

The Life of Susan Elizabeth

When Susan Elizabeth Thorp was born in February 1835, in Lynchburg, Bedford, Virginia, United States, her father, Francis Thomas Thorp, was 28 and her mother, Zerinda G. Price, was 20. She married Charles Grimes Monroe on 4 July 1853, in Lafayette, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Lexington, Lafayette, Missouri, United States in 1870 and Trinidad, Las Animas, Colorado, United States for about 30 years. She died in Lafayette, Missouri, United States, and was buried in Lexington, Lafayette, Missouri, United States.

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Susan Elizabeth Thorp
Charles Grimes Monroe
Marriage: 4 July 1853
James Thomas Monroe
Frances Thorp Monroe
William Monroe
Charles B. Monroe
Sallie Augusta Monroe

Spouse & Children

4 July 1853
Lafayette, Missouri, United States


  • James Thomas Monroe


  • Frances Thorp Monroe


  • William Monroe


  • Charles B. Monroe


  • Sallie Augusta Monroe


Parents & Siblings

  • Francis Thomas Thorp


  • Female1814–1854Female



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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1838 · Lord Reveals the Name of His Chruch

Age 3

On April 26, 1838, The Lord reveals that the name of His Church should be The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This revelation was given to the Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr. in Far West, Missouri.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 31

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

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)

  • Susan E Monroe in household of Chas Monroe, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Susan Beagely in household of Gussie Barner, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Becky Beatley in household of Ferdinand Beatley, "United States Census, 1870"

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