LETITIA SHARP (SHARP-
Submitted by: Jean Sharp
LETITIA SHARP (SHARP-CLARK)
For more information on Letitia Sharp
husband Robert Sharp family.
Letitia Sharp, b. 8 Feb 1759, Va.d. 31 Jan. 1834, Blount Co, TN
Married Robert Sharp (possibly a cousin); m. 2nd, John Clark Daughter of John Sharp & Ann
JOHN SHARP, b. 19 May 1730, County Meath, Ireland; d. ca 1816,
Augusta Co, VA.
( I have seen at least two different death dates, but have no
proof, as to which is correct)
Settled in Lancester, Pa. ca 1760.
Married Ann Boyd ca 1756.
She was born ca 1734, Ireland, d. 15 March 1810, Augusta Co, Va.
WILL OF JOHN SHARP:
VOL. III, pg. 246, Augusta Co, Va. Wills
pg. 227: 2 July 1816 .....to son Joseph; sons, John & Robert; son Thomas;
daughter, Ann Henry; daughter, Jane Black, daughter, Letitia Clarke,
daughter, Peggy Weir; daughter, Fanny Porter; son James died intestate,
seized of considerable land in Georgia.
Executors: sons-in-laws, John Henry and James Black
Teste: Aaron Beaty, Elijah Carson, & George Schutlz
CHILDREN OF JOHN SHARP & ANN BOYD SHARP:
1. Letitia, b. 1759, married 1st Robert Sharp, 2nd John Clark
2. John, b. 11 Nov. 1760, d. 16 July 1844, Sevier Co, Tn.
3. Joseph, b. ca 1763, d. ca 1828
4. Robert, b. ca 1765
Marriage record found in Rockbridge Co, Va. of
Robert Sharp to Mary Porter, on 11 Oct. 1799.
Mary was daughter of William Porter.
It is unknown (by me) if this marriage record is the
same Robert (above) b. ca 1765.
5. Thomas, b. ca 1767; m. Mary
Will of Thomas Sharp:
Augusta Co, VA. Vol. III, pg. 251
pg. 164...12th Feb. 1825
....oldest sister Lettia Clark;
sister Peggy Weir and her son Hugh; brother, John;
sister Fannie Porter; brother, Joseph Sharp; brother,
Robert Sharp; sister Ann Henry; sister Jane Black;
Lettia Clark's son James, James Black's son, John;
James Black's son Sam; Alexander Sharp, son of
Robert Sharp, sister Lettias' first husband; and wife,
6. Ann, b.10 April 1769, d. 3 March 1846; m. John Henry
7. Jane, b. ca 1761; m. James Black; 2 known sons: John & Sam
8. Peggy, m. _____Weir; one known son, Hugh
9. Fanny, m. William Porter
Son William Bowen Porter m. Elizabeth Thompson
William & Elizabeth Porter had a daughter,
Mary Dorcus Porter, who married Addison Sharp
Mary Dorcus was born 22 Oct 1830; d. 10
Addison Sharp may have been the son of Alexander H. Sharp & Susannah Maxwell.
10. James, died prior to 1816
JOHN SHARP, b. 1730 was the son of
MATTHEW SHARP, b. unknown, d. 16 May 1759
Augusta Co, Va. Vol III, pg. 419
pg. 791...25th Dec. 1764
....John Sharp & Ann and Adam Sharp of
Bedford to Jacob Persinger -? 140, 350 acres devised to John and
Adam by their father Mathew...since death of Mathew, 16 May 1759, delivered April