Ann Sharp

27 November 1810–
Sauchie, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Ann

When Ann Sharp was born on 27 November 1810, in Sauchie, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Peter Sharp Jr., was 35 and her mother, Elizabeth Paterson, was 35.

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Peter Sharp Jr.
Elizabeth Paterson
Peter Sharp
Jean Sharp
Ann Sharp
Helen Connie Sharp
John Mason Sharp
Henry Sharp
Joseph Sharp
James Sharp

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World Events (8)

1811 · The Tron Riot

Age 1

The Tron riot was a riot which occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland on New Year's Eve. A group of young men attacked and robbed wealthier passers-by. One police officer was killed in the riot. Though the total count of participants is unknown, sixty-eight youths were arrested, with five sentenced to death for their actions during the riot.

Age 5

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Age 33

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

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 .

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

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  • Ann Sharp, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Scotland, Select Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950

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