Angeline Sharp

1847–
Sharps Chapel, Union, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Angeline

When Angeline Sharp was born in 1847, in Sharps Chapel, Union, Tennessee, United States, her father, William Henry Sharp, was 64 and her mother, Sarah Jane Irwin, was 49. She lived in Anderson, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Sharp
1783–1862
Sarah Jane Irwin
1798–1864
Nancy Elizabeth Sharp
1827–1898
Nelly Sharp
1827–
Rebecca Jane Sharp
1849–
Katy Sharp
1850–
Sarah L Sharp
1831–1917
Alexander Hamilton Sharp
1834–1895
Francis Sharp
1834–1912
Eleanor Sharp
1834–
Mack Henry Sharp
1836–1921
Mary Ann Sharp
1844–1913
Angeline Sharp
1847–

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World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 15

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1863

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 31

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.

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)

  • Angeline Lea in household of John W Lea, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Angeline Sharp in household of William Sharp, "United States Census, 1850"

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