Sarah Ellen Sharp

23 November 1846–1 March 1937 (Age 90)
Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah Ellen

When Sarah Ellen Sharp was born on 23 November 1846, in Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado, United States, her father, Norman Sharp, was 38 and her mother, Martha Jane Sargent, was 19. She married Benjamin Marion Clark Thomas on 1 January 1866, in Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Swan Creek, Rich, Utah, United States in 1870 and Garden City, Rich, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 1 March 1937, in Roosevelt, Duchesne, Utah, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Vernal Memorial Park, Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Marion Clark Thomas
Sarah Ellen Sharp
Marriage: 1 January 1866
Martha Luella Thomas
Clark Alexander Thomas
Melissa Bell Thomas
Albert Thomas
Amacy Marion Thomas
Harley Thomas
Margaret Jane Thomas
Adelbert Norman Thomas
Wesley Ford Thomas
Harvey Thomas

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 January 1866Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 14
    Historical Boundaries: 1860: Broderick, Kansas Territory, United States 1861: Unorganized Federal Territory, United States 1861: Colorado Territory, United States 1861: Pueblo, Colorado Territory, United States 1876: Pueblo, Colorado, United States
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 24
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    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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    Sources (33)

    • Sarah E Thomas in household of Marion Thomas, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Sarah E Mamey in entry for Wesley Ford Thomas, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"
    • Sarah Sharp in entry for Hailey Thomas, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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