Floyd W. Thorpe

1900–1973 (Age 72)
Minnesota, United States

The Life of Floyd W.

When Floyd W. Thorpe was born on 12 July 1900, in Minnesota, United States, his father, Odellman D. Thorpe, was 36 and his mother, Eliza Sibley, was 32. He married Lydia Estabrooks on 27 May 1921, in Staples, Todd, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Ward Township, Todd, Minnesota, United States in 1910. He died on 15 May 1973, in Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai, Idaho, United States, at the age of 72.

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Floyd W. Thorpe
Lydia Estabrooks
Marriage: 27 May 1921
June Thorp
Delorise Thorpe

Spouse & Children

27 May 1921
Staples, Todd, Minnesota, United States


  • June Thorp


  • Female1924–1984Female

Parents & Siblings



  • Lucy May Thorpe


  • Female1894–1970Female

  • Bell Thorp


  • Female1897–1960Female

  • Isabel Thorp


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Age 6

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.

Age 20

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

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)

  • Floid Thorp in household of Dell D Thorp, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Floyd W. Thorp, Find a Grave.

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