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John Sharp, III

Birthplace: Clackmannanshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of John Sharp, Jr. and Jane Wright Patterson
Brother of James Sharp; Margaret Sharp; Katherine Sharp; Adam Sharp; Agnes Sharp and 2 others

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About John Sharp, III

(son of John Sharp and Jane Patterson). Born December 28, 1841, in Clackmannanshire, Scotland. Came to Utah September 1, 1850, John Sharp company.

   Married:	Hannah Neslen September 8, 1866, at Salt Lake City (daughter of Samuel Neslen and Eunice Francis, both of Salt Lake City, pioneers September 20, 1863, C. Spencer company). She was born June 1, 1844.
   Their children:
           Eunice Jane born September 29, 1867, died child;
           John N. born June 11, 1869, married Margaret E. Miles.
   Family home Salt Lake City.

Member of high council. State fish and game commissioner 11 years. Mining man; capitalist.


  • Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah photographs, page 242
  • Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, page 1155
  • Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Sharp, John; John Sharp Company (1850); male, Age 8; Birth Date: 28 Dec. 1841; Death Date: 15 Mar. 1915.
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December 28, 1841
Clackmannanshire, Scotland, United Kingdom