Nobie Pearl Altom

1889–1988 (Age 99)
Floral, Independence, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Nobie Pearl

When Nobie Pearl Altom was born on 17 June 1889, in Floral, Independence, Arkansas, United States, her father, Henry Sanders Altom, was 31 and her mother, Laura Belle Jackson, was 24. She married Biram Cleburne Sharp on 4 March 1911, in Floral, Independence, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Liberty Township, Independence, Arkansas, United States in 1940. She died on 29 December 1988, in Heber Springs, Cleburne, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 99, and was buried in Concord, Cleburne, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nobie Pearl Altom
Biram Cleburne Sharp
Marriage: 4 March 1911
Cloyd Cleburne Sharp
Doyle Altom Sharp
Allene Verlen Sharp
Doris Wanda Lea Sharp
Mildred Maxine Sharp

Spouse & Children

4 March 1911
Floral, Independence, Arkansas, United States


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 15

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 27

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Probably one of several variants of English Halton or Alton , but it could also be an altered form of English Altham, which is a habitational name from Altham in Whalley, Lancashire, named in Old English as ‘river meadow (hamm) of the swans (elfitu)’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Pearl Sharp in household of Cleburn B Sharp, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Pearl Sharp in household of Cleborn Sharp, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nobie P Sharp in household of Biram C Sharp, "United States Census, 1930"

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