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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania


LEVI A. SHARPNACK, farmer and stock-raiser, Carmichaels, Penn., was born in Cumberland Township, Greene County, December 24, 1850. He is a son of John and Sarah (Antram) Sharpnack, who were natives of Pennsylvania, and of German and English origin. His father was an industrious and energetic farmer and stock-raiser until his death, April 8, 1858. His family consisted of eleven children, seven living, of whom Levi is the youngest and the only son. He was reared on the farm and received a common school education; has made choice of farming as his occupation through life, and meets with great success. He owns ninety-two acres of valuable land where he now resides. In 1874 he married Elizabeth, daughter of William and Susan (Curl) Armstrong. Mr. Sharpnack is of Irish descent. Their children are: Linton, Chauncey, Ora, Charles and Launa. Mr. Sharpnack is a strong Democrat, and one of the most influential citizens of his township.


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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania

Samuel P. Bates

Nelson, Rishforth & Co., Chicago. 1888


Transcribed by Annette Bame Peebles

The Greene County, Pennsylvania Biographies Project

Date of Transcription: 15 August 2007

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