Caleb Sharples


Born: 22 Apr 1673 in Hatherton, Cheshire, England

Died: 17 Sep 1686 in Chester County, Province of Pennsylvania

Father: John Sharples (? – 1685)

Mother: Jane Moore (1638 – 1722)


Caleb immigrated with his parents and siblings (except for Thomas, who died on the voyage) and arrived in Chester on 14 Aug 1682, settling on a grand of land from William Penn, made 5 Apr 1682.

Change Date

This data was last changed on 16 Jun 2007, and is stored in datafile B.

Primary and Secondary Sources

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Genealogy of the Sharpless family
by Gilbert Cope; Philadelphia, 1887. [applies to name, birth, death]
Passengers and Ships Prior to 1684
by Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr (editor); Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1970. [applies to notes]