Alice Katherine Sharp

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

The Life of Alice Katherine

When Alice Katherine Sharp was born on 2 March 1858, in Hickman, Tennessee, United States, her father, Nehemiah Sharp, was 35 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.

Photos & Memories (1)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

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

21 February 1875
McDonald, Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

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.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 12

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

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Alice Sharp in household of N Sharp, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Alice Sharp in entry for William A Beck, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1938-1961"
  • Alice C Sharpe Beck, "Find A Grave Index"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.