Scrapbook Page for Charles Francis THARP


Charles Francis Tharp about 1877, Kewanee, Henry County, Illinois.

From the estate of Helene Florence Harp Spencer (granddaughter).

C. F. Tharp Family at Sod House in South Dakota about 1878. Sarah Ann Whitehouse Tharp (left), Thomas Arthur Tharp (on roof), Cynthia Alice Tharp (foreground), Charles Francis Tharp with pipe and hat near house. Others unknown.

From the collection of Jack Coop (grandson), possibly from a tintype.

Portrait of Charles Francis Tharp about 1895, probably in Lamoni, Iowa.

Photography studio unknown, from the estate of Helene Florence Harp Spencer (granddaughter).

Charles Francis Tharp, 1898, Lamoni, Decatur County, Iowa.

From the estate of Helene Florence Harp Spencer, photographer unknown.

Charles Francis Tharp Family, 1898, Lamoni, Decatur, Iowa.

Left-to-Right: William ("Uncle Willie") Tharp, Charles Francis Tharp, Cynthia ("Ga-Ga") Tharp Harp, Sara Ann Whitehouse Tharp, Thomas "Uncle Tommy" Tharp. From the estate of Helene Florence Harp Spencer, granddaughter of Charles and Sara Tharp, daughter

Casket of Charles Francis Tharp in Condon, Gilliam County, Oregon, August 1912. Note the Alladin kerosene mantel lamp hanging next to the bare tungsten light bulb, as well as the bulb in front of the curtains.

Photo by J. A. McMorris, Condon, Oregon. From the estate of Helene Florence Harp Spencer (grand-daughter).

Sara Ann Whitehouse Tharp at grave of husband, Charles Francis Tharp, 25 August 1912, Condon, Gilliam County, Oregon.

From the estate of Helene Florence Harp Spencer, J.A. McMorris, Condon, photographer. Given to Helene by her grandmother, Sara Ann Whitehouse Tharp. Mrs. Tharp's handwriting is on the reverse of the photo and reads "I gave this to Helene Feb 3rd 1927".

Charles Francis Tharp funeral notice, Condon, Gilliam County, Oregon, 1912.

From the estate of Helene Florence Harp Spencer (granddaughter).

C. F. Tharp headstone at the Condon, Oregon, Cemetery in 2008 flanked by great great grandchildren Kyleen Joi and Terry Joe Stone.

Photo by Deborah Gail Hardy Stone.