Emma (Jobe) Ledbetter Sharp

Emma Jobe and 2 Husbands

John W. Ledbetter - Samuel Strong 'Sam' Sharp

My Own Jobe Branch

Daughter of Johnson 'Johnce' Jobe and Sarah Brooks

2nd cousin to my 2nd great grandfather, Jesse Jobe

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


    Children by John W. Ledbetter

    Descendants are DOUBLE COUSINS to me

  1. Allie Ledbetter

    --b. 1878 probably Johnson Co., Illinois
    --m. Lillie -
    --abt 1903 probably Johnson Co., Illinis

  2. Daisy (Ledbetter) Wortman

    --b. July 1880 Johnson Co., Illinois
    --d. AFTER May 12, 1921
    --m. William Theodore 'Will' WORTMAN
    --abt 1902 probably Johnson Co., Illinois
    ----b. January 4, 1879 Scrivner, Nebraska
    ----d. August 25, 1969 Cobden, Union Co., Illinois

  3. Nellie (Ledbetter) Sharp

    --b. October 1887 Johnson Co., Illinois
    --m. George W. SHARP
    ----her stepbrother (no blood relation)
    ----b. March 1883 Johnson Co., Illinois
    ------s/o Samuel Strong Sharp and Jane Underwood
    --------gs/o Thomas F. Sharp and Mary FERGUSON

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Ann (Jobe) Brown

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