Preston, Ida - James Irven Sharp 71, a retired farmer, died here Saturday.
A son of James and Rebecca Higley Sharp, he was born at Kaysville, Utah, Jan 22,1868. He married Melissa Ellsworth of Franklin, Dec 4,1888. She died a year ago.
Surviving are three sons and three daughters, Lester I. and Ariand Sharp of Preston; Renald Sharp of Cleveland; Mrs. Ida Jenkins of Midvale; Mrs. LaRea Kartchner of Lewiston, Utah, and Mrs Pearl Hatch of Franklin. A number of grandchildren and the following brothers and sisters also survive: Joseph T Sharp of Mapleton, William Sharp, residing in Canada; Mrs. Emlem Richards of Preston and Mrs. Emma Hagland of Smithfield.
(Note : This last sister, seems to support the contention that James' father did have a child with Emily White Zest Follows, the married name may be misspelled - "HATLUND")