Campbell County Death

William R. Sharp
Reg. Number:  44808; Reg. District: 481
Certificate Number: 5336

Name: William R. Sharp
Residence: Elk Valley, Tennessee
Sex: Male
Race: white
Date of Birth: 03 May 1861
Place of Birth: Campbell County, Tennessee
Date of Death: 29 Mar 1943
Place of Death: Eastern State Hospital-Knoxville, Tennessee
Age: 81 years 10 months 26 days
Marital Status: Married
Spouse, if living: unknown
Age of Spouse, if living:
If Veteran, Name of War:
Social Security Number:
Occupation: retired farmer
Industry or Business: (left blank)
Father's Full Name: unknown
Father's Birthplace: unknown
Mother's Full Maiden Name: Nancy Sharp
Mother's Birthplace: Elk Valley,Tennessee
Cause of Death: exhaustion
  • Due to: senility
  • Other conditions: (left blank)
  • Operation?: (left blank)
  • Autopsy?: (left blank)
If death was due to external causes, fill in the following:
  • Accident, Suicide, or Homicide: (left blank)
  • Date of Occurrence: 19
  • Where did the injury occur: (left blank)
  • Did injury occur in or about home, on farm, in industrial place, in public place?: (left blank)
  • While at work: (left blank)
  • Means of Injury: (left blank)
Informant: Eastern State Hospital Records
Informant Address: Knoxville, Tennessee
Burial, Removal, or Cremation: removal
Date: 19
Undertaker: Ellison Funeral Home
Address: Jellico, Tennessee
Date Filed: 01 Apr 1943
Registrar: Winifred C. McGuire
Signature: B. F. Peterson
Address: Eastern State Hospital, Knoxville, Tennessee

Submitter's Name: Kathy Sharp Chasteen

Relationship to the Deceased: gg- niece

Comments: William Riley Sharp was the illegitimate son of Nancy Sharp. He married Eliza Jane Lay 10/12/1879 in Campbell County,Tn. I believed she died in 1936.


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