Nora T Sharp

Brief Life History of Nora T

When Nora T Sharp was born on 8 July 1875, in Morris, Kansas, United States, her father, John Thomas Sharp, was 45 and her mother, Eliza Jane Woods, was 19. She had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with George Roswell Harris. She lived in Morris, Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States in 1895 and Alicel, Union, Oregon, United States in 1900. She died on 16 September 1905, in Maramec, Pawnee, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 30, and was buried in Maramec, Pawnee, Oklahoma, United States.

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George Roswell Harris
Nora T Sharp
Guy William Harris
Jean Harris
Era Esther Harris

Sources (7)

  • Nora Sharp in household of John Furney, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
  • Nora T. Sharp Harris, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Nora Truman Sharp Harris Harris in entry for Era Esther Harris Eakins, "Oregon, Oregon State Archives, Births, 1842-1917"

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.


Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: nickname from Middle English sharp(e) ‘sharp, quick, smart, acute, keen-witted’ (Old English scearp).

Irish: when not the English or Scots name in 1 above, an Anglicized (part translated) form of Gaelic Ó Géaráin ‘descendant of Géarán’, a personal name based on a diminutive of géar ‘sharp’.

Americanized form (translation into English) of German Scharf ‘sharp-cutting’ or of any of several other European names with similar meaning.

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

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