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Sharpe, Hord, M.D.

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Sharpe, Hord, M.D.
February 27, 2007 02:38PM
Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, ed. 8-B, 1887
Bath County

HORD SHARPE, M.D., a leading practitioner of Bath County, Ky., was born in
Sharpsburg, Ky., January 21, 1846, and is a son of William S. and Mary
(Hord) Sharpe. William S. Sharpe was born in Bath County, Ky., in 1817. He
was a prominent physician and practiced his profession in Sharpsburg for
thirty-three years. He served as surgeon in the Federal army three years
and died April 19, 1876. He was a son of Richard Sharpe, also a practicing
physician of Bath County. The latter was a son of Moses Sharpe, a native of
Virginia, who was an early settler of Bath County, where he laid out and
named the town of Sharpsburg. Mrs. Mary Sharpe was born in Mason County,
Ky., a daughter of Joseph Hord. Hord Sharpe was educated in the common
schools at Frankfort, Ky., and at Hillsboro, OH. In 1867 he commenced to
read medicine and attended lectures at the University at Louisville, Ky.,
where he graduated in March, 1872. November 22, 1881, he was united in
marriage with Miss Fannie B. Colegrove, of Buffalo, N.Y., a daughter of B.H.
and Laura (Sanders) Colegrove. Two children have blessed this union, Belah
and Susie L. Mrs. Sharpe is a member of the Presbyterian Church. Dr.
Sharpe is a Royal Arch Mason, and politically a Republican.
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