Palmer Sharp


Brief Life History of Palmer

When Palmer Sharp was born in 1899, his father, John Palmer Sharp, was 39 and his mother, Annie Allison, was 37. He married Marjory Johnston Bryce on 11 October 1918.

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Palmer Sharp
Marjory Johnston Bryce
Marriage: 11 October 1918

Sources (4)

  • Palmer Sharp in household of Annie Sharp, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Palmer Sharp, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Palmer Sharp, "England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 October 1918
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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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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