Ellen 'Nellie' Wrenshall Sharp (Dent)

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Ellen Wrenshall Sharp (Dent)

Also Known As: "Nellie"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: White Haven, St Louis, Missouri, United States
Death: Died in Washington, Columbia, District of Columbia, United States
Place of Burial: San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Frederick Fayette Dent and Ellen Bray Dent
Wife of Major Alexander Sharp
Mother of Ulysses Simpson Grant Sharp; Julia Dent Nolan; Frederick Dent Wrenshall Sharp; Emma Dent Sharp and Jesse Grant Sharp
Sister of John Cromwell Dent; General Frederick Dent (USA); Julia Boggs Grant (Dent), First Lady; Emily Marbury Casey and George Wrenshall Dent

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About Ellen 'Nellie' Wrenshall Sharp (Dent)

The granddaughter of George Dent, First Lieutenant of the Third Battalion, Maryland Flying Camp during the Revolutionary War. Nellie was raised at New Haven, her father's estate outside of Saint Louis, Missouri; a product of the southern culture adopted by her parents. She married physician Alexander Sharp on February 7, 1854.

Their children: Navy Captain Alexander Sharp; Army Captain Frederick Dent Sharp; Emma Dent Sharp (1859-1860); Elizabeth Bryson Petitt; Ulysses S. Grant Sharp (1863-1949); Louis Dent Sharp (1865-1946); Nelly Dent Bennet; Jesse Grant Sharp (1869-1870); Julian Donaldson Sharp (1871-1881); and Julia Grant Nolan.

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Ellen 'Nellie' Wrenshall Sharp (Dent)'s Timeline

1828
June 28, 1828
White Haven, St Louis, Missouri, United States
1850
1850
Age 21
St Louis Ward 2, St Louis (Independent City), Missouri
1863
March 7, 1863
Age 34
Missouri, United States
1873
1873
Age 44
1904
December 26, 1904
Age 76
Washington, Columbia, District of Columbia, United States
December 1904
Age 76
San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States
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