John Balfour Sharp

ID No.566, (13 May 1871 - )
John Balfour Sharp
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-granduncle of Patricia Elizabeth Chalmers
Appears
on charts:
Descendent Chart for Thomas Sharp
Residence
(Resident)
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.1,2,3,4 
Birth Reg20 Jun 1871 His birth was registered by Andrew Robertson, a neighbour, in Markinch.1 
Census 1881
(Family)
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 
Occupation14 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.3,5,6 
Occupation28 Oct 1889 John Balfour Sharp was a pattern maker.5  
Occupation31 Oct 1889 He was a patternmaker.6  
Death
(Survivor)
31 Oct 1889 He became a widower on the death of his wife Annie.6 
Migration*3 Mar 1893 John Balfour Sharp emigrated to New York, USA, sailing from Glasgow aboard "SS.Anchoria."7
Marriage*30 Jun 1893 He married Isabella Campbell Neilson, daughter of Walter Neilson and Jane Brown, in Connecticut, USA.4,8,9,10 
Migration As John and Isabella married in the USA, but feature on the 1901 Census, they must have returned to Scotland some time between 1893 and 1901 (no records so far found.) 
Census 1901*31 Mar 1901 The 1901 UK Census enumerated John Balfour Sharp as Head of household at 94 High Street, Innerleven, Parish of Wemyss, Fife, Scotland.4 
Occupation31 Mar 1901 He was a joiner.4  
Occupation5 May 1903 He was a joiner (journeyman.)8  
Birth Reg
(Informant)
18 May 1903 He registered the birth of Walter Neilson Sharp, his son, in Buckhaven.8 
Occupation4 Apr 1905 John Balfour Sharp was a joiner journeyman.9  
Birth Reg
(Informant)
24 Apr 1905 He registered the birth of Euphemia Funkie Sharp, his daughter, in Buckhaven.9 
Occupation26 Jan 1907 John Balfour Sharp was a joiner journeyman.10  
Death Reg
(Informant)
28 Jan 1907 He registered the death of Euphemia Funkie Sharp, his daughter, in Buckhaven.10 
Migration4 Apr 1911 John Balfour Sharp emigrated to New York, USA, sailing from Glasgow aboard "SS.Furnessia."11

Family 1

Annie Dewar Cation (31 Jul 1871 - 31 Oct 1889)
Child

Family 2

Isabella Campbell Neilson (4 Dec 1874 - )
Children
Last Edited2 Apr 2020

Citations

  1. [S11] NRS Certs : B: 1871: Markinch (447),79. Cert/transcript held
  2. [S42] Census UK : 1881: 447,17,12 sch:66.Cert/transcript held
  3. [S11] NRS Certs : M: 1889: Buckhaven (459/2),26. Cert/transcript held
  4. [S14] Census : C: 1901: 459/2,7,26, sch:123.Cert/transcript held
  5. [S11] NRS Certs : B: 1889: Scoonie (456),122. Cert/transcript held
  6. [S11] NRS Certs : D: 1889: Scoonie (456),63. Cert/transcript held
  7. [S56] Migration : New York Passenger Lists 1893: Roll M237_603,page5.
  8. [S11] NRS Certs : B: 1903: Buckhaven (459/2),172. Cert/transcript held
  9. [S11] NRS Certs : B: 1905: Buckhaven (459/2),136. Cert/transcript held
  10. [S11] NRS Certs : D: 1907: Buckhaven (459/2),18. Cert/transcript held
  11. [S56] Migration : New York Passenger Lists 1911: Roll T715_1652,page31.
  12. [S92] Ext. Research : Mrs WS Thomson (2607).
  13. [S14] Census : C: 1901: 459/2,7,26, sch:124.Cert/transcript held
  14. [S91] Ext. Research : Mrs SA Collins (854).