John Sharpless1

M, #79861, b. before 15 August 1624, d. 11 June 1685
FatherGeoffrey Sharpless1
MotherMargaret Ashley1
Last Edited19 Nov 2016
     John Sharpless was born before 15 August 1624 at Cheshire, England; baptized in Wybunbury, Cheshire.1 He was baptized on 15 August 1624 at Wybunbury, Cheshire, USA.1 He married Jane Moor on 27 April 1662 at England; Anderson [1966:I:1] says "married ... 2 mo. 27, 1662."1
John Sharpless died on 11 June 1685 at Ridley Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA; Anderson [1966:I:1] says "died 4 mo. 11, 1685.1'
     John Sharpless immigrated in 1682 to Pennsylvania, USA; Anderson [1966:I:2]: "In an article published in the "Pennsylvania Genealogical Magazine," Vol. 23, No. 1, 1963 by Marion Balderston entitled "William Penn's Twenty three ships" is an account of goods shipped on the "Friendship" of Liverpool, England, in 1682."2

Family

Jane Moor b. 1638, d. 1 Nov 1722
Children

Citations

  1. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), compiler, The Sharples-Sharpless Family (2 Volumes) (West Chester, PA: Self-Published, 1966), Vol 1, p. 1. Hereinafter cited as Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family.
  2. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family, Vol 1, p. 2.

Geoffrey Sharpless1

M, #79862
Last Edited19 Nov 2016
     Geoffrey Sharpless married Margaret Ashley.1

Family

Margaret Ashley
Child

Citations

  1. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), compiler, The Sharples-Sharpless Family (2 Volumes) (West Chester, PA: Self-Published, 1966), Vol 1, p. 1. Hereinafter cited as Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family.

Margaret Ashley1

F, #79863
Last Edited19 Nov 2016
     Margaret Ashley married Geoffrey Sharpless.1

Family

Geoffrey Sharpless
Child

Citations

  1. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), compiler, The Sharples-Sharpless Family (2 Volumes) (West Chester, PA: Self-Published, 1966), Vol 1, p. 1. Hereinafter cited as Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family.

Jane Moor1

F, #79864, b. 1638, d. 1 November 1722
Last Edited19 Nov 2016
     Jane Moor was born in 1638 at England.1 She married John Sharpless, son of Geoffrey Sharpless and Margaret Ashley, on 27 April 1662 at England; Anderson [1966:I:1] says "married ... 2 mo. 27, 1662."1
Jane Moor died on 1 November 1722 at Ridley Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA; Anderson [1966:I:1] says "died ... 9 mo. 1, 1722."1

Family

John Sharpless b. b 15 Aug 1624, d. 11 Jun 1685
Children

Citations

  1. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), compiler, The Sharples-Sharpless Family (2 Volumes) (West Chester, PA: Self-Published, 1966), Vol 1, p. 1. Hereinafter cited as Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family.

Phebe Sharpless1

F, #79865, b. 20 December 1663, d. 2 June 1685
FatherJohn Sharpless1 b. b 15 Aug 1624, d. 11 Jun 1685
MotherJane Moor1 b. 1638, d. 1 Nov 1722
Last Edited19 Nov 2016
     Phebe Sharpless was born on 20 December 1663 at Mearemore, Cheshire, England; Anderson [1966:I:1] says "born ... 10 mo. 20, 1663."1
Phebe Sharpless died on 2 June 1685 at Ridley Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA, at age 21; Anderson [1966:I:1] says "died ... 4 mo. 2, 1685 unmarried."1

Citations

  1. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), compiler, The Sharples-Sharpless Family (2 Volumes) (West Chester, PA: Self-Published, 1966), Vol 1, p. 1. Hereinafter cited as Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family.

