Nettie Sharp

about 1880–
Georgia, United States

The Life of Nettie

When Nettie Sharp was born about 1880, in Georgia, United States, her father, William T Sharp, was 42 and her mother, Sarah Virginia Hicks, was 30. She married William J Gunby on 11 January 1900, in Floyd, Georgia, United States. She lived in District 919, Floyd, Georgia, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

William J Gunby
1868–1910
Nettie Sharp
1880–
Marriage: 11 January 1900

Spouse and Children

    William J Gunby

    Male1868–1910Male

    Female1880–Female

MARRIAGE
11 January 1900
Floyd, Georgia, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 13

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 32

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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 (2)

  • Nettie Sharp in household of William Sharp, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Nettie Sharp - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Nettie Sharp

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