Sarah Sharples

Last updated 7 Sep 2021 in Spear–Johnson Family.

Individual

Born: 27 Mar 1710 in Nether Providence Township, Chester County, Province of Pennsylvania, British America

Died: Abt 1800

Father: James Sharples (1670 – 1746)

Mother: Mary Lewis (1674 – 1753)

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name

book-genealogy-of-the-sharpless-family-1887: Gilbert Cope (compiler), Henry Fishwick, Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family: Descended from John and Jane Sharples, Settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682: …; Manchester, Indiana: Heckman Bindery, photocopy reprint of original published by Philadelphia: Dando Printing and Publishing Co. (“For the Family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial Committee, Philadelphia”), 1887; book image (PDF), Internet Archive (https://archive.org: accessed 21 Apr 2018); held by Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana [This book includes transcriptions and a few actual images of original wills and other documents.]

Additional detail for reference: Pages 100,160-161 (PDF pages 148,216-217)

Comment: Source includes name (Sarah Sharples).

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birth

book-genealogy-of-the-sharpless-family-1887: Gilbert Cope (compiler), Henry Fishwick, Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family: Descended from John and Jane Sharples, Settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682: …; Manchester, Indiana: Heckman Bindery, photocopy reprint of original published by Philadelphia: Dando Printing and Publishing Co. (“For the Family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial Committee, Philadelphia”), 1887; book image (PDF), Internet Archive (https://archive.org: accessed 21 Apr 2018); held by Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana [This book includes transcriptions and a few actual images of original wills and other documents.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 100,160 (PDF page 148,216)

Comment: Source includes date (1 mo. 27, 1710 [old style]) on page 100, a wordier version (presumably the original text) of the same date on page 160, and location (neither Providence [township, Chester County, Pennsylvania]).

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death

book-genealogy-of-the-sharpless-family-1887: Gilbert Cope (compiler), Henry Fishwick, Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family: Descended from John and Jane Sharples, Settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682: …; Manchester, Indiana: Heckman Bindery, photocopy reprint of original published by Philadelphia: Dando Printing and Publishing Co. (“For the Family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial Committee, Philadelphia”), 1887; book image (PDF), Internet Archive (https://archive.org: accessed 21 Apr 2018); held by Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana [This book includes transcriptions and a few actual images of original wills and other documents.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 160 (PDF page 216)

Comment: Source includes date (about 1800).

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father

book-genealogy-of-the-sharpless-family-1887: Gilbert Cope (compiler), Henry Fishwick, Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family: Descended from John and Jane Sharples, Settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682: …; Manchester, Indiana: Heckman Bindery, photocopy reprint of original published by Philadelphia: Dando Printing and Publishing Co. (“For the Family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial Committee, Philadelphia”), 1887; book image (PDF), Internet Archive (https://archive.org: accessed 21 Apr 2018); held by Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana [This book includes transcriptions and a few actual images of original wills and other documents.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 100 (PDF page 148)

Comment: Source identifies Sarah [Sharples] as a biological child of James Sharples.

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mother

book-genealogy-of-the-sharpless-family-1887: Gilbert Cope (compiler), Henry Fishwick, Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family: Descended from John and Jane Sharples, Settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682: …; Manchester, Indiana: Heckman Bindery, photocopy reprint of original published by Philadelphia: Dando Printing and Publishing Co. (“For the Family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial Committee, Philadelphia”), 1887; book image (PDF), Internet Archive (https://archive.org: accessed 21 Apr 2018); held by Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana [This book includes transcriptions and a few actual images of original wills and other documents.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 100 (PDF page 148)

Comment: Source identifies Sarah [Sharples] as a biological child of Mary Lewis.

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Family

Spouse/Partner: Edward Woodward Jr. (1707 – 1746)

Married: 21 Mar 1733/34 in , Chester County, Province of Pennsylvania, British America

Supporting evidence for:
marriage

book-genealogy-of-the-sharpless-family-1887: Gilbert Cope (compiler), Henry Fishwick, Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family: Descended from John and Jane Sharples, Settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682: …; Manchester, Indiana: Heckman Bindery, photocopy reprint of original published by Philadelphia: Dando Printing and Publishing Co. (“For the Family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial Committee, Philadelphia”), 1887; book image (PDF), Internet Archive (https://archive.org: accessed 21 Apr 2018); held by Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana [This book includes transcriptions and a few actual images of original wills and other documents.]

Additional detail for reference: Pages 100,160 (PDF pages 148,216)

Comment: Source incldues date (1 mo. 21, 1733-4) and location (Providence Mtg [, Chester County, Province of Pennsylvania]).

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Child: Mary Woodward (? – 1823)

Child: Lydia Woodward (? – ?)

Child: Hannah Woodward (? – ?)

Child: Edward Woodward (? – 1805)

Child: Abigail Woodward (1738 – 1815)

Research Notes (Conflicts/Spelling/Followup)

FOLLOWUP

After Edward Woodward's death, Sarah married (9 Apr 1760 at Providence Meeting [, Chester County, Province of Pennsylvania]) George Gilpin of Birmingham Township [, Chester County, Province of Pennsylvania]), who was himself a widower. They moved to Concord Monthly Meeting, along with her children, Lydia and Edward, by certificate dated 27 Oct 1760. George Gilpin was buried 17 Oct 1773 and almost a year later she moved back to Chester, by certificate dated 3 Aug 1774. [book-genealogy-of-the-sharpless-family-1887]

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research notes

book-genealogy-of-the-sharpless-family-1887: Gilbert Cope (compiler), Henry Fishwick, Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family: Descended from John and Jane Sharples, Settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682: …; Manchester, Indiana: Heckman Bindery, photocopy reprint of original published by Philadelphia: Dando Printing and Publishing Co. (“For the Family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial Committee, Philadelphia”), 1887; book image (PDF), Internet Archive (https://archive.org: accessed 21 Apr 2018); held by Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana [This book includes transcriptions and a few actual images of original wills and other documents.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 160 (PDF page 216)

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