Alice Katherine Sharp

2 March 1858–23 October 1899 (Age 41)
Hickman, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Alice Katherine

When Alice Katherine Sharp was born on 2 March 1858, in Hickman, Tennessee, United States, her father, Nehemiah Sharp, was 29 and her mother, Susan L Nance, was 31. She married Isaac Miah Beck on 21 February 1875, in McDonald, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 23 October 1899, in McDonald, Missouri, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in Goodman, McDonald, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Miah Beck
Alice Katherine Sharp
Marriage: 21 February 1875
James Miah Beck
William Albert Beck
Luther Claude Joseph Beck
Charles Alonzo Beck
Aletha Alice Beck

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 February 1875McDonald, Missouri, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1862 · Battle of Shiloh
    Age 4
    The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
    Age 5
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    after 1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age NaN
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    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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    Sources (13)

    • Alice Sharp in household of N Sharp, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Alice Sharp - Published information: Family genealogies: birth: 2 March 1858; Hickman, Tennessee, United States
    • Alice Sharpe, "Missouri Marriages, 1750-1920"

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