Mary Whitacre1,2,3

F, #79866
Last Edited13 Mar 2017
     Mary Whitacre married Jacob Way, son of Robert Way and Hannah Hickman, on 18 June 1767 at Kennett Meeting House, Kennett Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA; his 4th wife.2,3

Family

Jacob Way d. bt 22 Jun 1776 - 27 Jan 1777

Citations

  1. Surname from Launey [2007:II:143].
  2. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), compiler, The Sharples-Sharpless Family (2 Volumes) (West Chester, PA: Self-Published, 1966), Vol 1, p. 24. Hereinafter cited as Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family.
  3. [S3588] John Pitts Launey, First Families of Chester County Pennsylvania (2 volumes) (Westminster, MD: Heritage Books, 2007), Volume 2, p. 143. Hereinafter cited as Launey [2007] 1st Families Cester Co (2 vols).

Caleb Sharpless1

M, #79867, b. 22 April 1673, d. 17 September 1686
FatherJohn Sharpless1 b. b 15 Aug 1624, d. 11 Jun 1685
MotherJane Moor1 b. 1638, d. 1 Nov 1722
Last Edited19 Nov 2016
     Caleb Sharpless was born on 22 April 1673 at Hatherton, Cheshire, England; Anderson [1966:I:1] says "born ... 2 mo. 22, 1673."1
Caleb Sharpless died on 17 September 1686 at Ridley Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA, at age 13; Anderson [1966:I:1] says "died ... 7 mo. 17, 1686."1

Citations

  1. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), compiler, The Sharples-Sharpless Family (2 Volumes) (West Chester, PA: Self-Published, 1966), Vol 1, p. 1. Hereinafter cited as Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family.

Jane Sharpless1

F, #79868, b. 13 August 1676, d. 28 May 1685
FatherJohn Sharpless1 b. b 15 Aug 1624, d. 11 Jun 1685
MotherJane Moor1 b. 1638, d. 1 Nov 1722
Last Edited19 Nov 2016
     Jane Sharpless was born on 13 August 1676 at Hatherton, Cheshire, England; Anderson [1966:I:1] says "born ... 6 mo. 13, 1676."1
Jane Sharpless died on 28 May 1685 at Ridley Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA, at age 8; Anderson [1966:I:1] says "died ... 3 mo. 28, 1685."1

Citations

  1. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), compiler, The Sharples-Sharpless Family (2 Volumes) (West Chester, PA: Self-Published, 1966), Vol 1, p. 1. Hereinafter cited as Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family.

Mary Lewis1

F, #79869, b. 10 July 1674, d. circa 1753
FatherRalph Lewis1
MotherMary (?)1
Last Edited13 Mar 2017
     Mary Lewis was born on 10 July 1674 at Treverig, Glamorganshire, Wales; Anderson [1966:I:11] says "born ... 5 mo. 10, 1674."1 She married James Sharpless, son of John Sharpless and Jane Moor, on 20 February 1699/0 at Haverford Friends Meeting, Haverford Township, Delaware Co., Pennsylvania, USA; his 2nd wife; Anderson [1966:I:11] says "married ... 12 mo. 20, 1699/1700."1
Mary Lewis died circa 1753 at Nether Providence Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA.1

Family

James Sharpless b. bt 5 Jul 1670 - 1671, d. c 1746
Children

Citations

  1. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), compiler, The Sharples-Sharpless Family (2 Volumes) (West Chester, PA: Self-Published, 1966), Vol 1, p. 11. Hereinafter cited as Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family.
  2. [S3588] John Pitts Launey, First Families of Chester County Pennsylvania (2 volumes) (Westminster, MD: Heritage Books, 2007), Volume 2, p. 46. Hereinafter cited as Launey [2007] 1st Families Cester Co (2 vols).
  3. [S3588] John Pitts Launey, Launey [2007] 1st Families Cester Co (2 vols), Vol. 2, p. 65.
  4. [S3588] John Pitts Launey, Launey [2007] 1st Families Cester Co (2 vols), Volume 2, p. 152. Launey cites "Richard and Mary Woodward, Jr. Bible in he possesstion of Dr. Joshua W. Ash, son of Joshua and alice (woodward) Ash and grandson of John and Mary Woodward, Jr."

