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Johannes"John" Theobald Charles Thorup

Also Known As: "John"
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Death: December 18, 1918 (62)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Place of Burial: Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Herman August Thorup and Marie Christine Thorup
Husband of Andrea Thorup
Father of Alvin Theobald Thorup; Grover Andrew Thorup; Edna Berg Elder; Abraham B. "Abe" Thorup; James Berg Thorup and 2 others
Brother of Herman Frederick Ferdinandt Thorup; Laura Augusta Marie Thorup; Laura Christine Emilie Thorup; Christine Veronica Thorup, gift Rasmussen; Marie Constance Thorup and 2 others

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About Johannes"John" Theobald Charles Thorup

(son of Herman August Thorup and Marie Christine Christensen). Born May 25, 1856, Copenhagen, Denmark. Came to Utah with father.

   Married:	Johanne Caroline Osterman August 24, 1882, Salt Lake City (daughter of Jens Carl Didderick Osterman and Caroline Marie Berg of Grenaa, Denmark, pioneers September 26, 1868, John G. Holman company). She was born October 3, 1858.
   Their children:
           John M. born May 19, 1883, married Kate Wilson;
           Caroline M. L. born May 7, 1886, married Sanford S. Stevens;
           Mabel E. born September 24, 1888;
           Rachel H. born May 29, 1892;
           Ruth O. born December 12, 1894;
           Martha O. born October 28, 1897;
           Naomi O. born August 2, 1901.
   Family home Salt Lake City.
   Married:	Hansine Engeline Andrea Berg April 11, 1887, Salt Lake City (daughter of Andreas Berg and Hansine Engeline Petersen of Grenaa, Denmark, who came to Utah June 7, 1886). She was born January 18, 1868.
   Their children:
           Alvin T. born January 8, 1888;
           Franklin A. born March 24, 1891, died Infant;
           Grover A. born June 11, 1893;
           Eva B. born September 4, 1895;
           Edna B. born August 14, 1898;
           Abraham B. born September 23, 1901;
           James B. born May 7, 1906;
           Levi B. born March 2, 1909.

Member 16th quorum seventies; missionary to Denmark 1879-81; 2nd counselor 1887-97; 1st counselor 1897-1910 to Bishop Joseph Warburton of 1st ward; member high council of Liberty stake 1910 to date; president YMMIA; block teacher. Graduate of Brigham Young University of Provo 1872. School trustee. Vice-president Freeze Mercantile Company 1890-1900; manager 13th ward store of Provo 1900-06. Carpenter and builder; general merchant. Sources:

   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah photographs, page 650
   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, page 1212
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Johannes"John" Theobald Charles Thorup's Timeline

May 25, 1856
Copenhagen, Denmark
Age 31
Age 36
September 4, 1895
Age 39
Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA
Age 41
September 23, 1901
Age 45
May 7, 1906
Age 49
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
March 2, 1909
Age 52
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
December 18, 1918
Age 62
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
December 20, 1918
Age 62
Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA