Esther Thorp

1896–1946 (Age 50)
Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States

The Life of Esther

When Esther Thorp was born on 17 March 1896, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, her father, Cornelius Drake Thorp, was 46 and her mother, Carrie Lois Kibby, was 37. She married Clifford Gale Rawls on 3 February 1913, in Hamilton, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Columbia, Columbia Township, Hamilton, Ohio, United States in 1930. She died on 18 September 1946, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States.

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Esther Thorp
Clifford Gale Rawls
Marriage: 3 February 1913
Cora A Rawls

Spouse & Children

  • Female1896–1946Female

  • Clifford Gale Rawls


3 February 1913
Hamilton, Ohio, United States


  • Cora A Rawls


Parents & Siblings

  • Cornelius Drake Thorp


  • Female1859–1922Female



World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 4

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 14

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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)

  • Esther Thorp in household of Cornelious Thorp, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Esther S Banks in household of Ralph Banks, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Esther Banks in household of Ralph Banks, "United States Census, 1930"

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