George Welcome Sharp

16 October 1871–26 October 1933 (Age 62)
Stahl, Adair, Missouri, United States

The Life of George Welcome

When George Welcome Sharp was born on 16 October 1871, in Stahl, Adair, Missouri, United States, his father, Presley Preston Sharp, was 34 and his mother, Martha Mariah Bibee, was 20. He married Mary Mariah Bibee on 23 January 1896, in Morrow Township, Adair, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Morrow Township, Adair, Missouri, United States for about 30 years. He died on 26 October 1933, in Stahl, Adair, Missouri, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Cox Cemetery, Morrow Township, Adair, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Welcome Sharp
Mary Mariah Bibee
Marriage: 23 January 1896
Cecil Duane Sharp
Martha Ecil Sharp
Omer Burnice Sharp
Presley Milo Sharp
Floris Birdeena Sharp

Spouse and Children

23 January 1896
Morrow Township, Adair, Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 1

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 19

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • G Welkome Sharp, "United States Census, 1930"
  • W*Om Sharp, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Welcome G Sharpe in household of Presley Sharpe, "United States Census, 1880"

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