Sharp Family Bible

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Bible Info[edit | edit source]

Acquisition number #1593 given by Sharp family. James Sharp and Eliza Jane (Cook) Sharp, married 1866, family records. Dictionary, and Quotes of the Bible, 2000 Illustrations. Fair condition. Printed by A. J. Holman Co., 930 Arch St., Philadelphia, PA.

Please note the Wayne County Historical Society of Ohio no longer accepts any Family Bibles into their collections as all genealogical research requests and information is directed to the Wayne County Public Library, Genealogy and Local History Department.

Date of Bible[edit | edit source]

1882

Dimensions of Bible[edit | edit source]

12.625in Tall

10.75in Wide

4.25in Thick

10 lbs Weight

Researcher Name and Date[edit | edit source]

2017-MAR Bibles Inventoried, reviewed, and information recompiled by Wayne County Historical Society of Ohio, Documents Vault Committee.
1995 WCHS Family Bible Records compiled by D.A.R. Wooster-Wayne Chapter.
1970-JAN-24 WCHS Bible Records copied and submitted by Edna Keim Conrad, West Salem, Ohio.
1960-NOV-08 WCHS Bible Records copied by C. Arthur Phillips

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Printed in 1882 by A. J. Holman Co., 930 Arch St., Philadelphia, PA.

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Marriage Records associated with Bible[edit | edit source]

JAMES SHARP & ELIZA JANE COOK, JUNE 1866.

Birth Records associated with Bible[edit | edit source]

JAMES SHARP B - APRIL 27, 1838
ELIZA SHARP B - JAN 13, 1840
NANNIE MAY SHARP B - AUG. 8, 1868
ROBERT CHARLES SHARP B - OCT. 8, 1871
GEORGE CUMMINS SHARP - B AUG 17, 1873
JAMES WILBERT SHARP B - MARCH 24, 1877
ERNEST LAVERTY SHARP B - NOVEMBER 14, 1886

Death Records associated with Bible[edit | edit source]

ELIZA JANE SHARP D - JULY 3, 1911 AGE 71 YEARS
GEORGE CUMMINNS D - AUG, 10, 1875 AGE 2 YRS
JAMES SHARP D - FEB. 9, 1921 AGE 83 YEARS
ROBERT CHARLES D - FEB. ? AGE 76 YRS
JAMES WILBERT D - ? 1958 AGE 81 YRS

Notes[edit | edit source]

ON THE FLYLEAF IS PINNED AN OBIT CLIPPING FROM NEWSPAPER "MRS. JAMES SHARP, AGED 71 YEARS DIED AT HOME 2 MILES EAST OF APPLECREEK, OH, OF A STROKE. FUNERAL AT APPLECREEK PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. SHE WAS A SISTER OF MRS. JOSEPH A. BONEWITZ OF WOOSTER, OH.

NEWSPAPER CLIPPING: MRS. ELIZA JANE COOK SHARP, WIFE OF JAMES SHARP, DIED JULY 3 1911. BORN NEAR DALTON OH, JAN. 13, 1840. MEMBER OF PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, APPLECREEK, OH. SURVIVING ARE HER HUSBAND, THREE SONS, CHARLES, WILBERT, ERNEST AND DAUGHTER FANNIE MAY. BURIAL APPLE CREEK CEMETERY.

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BACK OF BIBLE PHOTOS ARE REMOVED, NAMES IN WRITTEN IN THE PHOTO AREAS: JAMIE SHARP BOOK 1888, WILBER J. SHARP, NANNIE MAY SHARP.

A FLOWER EMBOSSED CALLING CARD IN BIBLE WITH THE NAME: CHARLIE. R. SHARP, was reported to be in the Bible, however this is now missing.