Lydia Sharpless1,2

F, #79870, b. 20 February 1700/1, d. 20 November 1760
FatherJames Sharpless1,2 b. bt 5 Jul 1670 - 1671, d. c 1746
MotherMary Lewis1 b. 10 Jul 1674, d. c 1753
Last Edited8 Feb 2017
     Lydia Sharpless was born on 20 February 1700/1 at Nether Providence Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA; Anderson [1966:I:19] says "born 12 mo. 20, 1700/1."3 She married Abraham Vernon, son of Jacob Vernon Sr. and Ann Yearsley, on 14 December 1726 at Providence Meeting, Media, Delaware Co., Pennsylvania, USA; Anderson [1966:I:19] says "married ... 10 mo. 14, 1726."1,2 Lydia Sharpless married Jacob Way, son of Robert Way and Hannah Hickman, on 3 September 1758 at Concord Meeting, Concordville Townshp, Delaware Co. (Chester Co. bef 1789), Pennsylvania, USA; his 3rd wife; her 2nd husband. Anderson [1966:I:24] says "7 mo. 3, 1758."1,3,2
Lydia Sharpless died on 20 November 1760 at Kennett Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA, at age 59.3,2

Family 1

Abraham Vernon b. 5 Jul 1706, d. b 2 May 1749

Family 2

Jacob Way d. bt 22 Jun 1776 - 27 Jan 1777

Citations

  1. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), compiler, The Sharples-Sharpless Family (2 Volumes) (West Chester, PA: Self-Published, 1966), Vol 1, p. 11. Hereinafter cited as Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family.
  2. [S3588] John Pitts Launey, First Families of Chester County Pennsylvania (2 volumes) (Westminster, MD: Heritage Books, 2007), Volume 1, p. 146. Hereinafter cited as Launey [2007] 1st Families Cester Co (2 vols).
  3. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family, Vol 1, p. 24.

Abraham Vernon1,2

M, #79871, b. 5 July 1706, d. before 2 May 1749
FatherJacob Vernon Sr.3,2 d. bt 8 Feb 1740 - 5 Jun 1740
MotherAnn Yearsley3,2
Last Edited8 Feb 2017
     Abraham Vernon was born on 5 July 1706 at Thornbury Township (probably), Chester Co. (now Delaware Co.), Pennsylvania, USA; Anderson [1966:I:19] says "born 5 mo. 5, 1706"; Launey [2007:I:146]: "b. 5th of 5th mo, 1706."3,2 He married Lydia Sharpless, daughter of James Sharpless and Mary Lewis, on 14 December 1726 at Providence Meeting, Media, Delaware Co., Pennsylvania, USA; Anderson [1966:I:19] says "married ... 10 mo. 14, 1726."1,2
Abraham Vernon died before 2 May 1749; Anderson [1966:I:24] says "before May 2, 1749 when letters of administration were granted to his widow by the Chester County Register of wills."3
     Abraham Vernon is mentioned in the will of Jacob Vernon Sr. on 7 February 1740; per Launey [2007:I:145]: "will dated 7th of 12 mo, 1739."4

Family

Lydia Sharpless b. 20 Feb 1700/1, d. 20 Nov 1760

Citations

  1. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), compiler, The Sharples-Sharpless Family (2 Volumes) (West Chester, PA: Self-Published, 1966), Vol 1, p. 11. Hereinafter cited as Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family.
  2. [S3588] John Pitts Launey, First Families of Chester County Pennsylvania (2 volumes) (Westminster, MD: Heritage Books, 2007), Volume 1, p. 146. Hereinafter cited as Launey [2007] 1st Families Cester Co (2 vols).
  3. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family, Vol 1, p. 24.
  4. [S3588] John Pitts Launey, Launey [2007] 1st Families Cester Co (2 vols), Volume 1, p. 145.

