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Logan County Pioneers:

William L. Sharp, Fleming

William claimed a quarter in 9, 8N 49W in 1890.


Because of his working for the railroad, the Stratton, Nebraska resident could easily have gone to Colorado to make his claim.

In 1900 Hitchcock County, Nebraska, William Sharp is a stationary engineer, born May 1854 in Wisconsin, married 22 years to Mary M. Oct 1855 Illinois, have Dollie 20, Leaulie 16, Ethel 13, and Edith 11, all four born in Illinois.

In 1910 Stratton, Nebraska, William Sharp is 56, born in Wisconsin, married two years (second time for both) to Laura 56 born in Illinois.
William is a fireman for a stationary engine.
"Obituary from Friday 17 August 1916 McCook Republican William Sharp for many years a resident of Stratton, died last Friday, August 4th, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. S.M. Showalter, at Keenesburg, Colorado. The remains were brought here on No. 16 Monday morning, and laid to rest in the Stratton cemetery. Mr. Sharp was an employee in the Burlington water service for nearly thirty years, making his headquarters in Stratton most of that time and has a wide acquaintance here. His broken health necessitated his retirement about three years ago and he had been gradually failing till within a few days of the end when he was taken suddenly ill. He was in his seventy-first year, at the time of his death. Mr. And Mrs. Showalter accompanied the remains to Stratton. "

Rose Hill Cemetery has:
F17 1880 1959 SHARP, Delores E. William SHARP Willis E. STEWART 20 Feb 1902
E08 10 Feb 1908 24 Mar 1936 SHARP, Gertrude Florence Otto D. SHARP Russell M. KROETSCHING 11 Sep 1926
I23 11 Mar 1899 16 Feb 1986 SHARP, Lulu E. Otto D. SHARP John H. ELLER 23 Nov 1919
E06 22 Oct 1866 25 Jan 1943 SHARP, Otto D. Eva D. DAVIS 21 Mar 1896
E06 24 Mar 1915 8 Oct 1938 SHARP, Wayne Albert Otto D. SHARP NONE
B11 4 Aug 1845 1916 SHARP, William Mary M. HOUSINGER
B11 1916 SHARP, Baby NONE

Dolores Estele Sharp was born January 2, 1880 at Parkesburg, Illinois to William Sharp and Mary Huntsinger, listed as Dolores Stewart in December 1942.

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