I found this estate posting. It looks to me that Edward Thorp died in 1885 not 1886.
Paper: Blackfoot Register February 13, 1886 page 5 column 5
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
Estate of Edward Thorp, deceased. Notice is hereby given by the undersigned, Samuel F. Taylor, administrator of the estate of Edward Thorp, deceased, to the creditors of, and all persons having, claims against, the said deceased, to exhibit them with the necessary vouchers, within six months after the first publication of this notice, to the said Samuel F. Taylor, at Eagle Rock, in the county of Bingham.
SAM’L TAYLOR Administrator of Edward Thorp, deceased. Dated at Eagle Rock, Jan. 30, 1886
Samuel F. Taylor, in the 1900 census for Idaho Falls, Bingham County, ID. is 52 years of age and born in Kentucky. He is living with his wife Betty and 6 children along with an Aunt Betsy Goodwin, a servent and two lodgers. Sam F Taylor 52 Betty Taylor 42 Edward Taylor 18 Fannie Taylor 15 Samuel Taylor 14 Betsy Taylor 10 Ellen Taylor 6 John W Taylor 2/12 Betsy Goodwin 69
I another newspaper article dated September 12, 1885, in the Blackfoot Register, Samuel F. Taylor is the Sheriff for Bingham county.