Joseph H Scharf

27 February 1876–7 May 1953 (Age 77)
Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States

The Life of Joseph H

When Joseph H Scharf was born on 27 February 1876, in Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States, his father, Heinrich C. Scharf, was 27 and his mother, Margaretha Wagner, was 25. He had at least 1 son with Ellen Martha Nagle. He lived in Lucas, Ohio, United States in 1876. He died on 7 May 1953, at the age of 77.

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Joseph H Scharf
Ellen Martha Nagle
William Joseph Scharf

Spouse and Children



    William Joseph Scharf


Parents and Siblings

    Heinrich C. Scharf


    Margaretha Wagner





    Henry Scharf



    Mary Scharf


World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 6

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 22

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

South German: nickname for an energetic, active person, from Middle High German scharf, scharpf ‘sharpcutting’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph H Scharf in household of Henry Scharf, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Joseph H Scharf in household of Henry Scharf, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Joseph H Scharf, "United States Census, 1920"

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