Tharp Family Lines
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John S. Tharp
Thomas Madison May
Joseph W. Tharp
Nancy Dodson Whitsett
Margaret Dodson Ingram
John Overly Tharp
Martha Dodson May
George W. Tharp
Lydia Dodson Kelley
Roxy May Young
Mary May Hester
Earle Blaine Thorpe
Arthur Wallace Thorpe
Raymond Clayton Thorpe
John and Nancy May of Crawford County, Pennsylvania
The story of John and Nancy May who married during the Revolutionary War and helped settle the wilds of northwestern Pennsylvania.
John and Hannah Dodson of Douglas County, Oregon
The story of John and Patience "Hannah" Dodson who left their home in Missouri in 1852 to join thousands of others on the Oregon Trail.
Martha Dodson and Thomas May of Columbia County, Washington
The story of Martha Dodson and Thomas May who were early pioneers in both Oregon and Washington Territories.
Newton J. Tharp in the News
Newton was the son of Joseph Tharp, grandson of John S. Tharp, and, for a time, the city architect of San Francisco. He was a director of the San Francisco Art Institute and a member of the American Institute of Architects and the exclusive and bacchanalian Bohemian Club.
What Good There Might Be in Inexpensive Architecture
Article by Newton J. Tharp that appeared in the July 1900 issue of Overland Monthly and Out West Magazine.
Collection of forty-four signatures of family and friends of Genette May who lived in Douglas County, Washington Territory. Entries begin in January of 1886 and end shortly after her marriage to Arthur Clayton Thorpe in 1888.
Definitions of a number of old farm items listed in wills and inventories.
Summary of all records uncovered during the ongoing research of the family of John S. Tharp and Elizabeth Overly of Ross County, Ohio. Special thanks to Susan Tharp Thompson and Ann Davis for generously sharing their research.
1856 Jacob Cryder Made Guardian of Tharp Boys in Ross Co., Ohio
1858 Joseph Tharp Made Guardian of Brothers in Ross Co., Ohio
1862 Robert Oliver Made Guardian of Tharp Boys in Ross Co., Ohio
1865 Land Sale by George W. Tharp in Ross County, Ohio
1869 Land Sale by John O. Tharp in Ross County, Ohio
1884 Land Law Suit by Tharp Children in Marshall Co., Indiana
1887 Herman Richard Letters Regarding Land Sale in Ross Co., Ohio
1902 Land Transfer from Joseph to Amanda Tharp in San Francisco, California
1856 Nancy Dodson and Jackson Whitsett in Douglas Co., Oregon
1859 Margaret Dodson and Frances M. Ingram in Douglas Co., Oregon
1862 Lydia Dodson and Jackson Kelley in Douglas Co., Oregon
1877 Samuel Dodson and Martha Hervey in Douglas Co., Oregon
1888 Genette May and Arthur Thorpe in Columbia Co., Washington
1908 High School Diploma of Mattie Thorpe of Blaine County, Idaho
1901 Byra May Elder of Columbia County, Washington
1902 Joseph William Tharp of San Francisco, California
1910 Newton James Tharp of San Francisco, California
1916 Elliott May of Delaware County, Iowa
1920 Martha Dodson May of Columbia County, Washington
1922 George W. Tharp of Marshall County, Indiana
1927 John O. Tharp of Fulton County, Indiana
1931 Arthur Clayton Thorpe of Adams County, Idaho
1931 Mary Ester Hover Tharp of Marshall County, Indiana
1932 Amanda Carmean Tharp of Lake County, California
1936 Hugh Delos May of Walla Walla, Washington
1938 Lena May Harsch of Waitsburg, Washington
1940 Mary 'Merge' Gatwood Tharp of Rochester, Indiana
1946 Mary May Hester of Columbia County, Washington
1991 Mattie May Thorpe McCarter of Gooding County, Idaho
1848 Will of Frederick Overly of Ross Co., Ohio
1854 Probate Records of John S. Tharp of Marshall Co., Indiana