William Thorp

William Pleasant Thorp (1800 - 1867)

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William Pleasant "Joe" Thorp
Born in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, United Statesmap [uncertain]
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Decatur, Indiana, USAmap
Husband of — married in Austin, Travis County, Texasmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Jollyville, Travis, Texas, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 19 Apr 2012
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Categories: Thorpe Y-STR Haplotype 1 | Thorpe Y-DNA Connections | Thorpe Name Study | Pennsylvania Family Brick Walls.


Contents

Biography

William was born December 17, 1800. William Thorp ... He passed away on January 31, 1867.

Burial

Merrilltown Cemetery.

Research Notes

yDNA

The yDNA-111 results of William's descendant Murph show a total yDNA-25 match with Benjamin H. Tharp (1773) of Virginia, born in NJ. They also show a strong match with Thomas Thorpe (1631) of Woodbridge, New Jersey with yDNA-25 differing only on 459b (a quick mutating marker), having a value of 10 instead of Thomas' 9. There is also a strong match with Zebulon Tharp (early 1700's) of Virginia with yDNA-25 differing only on 389-1 and 389-2, having a value of 13-29 instead of Zebulon's 14-30.[1] In the following table, fast changing STR markers listed by Family Tree DNA are colored red and ones not listed by Family Tree but generally so listed elsewhere are colored blue .

yDNA-12[2] 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
markers 393 390 19 391 385a 385b 426 388 439 389-1 392 389-2
Thomas Thorpe (1631) 13 23 14 12 11 14 12 12 12 13 13 29
Zebulon Tharp (early 1700's) 13 23 14 12 11 14 12 12 12 14 13 30
Benjamin Tharp (1770) 13 23 14 12 11 14 12 12 12 13 13 29
William's descendant Murph 13 23 14 12 11 14 12 12 12 13 13 29
William's descendant Chuck 13 23 14 12 11 14 12 12 12 13 13 29

yDNA13-25[3] 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
markers 458 459a 459b 455 454 447 437 448 449 464a 464b 464c 464d
Thomas Thorpe (1631) 17 9 9 11 11 24 14 19 28 15 16 17 18
Zebulon Tharp (early 1700's) 17 9 10 11 11 24 14 19 28 15 16 17 18
Benjamin Tharp (1770) 17 9 10 11 11 24 14 19 28 15 16 17 18
William's descendant Murph 17 9 10 11 11 24 14 19 28 15 16 17 18
William's descendant Chuck 17 9 10 11 11 24 14 19 28 15 16 17 18

yDNA26-37[4] 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37
markers 460 GATA-H4 CAIIa CAIIb 456 607 576 570 CDYa CDYb 442 438
Zebulon Tharp (early 1700's) 11 10 19 23 17 15 16 17 37 39 13 12
Zebulon's descendant 11 10 19 23 17 15 16 17 37 38 13 12
Benjamin Tharp (1770) 11 10 19 23 17 15 16 17 37 39 13 12
William's descendant Murph 11 10 19 23 16 15 17 17 37 38 13 12
William's descendant Chuck 11 10 19 23 17 15 17 17 37 38 13 12

yDNA38-47[5] 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47
markers 531 578 395S1a 395S1b 590 537 641 472 406S1 511
Zebulon's descendant 11 9 15 16 8 10 10 8 10 11
Benjamin Tharp (1770) 11 9 15 16 8 10 10 8 10 11
William's descendant Murph 11 9 16 17 8 10 10 8 10 11

yDNA48-60[6] 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60
markers 425 413a 413b 557 594 436 490 534 450 444 481 520 446
Zebulon's descendant 12 23 23 16 10 12 12 15 8 12 22 21 14
Benjamin Tharp (1770) 12 23 23 16 10 12 12 15 8 12 22 21 14
William's descendant Murph 12 23 23 16 10 12 12 15 8 11 22 21 13

yDNA61-67[7] 61 62 63 64 65 66 67
markers 617 568 487 572 640 492 565
Zebulon's descendant 12 11 13 12 11 13 12
Benjamin Tharp (1770) 12 11 13 12 11 13 12
William's descendant Murph 12 11 13 12 11 13 12

Sources

  1. Source: #S201
  2. Source: #S201
  3. Source: #S201
  4. Source: #S202
  5. Source: #S202
  6. Source: #S202
  7. Source: #S202
  • "Public Member Trees", database, Ancestry.com (accessed 21 January 2018), profile for William P. Thorp.
  • 1969 #3 - Austin Genealogical Society.
  • Source: S201 Test Results
  • Source: S202 Thorpe Project on Family Tree DNA.
  • http://www.drt-inc.org/ancestors/drtAncestors.php?alpha=T
  • Republic of Texas Poll Lists for 1846 shows a William Thorp registered in Travis County.
  • William P. Thorp Death Notice dated 7 Feb 1867 in The Southern Inelligencer, p. 3 column 2:
    Died
    At his residence in Travis county, on the 31st ultimo, William P. Tharp, aged 67 years. The deceased had resided in this county for 28 years.
  • Thorp Family Bible lists his birth as 1800 and married to Elizabeth Sweet Walker on July 21, 1841 with 9 boys and 3 girls produced from the marriage.
  • 1850 United States Federal Census
  • 1860 United States Federal Census
  • Indiana Marriages to 1850
  • Indiana Marriages, 1802-1892
  • Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941
  • Selected U.S. Federal Census Non-Population Schedules, 1850-1880
  • Texas Census, 1820-90
  • Texas Marriage Collection, 1814-1909 and 1966-2002
  • Texas Marriage Collection, 1814-1909 and 1966-2002
  • Texas Marriage Collection, 1814-1909 and 1966-2002
  • Texas, Death Certificates, 1903–1982
  • U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900
  • U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900
  • U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900
  • U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900
  • U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1700s-Current; Find A Grave: Memorial #123167855
  • Texas Marriage Collection, 1814-1909 and 1966-2002
  • The Daughters of the Republic of Texas Ancestor Surnames beginning with T lists birth as December 17, 1800 in Pennsylvania and death as January 31, 1867 in Jolleyville, Travis County, Texas.

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