Mary Sharp

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

The Life 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
1791–
Mary Sharp
1774–1841
Marriage: 1 August 1815
Charles Hey
1816–
Hannah Hey
1819–1881
Hannah Hey
1818–
Emma Hey
1821–
Edwin Hey
1823–1890

Spouse and Children

    Aaron Hey

    Male1791–Male

    Female1774–1841Female

MARRIAGE
1 August 1815
Keighley, Yorkshire, England
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    Abraham Sharp

    Male1752–Male

    Mary Atkinson

    Female1752–1752Female

siblings

(8)

    William Sharp

    Male1772–Male

    James Sharp

    Male1774–1774Male

    Female1774–1841Female

    James Sharp

    Male1772–Male

    Hannah Sharp

    Female1775–Female

+3 More Children

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.
1815

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 (3)

  • 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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