Martha Thorp

1807–1861 (Age 54)
Washington, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Martha

When Martha Thorp was born in 1807, in Washington, Kentucky, United States, her father, James Thorp, was 52 and her mother, Lucy DePriest, was 34. She married John William Barlow Jr. on 1 December 1828, in Washington, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 7 daughters. She died in 1861, in Tipton, Indiana, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Sidner Cemetery, Tipton, Tipton, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Martha Thorp
1807–1861
John William Barlow Jr.
1807–1859
Marriage: 1 December 1828
Samuel Richard Barlow
1832–1911
Susan Barlow
1845–
Cornelius Barlow
1853–
Elizabeth Ann Barlow
1855–1925
John H. Barlow
1833–
Martha E. Barlow
1835–
Sarah F. Barlow
1838–
Cynthia Barlow
1840–
William Robert Barlow
1844–1870
Susan Barlow
1846–1925
Elizabeth Jane Barlow
1848–1865
George P. Barlow
1850–
Ralph Barlow
1850–
Clifford Cornelius Barlow
1852–1917

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1 December 1828
Washington, Kentucky, United States
children

(14)

  • Samuel Richard Barlow

    Male1832–1911Male

  • John H. Barlow

    Male1833–Male

  • Martha E. Barlow

    Female1835–Female

  • Sarah F. Barlow

    Female1838–Female

  • Cynthia Barlow

    Female1840–Female

+9 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1808

Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

Age 5

During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 18

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

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)

  • Martha Barlow, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Martha Barlow in household of John Barlow, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Martha Thorpe, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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