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Looking for Greatgrandfather William Howard Sharp

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Re: Looking for Greatgrandfather William Howard Sharp

Posted: 1502836396000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Sharp, James
Hi,

James Richardson Sharp
Born: 14 Aug 1887, Lexington, MS
1917 Res: Greenwood, Leflore, MS
Nationality: USA
Occ: Repairman automobiles, self-employed, Greenwood
Dependents: wife & 3 children
He claimed an exemption from WWI because of dependent relatives.
Source: U. S. World War I Draft Registration Cards 1917-18

James R. Sharp
Entrainment Date: 21 May 1918
Entrainment Camp: Camp Shelby, Hattiesburg, MS
Local Board: Leflore, MS
Residence Year: abt. 1918
Source: U. S. Lists of Men Ordered to Report to Local Board for Military Dute 1917-18

1920 Greenwood, Leflore, MS
James R. Shark, b. MS, 33, mechanic auto repair
Sadie, b. LA, 32, stenographer wholesale grocery
Sadie R., b. MS, 7
Mildred, b. TN, 3 6/12ths
James, b. MI, 4 11/12ths
Ida Rolfe, malaw, b. MS, 58, widow
Amelia, sislaw, b. AL, 23, stenographer insurance
Lucy, sislaw, b. Ms, 20
Alock, sislaw, b. MS, 18

James R. Sharp
Spouse: Sadie C. Smith
Child: William Thomas Sharp
Source: U. S. Social Security Applications & Claims Index 1936-2007

James Sharp
Born: 14 Aug 1887, MS
Father: Wm. Sharp
Mother: Mary Porter, b. MS
Occ: Mechanic
Res: Greenwood, Leflore, MS
Informant: Mrs. H. W. Haley, Clayton, LA
Widower
Died: Baptist Hospital, Memphis, Shelby, TN
COD: Cirrohosis of liver
Buried: Greenwood, MS, Oct 25, 1936
Source: TN Death Records 1914-1963

James R. Sharp
Born: Aug 14, 1887
Died: Oct 26, 1936, USA
Buried: IOOF Cemetery, Greenwood, Leflore, MS
Source: www.findagrave.com

1940 Greenwood
Sadie Sharp, b. LA, 51, widow, typist grocery, education=8th grade
James, b. MI, 24, receiving clerk wholesale, educ=high school 3 yrs
W. T., son, b. MS, 16
R. L., son, b. MS, 15
Sadie Cunningham, b. MS, 27, correspondent mail order, educ=college 2 yrs
Charley, sonlaw, b. MS, 37, route driver cleaning co., educ=C 2 yrs
Katherine, granddau, b. MS, 2/12ths

Sadie Sharp
Born: 10 July 1888
Last Res: MS
Died: 1965
Source: U. S. Social Security Death Index 1935-2014

Sadie S. Sharp
Born: July 10, 1886
Died: Dec 6, 1965, USA
Buried: IOOF Cemetery, Greenwood
Source: www.findagrave.com

I'd contact the Greenwood-Leflore County Public Library for copies of their obituares. Successful Searching!
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