Jane Sharples

Last updated 7 Sep 2021 in Spear–Johnson Family.

Individual

Born: 13 Aug 1676 in , Hatherton, Cheshire, England

Died: 28 May 1685 in , Chester County, Province of Pennsylvania, British America

Father: John Sharples (? – 1685)

Mother: Jane Moore (1638 – 1722)

Supporting evidence for:
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: Page 68 (PDF page 110)

Comment: Source includes name (Jane [Sharples]).

book-passengers-and-ships-prior-to-1684-1970: Passengers and Ships Prior to 1684, database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed on multiple dates); citing “Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. (comp. and ed.) (et.al.), Passengers and Ships Prior to 1684; Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1970, for the Welcome Society of Pennsylvania” [Consists of reprints of articles (with corrections and additions) of port documents from England.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 40 (image 52), accessed 30 May 2009

Comment: Source includes name (Jane [Sharpless]).

religious-registry-chester-mm-burials-1682-5: Chester Monthly Meeting burial register begun 23 Dec 1682 (Chester, Province of Pennsylvania), pages 5–6; U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, database with images, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed 28 Aug 2021) > “Pennsylvania > Chester > Chester Monthly Meeting > Burials, 1682” image 4; citing “Swarthmore College; Swarthmore, Pennsylvania; Quaker Meeting Records”

Additional detail for reference: Page 5, entry 11

Comment: Source includes name (Jane [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 68 (PDF page 110)

Comment: Source includes date (6 mo. 13, 1676 [old style]) and location (Hatherton [, Cheshire, England]).

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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 68 (PDF page 110)

Comment: Source includes date (3 mo. 28, 1685 [old style]) and location (near Chester, Pa.).

religious-registry-chester-mm-burials-1682-5: Chester Monthly Meeting burial register begun 23 Dec 1682 (Chester, Province of Pennsylvania), pages 5–6; U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, database with images, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed 28 Aug 2021) > “Pennsylvania > Chester > Chester Monthly Meeting > Burials, 1682” image 4; citing “Swarthmore College; Swarthmore, Pennsylvania; Quaker Meeting Records”

Additional detail for reference: Page 5, entry 11

Comment: Source includes date (28th of the 3 month 1685 [old style]).

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father

book-passengers-and-ships-prior-to-1684-1970: Passengers and Ships Prior to 1684, database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed on multiple dates); citing “Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. (comp. and ed.) (et.al.), Passengers and Ships Prior to 1684; Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1970, for the Welcome Society of Pennsylvania” [Consists of reprints of articles (with corrections and additions) of port documents from England.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 40 (image 52), accessed 30 May 2009

Comment: Source identifies Jane [Sharpless] as a child of John Sharpless. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

religious-registry-chester-mm-burials-1682-5: Chester Monthly Meeting burial register begun 23 Dec 1682 (Chester, Province of Pennsylvania), pages 5–6; U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, database with images, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed 28 Aug 2021) > “Pennsylvania > Chester > Chester Monthly Meeting > Burials, 1682” image 4; citing “Swarthmore College; Swarthmore, Pennsylvania; Quaker Meeting Records”

Additional detail for reference: Page 5, entry 11

Comment: Source identifies Jane [Sharples] as a daughter of John Sharples. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

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mother

book-passengers-and-ships-prior-to-1684-1970: Passengers and Ships Prior to 1684, database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed on multiple dates); citing “Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. (comp. and ed.) (et.al.), Passengers and Ships Prior to 1684; Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1970, for the Welcome Society of Pennsylvania” [Consists of reprints of articles (with corrections and additions) of port documents from England.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 40 (image 52), accessed 30 May 2009

Comment: Source implies Jane [Sharpless] is a child of Jane Sharpless (because she is the wife of John Sharpless). The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

religious-registry-chester-mm-burials-1682-5: Chester Monthly Meeting burial register begun 23 Dec 1682 (Chester, Province of Pennsylvania), pages 5–6; U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, database with images, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed 28 Aug 2021) > “Pennsylvania > Chester > Chester Monthly Meeting > Burials, 1682” image 4; citing “Swarthmore College; Swarthmore, Pennsylvania; Quaker Meeting Records”

Additional detail for reference: Page 5, entry 11

Comment: Source identifies Jane [Sharples] as a daughter of Jane Sharples. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

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Miscellaneous Facts

Events

Immigration: (on the Friendship out of Liverpool) 14 Aug 1682 at Upland, Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States

Supporting evidence for:
events

book-passengers-and-ships-prior-to-1684-1970: Passengers and Ships Prior to 1684, database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed on multiple dates); citing “Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. (comp. and ed.) (et.al.), Passengers and Ships Prior to 1684; Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1970, for the Welcome Society of Pennsylvania” [Consists of reprints of articles (with corrections and additions) of port documents from England.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 40 text and footnotes 37,41 (image 52), accessed 30 May 2009

Comment: Source includes presumed arrival date (14 Aug 1682), location (Upland [, Chester County, Pennsylvania]), ship name (Friendship) and departure port (Liverpool).

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Research Notes (Conflicts/Spelling/Followup)

FOLLOWUP

John and Jane Sharples and their family are sometimes noted as immigrating aboard the Welcome with Governor William Penn. However, a closer look at the port records from England show that the Sharples family did not arrive until August 1682, aboard the Friendship. [book-passengers-and-ships-prior-to-1684-1970]

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research notes

book-passengers-and-ships-prior-to-1684-1970: Passengers and Ships Prior to 1684, database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed on multiple dates); citing “Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. (comp. and ed.) (et.al.), Passengers and Ships Prior to 1684; Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1970, for the Welcome Society of Pennsylvania” [Consists of reprints of articles (with corrections and additions) of port documents from England.]

Additional detail for reference: Pages 16-17 (images 28-29), accessed 30 May 2009

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