Thomas Reuben Sharp
b. 24 April 1864, d. 29 February 1916
- Thomas Reuben Sharp was born on 24 April 1864 in Alabama or possibly a few years later.
- He married Elizabeth Zimmerman Thrasher, daughter of John Thomas Thrasher and Martha Louisa Hagerty, on 1 January 1890 in Elmore County, Alabama, with J. M. Dannelly officiating.
- Thomas Reuben Sharp and Elizabeth Zimmerman Thrasher appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Walkers, Montgomery County, Alabama. Other members of the household included Louise Sharp, Reuben Wilkinson Sharp and Sallie E. Sharp.
- He was a farmer, according to the 1900 census.
- Thomas Reuben Sharp and Elizabeth Zimmerman Thrasher appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in Montgomery, Alabama, at 416 Monroe Street. Other members of the household included Louise Sharp, Reuben Wilkinson Sharp, Thomas H. Sharp and Sallie E. Sharp.
- He was self-employed as a fish and oyster merchant, according to the 1910 census.
- Thomas Reuben Sharp died on 29 February 1916 at age 51 in Montgomery, Alabama, at 416 Monroe Street at his residence.
- His wife Elizabeth Zimmerman Thrasher became a widow at his death.
- He was interred at Oakwood Cemetery, Montgomery, Alabama.
- The following appeared on 1 March 1916 in The Montgomery Advertiser: Thomas Reuben Sharp, fifty-one years of age, a life-long resident of Montgomery, died at his residence, No. 416 Monroe Street, Tuesday night at 8 o'clock. Mr. Sharp's death followed a brief illness. He was a member of the Dexter Avenue Methodist church, and also a member of Jewel Lodge, Knights of Pythias.
He is survived by his wife, two sons, Reuben Sharp and Tom Sharp, and one daughter, Mrs. Z. C. Lewis, and one sister, Miss Sallie Sharp, all of this city.
Funeral services will take place from the residence Wednesday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock, Rev. J. W. Frazer officiating.
. Interment will be in Oakwood cemetery.
- Last Edited: 6 Jun 2014