The Thomas and George Sharrock families came to Dade County from Mississippi in the 1860’s.  They are listed in the Dade County census in 1870.

Thomas and his family, Finas Sharrock, a child of 6 years old. Thomas was 28, a son, Edgar died at 3 years of age and is buried in Rising Fawn, GA..

Thomas and George were brothers, They were both blacksmiths according to the census.

Finas Sharrock is the Grandfather of Dorothy Sharrock Castleberry, and Mildred Sharrock Thompson..

Finas Sharrock is the great grandfather of Alvin L. Castleberry.

The Sharrock home was where the New Baptist Church is now in Rising Fawn, GA.

Written by Virgie L. Castleberry

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