Ervin Jack Thorp Sr

1919–1962 (Age 43)
Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan, United States

The Life of Ervin Jack

When Ervin Jack Thorp Sr was born on 6 February 1919, his father, Ralph J. Thorp, was 25 and his mother, Florence M Smith or Miles, was 20. He married Jean Spears on 3 December 1938. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Marlette, Sanilac, Michigan, United States in 1920. He died on 14 July 1962, in Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ervin Jack Thorp Sr
Jean Spears
Marriage: 3 December 1938
Trudy Jean Thorp
James Wesley Thorp

Spouse & Children

3 December 1938


  • Trudy Jean Thorp


  • Male1943–1943Male

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1894–Male

  • Florence M Smith or Miles




  • Reita Thorp


  • Illene D Thorp


  • Male1919–1962Male

  • John C Thorp


  • Thorp


World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Age 1

Women are given the right to vote under the Nineteenth Amendment.

Age 12

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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)

  • Jack E Thorp in household of Ralph J Thorp, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ervin Jack Thorp, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Jack Thorp in entry for James Wesley Thorp, "Michigan Death Certificates, 1921-1952"

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