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Ellen Wrenshall "Nellie" Dent Sharp
Birth: Jun. 28, 1828
Missouri, USA
Death: Dec. 26, 1904
District Of Columbia, USA

The granddaughter of George Dent, First Lieutenant of the Third Battalion, Maryland Flying Camp during the Revolutionary War. Nellie was raised at New Haven, her father's estate outside of Saint Louis, Missouri; a product of the southern culture adopted by her parents. She married physician Alexander Sharp on February 7, 1854. Their children: Navy Captain Alexander Sharp; Army Captain Frederick Dent Sharp; Emma Dent Sharp (1859-1860); Elizabeth Bryson Petitt; Ulysses S. Grant Sharp (1863-1949); Louis Dent Sharp (1865-1946); Nelly Dent Bennet; Jesse Grant Sharp (1869-1870); Julian Donaldson Sharp (1871-1881); and Julia Grant Nolan.

The following descendants, who were either career military or killed in action, can not be linked at this time:

Navy Admiral Ulysses S. Grant Sharp Jr.
and his brother
Navy Lieutenant Commander Thomas Frederick Sharp
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Frederick Dent (1787 - 1873)
  Ellen Bray Wrenshall Dent (1793 - 1857)
 
 Spouse:
  Alexander Sharp (1825 - 1901)
 
 Children:
  Alexander Sharp (1855 - 1910)*
  Frederick Dent Sharp (1857 - 1900)*
  Elizabeth Bryson Sharp Pettit (1861 - 1927)*
  Nelly Dent Sharp Bennet (1868 - 1957)*
  Julia Grant Sharp Nolan (1873 - 1968)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Cromwell Dent (1816 - 1889)*
  George Wrenshall Dent (1819 - 1899)*
  Frederick Tracy Dent (1820 - 1892)*
  Lewis Dent (1823 - 1874)*
  Julia Dent Grant (1826 - 1902)*
  Ellen Wrenshall Dent Sharp (1828 - 1904)
  Emily Marbury Dent Casey (1836 - 1920)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

Blessed Assurance Jesus is Mine
Nellie Wrenshall Dent
Wife of
Alexander Sharp
Born June 28, 1828
Died Dec. 26, 1904
 
Burial:
San Francisco National Cemetery
San Francisco
San Francisco County
California, USA
Plot: Section OS Row 52 Site 4
 
Maintained by: Thom Painter
Originally Created by: Carol
Record added: Mar 10, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34661163
Ellen Wrenshall Nellie <i>Dent</i> Sharp
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Ellen Wrenshall Nellie <i>Dent</i> Sharp
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