Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

John Sharp

Male Bef 1677 - Bef 1704  (< 27 years)


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  • Name John Sharp 
    Born Bef 1677  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 2 Mar 1703/04  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I048435  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 

    Father Thomas Sharp,   b. Abt 1646,   d. Jan 1677/78, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years) 
    Mother Mary {Unproven} Carnell,   b. Abt 1656, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1690, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years) 
    Married Bef 1678  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F09267  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Thomas Sharp,   b. Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1732, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F46285  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      WILLS OF Westmoreland County, Virginia 1654-1800 BY AUGUSTA B. FOTHERGILL: Pg 14
      SHARP, THOMAS, 1 March 1676; January 1677.
      Two sons John and Thomas ( ? ) to have my land.
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA DEED & WILL BOOK 1689 - 1693; THE ANTIENT PRESS
      p. 269a IN YE NAME OF GOD Amen 1 ROBERT SHEET beinge very sicke & weake but in perfect Sence and memory doe appoint this to bee my Laste Will & Testament & noe other Will to stande good but this as followeth. Imprimis 1 resigne my Soull to allmighty God that gave itt trustinge & hopeinge through meritts of my Savior to receive joyful resurrection att ye last Day and my body to bee decently buried by my Children and as for my Earthley Estate that God hath endowed me wth I Will & bequeath all my personall Estate to my Wife ELIZABETH SHEET, but onley one heifer well I give to JOHN SHARPE Daughter ELIZABETH SHARPE. my lande 1 give to my Wife dureinge her naturall life but if my wife bee wth Childe than to have but ye thirds of ye lande and after decease to ye Childe and his heires for ever but in case my Wife decease and ye Childe then to JOHN SHARPE ye Son of MARY PRATT and his heires for ever my now dwellings Plantation to JOHN SHARPE and his heires for ever and my Wife to be Executrix this beinge my Last Will & Testament I have sett my hande & Seale this 15th day of August 1692
      In presence of JOHN LILLY. ROBERT SHEETS MARY PRATT. JOHN PRATT
      This Will was sufficiently proved in Court by ye Oathes of JOHN PRATE JOHN LILLY & MARY PRATT Wittnesses to ye said Will Subscribed on ye 11th day of November 1692 and was then recorded.
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA DEED & WILL BOOK 1699 - 1709; THE ANTIENT PRESS: pp 223
      Honoured Sir March the 2d 1703/4
      This comes to your Honour in the nature of a petition humbly praying that you will take this my poor case to your honours serious consideration so as that I may have Dower assigned me in a piece of land that was given to my former Husband JOHN SHARP the nature of the gift was thus ROBERT STREET gave by his will his land to his wife during the time of her life the remainder over in Fee to my said Husband and at the time & before his death did order my said Husband to come & live upon the land unto which order my Husband did agree and removed all that he had to the place and lived there until the said Street died & at the time of his death did tell his wife that John Sharp must live there quietly & ordered her not to disturb him upon the premises but so that if they could not agree that then John Sharp should build himself a house & not to leave the land unto which the said Streets Widow did honestly agree and comply & suffered the said John to live Quietly and to keep possession of the same from that time till the time of his death which Quiet possession & his dying seized May it please your Honour gives me as I am told Title to Dower and being poor Miserable and not being able to help myself by reason of lameness could not wait upon your Honour nor able to imploy an attorney I thought good to have resort to your goodness for Relief so that I might have Dower it will be a great help towards the support of my life as having nothing else on & to keep me from the Parish into which necessity I must fall if your goodness does not prevent it therefore humbly pray your honour will be pleased to consider me your Honours Host poor most dejected Servant
      Eliza. x Giles

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