- Born: 7 Feb 1838, Summerside, Prince Edward Island
- Marriage: Barbara Olivia Manderson on 12 Mar 1857 in St. Eleanor's, Prince Edward Island
- Died: 16 Oct 1915 at age 77
- Buried: 18 Oct 1915, Campbellton, New Brunswick
James moved first to Newcastle, NB and then to Campbellton, NB
Information sources are Addington Parish, Restigouish, 1871 Census, Page 54
Provincial Archives of NB, Reel #10. Baptisms for Restigouche and Deaths for
Campbellton, Restigouche #27. James had three brothers.
Death of James Sharpe
In the death of Mr. James Sharpe which occurred on Saturday night Campbellton loses another highly esteemed resident. Deceased who was in his 77th year leaves to mourn the loss of a kind and devoted husband and father a bereaved widow and two sons, Harvie of Riviere Du Loup, and J. R. of this town. The family will have the heartfelt sympathy of the community in this their sore bereavement. The funeral services which were held on Monday afternoon, Rev. Mr. Squires officiating, were largely attended.
Canada 1871 Census (Restigouche NB) shows Joseph, Henry and Harvey as only children at home.
Noted events in his life were:
• Occupation: Plasterer.
James married Barbara Olivia Manderson on 12 Mar 1857 in St. Eleanor's, Prince Edward Island. (Barbara Olivia Manderson was born on 5 Oct 1838 in Chatham, New Brunswick and died on 2 Jun 1924 in Campbellton, New Brunswick.)