John Wright Sharp

1786–1845 (Age 59)
Manor, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

The Life of John Wright

When John Wright Sharp was born in 1786, in Manor, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, his father, Benjamin Sharp, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth Wright, was 18. He married Temperance Sharp on 20 October 1825, in Gibson, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Montgomery Township, Gibson, Indiana, United States in 1840. He died before 1845, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

John Wright Sharp
Temperance Sharp
Marriage: 20 October 1825
Comfort Sharp

Spouse and Children


    Temperance Sharp


20 October 1825
Gibson, Indiana, United States


    Comfort Sharp


Parents and Siblings



    Mary " Polly" Sharp


    Hannah Sharp





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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 0

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 1

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

Age 17

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

Anglo-Saxon: Scearp, sharp

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John W Sharp, "United States Census, 1840"
  • John Tharp, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • John Sharp, "Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959"

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