Elberta F Sharpless

3 April 1866–
Rockville, Montgomery, Maryland, United States

The Life Summary of Elberta F

When Elberta F Sharpless was born on 3 April 1866, in Rockville, Montgomery, Maryland, United States, her father, Benjamin Franklin Sharpless, was 28 and her mother, Harriet Wollerton, was 21. She married Oscar Lee Housley on 3 September 1891, in Bates, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Osceola, St. Clair, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States in 1930.

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Oscar Lee Housley
Elberta F Sharpless
Marriage: 3 September 1891
Gilbert Oscar Housley
Marie Housley
Howard Lee Housley

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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
Age 1
This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1868 · Impeach the President!
Age 2
Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 32
After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Variant of Sharples .

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

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Sources (10)

  • Albert Housley in household of Claud Durham, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elberta Housley in household of O L Housley, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elberta Sharpless in household of B F Sharpless, "United States Census, 1870"

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