Betty Janet Sharpe

27 January 1921–19 August 1996 (Age 75)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Betty Janet

When Betty Janet Sharpe was born on 27 January 1921, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Lewis Franklin Sharpe, was 51 and her mother, Laura Adaline Spears, was 40. She married Horace Brown Helms about 1937. She lived in Sharon Twp, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States in 1930. She died on 19 August 1996, at the age of 75.

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Horace Brown Helms
Betty Janet Sharpe
Marriage: about 1937

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    Horace Brown Helms



about 1937

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 2

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.

Age 20

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Mainly Irish: variant of Sharp .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bettie J Sharpe in household of Louis F Sharpe, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Betty Helms in entry for Lois Judy Helms, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"
  • Betty Sharp in entry for Connie Arlene Helms, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"

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