William H. Thorpe

William H. Thorpe

Birth
Michigan, USA
Death 20 Mar 1909 (aged 46)
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Burial Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Plot Section 7, Lot 31, Grave 7
Memorial ID 149488550 · View Source
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William H. Thorpe was the son of Hamilton Thorpe and his wife Jane (maiden name not yet known). He married Catherine "Kittie" Thorp (yes, same last name only with no "e" at the end) on 9 Mar 1884 in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan. They had their first child William, who died at the age of one month. Two daughters were then born, Mabel in 1886 and Grace in 1889. Another son, William G. was born in 1891 but is believed to have died before 1900. Their third daughter, Blanche was born in 1892. William was only 46 yrs. old at the time of his death.

Obituary for William H. Thorpe, steward on the D. & C. and the C. & B. lines for the last 20 years, died at the Marine Hospital Saturday of Bright's disease, from which he had been suffering for six months. He was 48 years old. Besides his widow he leaves three daughters, Mrs. W. Hayes, Mrs. J. Stanton and Miss Blanche Thorpe. He will be buried today at 2:30 o'clock from the residence of his daughter, Mrs. J. Stanton, 568 Fifteenth St. Interment will be at Elmwood Cemetery. (Detroit Free Press March 23, 1909)


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  • Maintained by: D. Gould Hall
  • Originally Created by: Patricia Ibbotson
  • Added: 19 Jul 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 149488550
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William H. Thorpe (Aug 1862–20 Mar 1909), Find A Grave Memorial no. 149488550, citing Elmwood Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by D. Gould Hall (contributor 46844686) .