Lydia A S Sharp

1843–
Decatur, Morgan, Alabama, United States

The Life of Lydia A S

When Lydia A S Sharp was born in 1843, in Decatur, Morgan, Alabama, United States, her father, Thomas Sharp Jr, was 40 and her mother, Mary Polly Maxwell, was 36. She married George W CAPENTER on 17 December 1860, in Madison, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Morgan, Alabama, United States for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

George W CAPENTER
1833–
Lydia A S Sharp
1843–
Marriage: 17 December 1860
James Thomas CAPENTER
1865–1923
Charles F CAPENTER
1870–1932

Spouse and Children

    George W CAPENTER

    Male1833–Male

    Female1843–Female

MARRIAGE
17 December 1860
Madison, Alabama, United States
children

(2)

    James Thomas CAPENTER

    Male1865–1923Male

    Charles F CAPENTER

    Male1870–1932Male

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Sharp Jr

    Male1803–1856Male

    Mary Polly Maxwell

    Female1807–1861Female

siblings

(10)

    John Mason Sharp

    Male1822–1907Male

    William G Sharp

    Male1825–Male

    Samuel Frank Sharp

    Male1826–1850Male

    Female1831–1913Female

    Thomas A. Sharp

    Male1833–Male

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World Events (8)

1846

Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire

Age 6

The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 32

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

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Lydia A Sharpe in household of Mary Sharpe, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lidia A S Sharp in household of Thomas Sharp, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Liddy Sharp in entry for J. T. Carpenter, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

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