Barbara Elizabeth Lasswell

21 July 1889–3 March 1965 (Age 75)
Weakley, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Barbara Elizabeth

When Barbara Elizabeth Lasswell was born on 21 July 1889, in Weakley, Tennessee, United States, her father, Daniel Layfette Lasswell, was 32 and her mother, Sarah Jennie Ladd, was 21. She married Edward Beverly Sharpe on 26 February 1909, in Obion, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Civil District 16, Obion, Tennessee, United States in 1920 and Obion, Tennessee, United States in 1930. She died on 3 March 1965, in Clearwater, Pinellas, Florida, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Memorial Park Cemetery, Pinellas Park, Pinellas, Florida, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Beverly Sharpe
Barbara Elizabeth Lasswell
Marriage: 26 February 1909
Montez Sharp
Helen Sharpe ( Townsend)
Geneva Sharpe
William Edward Sharpe

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 February 1909Obion, Tennessee, United States
  • Children


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    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Oldest known burial site: Anna Margaret Wolf BIRTH 1887 DEATH 1892 (aged 4–5) BURIAL Memorial Park Cemetery, Saint Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida, USA MEMORIAL ID 176132923
    1898 · Florida Involvement in Spanish-American War
    Age 9
    Florida played a critical role during the Spanish-American War. The port of Tampa saw the arrival of over 30,000 troops; this traffic resulted in the small town experiencing massive growth and becoming a city. Cuban-Americans across the state also helped with raising money and support for the war.
    1909 · The NAACP is formed
    Age 20
    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant spelling of Laswell .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (7)

    • Barbara Sharp in household of Edd Sharp, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Barbara Sharpe in household of Ed B Sharpe, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Barbre Sharpe in household of Edd Sharpe, "United States Census, 1940"

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