SAM H. SHARP
1867 - 1921
This Sam and Nellie are 2nd great-grandparents of the Keeper of this family history blog . . . and this Sam, Jr. is a great-grand-uncle . . . following is a newsclipping regarding his death . . .
Taylor Daily Press. Taylor, Texas. Saturday Afternoon, May 14, 1921. Sam Sharp Dies in Taylor Today. Body Will Be Shipped to Former Home in Lovelady for Burial. Sam H. Sharp, age about 60 years, died this morning at the home of his son-in-law, T. A. Newton, 807 ? West Seventh Street, following a brief illness. Mr. Sharp has been a resident of Taylor for only a short time and was employed as bookkeeper for the Tip Top Milling Company. The body was turned over to the Forwood Undertaking Company to prepare for shipment to his former home in Lovelady, where burial will take place tomorrow. Short services will be held at the Newton home. The deceased is survived by several children.