John Gardner Sharp

b. 24 Mar 1836-Newburg, TX     d.Oct 1919-Cow Creek, Erath, TX

Nancy Jane Sims

b. 6 Mar 1840-Lewis, TN     d. 12 Aug 1926-Cow Creek, Erath, TX

Their Family:

(01) SHARP, William A.     b. 12 Jul 1859-Newburg, TN    d. Abt 1862
(02) SHARP, Oliver Jessie     b. 1 Mar 1862-Newburg, TN    d. 13 Feb 1941-Victor, TX
(03) SHARP, James Monroe    b. 14 Apr 1864-Grinders Switch, Lewis, TN     d. 18 Dec 1961-Ranger, TX
(04) SHARP, Eleazer L.    b. 11 May 1866-Newburg, TN    d. 21 Dec 1951-El Cajon, San Diego, CA
(05) SHARP, Larence    b. 11 Sep 1868-Newburg, TN     d. 2 Oct 1951-Hall, TX
(06) SHARP, Nancy Jane    b. 26 Nov 1871-Newburg, TN    d. 13 Feb 1875
(07) SHARP, Benjamin Zachariah     b. 6 Jun 1876-Newburg, TN     d. 3 Jan 1955-LaPuente, Los Angeles, CA
(08) SHARP, Fred Ardis     b. 7 Feb 1878-Grinders Creek, Lewis, TN     d. 3 May 1963-Cow Creek, Erath, TX
(09) SHARP, Vesta     b. Mar 1880-Newburg, TN     d. 17 Dec 1940-Wichita, TX
(10) SHARP, John Harvey     b. 13 Nov 1882-Dallas, TX    d. 23 Dec 1959-Dublin, TX


John Gardner Sharp:
Left Tennessee in 1882, went to Dallas Co., TX in the area of Cedar Hill and met up with a half brother Crat Sharp who worked in a wagon yard. They came by box car, a mixed train of passengers and freight. In 1890 they moved to Cow Creek, Erath Co., TX

He and his wife Nancy are Listed in 1870 Newburg, Lewis, Tennessee Census. He's listed as 34-year-old farmer

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