Emma J. (Jobe) Ledbetter Sharp--b. 1852/54 Illinois or Iowa
--m/1 John W. LEDBETTER
----b. 1852 Wilson Co., TN
------s/o Lewis Ledbetter and Nancy SHELTON
--------gs/o Stephen Ledbetter and Margaret ACUFF
----------gt gs/o Millenton 'Millington' Ledbetter and daughter 'Pennie' TAYLOR
------------2nd gt gd/o Lewis Ledbetter and Sarah 'Sally' --
------------2nd gt gd/o Arthur Taylor and Celia 'Selia' ---
--m/2 Samuel Strong 'Sam' SHARP
--July 31, 1905
----b. February 12, 1841 Rockingham Co., North Carolina
----d. November 25, 1920 Massac Co., Illinois
------Samuel Sharp m/1 Jane UNDERWOOD June 12, 1862 Johnson Co., IL
------s/o Thomas F. Sharp and Mary FERGUSON
Descendants are DOBULE COUSINS to me since my mother is a Ledbetter descendant.
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My Websites for Emma
- Job(e) Legacy - Gedcom on Rootsweb World Connect
Descendants of Andrew Job Jr
JOBE, Johnson 1823 ILL , Sarah 1822 ILL , Cynthia 1843 MO , Amanda 1845 IOWA , Mary Ann 1848 ILL , Emma 1852 ILL , John 1854 IOWA , Thomas 1858 IOWA CALDWELL,Jacob 1839 KY
JOBE, Johnson 47 M W farmer IL , Sarah 48 F W k house KY , Amanda 21 F W at home Iowa , Emma 17 F W at home ILL , John 16 M W at home Iowa , Thomas 13 M W at home Iowa
John LEDBETTER Self M Male W 28 TN Farming Emma LEDBETTER Wife M Female W 26 IA Keeping House --- --- Allie LEDBETTER Son S Male W 2 IL TN IA
Allie LEDBETTER head m w July 1877 22 s IL TN KY Linnie/Tinnie? REE Dau f w Apr 1845 55 wd TN TN TN(8 children-6 alive) Cynthia BRIDGES mother f w Aug 1854 45 wd IA IA IL(3 children-3 alive) Daisy sister f w July 1880 19 s IL IA TN Nellie? sister f w Oct 1887 12 s IL IA TN*There is a a William Wortman, age 21, at household #69-70 (4 doors away) with his father.
*A Cynthia Jobe married John H. Bridges Sept 21, 1863 Johnson Co., Illinois.
Allie LEDBETTER 32 IL TN IA, m1 7 yrs both, Lillie 26 OH US US, 2 chldn - living; Ula (m) 6 Claronel 3 Emma Sharpe 52 wid IA IL US, 3 chldn, living
Vienna Times, April 27, 1916"Samuel Sharp paid subscription and informed us she just returned from a visit with her children, Allie Ledbetter and Mrs. Will Wortman at McClure, IL. (That's Alexander Co.) Mrs. Wortman has been on the sick list and was taken to a Cairo hospital for an operation while her mother was there, from which she is recovering all right."
Samuel S. SHARP head m w 79 m NC NC NC Emma J. wife f w 66 m IA IL UNK Tom S. son m w 55 wd IL James S. son m w 22 s IL
"Mrs. Emma Sharp of Metropolis visited her sisters Mrs. Mary Ann Scott and Mrs. Cynthia Bridges here the first of the week. Since the death of her husband Sam Sharp several weeks ago she has been making her home in Metropolis, but will soon leave for McClure to make her home with her son, Allie Ledbetter."
Vienna Times, May 12, 1921"Mrs. Emma Sharp and daughter, Mrs. Will Wortman of McClure, came Monday to visit her sisters, Mrs. Mary Ann Scott and Mrs. Cynthia Bridges. Mrs. Bridges is in a very low state of health."
Vienna Times, June 23, 1921"Cynthia Jobe Bridges, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Johnson Jobe, born in Van Buren County, IA, January 20, 1848 (error or paper's - b 1843), died at her home in Vienna June 21, 1921, 78 years 5 months 1 day, married John H. Bridges in 1862. One child, May, died in infancy. She leaves two aged sisters; Mrs. Mary Ann Scott of Vienna and Mrs. Emma Sharp of McClure. Interment Fraternal Cemetery."
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Ann (Jobe) Brown