John Balfour Sharp
ID No.566, (13 May 1871 - )
|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|
|Relationship||Great-granduncle of Patricia Elizabeth Chalmers|
|Descendent Chart for Robert Sharp|
|13 May 1871||James Sharp, Euphemia Fowler Funkie and John Balfour Sharp lived at Dubbyside, Innerleven, Parish of Markinch, Fife, Scotland.1|
|Birth*||13 May 1871||He was born in Dubbyside, Innerleven, Parish of Markinch, Fife, Scotland.1,2,3|
|Birth Reg||20 Jun 1871||His birth was registered in Markinch by a neighbour, Andrew Robertson.1|
| Census 1881|
|3 Apr 1881||The 1881 UK Census enumerated John Balfour Sharp as being son of James Sharp, Head of the household at Dubbyside Street, Innerleven, Parish of Markinch, Fife, Scotland.2|
|Occupation*||3 Apr 1881||John Balfour Sharp was a scholar.2|
|Residence*||14 Aug 1889||He lived at Innerleven, Fife, Scotland.3|
|Occupation||14 Aug 1889||He was a pattern maker.3|
|Marriage*||14 Aug 1889||He married Annie Dewar Cation, daughter of John Cation and Mary Arnott, in Methil, Parish of Wemyss, Fife, Scotland. The marriage was solemnised by Rev. Alexander Aytoun Young.3,4|
|Occupation||31 Oct 1889||John Balfour Sharp was a patternmaker.4|
|31 Oct 1889||He became a widower on the death of his wife Annie.4|
|Migration*||3 Mar 1893||John Balfour Sharp emigrated to New York, USA, sailing from Glasgow aboard "SS.Anchoria."5|
|Marriage*||30 Jun 1893||He married Isabella Campbell Neilson, daughter of Walter Neilson and Jane Brown, in Connecticut, USA.6,7|
|Migration||As he married in the USA, but his daughter was born in Scotland, John must have returned to Scotland some time between 1893 and 1905 (no records so far found.)|
|Occupation||4 Apr 1905||John Balfour Sharp was a joiner journeyman.6|
| Birth Reg|
|24 Apr 1905||He registered the birth of his daughter, Euphemia Funkie, in Buckhaven.6|
|Occupation||26 Jan 1907||John Balfour Sharp was a joiner journeyman.7|
| Death Reg|
|28 Jan 1907||He registered the death of his daughter, Euphemia Funkie Sharp, in Buckhaven.7|
|Migration||4 Apr 1911||John Balfour Sharp emigrated to New York, USA, sailing from Glasgow aboard "SS.Furnessia."8|
|Annie Dewar Cation (31 Jul 1871 - 31 Oct 1889)|
|Isabella Campbell Neilson (4 Dec 1874 - )|
|Last Edited||24 Apr 2016|
- [S1] Birth Cert: 1871: Markinch (447),79.
- [S53] Census UK: 1881: 447,17,12 sch:66.
- [S11] Marr Cert: 1889: Buckhaven (459/2),26.
- [S21] Death Cert: 1889: Scoonie (456),63.
- [S65] Migration, New York Passenger Lists 1893: Roll M237_603,page5.
- [S1] Birth Cert: 1905: Buckhaven (459/2),136.
- [S21] Death Cert: 1907: Buckhaven (459/2),18.
- [S65] Migration, New York Passenger Lists 1911: Roll T715_1652,page31.
- [S92] Ext. Research: WS Thomson (2607).
- [S91] Ext. Research: Mrs SA Collins (854).