Florence Irene Thorpe

1894–1945 (Age 52)
East Bloomfield, Ontario, New York, United States

The Life of Florence Irene

When Florence Irene Thorpe was born in 1894, in East Bloomfield, Ontario, New York, United States, her father, Edmund H. Thorpe, was 26 and her mother, Caroline E. Page, was 22. She married Samuel George Dukelow on 20 July 1912, in Ontario, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She died on 29 December 1945, in Town of Canandaigua, Ontario, New York, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Town of Canandaigua, Ontario, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Florence Irene Thorpe
Samuel George Dukelow
Marriage: 20 July 1912
Caroline Iolene Dukelow
Pauline E Dukelow
Jean E Dukelow

Spouse & Children

20 July 1912
Ontario, New York, United States


  • Female1914–2002Female

  • Pauline E Dukelow


  • Jean E Dukelow


Parents & Siblings

  • Edmund H. Thorpe


  • Female1872–1955Female



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

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.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 14

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

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 (3)

  • Florence S Dukelow in household of Samuel G Dukelow, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Thrence S Dukelow in household of Samuel G Dukelow, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Florence I Dukelow in household of Geo S Dukelow, "United States Census, 1920"

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