- Birth Date
- 24 September 1827
- Death Date
- 20 December 1920
Martha Jane Mowry
Martha Jane Sargent,
Martha Jane Sharp
Martha is the widow of Norman Sharp. In September 1846, as the Mormon Battalion was heading toward Pueblo, Colorado, Norman was accidentally shot in the shoulder and succumbed to his wounds a few days later. In July 1847 at Independence Rock, Martha married Harley Mowry. Accompanied by Martha's daughter, Sarah Ellen Sharp, the three completed the journey to Utah together.
- Age at Departure: 19
- Head of Household
- “Last Tribute Paid to Pioneer of Ashley Valley,” Vernal Express, 31 December 1920, 1
- Names of Pueblo soldiers and Mississippi brethren, 1847.
- Nauvoo Community Project
- Norma Baldwin Ricketts, The Mormon Battalion: U.S. Army of the West, 1846-1848 (Logan, Utah: Utah State University Press, 1996), 233-34.
- Utah Death Certificate Index, 1905-1967.