Luther Clyde Sharpe

M, b. 9 December 1904, d. 19 April 1980
MotherMary Puella Levinia Sharpe b. 10 May 1876, d. 11 Jul 1970
RelationshipGranduncle of Randolph Stephen Waugh
Luther Clyde "Luke" Sharpe
     Luther Clyde Sharpe was born on 9 December 1904 at Iredell Co, North Carolina.1 He was the son of Mary Puella Levinia Sharpe. Luther Clyde Sharpe married Clara Frances Troutman, daughter of John Troutman and Samantha Shaw, on 15 December 1927 at Iredell Co, North Carolina; Census indicates that Luther married at age 17 and Clara was 14.2,3 Luther Clyde Sharpe died on 19 April 1980 at 419 S. Tradd Street, Statesville, Iredell Co, North Carolina, at age 75; Luther was divorced at the time of his death. He was a plasterer. The record listed William P. Sharpe and Puella Sharpe as parents. Informant was Virginia Kennerly, his niece.1 He was buried on 20 April 1980 at Oakwood Cemetery, Statesville, Iredell Co, North Carolina.4,5
     He appeared on the census of 15 April 1930 at Statesville, Iredell Co, North Carolina; Luke Sharpe, 22, Clara, 17, and L.C. Jr., 2.6 As of 15 April 1930, Luther Clyde Sharpe was also known as Luke Sharpe.6      According to his neice, Virginia Sharpe Kennerly Asay, Luke suffered terribly from rheumatoid arthritis. He got prednison shots and then later gold shots. His leg wouldn't heal at one point so his leg was amputated. Later he was disgnosed with lung cancer, but didn't agree with the prognosis. Said it was a scar from pneumonia when he was young. He was cared for by Ollie, and when he was passing, his great nephew, Randy and his mom, Marge, were there with him.4

Family

Clara Frances Troutman b. 20 Apr 1913, d. 4 Oct 1995
Marriage*He married Clara Frances Troutman, daughter of John Troutman and Samantha Shaw, on 15 December 1927 at Iredell Co, North Carolina; Census indicates that Luther married at age 17 and Clara was 14.2,3 
Children
Last Edited25 Mar 2018

Citations

  1. [S727] Ancestry.com, 2005: North Carolina Deaths, 1908-2004 , Luke Clyde Sharpe.
  2. [S1345] Ancestry.com, 2015: NC Marriage Records, 1741-2011.
  3. [S326] 1930 US Federal Census , North Carolina, Iredell Co, Statesville. Roll: 1700; Enumeration District: 29;.
  4. [S849] Personal Knowledge of Pam Wood Waugh.
  5. [S54] Find A Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com, Luke C.Sharpe, Oakwood Cemetery, Statesville, NC.
  6. [S326] 1930 US Federal Census , North Carolina, Iredell Co, Statesville. Roll: 1700; Page: 18B; Enumeration District: 29. Household of Luke Sharpe.
  7. [S670] Ancestry.com, 2005: North Carolina Births, 1800-2000 , Roll Number: B_C054_66004; Volume: 16; Page: 235. Virgiinia Lee Sharpe.