Floyd Thorpe

1899–
Iowa, United States

The Life of Floyd

Floyd Thorpe was born in 1899, in Iowa, United States. He had at least 1 daughter with Cora Bulthaupt.

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Floyd Thorpe
1899–
Cora Bulthaupt
1898–
Nettie Edna Thorpe
1917–2007

Spouse & Children

children

(1)

  • Nettie Edna Thorpe

    Female1917–2007Female

World Events (3)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 1

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 14

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places in England named with Old Norse þorp ‘hamlet’, ‘village’ or the Old English cognate þrop.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (2)

  • Floyd Thorpe in entry for Nettie E Johnson, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Floyd Thorpe in entry for Harold H Cannon and Nettie Edna Thorpe, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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