Lewis Sharp III

27 September 1876–15 November 1964 (Age 88)
Minto, Lincoln, Nevada, United States

The Life Summary of Lewis

When Lewis Sharp III was born on 27 September 1876, in Minto, Lincoln, Nevada, United States, his father, Lewis Sharp, was 32 and his mother, Eliza Adelia Klingensmith, was 16. He married Florence Beatrice Wines about 1897, in Ruby Valley, Elko, Nevada, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Ruby, Elko, Nevada, United States for about 20 years and Township 6, Elko, Nevada, United States in 1940. He died on 15 November 1964, at the age of 88, and was buried in Elko, Elko, Nevada, United States.

Photos and Memories (3)

Do you know Lewis? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Lewis Sharp III
Florence Beatrice Wines
Marriage: about 1897
Clarence Lewis Sharp
Blaine Walter Sharp
Grant Dodge Sharp
Lewis J Sharp

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1897Ruby Valley, Elko, Nevada, United States
  • Children


    Parents and Siblings



    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 5
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 6
    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 24
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 28169;2007: 58482; 2010: 78990)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’.

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

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (13)

    • Lewis Sharp, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Lewis Sharp in entry for Clarence Sharp and Helen Mc Daniel, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1939"
    • Lewis Sharp, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.