John Adam Sharp

Is your surname Sharp?

Research the Sharp family

John Adam Sharp's Geni Profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!

Related Projects

John Adam Sharp

Birthdate: (65)
Birthplace: Julesburg,Colorado
Death: April 27, 1916 (65)
Salt Lake City,Salt Lake County,Utah
Immediate Family:

Son of Adam Sharp and Jeannette 'Janet' Sharp
Husband of Rebecca Ann Sharp
Father of Mary Emma Sharp; Adam Bennion Sharp; John Adam Sharp; Jesse Bennion Sharp; June Bennion Sharp and 8 others
Brother of Elizabeth Bennion; Mary Ann Bennion (Sharp); Jeannette Bennion (Sharp) and David Sharp

Managed by: Private User
Last Updated:

About John Adam Sharp

Biographical Summary:

Sharp, John A. (son of Adam Sharp and Elizabeth Cook). Born June 27, 1850, at South Platte, Nebraska. Came to Utah December 18, 1850.

Married: Rebecca Bennion December 23, 1872, Salt Lake City (daughter of Samuel Bennion and Mary Bushel of Taylorsville, Utah, pioneers October 5, 1847, John Taylor company). She was born March 17, 1853.

Their children:

  1. Mary Emma born December 5, 1875, married George A. Sand;
  2. Jesse born March 6, 1887, married Minnie Creer;
  3. Clyde born May 9, 1889, died;
  4. June born January 17, 1892;
  5. Leo born June 18, 1894;
  6. Ira born October 30, 1896;
  7. Willey born January 30, 1898.

Family home Salt Lake City. Seventy. Cattleman and sheep raiser.

SOURCE: Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, page 1155

view all 16

John Adam Sharp's Timeline

1850
June 27, 1850
Julesburg,Colorado
1874
April 26, 1874
Age 23
Vernon, Utah
1875
December 5, 1875
Age 25
1878
March 27, 1878
Age 27
Vernon, Tooele, Utah
1880
February 12, 1880
Age 29
Vernon, Tooele, Utah
1882
1882
Age 31
1883
1883
Age 32
1885
1885
Age 34
1887
March 6, 1887
Age 36