Bertha Mae Thorp

1932–2015 (Age 82)
Moberly, Randolph, Missouri, United States

The Life of Bertha Mae

When Bertha Mae Thorp was born on 16 February 1932, in Moberly, Randolph, Missouri, United States, her father, John Joshua Thorp, was 28 and her mother, Ella Elizabeth Parrish, was 19. She married Sidney Brengle Heathman on 6 September 1950, in Bentonville, Benton, Arkansas, United States. She lived in Sugar Creek Township, Randolph, Missouri, United States in 1940. She died on 21 January 2015, in Blue Springs, Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Blue Springs Cemetery, Sni-A-Bar Township, Jackson, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Bertha Mae Thorp
1932–2015
Sidney Brengle Heathman
1923–1988
Marriage: 6 September 1950

Spouse & Children

  • Female1932–2015Female

  • Sidney Brengle Heathman

    Male1923–1988Male

MARRIAGE
6 September 1950
Bentonville, Benton, Arkansas, United States

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(12)

  • Dorothy Thorp

    Female1926–Female

  • Female1929–2007Female

  • Female1932–2015Female

  • John Hampton Thorp

    Male1933–1986Male

  • James Franklin Thorp

    Male1935–1965Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 3

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1945 · Missouri's Fourth Constitution Becomes Effective

Age 13

Missouri's current constitution became effective on March 30, 1945.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 23

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

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)

  • Bertha Mae Thorpe in household of John Thorpe, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bertha Mae Thorpe in household of John Thorpe, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bertha Mae Tharp in entry for Sidney Keith Heathman and Susan Carol Craig, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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