Susie Thorp

1890–1951 (Age 61)
Jonesville, Lee, Virginia, United States

The Life of Susie

When Susie Thorp was born on 24 April 1890, in Jonesville, Lee, Virginia, United States, her father, Henry H Tharpe, was 34 and her mother, Eliza Jane Clementine Gibson, was 22. She married Peter Marvin Orr about 1907, in Lee, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Hurricane Township, Fayette, Illinois, United States in 1910 and Jonesville Magisterial District, Lee, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 18 August 1951, in Jonesville, Lee, Virginia, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Lee Memorial Park, Woodway, Lee, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Susie Thorp
1890–1951
Peter Marvin Orr
1883–1961
Marriage: about 1907
Fred Morrison Orr
1908–1972
Thelma Vaughn Orr
1909–1941
Elsie Adeline Orr
1913–1988
Robert Harold Orr
1917–
Joseph Edgar Orr Sr
1922–1966
Don Orr
1929–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
about 1907
Lee, Virginia, United States
children

(6)

  • Male1908–1972Male

  • Thelma Vaughn Orr

    Female1909–1941Female

  • Elsie Adeline Orr

    Female1913–1988Female

  • Robert Harold Orr

    Male1917–Male

  • Joseph Edgar Orr Sr

    Male1922–1966Male

+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 2

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 17

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

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)

  • Susie Orr in household of Marvin Orr, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Susie Orr in household of Peter M Orr, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Susie Orr in household of Marvin Orr, "United States Census, 1940"

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