The cemetery adjacent to Moriah United Methodist Church is the resting place of many Sharpe and Glass family members.
In the large Sharpe plot shown below are buried Julius Henry Sharpe (#13) and his wife, Mary Elizabeth Donnell (#14) and many of their children (brothers and sisters of Terry Donnell Sharpe (#7)): Robert Norman Sharpe and his wife, Marie Alexander Vance; Ernest Perry Sharpe and his wife Bessie Lavinia Coble; William Henry Sharpe and his wife Beatrice Styers; and some of Julius' and Mary's grandchildren: Jule T. Sharpe (Son of William Henry Sharpe and Beatrice Styers) and Jule's wife?, Violet G.; Robert Edwin Sharpe (Son of Ernest P. Sharpe and Bessie Coble) and Robert's wife, Evelyn Logue.
Below: This photograph of the plot is facing toward the back of the cemetery.
Below: This photograph showing the same plot is taken facing the front of the cemetery. [Note: There is a "Glass" plot next to the Sharpe plot and one of the two people buried there is a Sharpe. The connection of the two families will be explained below.]
Julius Henry Sharpe (#13)
Mary Elizabeth Donnell (#14)
Robert Norman Sharpe, son of Julius Henry Sharpe and Mary Elizabeth Donnell.
Marie Alexander Vance, wife of Robert Norman Sharpe.
Robert Edwin Sharpe, Son of Ernest Perry Sharpe and Bessie Lavinia Coble, grandson of Julius Henry Sharpe and Mary Elizabeth Donnell.
Evelyn Logue, wife of Robert Edwin Sharpe.
Bessie Lavinia Coble, wife of Ernest Perry Sharpe.
Ernest Perry Sharpe, son of Julius Henry Sharpe and Mary Elizabeth Donnell.
Beatrice Styers, wife of William Henry Sharpe.
William Henry Sharpe, son of Julius Henry Sharpe and Mary Elizabeth Donnell.
Jule T. Sharpe, son of William Henry Sharpe and Beatrice Styers, and grandson of Julius Henry Sharpe and Mary Elizabeth Donnell.
Violet G. is thought to be Jule T. Sharpe's wife, but this has not been verified.
Below: The Glass plot adjacent to the Sharpe plot shown above has four stones: Walter M. Glass, Lillie Viola Sharpe, Sarah Glass, and Daniel M. Glass.
Walter M. Glass, son of Daniel M. Glass and Sarah Jane Neece. He killed himself by 22 rifle shot. (Source of his parents' names and cause of death: his death certificate.)
Lillie Viola Sharpe, wife of Walter M. Glass, daughter of John Calvin Sharpe and Sarah Rebecca Donnell, granddaughter of Henry Albright Sharp (#25) and Ellen Glass (#26) and Irvin Cunningham Donnell (#27) and Sarah P. Albright (#28). (Source of her parents' names are her death certificate which states her father was John Sharpe and her mother was Becky Donald. John is Julius Henry Sharpe (#13)'s brother. Sarah Rebecca Donnell is Mary Elizabeth Donnell (#14) 's sister.)
Sarah Jane Neece, wife of Daniel M. Glass.
Daniel M. Glass, son of David Glass and Maria K. (Source of Daniel's parents' names is his death certificate. His mother's last name is spelled out but not legible)
A path separates the Sharpe and Glass plots shown above from other Glass and Sharp burial sites, as shown below. Henry Albright Sharp (#25) and his wife Ellen Glass(#26) and an infant daughter, Mary L. Sharp are buried here.
A closer view of the tombstones of Henry Albright Sharp (#25) and his wife Ellen Glass(#26) and Mary L. Sharp are shown below:
HENRY A. SHARP,
Sept 26, 1870
51 Yrs 11 Ms & 16 ds
Dec. 1, 1869
About 53 Years.
She is Ellen Glass .
H. A. & E. SHARP
Dec. 5, 1848
Ag’d 1 mo 1 day
The H. A. and E. on the stone refer to Henry Albright Sharp and Ellen Glass.
Other Glass tombs from this plot are shown below:
G. W. & J. GLASS
Sept 13 1876
G.W. & J. GLASS
May 8, 1871
Jan. 12, 1890
Son of W.P. & M. J. GLASS
July 20, 1885
Oct. 12, 1889
Asleep in Jesus
W.P. & M. J. on the tombstone refer to William P. Glass and Mary J.
W. P. GLASS
July 18, 1857
Nov. 18, 1903
Aged 46 Yrs.
She’s gone to worlds above
Where saints and angels meet
To realize our Saviour’s love
And worship at His feet.
W. P. referred to on the stone is William P. Glass.
MAR. 18, 1820
AUG. 30, 1902
Feb. 8, 1863
52 Yrs. 2 M’s 1 D.
D. & M. GLASS
March 22, 1862
Aged 27yrs. & 2m’s
The D. & M. on the stone refer to David Glass and Malinda.
JAMES B. GLASS
Aug. 20, 1839
March 10, 1873
Aged 33 Yrs 6 Ms & 10 D
Another Sharpe plot is the burial site of John Calvin Sharpe, and his wife Sarah Rebecca Donnell, and some of their children. John is the brother of Julius Henry Sharpe (#13). Sarah Rebecca Donnell is the sister of Mary Elizabeth Donnell (#14).
Above: One of John Calvin Sharpe and Sarah Rebecca Donnell's sons.
Above: One of John Calvin Sharpe and Sarah Rebecca Donnell's daughters.
Another Sharpe plot in the cemetery is that of Arthur Edward Sharpe and his wife Ethel Dorsett.
Above: Ethel Dorsett was Arthur Edward Sharpe's wife.
Above: Arthur Edward Sharpe was a son of John Calvin Sharpe (a brother of Julius Henry Sharpe (#13)).
Another Sharpe plot in the cemetery is that of John W. Sharpe and his wife Vesta L.
Above: John W. Sharpe was a son of John Calvin Sharpe (Julius Henry Sharpe (#13)'s brother).
Above: Vesta Lineberry was the wife of John W. Sharpe.
Near the back of the cemetery is a "Putnam" plot. Samuel Grady Putnam and his wife Kate Sharpe are buried there.
Above: Samuel Grady Putnam was the husband of Kate Sharpe.
Above: Kate was Katharine Elizabeth Sharpe, daughter of Julius Henry Sharpe (#13) and Mary Elizabeth Donnell (#14) and sister of Terry Donnell Sharpe (#7).
Additional Glasses and Sharpes are buried in this cemetery.
Above: Floyd Glass' father was D.R. Glass and his mother was Maggie Witty. His parents tombstone is below. (Source of this information is his death certificate.)
Above: D. Rueben Glass is David Ruben Glass. His wife was Maggie Wiley. [Note: The tombstone says David Ruben Glass was born 1862]. His father was David Glass and his mother was Malinda Wagoner. (The source of this blue information is David Ruben Glas' death certificate.) [Note: The death certificate date of David Ruben Glass' birth is not correct. The date on that form says he was born in 1869, which is 6 years after his father died.]
Further research will be done to see the relationship between the other Glass family members in Moriah Cemetery and Ellen Glass(#26).
Although pictures have not yet been taken of the following sisters of Terry Donnell Sharpe (#7), they are also buried in this cemetery: Mary Gertrude Sharpe and her first husband, Cleo Burgess; and Sarah Edna Sharpe (married Eugene
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