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John Sharp

Birthplace: Clackmannon, Clackmannon, Scotland
Death: Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
Place of Burial: Salt Lake City Cemetary
Immediate Family:

Son of John Sharp and Cecilia Russell
Husband of Mary Sharp
Father of Adam Sharp; Ellen 'Helen' Sharp; Cecilia SHARP; John Sharp, Jr.; Joseph Sharp and 2 others
Brother of Mary SHARP; Janet Sharp; Christian SHARP; Ann SHARP; Cecelia SHARP and 3 others

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About John Sharp

Sharp family sailed from Liverpool, England, Thursday, September 7, 1848.

Ship: ¨ Erin’s Queen

Sharps Landed at New Orleans, October 28, 1848.

Arrived in St. Louis November 6, 1848 - Ship record logs of the Zetland and Erin’s Queen. - Also, see Mormon Immigration Index CD

Death of Mary Hunter Sharp [mother], June 1849, in St. Louis, of cholera during epidemic.

Sharps Possible date of departure from St. Louis to Salt Lake Valley, April 22, 1850.

Entrance into the SL Valley, August 28, 1850. John Sharp Company.

- History gives varying dates for arrival to allow for repair of wagons, scarcity of water and feed for cattle, etc. Wagons in the same company could arrive several days apart.

The Deseret News of August 31, 1850

- James P Sharp’s History of the Sharp Family

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John Sharp's Timeline

March 5, 1780
Clackmannon, Clack, Scot
October 15, 1785
Clackmannon, Clackmannon, Scotland
November 16, 1785
Clackmannan, Clackmannan, Scotland
November 16, 1785
Clackmannan, Clackmannan, Scotland
August 30, 1807
Age 21
Clackmannan, Clackmannan, Scotland
November 10, 1808
Age 23
Alloa, Clackmannan, Scotland
November 15, 1810
Age 25
Clackmannon, Clckmn, Sctl
Age 26
Sauchie, Alloa, Clackmannan, Scotland
November 9, 1820
Age 35
Tillicoultry, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
January 4, 1823
Age 37
Devonside, Tillicoultry, Clackmannan, Scotland