Edward Sharp

Full Name: Edward Sharp
Date of birth: 1833
Date of death: April 24, 1905

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 6 Jan 14, 1873 - Jan 17, 1873 13th (1)   Democrat Tyler / Smith   Smith, Upshur

(1) Bluford W. Brown, sworn 1/17/1873, took the seat of Edward Sharp, withdrew from election contest the same day. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Captain, Company I, 22nd Texas Infantry. Military grave marker, Ed Sharp, burial in Meridian Cemetery, Bosque County. Find a Grave.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1860 - Edward Sharp, Tyler, Smith County, age 27, born circa 1833 in New Jersey, merchant, in household with Arabelela Sharp.
    Census of 1870 - Ed Sharp, Tyler, Smith County, age 36, born circa 1834 in New Jersey, merchant, in household with Arabella Sharp.
    Census of 1880 - Ed Sharp, Bosque County, age 47, born circa 1833 in New Jersey, stock raising, wife Arabella Sharp.
    Census of 1890 - Ed Sharp, Bosque County, age 69, born October 1831 in New Jersey, wife Bell. FamilySearch. 1860 1870 1880 1900
  • Death notice, "Meridian Happenings," The Clifton Record (Bosque County), 4/28/1905, p. 1, crediting Nellie Pederson Civic Library. "Captain Sharp was about 85 years of age and an old Confederate Veteran." Death date 4/24/1905. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

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Committee Information top

13th R.S. - 1873
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