Jeremiah Robert SHARPE c.1829-1890
&
Sarah Ann SMITH c.1827-1895

Co Wicklow, Ireland & Digby, S-W Victoria, Australia

Jeremiah Robert SHARPE c.1829-1890, b. Co Wicklow, Ireland, son of Robert SHARPE and Jane Maria WINDSOR was married in 1854 Co Wicklow, Ireland to Sarah Ann SMITH c.1827-1895, b. Co Wicklow, Ireland, daughter of William SMITH & ____.

J. and R. SHARP were listed as buyers on the list of original Digby town allotments.

Jeremiah SHARPE was a carrier and drover of Hotspur and Digby, S-W Victoria, Australia. He died near Digby and is buried in the local cemetery.

Sarah Ann SHARPE, widow of Jeremiah died at Beulah in the Wimmera in 1895.

Jeremiah SHARPE and Sarah SMITH had the following children...

  1. William Edward SHARPE 1856-1925, b. "Lower Crawford" Station, S-W Victoria, d. Nyah West, Victoria, m. 1886 to Elizabeth Lester BALL 1855-1934, b. South Australia, to Thomas BALL and Catherine Alice ROYAL, d. Nyah, Victoria.

  2. Robert SHARPE 1858-1931, b. Hotspur, S-W Victoria, d. Digby, S-W Victoria, m. 1888 to Jane HAWORTH 1866-1955, b. Merino, S-W Victoria to Robert HAWORTH and Jane HETHERINGTON, d. Digby, S-W Victoria and they had the following children...
    1. Mable Mary SHARPE 1889-1980, b. Digby, S-W Victoria, d. New Zealand, m. 1917 in New Zealand to John GREEN....
    2. George Frederick SHARPE 1891-1966, b. Digby, S-W Victoria, d. Merino, S-W Victoria, m. Ellen "Topsy" PERRY 1895-1916, daughter of Frederick PERRY and Helen GULL.
    3. Robert John "Robin" SHARPE 1893-1975, b. Digby, S-W Victoria, d. Hamilton, S-W Victoria, m. 1929 to Flora Grace Eliza EDWARDS 1908-1945, daughter of Richard Edward EDWARDS and Grace MALING.
    4. Annie Martha "Topsy" SHARPE 1895-1914, b. Digby, S-W Victoria, d. Digby, S-W Victoria.
    5. Florence May "Florrie" SHARPE 1897-1962, b. Digby, S-W Victoria, d. Digby, S-W Victoria, m. Patrick Frank CARLIN 1901-1967, b. Casterton, S-W Victoria, d. Merino, S-W Victoria, son of John James CARLIN and Catherine "Kitty" AYLMER.
    6. James Arthur SHARPE 1902-1942, b. Digby, S-W Victoria, d. Casterton, S-W Victoria, m. Ruth Margaret READ, daughter of Neville Percy READ and Margaret Grace REID, of Banxholme, S-W Victoria.

  3. Jeremiah SHARPE 1860-1861, b. and d. Digby, S-W Victoria.

  4. Frederick SHARPE 1862-1941, b. Digby, S-W Victoria, d. Portland, S-W Victoria, m.1 to Mary Ann Elizabeth PETERSON 1868-1888, b. Melbourne, Victoria, d, Digby, S-W Victoria, m.2. Elizabeth McKENZIE 1859-1939, b. Port Fairy, S-W Victoria, d. Portland, S-W Victoria.

  5. Mary Jane SHARPE 1864-1936, b. Digby, S-W Victoria, d. Melbourne, Victoria, m. Archibald DRUMMOND 1863-1924, b. Ballarat, Victoria, d. Melbourne, Victoria;

  6. Martha Sarah SHARPE 1869-1931, b. Merino, S-W Victoria, d. Benalla, Victoria, m. Charles Donald LAIRD 1861-1935, b. Camperdown, Victoria, d. Geelong, Victoria.


Links to Glenelg & Wannon Pioneer Names at..

Carapook & Muntham : Casterton : Chetwynd : Dartmoor : Digby : Harrow & Balmoral : Hotspur :

Merino & Henty : Sandford : Strathdownie : Wando Vale


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