Wilford Emerson Sharp

25 October 1886–
Acton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Wilford Emerson

When Wilford Emerson Sharp was born on 25 October 1886, in Acton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Walter Nevin Sharp, was 28 and his mother, Nettie Cora Fuller, was 24. He lived in Framingham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1900.

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Family Time Line

Walter Nevin Sharp
1858–1923
Nettie Cora Fuller
1862–1889
Wilford Emerson Sharp
1886–
Winifred Emerson Sharp
1886–
Marguerite Anderson Sharp
1889–1961

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 4
This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage
Age 4
An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1917
Age 31
U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

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

Scharf
Sharpe
Sharps

Sources (4)

  • Wilfred E Sharp in household of Walter N Sharp, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Wilford Emerson Sharp, "Massachusetts, Births, 1886"
  • Wilfred Emerson Sharp, "Find A Grave Index"

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