Friday, August 28, 2015
Adoption of Adelpha (HARDING) THARP (1919)
As mentioned in Hendricks County Probate Order Book 41 (December 1918 - September 1919), in March 1919 Harry E. and Minnie L. Tharp of Brownsburg filed a petition (case #3331) to adopt Adelpha Harding, who was 12 or 13 years old. On March 7, 1919, Miami County's Juvenile Court had declared Adelpha to be a neglected child, and she had been a ward of the Board of Children's Guardians there. The board consented to the adoption, and her name was changed to Adelpha Tharp.