Melissa Sharp

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Melissa Sharp
Alias(es) "Eve"
Born Melissa Frances Roper
Died 28 June 1966 [1]
Joplin, Missouri
Nationality American
Known for "Adam God" Riot (1908)
Spouse(s) James Sharp

Melissa Sharp (1871 - 1966), also known as "Eve", was an American street evangelist and leader of the Adamites, a cult group based around the person of her husband, James "Adam God" Sharp, which was responsible for a riot at Kansas City, Missouri in 1908.


  1. "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2015), Melissa F. Sharp, 1966; Burial, Joplin, Newton, Missouri, United States of America, Osborne Memorial Cemetery; citing record ID 63338364, Find a Grave,