Martha Thorp

1759–1840 (Age 81)
Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Martha

When Martha Thorp was born on 19 May 1759, in Rhode Island, United States, her father, Josiah Throop Col, was 31 and her mother, Martha Lyman, was 23. She married Samuel Freeman about 1779, in New York, United States. She died on 30 April 1840, in Johnstown, Fulton, New York, United States, at the age of 80.

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Martha Thorp
Samuel Freeman
Marriage: about 1779

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  • Female1759–1840Female

  • Samuel Freeman


about 1779
New York, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 17

New York is the 11th state.

Age 17

Rhode Island was first to declare its independence from Britain on May 4, 1776.
1790 · 13th State

Age 31

On May 29, 1790, Rhode Island becomes the last of the original 13 colonies to become a state.

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.

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