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John Thomas Moore Tharp
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Birth: Jan. 8, 1851
Virginia, USA
Death: Mar. 21, 1937
Wetzel County
West Virginia, USA

John Thomas Moore Tharp, husband of Olive R. Dailey Tharp and the son of Hiram Jackson and Chrystianna Somers Groah Tharp.

Obituary of John T. Tharp (Many Errors)

John V. Thrope, 87 pioneer farmer of the Salt Lick section died at an early hour Sunday. Mr. Thorpe was the son of H. H. and Christine Grove Thorpe. He was born in the district, January 8, 1851.

He was twice married, first to Miss Olive Daily of Wetzel County, near Reader. There wer 11 children to that union of whom seven survive: J. A. Thorpe, B. F. Thorpe, Mrs Razena Newman, New Martinsville, W. M. Thorpe, Mrs Alta Whiteman, Pittsburgh; Mrs J. E. Kesler, Slippery Rock, PA; Mrs. Mary King, Deer Island, Ore. There are also 24 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren living.

Mr. Thorpe was married the second time to Miss Nancy Leasure of Jacksonburg, September 26, 1906. The widow and a step son Glenn Thorpe, also survive. Herman Thorpe of Oregon and Mrs. Druzella Morrow of Fairmont are brother and sister of the deceased.

Mr. Thorpe united with the Reader Methodist Episcopal church in 1905. The funeral services were held in the Huey and Jones funeral home in Main Street at 9:30 o'clock Tuesday morning with the Rev. E. E. Suite in charge. Burial was made at Jacksonburg in the Lantz Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  Hiram Jackson Tharp (1824 - 1916)
  Chrystianna Somers Groah Tharp (1823 - 1892)
 
 Spouse:
  Olive R. Dailey Tharp (1862 - 1900)*
 
 Children:
  Rozena Tharp Newman (1881 - 1959)*
  Marshall Wilson Tharp (1886 - 1962)*
  Alta Florence Tharp Whiteman (1889 - 1965)*
  Benjamin Franklin Tharp (1891 - 1958)*
  John Alexander Tharp (1895 - 1974)*
  Edna Elizabeth Whiteman Dailey (1912 - 1995)*
 
 Sibling:
  John Thomas Moore Tharp (1851 - 1937)
  Rebecca P. Tharp Hart (1865 - 1915)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lantz Cemetery
Jacksonburg
Wetzel County
West Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Ken Childers
Record added: Jan 07, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7062832
John Thomas Moore Tharp
Added by: Ken Childers
 
John Thomas Moore Tharp
Added by: Ken Childers
 
 
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