George Washington Sharp

1 April 1846–9 August 1927 (Age 81)
Fulton, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of George Washington

When George Washington Sharp was born on 1 April 1846, in Fulton, Illinois, United States, his father, James Robertson Sharp Sr., was 36 and his mother, Martha Arminta Griffith, was 25. He married Lucinda Amanda Bair on 3 February 1865, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 10 daughters. He lived in Franklin, Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1880 and Gentile Valley, Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1910. He died on 9 August 1927, in Soda Springs, Caribou, Idaho, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Lava Hot Springs Cemetery, Lava Hot Springs, Bannock, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Sharp
Lucinda Amanda Bair
Marriage: 3 February 1865
Martha Lucinda Sharp
Marion Ann Sharp
Elizabeth Amelia Sharp
Mary Emily Sharp
George Deloss Sharp
John Martin Sharp
Emma Arimenta Sharp
Robert Owen Sharp
Laura Amanda Sharp
Florence Mariah Sharp
Joseph Lessil Sharp
Lola Bertha Sharp
Ruben Sharp
Alice Fern Sharp
Cloe Myrtle Sharp

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 February 1865Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 14
    Historical Boundaries 1860: Washington Territory, United States 1861: Shoshone, Washington Territory, United States 1861: Idaho, Washington Territory, United States 1863: Boise, Washington Territory, United States 1863: Owyee, Idaho Territory, United States 1864: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Oneida, Idaho, United States 1913: Franklin, Idaho, United States
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 22
    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.

    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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    Story Highlight

    autobiography written by George Washington Sharp in 1917

    Following is a short autobiography written by George Washington Sharp in 1917 Started across the plains with my Father and family on May 1, 1860. I drove one yoke of oxen and three yoke of …

    Sources (55)

    • George Sharp in entry for Florence M Campbell, "Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1840-2004"
    • George W Sharp, "United States Census, 1880"
    • G W Sharp in entry for L A Montague and Cloe Sharp, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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