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Mary Elizabeth Evans Sharpe

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Mary Elizabeth Evans Sharpe, American volunteer.

Background

Sharpe, Mary Elizabeth Evans was born on October 23, 1884 in Syracuse, New York, United States. Daughter of William Edward George and Fanny Elizabeth (Riegel) E.

Education

Educated grammar schools, Syracuse.

Career

Began making candies for sale, 1900. Now associated with sisters in “Mary Elizabeth’s” candy shops and tea rooms, New York, Boston, Newport, Rhode Island. Etc.; president Mary Elizabeth’s, Ltd., New New York Service under United States Food Administration, 1917.

With American Red Cross in France, 1918-1919. Organized and operated Central Diet Kitchen in Paris.

Works

  • Author: War Time Recipes, 1917. My Candy Secrets, 1919.

Connections

Married Henry Dexter Sharpe of Providence, Rhode Island, 1920.

father:
William Edward George E.

mother:
Fanny Elizabeth (Riegel) E.

spouse:
Henry Dexter Sharpe of Providence