Jacob Way1,2

M, #79872, d. between 22 June 1776 and 27 January 1777
FatherRobert Way3,4,5 d. bt 26 Apr 1725 - 6 Feb 1726
MotherHannah Hickman3,4,5
Last Edited6 Sep 2018
     Jacob Way married Sarah Hannum, daughter of John Hannum and Margery Southery, before 1727; his 1st wife.3,6,7 Jacob Way married Hannah Harvey, daughter of Wiliam Harvey Sr. and Judey/Judith Osborn, on 10 June 1741; his 2nd wife; per Launey [2007:II:142]: "m. 2nd of 4th mo, 1741."3,4,6 Jacob Way married Lydia Sharpless, daughter of James Sharpless and Mary Lewis, on 3 September 1758 at Concord Meeting, Concordville Townshp, Delaware Co. (Chester Co. bef 1789), Pennsylvania, USA; his 3rd wife; her 2nd husband. Anderson [1966:I:24] says "7 mo. 3, 1758."1,3,8 Jacob Way married Mary Whitacre on 18 June 1767 at Kennett Meeting House, Kennett Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA; his 4th wife.3,9
Jacob Way died between 22 June 1776 and 27 January 1777 at Pennsbury Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA.9

His estate was probated on 28 January 1777.9

     Reference:      See Launey [2007:II:143] for details of six children of Jacob and Sarah (Hannum) Way.9

Reference:      See Launey [2007:II:143] for details of six children of Jacob and Hannah (Harvey) Way.9

Jacob Way left a will on 21 June 1776; per Launey [2007:II:138]: "dated 21st of 6th mo 1776."9

Family 1

Sarah Hannum b. 23 Apr 1704, d. b 1741

Family 2

Hannah Harvey b. 18 Aug 1715, d. 28 Mar 1756
Child

Family 3

Lydia Sharpless b. 20 Feb 1700/1, d. 20 Nov 1760

Family 4

Mary Whitacre

Citations

  1. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), compiler, The Sharples-Sharpless Family (2 Volumes) (West Chester, PA: Self-Published, 1966), Vol 1, p. 11. Hereinafter cited as Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family.
  2. [S3588] John Pitts Launey, First Families of Chester County Pennsylvania (2 volumes) (Westminster, MD: Heritage Books, 2007), Volume 2, pp. 142.-3. Hereinafter cited as Launey [2007] 1st Families Cester Co (2 vols).
  3. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family, Vol 1, p. 24.
  4. [S3588] John Pitts Launey, Launey [2007] 1st Families Cester Co (2 vols), Vol. 2, p. 72.
  5. [S3588] John Pitts Launey, Launey [2007] 1st Families Cester Co (2 vols), Volume 2, p. 142.
  6. [S3588] John Pitts Launey, Launey [2007] 1st Families Cester Co (2 vols), Volume 2, p. 142.
  7. [S4295] Curtis H. Hannum, compiler, Genealogy of the Hannum Family Descended from John and Margery Hannum, Settlers in Chester County, Pennsylvania: With Brief Notices of Other Families Allied with the Name, and Abstracts of Early Wills (West Chester, PA: Horace F. Temple, Printer and Publisher, 1911), p. 4. Hereinafter cited as Hannum [1911] Genealogy of the Hannum Family.
  8. [S3588] John Pitts Launey, Launey [2007] 1st Families Cester Co (2 vols), Volume 1, p. 146.
  9. [S3588] John Pitts Launey, Launey [2007] 1st Families Cester Co (2 vols), Volume 2, p. 143.
  10. [S3588] John Pitts Launey, Launey [2007] 1st Families Cester Co (2 vols), Volume 2, p. 144.

James Sharpless1

M, #79873, b. 5 November 1703, d. 1775
FatherJames Sharpless1 b. bt 5 Jul 1670 - 1671, d. c 1746
MotherMary Lewis1 b. 10 Jul 1674, d. c 1753
Last Edited23 Nov 2016
     James Sharpless was born on 5 November 1703 at Nether Providence Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA; Anderson [1966:I:25] says "9 mo. 5, 1703."2 He married Elizabeth Taylor, daughter of Isaac Taylor and Sarah Broadwell, on 12 June 1729 at Springfield Meeting, Springfield Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA; Anderson [1966:I:25] says "4 mo. 12, 1729."1
James Sharpless died in 1775 at Nether Providence Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA.2

His estate was probated on 19 June 1775 at Chester County Register of Wills, West Chester Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA.2

Family

Elizabeth Taylor b. 9 Jun 1705, d. a 1775
Child

Citations

  1. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), compiler, The Sharples-Sharpless Family (2 Volumes) (West Chester, PA: Self-Published, 1966), Vol 1, p. 11. Hereinafter cited as Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family.
  2. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family, Vol 1, p. 25.
  3. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family, Vol. 1, p. 46.

