Elizabeth Maran Sharp

6 September 1780–
Liberton, Edinburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth Maran

When Elizabeth Maran Sharp was born on 6 September 1780, in Liberton, Edinburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, James Sharp, was 39 and her mother, Janet Smith, was 37. She married Joseph William Butrick about 1795, in North Milford, Milford, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters.

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Joseph William Butrick
Elizabeth Maran Sharp
Marriage: about 1795
Joseph Butrick Jr.
Chauncy Herman Butrick
Asa Buttrick
Mary Ann Buttrick
Jared Butrick
Willis Butrick
Maria Buttrick
Enos Butrick
Laura Butrick
Elizabeth BUTRICK
Phoebe Jane Butrick

Spouse and Children

about 1795
North Milford, Milford, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States


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+7 More Children

World Events (7)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

Age 22

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.
1811 · The Tron Riot

Age 31

The Tron riot was a riot which occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland on New Year's Eve. A group of young men attacked and robbed wealthier passers-by. One police officer was killed in the riot. Though the total count of participants is unknown, sixty-eight youths were arrested, with five sentenced to death for their actions during the riot.

Age 35

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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