Elizabeth Maran Sharp

Female6 September 1780–

Brief Life History of Elizabeth Maran

When Elizabeth Maran Sharp was born on 6 September 1780, in Liberton, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, James Sharp, was 39 and her mother, Janet Smith, was 37. She married Joseph William Butrick Sr 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 Sr
Elizabeth Maran Sharp
Marriage: about 1795
Joseph William Butrick Jr.
Asa Butrick
Mary Ann Buttrick
Jared Butrick
Willis Butrick
Maria Buttricks
Enos Butrick
Laura Butrick
Elizabeth BUTRICK
Chancey Herman Butrick
Phoebe Jane Butrick

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  • Marriage
    about 1795North Milford, Milford, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children (11)

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    Siblings (12)

    +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

    English and Scottish: nickname from Middle English sharp(e) ‘sharp, quick, smart, acute, keen-witted’ (Old English scearp).

    Irish: when not the English or Scots name in 1 above, an Anglicized (part translated) form of Gaelic Ó Géaráin ‘descendant of Géarán’, a personal name based on a diminutive of géar ‘sharp’.

    Americanized form (translation into English) of German Scharf ‘sharp-cutting’ or of any of several other European names with similar meaning.

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

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