209. Sarah Ettie Glenn
was born on 19 Dec 1883 in Bull Creek, Travis County, Texas.
(507) She died on 5 Jan 1950 in Martin County, Texas. She was buried
in Martin Cemetery, Martin County, Texas.
She was married to John William Thorp
Sr. (son of Milton A. Thorp and Tennessee
Jolly) on 3 Jan 1904 in Jollyville, Williamson County, Texas.
(508) John William Thorp Sr. was born on
29 Aug 1873 in Jollyville, Williamson County, Texas. He appeared on the census
on 29 Apr 1910 in Cole & Strayhorn Street, Big Spring City, 2nd Ward, Howard
County, Texas.(509) He appeared on the
census on 3 Feb 1920 in Garden City Road, JP #1, Howard County, Texas.
(510) He appeared on the census on 10 Apr 1930 in Precinct #1, Howard
County, Texas.(511) He died on 20 Jun
1947 in Big Spring, Howard County, Texas. He was buried in City Cemetery, Big
Farmed outside of Big Spring, moving there in 1907 or 1908 from Pond Springs.
From the Big Spring Newspaper, June 22, 1947:
Thorp Funeral Set For Today
Funeral for John William Thorp, 73, long time resident of Howard county, will
be held at 5 p.m. today at the Nalley chapel with Dr. C. A. Long, First Methodist
pastor, officiating. Burial will be in the city cemetery.
Mr. Thorp, who had lived here for 40 years, had been critically ill for two weeks
preceding his death at a local hospital at 8 p.m. Friday.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Sarah Thorp, Big Spring; three daughters, Mrs,
H. H. Dennis, Odessa, Mrs. T. N. Hopkins Havana, Ark., Mrs. N. H. Sneed, Lenorah;
four sons, H. H Thorp and J. W. Thorp, Jr., Big Spring, F. Thorp, and Ralph Thorp,
Artesia, N. M.; five sisters, Mrs. George H. Mays, Mrs. Mary Barnes, Mrs. Brad
Payton, Mrs. Walter Neal, Austin, Mrs. Darrell Withraw, Mexia; and one brother,
Melvin Thorp, Austin.
Pallbearers will be Ross Hill, Jack McKinnon, C. M. Harwell, Harry Hurt, John
V. Stewart, Rufus Rogers, Raymond Dunagan, J. C. Robinson. Friends are considered
Sarah Ettie Glenn and John William Thorp Sr. had the following children:
Ura Leola Thorp was born on 5 Mar 1906 in Austin, Travis County, Texas.
She died on 7 Dec 1943 in Big Spring, Howard County, Texas.
Homer Horace Thorp.
Kittie Thelma Thorp.
Forrest Floyd Thorp.
Lottie Belle Thorp.
Dorothy Rose Thorp.
John William Thorp Jr..