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Rufus P. Sharp
Birth: Oct. 10, 1852
Anderson County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jul. 16, 1911
Rocky Top
Anderson County
Tennessee, USA

Rufus P. Sharp is said to have had the nickname of "Rufe".
He was a son of Henderson Sharp and Mary Sarah Duke Sharp.

Rufus had these siblings who are known to me at this time:
Mary Jane Sharp (1841); Nelson Seiver Sharp (1843); Sarah E. Sharp (1844); Nicholas M. Sharp (1847); Martha A. Sharp (1849); Penolly Sharp (1850); Robert E. Sharp (1853); Franklin R. Sharp (1858); and Susan Sharp (1860). All were born in Anderson County, Tennessee.

Rufus married Orpha Evaline Welch on 29 Jul 1871 and they had the following known children: Samuel Thomas Sharp (1882. My paternal grandfather); Alexander Sharp (1874. Alexander was killed in the Fraterville Mine Explosion on 19 May 1902 and never married.); Frank Sharp (1877); Ellen Sharp (1886); Gordon W. Sharp (1889 and twin to William H. Sharp); William H. Sharp (1889 and twin to Gordon W. Sharp); Marion Jackson Sharp (1890); Nola P. Sharp (1895). All were born in Anderson County, Tennessee. 
Family links: 
  Orpha Evelin Welch Sharp (1855 - 1932)*
  Alexander Sharp (1875 - 1902)*
  Frank Sharp (1877 - 1902)*
  Samuel Thomas Sharp (1882 - 1961)*
  Ella Sharp Tipton (1887 - 1916)*
  William Hibbs Sharp (1889 - 1981)*
  Henry Rufus Sharp (1889 - ____)*
  Gordon H Sharp (1889 - 1970)*
  Marion Jackson Sharpe (1892 - 1980)*
  Nola Paralee Sharp George (1896 - 1992)*
*Calculated relationship
OCT 10, 1852
JULY 16, 1911
NOV 18, 1855
FEB 14, 1932
[Headstone is shared with that of his wife, Evelin Welch Sharp. The two sides are heart-shaped and are joined in the middle.]

Leach Cemetery
Rocky Top
Anderson County
Tennessee, USA
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Originally Created by: Pat Lacy
Record added: Nov 22, 2005
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Rufus P. Sharp
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Rufus P. Sharp
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