Source Citations for Rachel Sharples

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Source Citations

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.]

Source Reference Details

Name Details

book-genealogy-of-the-sharpless-family-1887:

Reference Detail: Pages 100,158 (PDF pages 148,214)

Comment Detail: Source includes name (Rachel Sharples).

Birth Details

book-genealogy-of-the-sharpless-family-1887:

Reference Detail: Pages 100,158 (PDF pages 148,214)

Comment Detail: Source includes date (5 mo. 9, 1708 [old style]) on page 100, and a more wordy version (presumably the original text) of the same date on page 158.

Death Details

book-genealogy-of-the-sharpless-family-1887:

Reference Detail: Pages 100,158 (PDF pages 148,214)

Comment Detail: Source includes limit date of "before 1748" on page 100 and "at the age of about 30 years" on page 158. She would have been about 40 i n1748, so the second is used. Using her age exactly and the birth date of 9 Jul 1708 gives a death date range from 9 Jul 1738 to 8 Jul 1739. Keeping in line with the uncertainty of her age, this database uses "about 1739."

Father Details

book-genealogy-of-the-sharpless-family-1887:

Reference Detail: Page 100 (PDF page 148)

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

Mother Details

book-genealogy-of-the-sharpless-family-1887:

Reference Detail: Page 100 (PDF page 148)

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

Research Notes Details

book-genealogy-of-the-sharpless-family-1887:

Reference Detail: Page 100,158-159 (PDF page 148,214-215)