Oldham Family History

OLDHAM, Mary

OLDHAM, Mary

Female 1823 - 1907  (83 years)

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  • Name OLDHAM, Mary 
    Born 12 Sep 1823  Pompton, Passiac County, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Census 1850  Harlem Twp., Delaware County,Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Dec 1882  Buxton, Wilson County, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Moved with children Arzy and Lewis 
    Died 3 Feb 1907  Buxton, Wilson County, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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Mary Oldham Sharp
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    Mary Oldham Sharp

    Obituary
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    • Parents came to Ohio in 1832 when she was 8 & settled in Delaware, Ohio

      Mary (Oldham) Sharp was the daughter of Sarah (Durley) and Thomas Oldham. She was born in Pompton, Bergen, New Jersey (Pompton became part of Passaic County in 1895) The family moved to Westerville, Ohio in 1831 when Mary was 8 years old.

      She married Christopher C Sharp Sr on Nov 30, 1852, as his second wife, and they had the following children:

      -Mary Emma (Sharp) Hummel 1853 – 1941
      -Austin William Sharp 1854 – 1929
      -Andrew Franklin Sharp 1858 – 1863
      -Lewis G Sharp 1860 – 1945
      -Arzy Franklin Sharp 1863 – 1944
      -Luella Sharp 1865 – 1865

      Mary helped raise Christopher's youngest children from his first wife, Mary (Clark) Sharp, who had died in May 1852.

      Mary's only daughter, Mary Emma, married George W Hummel and by 1880 lived in Wilson County, Kansas. By 1882, Mary and her two sons, Lewis and Arzy, packed up and moved to Wilson County, Kansas as well.

      Mrs. Mary Sharp Dies at Buxton

      The mother of councilman, A. F. Sharp, of this city died at Buxton Sunday. The Fredonia Herald contained the following obituary.

      Mary Oldham was born in New Jersey, Sept. 1823, moved to Westerville, Ohio, with her parents when 8 years old and married Chrisopher(sic) Sharp, Nov. 30th, 1852, in Franklin county, Ohio. Soon after their marriage moved to Wood county, Ohio, where they lived till after Mr. Sharp's death which occurred Aug. 13, 1877.

      As Mrs. Sharp's only daughter, Mrs. G. Hummel had moved to Wilson county, Kansas, Mrs. Sharp with her sons, Louis and Arzy, also moved to Wilson county, in December 1882, and took a claim where Charles and John Mitchell now live in Duck Creek township. Wilson county has been her home a good many years.

      She has three sons and one daughter living. The living are Mrs. G. W. Hummel of Morgan, Oklahoma, Dr. Austin W. Sharp Southeast City, Mo., Louis G. Sharp of Buxton, Kas, one brother living at Westville, Ohio and one sister, Elizabeth Jackson, of Bradner, Ohio, 85 years old. Mrs. Sharp died at Buxton yesterday and was 83 years, 4 mnths and 23 days old; she made profession of religion in girlhood and has ever since been a member of the church. The funeral will be held at Buxton, Wednesday, Feb. 7, and buried at the cemetery southwest of town. ---Neodesha, Neb. Register.


      1850 Federal Census, Harlem, Delaware County, Ohio, USA
      Thomas Oldham 55
      Sarah Oldham 54
      Mary Oldham 26
      Phebe E Oldham 23
      Thomas Oldham 21
      John Oldham 19
      Austin Oldham 17
    Person ID I46928  oldham
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2016 

    Father OLDHAM, Thomas,   b. Abt 1795, Saddle River, Bergen County, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1865, Sandusky County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Mother DURLEY OR PORTER, Sarah,   b. Abt 1796, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1862, Harlem Twp., Delaware County,Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Family ID F17081  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family SHARP, Christopher C.,   b. 9 Sep 1810, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1877, Wayne, Wood County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 20 Nov 1852  Franklin County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 21 May 2016 
    Family ID F18232  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Sep 1823 - Pompton, Passiac County, New Jersey, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Federal - 1850 - Harlem Twp., Delaware County,Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Nov 1852 - Franklin County, Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Moved with children Arzy and Lewis - Dec 1882 - Buxton, Wilson County, Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Feb 1907 - Buxton, Wilson County, Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S146] Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958.