William Bibb Sharrit

Male27 April 1857–4 November 1923

Brief Life History of William Bibb

When William Bibb Sharrit was born on 27 April 1857, in Jefferson, Alabama, United States, his father, Benjamin Maltimore Sharitt, was 34 and his mother, Elizabeth Jane Bibb, was 32. He married Francis Marion James on 26 May 1882. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Election Precinct 16, Jefferson, Alabama, United States in 1920. He died on 4 November 1923, in Morris, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Morris Cemetery, Morris, Jefferson, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Bibb Sharrit
Francis Marion James
Marriage: 26 May 1882
James Henry Sharritt
Mary Emily Carris Sharit
Cross Clarence Sharrit
Etta Odessa Sharit
Louise Aileen Sharrit
Alice Gladys Sharrit
Solomon Nelson Sharrit
Percy Allen Sharrit

Sources (13)

  • William D Sharet, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William B Shwit, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"
  • William E. Sharit in entry for Alice Gladyes Hughes, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 May 1882
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 6

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


    Age 15

    Historical Boundaries 1872: Jefferson, Alabama, United States

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 18

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English: see Sherrard .

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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