Ellioes Vanetta Sharp

1917–1999 (Age 81)
North Dakota, United States

The Life of Ellioes Vanetta

When Ellioes Vanetta Sharp was born on 25 December 1917, in North Dakota, United States, her father, Marion Oscar Sharp, was 36 and her mother, Clara Edith Allen, was 35. She married Paul Rutledge SHELBY on 13 May 1938, in Shelby, Toole, Montana, United States. She lived in Sauk Prairie Township, Ward, North Dakota, United States in 1920. She died on 1 May 1999, in Billings, Yellowstone, Montana, United States, at the age of 81.

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Ellioes Vanetta Sharp
Paul Rutledge SHELBY
Marriage: 13 May 1938

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13 May 1938
Shelby, Toole, Montana, United States

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · Oil is Discovered at Cat Creek

Age 2

Located near Petroleum and Garfield counties in Montana is Cat Creek . It was here in 1919, that oil was discovered

Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • 1940 - Eloise V Shelby in household of Marion O Sharp, "United States Census, 1940"
  • 1920 - Ellioes Sharp in household of Marion O Sharp, "United States Census, 1920"

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