Brothers Walter Sharp & Carl W. Sharp US Navy WWII
A photo of Carl W. Sharp laken in Scotland when on leave during WWII
A photo of Blanche Harris Spence Sharp, Mother in Law of Jeannette Tribbett Campbell Sharp
Roland B. and Blanche H. Sharp, Mom Mom & Pop Pop Sharp, Leesburg, New Jersey in 1955. Rolland Butcher Sharp was the son of Robert Nelson Sharp Jr. & Almira Carlisle. Blanche Harris(Spence) Sharp was the daughter of Walter Spence & Olive Thompson of Heislerville, New Jersey. Rolland & BlancheSharp had three sons, Walter Sharp, Carl W. Sharp & Clifford N. Sharp.
A photo of the Sharp Brothers in Mauricetown, New Jersey. Pictured: Reubin, Albert, Emily, Peter, Enoch, John, and Ouffreld (?) Sharp.
A photo of Jeannette Tribbette Campbell Sharp taken in New Jersey in 1944.
A photo of Carl W. Sharp during WWII. Taken in 1944 when he was in the Navy.
Thomas Shropshire born July 06, 1809, died June 02, 1882 and wife Sarah Fox/Shropshire born Aug.14, 1814, died Jan. 18, 1892. Thomas married Sarah Fox on Jan. 01, 1834. Their children were: Caroline, Mary Jane, George, Anna Eliza, Thomas Jr., Lucy, Charles B., Ellen,and Sarah.
Thomas was a Lighthouse Keeper. Thomas Shropshire was appointed as Keeper of Egg Island Lighthouse on May 20, 1871, and remained there in that position until he resigned on July 10, 1880. He was replaced on July 10 by his son, Acting Keeper George Shropshire. George became the official Keeper on October 8, 1880. ( Information was gathered by Jim Gowdy, from resources in the Washington DC Archives. Mr Gowdy is the author of the book "Guiding Lights of the Delaware River and Bay".)