Sarah Elizabeth Sharp

Female17 June 1882–18 March 1931

Brief Life History of Sarah Elizabeth

When Sarah Elizabeth Sharp was born on 17 June 1882, in Ashton, Mason, West Virginia, United States, her father, Thomas William Sharp, was 26 and her mother, Emmazetta Wallace, was 21. She married George Washington Pike Sr. on 18 September 1901, in Gallia, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Glenwood, Mason, West Virginia, United States in 1910 and Hannan District, Mason, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years. She died on 18 March 1931, in Walnut, Walnut Township, Fairfield, Ohio, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Moores Chapel Cemetery, Ashton, Mason, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Pike Sr.
Sarah Elizabeth Sharp
Marriage: 18 September 1901
Marie Pike
George Washington Pike Jr.
Hershal Pike
Ruby A Pike
Walter Pike
Daisy V Pike
Ruth M Pike

Sources (14)

  • Lizzie Pike in household of George W Pike, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lizzie Sharp, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Elizabeth Pike, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 September 1901Gallia, Ohio, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (10)

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    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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