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Francis Charles Thorpe

Francis Charles Thorpe[1, 2]

Male 1907 - 1971

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  • Born  28 Feb 1907  Scranton, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender  Male 
    Died  9 Jun 1971  [1, 5
    Buried  Upper Darby, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    Person ID  I51  Rudolph
    Last Modified  13 Oct 2013 

    Father  Joseph Thorpe 
    Mother  Frances Evans 
    Family ID  F364  Group Sheet

    Family  Elizabeth Julia Rudolph,   b. 9 Sep 1906, Philadelphia, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1984  [7, 8
    Married  15 Mar 1930  [7, 8
    Children 
    >1. Francis Charles Thorpe, Jr,   b. 18 Oct 1934, Philadelphia, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 2014, Philadelphia, PA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. Elizabeth Jane Thorpe
    Family ID  F20  Group Sheet

  • Photos

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    Francis Charles Thorpe on August 22, 1930
    Francis Charles Thorpe on August 22, 1930
    Back of photo:
    Francis C. Thorpe
    August 22, 1930
    From the photo collection of John Frederick Brenner from Robert Hunsperger 07 Nov 1997
    Robert Ernest Rudolph and Francis Charles Thorpe
    Robert Ernest Rudolph and Francis Charles Thorpe
    Back of photo: 07/20/34
    From the photo collection of John Frederick Brenner from Robert Hunsperger
    Bobby Rudolph in 1934
    Bobby Rudolph in 1934
    Back of photo: In the handwriting of Robert Erskine Rudolph (b. 1912): 7/22/34 John Rudolph, Frank Thorpe, Evelyn Rudolph, + Bobby Rudolph
    From the photo collection of John Mason Rudolph Jr.
    Francis Charles Thorpe and Elizabeth Julia Rudolph at roughly the time of their marriage in 1930
    Francis Charles Thorpe and Elizabeth Julia Rudolph at roughly the time of their marriage in 1930
    Back of Photo: Frank and Elizabeth Thorpe
    From the photo collection of John Frederick Brenner from Robert Hunsperger
    A Rudolph Family Day at the Beach in Stone Harbor, New Jersey, during the Summer of 1952
    Back of photo: Developed Week of September 8, 1952
    Roll the mouse over faces to see individual's names if known, then click on them to see any other photos of them. (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    A Rudolph Family Thanksgiving or Christmas Dinner in 1954
    Taken at the home of Robert Erskine Rudolph (b. 1912) and Evelyn Louise Baumgartner at 14 Shipley Avenue, Harmon, MD.
    Note the family clock and white dishes, which are also in the 1903 picture of the 21st birthday celebration for Ernest John Rudolph.
    Back of photo: 1954.
    Hover the mouse over people's faces to see their name if known, then click to go to their page for more pictures.
    From the photo collection of Robert C. Rudolph (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    A Rudolph Family Christmas Dinner in 1959
    Taken at the home of Robert Erskine Rudolph (b. 1912) and Evelyn Louise Baumgartner at 14 Shipley Avenue, Harmon, MD.
    Back of photo: 1959.
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    From the photo collection of Robert C. Rudolph (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    A Rudolph Family Christmas Dinner in 1959
    Taken at the home of Robert Erskine Rudolph (b. 1912) and Evelyn Louise Baumgartner at 14 Shipley Avenue, Harmon, MD.
    Back of photo: 1959.
    Hover the mouse over people's faces to see their name if known, then click to go to their page for more pictures.
    From the photo collection of Robert C. Rudolph (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    A Rudolph Family Christmas Dinner in 1959
    Taken at the home of Robert Ernest Rudolph and Mildred Lorene Lloyd at 1601 Ruskin Rd, Glen Burnie, MD.
    Back of photo: Dec 1959.
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    From the photo collection of Robert C. Rudolph (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    A Rudolph Family Thanksgiving Dinner in 1961
    Taken at the home of Robert Erskine Rudolph (b. 1912) and Evelyn Louise Baumgartner at 14 Shipley Avenue, Harmon, MD.
    Back of photo: Thanksgiving Day 1961.
    Hover the mouse over people's faces to see their name if known, then click to go to their page for more pictures.
    From the photo collection of Robert C. Rudolph (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    A Rudolph Family Thanksgiving Dinner in 1961
    Taken at the home of Robert Erskine Rudolph (b. 1912) and Evelyn Louise Baumgartner at 14 Shipley Avenue, Harmon, MD.
    Back of photo: Thanksgiving Day 1961.
    Hover the mouse over people's faces to see their name if known, then click to go to their page for more pictures.
    From the photo collection of Robert C. Rudolph (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Back of Photo: L to R, Frank Thorpe, Joy Brenner, Fred Brenner, Jane Brenner, Mrs. Duke (adoptive mother of Emma Jane Rudolph Brenner), Brenner Collies
    From the photo collection of John Frederick Brenner. Roll the mouse over each person's face to see their name, then click on them to see their other photos.
    From the photo collection of John Frederick Brenner from Robert Hunsperger (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Betty, Charles and Frank Thorpe on 7 Jun 1964
    Betty, Charles and Frank Thorpe on 7 Jun 1964
    Taken at the wedding of Robert Ernest Rudolph and Rosemarie Puglisi where Charles Thorpe was the best man for his first cousin.
    Francis Charles Thorpe on 7 Jun 1964
    Francis Charles Thorpe on 7 Jun 1964
    Taken at the wedding of Robert Ernest Rudolph and Rosemarie Puglisi
    The Wedding Reception of Robert Ernest Rudolph and Rosemarie Puglisi on June 7, 1964
    The Wedding Reception of Robert Ernest Rudolph and Rosemarie Puglisi on June 7, 1964
    Held at the home of Robert Erskine Rudolph and Evelyn Louise Baumgartner at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery, 2809 Grindon Ave, Baltimore, MD
    Roll the mouse over each person's face to see their name, then click on them to see their other photos.
    The Thorpe Family in approximately Apr 1970
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    From the photo collection of John Frederick Brenner from Robert Hunsperger (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    The Thorpe Family in approximately Apr 1970
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    From the photo collection of John Frederick Brenner from Robert Hunsperger (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Debralyn J. Thorpe with her paternal grandparents in approximately Apr 1970
    L to R: Elizabeth Julia Rudolph, Debralyn J. Thorpe and Francis Charles Thorpe.
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    Photos of John Frederick Brenner from Robert Hunsperger (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)

