Blaine Walter Sharp

16 September 1912–3 July 1987 (Age 74)
Ruby Valley, Elko, Nevada, United States

The Life of Blaine Walter

When Blaine Walter Sharp was born on 16 September 1912, in Ruby Valley, Elko, Nevada, United States, his father, Lewis Sharp III, was 35 and his mother, Florence Beatrice Wines, was 27. He married Gertrude Hazel Gardner on 3 June 1934. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Ruby, Elko, Nevada, United States for about 10 years and Township 6, Elko, Nevada, United States in 1940. He died on 3 July 1987, in Elko, Elko, Nevada, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Elko, Elko, Nevada, United States.

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Family Time Line

Blaine Walter Sharp
Gertrude Hazel Gardner
Marriage: 3 June 1934
Leslie Blaine Sharp
Julia Gertrude Sharp

Spouse and Children

3 June 1934


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World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1913 · The Seventeenth Amendment

Age 1

The Seventeenth Amendment allows the people of each state to elect their own Senators instead of having the state legislature assign them.

Age 20

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

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)

  • Blaine W Sharp in household of Lewis Sharp, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Blaine Sharp in household of Lewis Sharp, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Blaine W Sharp in household of Lewis Sharp, "United States Census, 1920"

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