Elizabeth Taylor1

F, #79874, b. 9 June 1705, d. after 1775
FatherIsaac Taylor2
MotherSarah Broadwell2
Last Edited23 Nov 2016
     Elizabeth Taylor was born on 9 June 1705; Anderson [1966:I:25] says "4 mo. 9, 1705."2 She married James Sharpless, son of James Sharpless and Mary Lewis, on 12 June 1729 at Springfield Meeting, Springfield Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA; Anderson [1966:I:25] says "4 mo. 12, 1729."1
Elizabeth Taylor died after 1775; Anderson [1966:I:25] says "survived her husband."2

Family

James Sharpless b. 5 Nov 1703, d. 1775
Child

Citations

  1. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), compiler, The Sharples-Sharpless Family (2 Volumes) (West Chester, PA: Self-Published, 1966), Vol 1, p. 11. Hereinafter cited as Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family.
  2. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family, Vol 1, p. 25.
  3. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family, Vol. 1, p. 46.

Rachel Sharpless1

F, #79875, b. 9 July 1708, d. circa 1738
FatherJames Sharpless1 b. bt 5 Jul 1670 - 1671, d. c 1746
MotherMary Lewis1 b. 10 Jul 1674, d. c 1753
Last Edited19 Nov 2016
     Rachel Sharpless was born on 9 July 1708 at Nether Providence Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA; Anderson [1966:I:26] says "5 mo. 9, 1708."2 She married Thomas Dell on 17 October 1728 at Providence Meeting, Media, Delaware Co., Pennsylvania, USA; Anderson [1966:I:26] says "8 mo. 17, 1728."1
Rachel Sharpless died circa 1738; Anderson [1966:I:26] says "died at the age of about 30 years."2

Family

Thomas Dell b. 29 Nov 1701, d. 1748
Child

Citations

  1. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), compiler, The Sharples-Sharpless Family (2 Volumes) (West Chester, PA: Self-Published, 1966), Vol 1, p. 11. Hereinafter cited as Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family.
  2. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family, Vol 1, p. 26.

Thomas Dell1

M, #79876, b. 29 November 1701, d. 1748
Last Edited19 Nov 2016
     Thomas Dell was born on 29 November 1701 at Reading, Berkshire, England; Anderson [1966:I:26] says "9 mo. 29, 1701."2 He married Rachel Sharpless, daughter of James Sharpless and Mary Lewis, on 17 October 1728 at Providence Meeting, Media, Delaware Co., Pennsylvania, USA; Anderson [1966:I:26] says "8 mo. 17, 1728."1
Thomas Dell died in 1748 at Ridley Township (now Nether Providence), Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA.2

His estate was probated on 2 May 1748.2

Family

Rachel Sharpless b. 9 Jul 1708, d. c 1738
Child

Citations

  1. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), compiler, The Sharples-Sharpless Family (2 Volumes) (West Chester, PA: Self-Published, 1966), Vol 1, p. 11. Hereinafter cited as Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family.
  2. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family, Vol 1, p. 26.

Sarah Sharpless1,2,3

F, #79877, b. 27 March 1710, d. 1799
FatherJames Sharpless1,2,3 b. bt 5 Jul 1670 - 1671, d. c 1746
MotherMary Lewis1,2,3 b. 10 Jul 1674, d. c 1753
Last Edited13 Mar 2017
     Sarah Sharpless was born on 27 March 1710 at Nether Providence Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA; Anderson [1966:I:26] says "1 mo. 27, 1710."4,2,3 She married Edward Woodward Jr., son of Edward Woodward Sr. and Abigail Edge, on 21 March 1733/34; his 1st wife; Anderson [1966:I:26] says "1 mo. 21, 1733/4."1,4,3 Sarah Sharpless married George Gilpin Sr., son of Joseph Gilpin Sr. and Hannah Glover, on 9 April 1760 at Providence Meeting, Media, Delaware Co., Pennsylvania, USA; her 2nd husband; his 2nd wife.1,2,3
Sarah Sharpless died in 1799 at Delaware Co., Pennsylvania, USA.4

