Elizabeth Sharp

ID No.564, (22 September 1867 - circa 1949)
Father*James Sharp1,2,3 b. 30 Sep 1836, d. 1 Feb 1917
Mother*Euphemia Fowler Funkie1,3 b. 5 Feb 1835, d. 1 Oct 1930
RelationshipGreat-grandaunt of Patricia Elizabeth Chalmers
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Descendent Chart for Thomas Sharp
22 Sep 1867 James Sharp, Euphemia Fowler Funkie and Elizabeth Sharp lived at Dubbyside, Innerleven, Parish of Markinch, Fife, Scotland.1 
Birth*22 Sep 1867 She was born in Dubbyside, Innerleven, Parish of Markinch, Fife, Scotland.1,2,3 
Birth Reg1 Oct 1867 Her birth was registered by Andrew Robertson, a neighbour, in Markinch.1 
Census 1881
3 Apr 1881 The 1881 UK Census enumerated Elizabeth Sharp as being daughter of James Sharp, Head of the household at Dubbyside Street, Innerleven, Parish of Markinch, Fife, Scotland.2 
Occupation*3 Apr 1881 Elizabeth Sharp was a scholar.2  
Residence*26 Nov 1886 She lived at Innerleven, Fife, Scotland.3 
Occupation26 Nov 1886 She was a domestic servant.3  
Marriage*26 Nov 1886 She married John Paton Thomson, son of Alexander Thomson and Margaret Paton, in Innerleven, Parish of Markinch, Fife, Scotland. The marriage was solemnised by Rev. Alexander Aytoun Young.3,4 
Anecdote* The whole Thomson family left Scotland in the 1920's. James and Euphemia ended up returning to Scotland when the depression hit. John Snr and Margaret ended up in Winnepeg. Elizabeth, John Jnr, both Roberts, Andrew and Lillian moved to Detroit. 
c 1928 Elizabeth Sharp was widowed on the death of her husband John.5 
Death*c 1949 Elizabeth Sharp died at Detroit, Parish of Wayne, Michigan, USA.5 
Burial* She was buried in Windsor, Ontario, Canada.5 


John Paton Thomson (16 Jul 1865 - c 1928)
Last Edited1 Jan 2019


  1. [S11] NRS Certs : B: 1867: Markinch (447),149. Cert/transcript held
  2. [S42] Census UK : 1881: 447,17,12 sch:66.Cert/transcript held
  3. [S11] NRS Certs : M: 1886: Markinch (447),30. Cert/transcript held
  4. [S11] NRS Certs : B: 1903: Avondale (621),131. Cert/transcript held
  5. [S92] Ext. Research : Mrs WS Thomson (2607).