John Sharp Asbridge

1918–2008 (Age 90)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of John Sharp

When John Sharp Asbridge was born on 20 October 1918, in Tennessee, United States, his father, William Mathew Asbridge, was 40 and his mother, Etta Marshall Thedford, was 37. He lived in Dyer, Tennessee, United States for about 5 years and Civil District 5, Dyer, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 28 September 2008, in Trimble, Dyer, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 89.

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 13

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 24

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Ashbridge .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Johnnie S Asbrige in household of William Asbrige, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sharp Asbridge in household of Will Asbridge, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sharp Asbridge in household of Will Asbridge, "United States Census, 1940"

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