Mary Sharp

1774–March 1841 (Age 67)
Keighley, Yorkshire, England

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Sharp was born in 1774, in Keighley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Abraham Sharp, was 22 and her mother, Mary Atkinson, was 22. She married Aaron Hey on 1 August 1815, in Keighley, Yorkshire, England. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died in March 1841, in her hometown, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Aaron Hey
Mary Sharp
Marriage: 1 August 1815
Charles Hey
Hannah Hey
Hannah Hey
Emma Hey
Edwin Hey

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 August 1815Keighley, Yorkshire, England
  • Children


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    World Events (6)

    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 27
    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
    1808 · The British West Africa Squadron
    Age 34
    The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
    Age 41
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    Name Meaning

    1 English: nickname from Middle English scharp ‘keen’, ‘active’, ‘quick’.2 Irish (County Donegal): Anglicized (part translated) form of Gaelic Ó Géaráin‘descendant of Géarán’, a byname from a diminutive of géar ‘sharp’.3 Americanized form of any of several European names with similar meaning, for example German Scharf .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (8)

    • Mary Sharp in entry for Aaron Hey, "England, Yorkshire Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1613-1887"
    • Mary Sharp in entry for Aaron Hey, "England, Yorkshire Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1613-1887"
    • Mary Sharp in entry for Aaron Hey, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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