Shaw, John G., was born in Coxsackie, July 30, 1825, son of Lawrence I. Sharp, of whom an account will be found
in this volume. He came to his present residence when nine years of age. The homestead consists of 147 acres of
land. He was educated in the academy in Howard, and has since devoted his time to farming. He married Harriet,
daughter of Lott Forrister, one of the first settlers of the town, formerly of Connecticut. They had two children,
Floyd L. and Ettie M. He married the second time, Juliet, daughter of Russell Bought, and they were also from Connecticut.
Mr. Sharp held the offices of assessor six years, commissioner of highways six years, and supervisor two years.
He has been salesman for the cheese factories twenty seven years. He is a member of the Masons, Lewis Lodge No.
104. In politics he is a Democrat.
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