Hannah Elizabeth Sharp

2 November 1823–12 January 1913 (Age 89)
Woodstock, Carleton, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life Summary of Hannah Elizabeth

When Hannah Elizabeth Sharp was born on 2 November 1823, in Woodstock, Carleton, New Brunswick, Canada, her father, John Sharp, was 30 and her mother, Hanna Jerusha Holder, was 27. She married Edward Friel Jr. on 16 January 1844, in Woodstock, Carleton, New Brunswick, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States for about 20 years and Kaysville Election Precinct, Davis, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 12 January 1913, in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Edward Friel Jr.
Hannah Elizabeth Sharp
Marriage: 16 January 1844
George Hillman Friel

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 January 1844Woodstock, Carleton, New Brunswick, Canada
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 2
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 7
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    Age 27
    Named after the early pioneer leader Daniel C. Davis the County was established as a territory in 1850.The territorial legislature created Davis County in 1852 and designated its County seat at Farmington-midway between boundaries-the Weber River on the north and the mouth of the Jordan River on the south. Westward the County includes a portion of the Great Salt Lake-its largest island on which Antelope Island State Park is now located.During first half-century Davis County grew slowly.It supported a hardy pioneer people engaged in irrigation agriculture and raising livestock.The Utah Central Railroad(now the Union Pacific crossed the County from Ogden on the north to Salt Lake City on the south in 1870 and offered welcome transportation links to bring manufactured products.This was the beginning of a transition in the County's history that led to mechanized agriculture, a surge of commerce, banking, and local business along with improved roads, new water systems, and the electrification of homes and business

    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 (17)

    • Hannah E Friel in household of Edward Friel, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Hannah E Sharp, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Ann E Friel in household of Edwd Friel, "United States Census, 1860"

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