Sharp Family

Bertie Sharp
b. Dec. 23, 1882 Livingston Co., Ky.
d. July 15, 1960 McCracken Co., Ky.
(son of George Albert Sharp & Laura Williamson)
Essie Champion
b. Sept. 23, 1886 Kentucky
d. May 18, 1967 McCracken Co., Ky.
(dau of Robert Champion & Mary Shear)

Bertie & Essie were the parents of 12 children:
Donald Earl, Robert Glyn, Thersa, Isabell, Herbert,
James "Jimmy", Cecil Freeman, George Albert, Barbara Nell,
William David, Mary Eunice and Julie Helen who died at birth

Lylian Lee (Ferguson) Sharp
Oct. 4, 1923 d. Jan. 2, 1995
(dau. of Henry Ferguson & Florence Hatfield)
Cecil Freeman Sharp
b. Sept. 23, 1918 d. Dec. 5, 1961
(son of Bertie Sharp & Essie Champion)
Cecil & Lylian were the parents of 5 children:
Thomas Michael, Thelma Jean, Lewis Freeman, Cecilia Ann and Sharon Kay

Note: Tombstone has four Sharp Babies listed
Misprint on tombstone there are only two Sharp babies buried here.
Lewis Freeman Sharp
b. Jan. 18, 1952 McCracken Co., Ky.
d. Jan. 20, 1952
Sharon Kay Sharp
b. 1950 d. 1950
(both children of Cecil Freeman Sharp & Lylian Lee Ferguson)

Information on these babies from Mary Margaret (Flannery) Sharp, Smithland, Ky.

Thomas Michael Sharp, Sr.
b. Nov. 3, 1943 Livingston Co., Ky.
d. July 3, 1994
(son of Cecil Freeman Sharp & Lylian Lee Ferguson)

Thomas married 1st Ellen Sensac
married 2nd Penny S. Ponton b. 1957
Thomas is the parent of five children:
Thomas Michael, Jr., Teresa Marie, Toni Michelle, Jennifer Kay and Noel Lynn

William David Sharp
b. 1925 Kentucky
d. Dec. 8, 2002 Olaton, Ohio
(son of Bertie Sharp & Essie Champion)
( married Jewell D. McKeever)
Five children :
Cynthia Ann, William David Jr., Charles Joseph, Christopher Lee and Bonitta K.

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Burials of Sharps & Crowleys at Birdsville Cemetery

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