Hi Joy, I found J. M. Sharp and family in 1910 in South Newberg, Yamhill Co., OR. J. M., b. MO, 43 yrs old, marr 18 yrs, farmer working out; Roberta, wife, b. AR, 33 yrs old, had given birth to 4 children & 4 were still alive in 1910; Daniel, b. OH, 16; Lela, b. MO, 14; Willie, b. MO, 8 and Erman, b. MO, 2.
In 1920 part of the family was living in Vernonia, Columbia Co. Jim M., head, widower, b. MO, 52, general farmer; Willie O., b. MO, 18, single, laborer logging camp and Erman E., b. OR, 11.
In 1930 James M. Sharp, widower, b. MO, 63 farmer own farm was living in Murphy, Josephine Co.
Erman Eldridge Sharp appears on the California Voter rolls 1926-1930 in Tulare Co., CA. He was a laborer living at Rt. 3, Box 235, Porterville. Source: CAlifornia Voter Registrations 1900-1968.
Then I found Erman F. Sharp who died Curry Co., OR, 27 June 1961 per death cert 8310, age 53; spouse=Bertha. Source: OR Death Index 1903-1998.
I also found an Erman Sharp, 543-05-4160 who was born 24 May 1908 and died June 1962. His soc. sec. # was assigned in OR before 1951. Source: Social Security Death Index.
Also an Erman Sharp, spouse=Mildred A. Linneman divorced Los Angeles City, October 1967. Source: CA Divorce Index 1966-1984. Hopefully some of your information will "rule in" or "rule out" some of this info. Successful Hunting!