Elizabeth Sharp1

#12073, (-17 March 1828)
FatherThomas Sharp2
MotherElizabeth (?)2
ChartsDeane Family - descendants
Last Edited28 Nov 2014
Elizabeth Sharp (c1770-1828)
(Source: Journal of the Cork Historical and Archaelogical Society, 1915 Vol.21 No.108 pages 180-186)
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Elizabeth Sharp was born at Cork. She was the daughter of Thomas Sharp and Elizabeth (?)2

Elizabeth Sharp married Alexander Deane, son of David Deane and Mary Kearns, at Lower Shandon Church on Sunday, 15 August 1790 at Cork.3,1

Her husband Alexander died 1806, leaving her a widow.4

However, there was a flaw with Alexander's will, which prevented Elizabeth from acquiring the properties that he owned in Cork city. It took a private act of parliament for her to gain the leases to the properties.4 Elizabeth continued the family business.4

Thomas began working for his mother Elizabeth on the death of his father at the age of 14.4

Elizabeth andThomas carried out large government contracts for the Navy on Haulbowline Island between 1816 and 1822.5,2 She is said to have taken an active role in the superintendence of the naval works which had been built for a cost of £200,000.3

Elizabeth died on 17 March 1828 at Cork.2,3,1

Timeline

DateEventPlace
Family
BirthCork
2
1790MarriageLower Shandon Church, in Cork3,1
1806Note memo only CR CR4
Note memo only4
1806Note memo only CR CR4
1816Note memo only CR CR5,2
Note memo only3
1828DeathCork2,3,1

Family

Alexander Deane (c 1760-20 Mar 1806)
Children

Citations

  1. [S490] GEDCOM file created by Jenny Wood, 05 Jan 2012.
  2. [S850] Irish Architectural Review - Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720-1940 (http://www.dia.ie/architects) DEANE, ALEXANDER [1] http://www.dia.ie/architects/view/1438/….
  3. [S855] Cork Historical and Archaelogical Society, Journal of the Cork Historical and Archaelogical Society, 1919, Vol. 21 No.108 pages 180-186 "Sir Thomas Deane, P.R.H.A."
  4. [S415] Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org) Thomas Deane (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Deane).
  5. [S850] Irish Architectural Review - Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720-1940 (http://www.dia.ie/architects) DEANE, THOMAS (SIR) http://www.dia.ie/architects/view/1430/DEANE,+THOMAS+(SIR).