Adam Sharp (1827 - 1890)

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Birthplace: Devonside, Tillicoultry, Clackmannan, Scotland
Death: Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
Managed by: John Alan Crockett
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About Adam Sharp

Biographical Summary:

Sharp, Adam (son of John Sharp and Mary Hunter, both of Scotland). Born in Scotland. Came to Utah December 18, 1850.

Married: Elizabeth Cook 1848 (daughter of David Cook and Mary Pattersen, both of Scotland, pioneers December 18, 1850). She was born April 6, 1828.

Their children:

  1. John A., married Rebecca Bennion;
  2. David, married Emma S. Ajax;
  3. Elizabeth, married Samuel Bennion;
  4. Mary Anna, married Joseph Bennion;
  5. Jennett (#1), died;
  6. Jennett (#2), died, married Israel Bennion;
  7. Adam (#1);
  8. Joseph;
  9. Agnes;
  10. Isabella;
  11. Adam (#2).

Family home Salt Lake City.

Elder. Cattleman. Died March 8, 1890.

SOURCE: Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, page 1155

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Adam Sharp's Timeline

1827
October 18, 1827
Devonside, Tillicoultry, Clackmannan, Scotland
1847
November 9, 1847
Age 20
1848
August 28, 1848
Age 20
Clackmannan, Clackmann, Scotland
1850
June 27, 1850
Age 22
Julesburg,Colorado
1853
November 24, 1853
Age 26
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA
1854
February 3, 1854
Age 26
1856
January 21, 1856
Age 28
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co, Utah,
1859
October 5, 1859
Age 31
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
1890
March 8, 1890
Age 62
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
March 12, 1890
Age 62
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States