7 Thorpe Avenue is the birth place of Mary Doyle. She lived there in her younger years. Until about 1915 this was the location of a wooden home but was replaced by this apartment complex. The Doyle family lived here for a few years then moved around the Highlands neighborhood.
Doyle residences – LINK
Sanborn map analysis:
Sanborn 1895 map shows an empty lot
Sanborn 1915 map shows the large brick building at 7 Thorpe
genealogy of the Doyle family:
|John Joseph Sullivan||maternal grandfather||Findagrave|
|Johanna Sheehan||maternal grandmother||Findagrave|
Edward Doyle her father was a wool sorter at the Farr Alpaca Mill.
In the 1920 census the Doyle family is at 7 Thorpe Avenue.
In the 1930 census the Doyle family is at 9 Clinton Street.