    Documents

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    Rudolph Family Bible #2 - Dates between 1827 and 1934 - Marriages Page
    Rudolph Family Bible #2 - Dates between 1827 and 1934 - Marriages Page
    His marriage date to Elizabeth Julia Rudolph is shown.
    Rudolph Family Bible #3 - Dates between 1824 and 1934 - Marriages Page
    Rudolph Family Bible #3 - Dates between 1824 and 1934 - Marriages Page
    His marriage date to Elizabeth Julia Rudolph is shown.
    Friends' South-Western Burial Ground - Notebook for section I - Lot I253
    Friends' South-Western Burial Ground - Notebook for section I - Lot I253
    His death date and burial location are shown.

    Headstones
    Headstone of Francis C. Thorpe Sr. in lot I253 at the Friends' South-Western Burial Ground, 236 Powell Lane, Upper Darby, PA.
    Headstone of Francis C. Thorpe Sr. in lot I253 at the Friends' South-Western Burial Ground, 236 Powell Lane, Upper Darby, PA.
    His name, birth year and death year are readable.

    Histories Email discussion about the descendants of Joseph Thorpe and Frances Evans - Discussion by Elizabeth D'Attilio, Elizabeth Thorpe Hunsperger, Margie Thorpe Levers
    A rich multi-month email discussion about the descendants of Joseph Thorpe and Frances Evans. A wealth of history and color. Beginning July 4, 2013 (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Thorpe, Francis Charles, Jr. - Family History Letter dated 9 Jan 1999
    Includes his name and birth date. (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)

  • Notes 
    • Immigration: The family of Joseph Thorpe and Frances Evans immigrated form England, possibly being from the old medieval town of Wassel near Birmingham. They sailed from Birmingham, England, arriving at Ellis Island on approximately Dec 28, 1906. Francis was born two months after his parents and older siblings arrived in America.

  • Sources 
    1. [S170] Thorpe, Francis C., Sr. - Headstone lot I253 at Friends' South-Western Burial Ground, 236 Powell Lane, Upper Darby, PA..
      The name, birth year and death year of Francis C. Thorpe Sr. are readable.
      (An image of this source can be viewed from the Headstones section above)

    2. [S211] Thorpe, Francis Charles, Jr. - Family History Letter dated 9 Jan 1999.
      Includes the name and birth date of Francis Charles Thorpe.
      (A PDF of this source can be viewed by clicking this Source number or from the Histories section above)

    3. [S19] Thorpe, Elizabeth Jane - Updates to printed family tree, 8 Nov 2005.
      Place of birth supplied

    4. [S15] Thorpe, Elizabeth Jane - Email, 10 Nov 2005.
      Supplied birth date of her father. Also mentioned that he was born "not long after the family got off of the boat from England".

    5. [S163] Friends' South-Western Burial Ground - Notebook for section I - Lot I253.
      The death date and burial location of Francis C. Thorpe are shown.
      (The original image for this source can be clicked on and viewed from the Documents section above.)

    6. [S163] Friends' South-Western Burial Ground - Notebook for section I - Lot I253.
      The name, birth year and death year of Francis C. Thorpe Sr. are readable.
      (An image of this source can be viewed from the Headstones section above)

    7. [S9] Rudolph Family Bible #3 - Dates between 1824 and 1934 - Marriages Page.
      The marriage date of Elizabeth Julia Rudolph and Francis Thorpe is shown.
      (The original image for this source can be clicked on and viewed from the Documents section above.)

    8. [S5] Rudolph Family Bible #2 - Dates between 1827 and 1934 - Marriages Page.
      The marriage date of Elizabeth Julia Rudolph and Francis Thorpe is shown.
      (The original image for this source can be clicked on and viewed from the Documents section above.)


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