Biography of Henry Thorp
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HENRY THOUP is a native of Perry County, Ohio, born January 31, 1840. His parents, Samuel and Eve (Foucht) Troup, were natives of the same county, where they resided till 1840, when they removed to Sandusky County, residing there thirteen years, coming to Wayndot in 1853, and settling where our subject now resides, and where the mother died in 1861, aged about thirty nine years. The father is now, in his sixty eighth year, a resident of Allen County, Ohio. Their children were Henry, Samuel, Adam and Levi, living; and Emaline, Aaron, Jacob and Matilda, deceased. Henry our subject, remained with his parents till his marriage to Drusilla Lawrence, November 20, 1859. She was a daughter of Jacob and Judah (Swinehart) Lawrence, natives of Perry County, and early settlers of this township. The children born to Mr. and Mrs. Troup are Christian J., Almeda A., William W., Charles P., Samuel O. and Iva E. Franklin E. is deceased. During the first seventeen years of married life, Mr. Troup rent. ed land, purchasing his present farm of thirty two acres in 1876. It is a pleasant home, in good repair, valued at $80 per acre. Both himself and wife are members of the Reformed Church, of which he was formerly Deacon and now Trustee.

From:
The History of Wyandot County, Ohio
Liggett, Canaway & Co.,
Chicago 1884


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