Her estate was probated on 14 January 1800 at Register of Wills, Delaware Co., Pennsylvania, USA.4

     Reference:      See Launey [2007:II:152] for details of five children of Edward and Sarah (Sharples) Woodward, Jr.3 She was a mentioned with George Gilpin Sr.; See Launey [2007:II:65] for details on children of George Gilpin and and the step children by his first wife Sarah (sharpless) Woodward.2

Family 1

Edward Woodward Jr. b. 28 Dec 1707, d. b 29 Oct 1746

Family 2

George Gilpin Sr. b. 16 Apr 1706, d. 15 Oct 1773

Citations

  1. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), compiler, The Sharples-Sharpless Family (2 Volumes) (West Chester, PA: Self-Published, 1966), Vol 1, p. 11. Hereinafter cited as Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family.
  2. [S3588] John Pitts Launey, First Families of Chester County Pennsylvania (2 volumes) (Westminster, MD: Heritage Books, 2007), Vol. 2, p. 65. Hereinafter cited as Launey [2007] 1st Families Cester Co (2 vols).
  3. [S3588] John Pitts Launey, Launey [2007] 1st Families Cester Co (2 vols), Volume 2, p. 152. Launey cites "Richard and Mary Woodward, Jr. Bible in he possesstion of Dr. Joshua W. Ash, son of Joshua and alice (woodward) Ash and grandson of John and Mary Woodward, Jr."
  4. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family, Vol 1, p. 26.

Edward Woodward Jr.1,2

M, #79878, b. 28 December 1707, d. before 29 October 1746
FatherEdward Woodward Sr.3,2 d. bt 16 Jul 1754 - 12 Nov 1754
MotherAbigail Edge3,2 b. 1680, d. 27 Jan 1716
Last Edited13 Mar 2017
     Edward Woodward Jr. was born on 28 December 1707 at Middletown Township (probably), Chester Co. (now Delaware Co.), Pennsylvania, USA; Anderson [1966:I:26] says "10 mo. 28, 1707."3,2 He married Sarah Sharpless, daughter of James Sharpless and Mary Lewis, on 21 March 1733/34; his 1st wife; Anderson [1966:I:26] says "1 mo. 21, 1733/4."1,3,2

His estate was probated on 18 October 1746 at Chester County Register of Wills, West Chester Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA.3

Edward Woodward Jr. died before 29 October 1746 at Middletown Township, Chester Co. (now Delaware Co.), Pennsylvania, USA.3,2
     Reference:      See Launey [2007:II:152] for details of five children of Edward and Sarah (Sharples) Woodward, Jr.2

Family

Sarah Sharpless b. 27 Mar 1710, d. 1799

Citations

  1. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), compiler, The Sharples-Sharpless Family (2 Volumes) (West Chester, PA: Self-Published, 1966), Vol 1, p. 11. Hereinafter cited as Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family.
  2. [S3588] John Pitts Launey, First Families of Chester County Pennsylvania (2 volumes) (Westminster, MD: Heritage Books, 2007), Volume 2, p. 152. Launey cites "Richard and Mary Woodward, Jr. Bible in he possesstion of Dr. Joshua W. Ash, son of Joshua and alice (woodward) Ash and grandson of John and Mary Woodward, Jr.". Hereinafter cited as Launey [2007] 1st Families Cester Co (2 vols).
  3. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family, Vol 1, p. 26.

George Gilpin Sr.1,2

M, #79879, b. 16 April 1706, d. 15 October 1773
FatherJoseph Gilpin Sr.3 d. bt 29 Oct 1739 - 5 Dec 1739
MotherHannah Glover3 d. 1757
Last Edited13 Mar 2017
     George Gilpin Sr. was born on 16 April 1706 at Birmingham Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA; Anderson [1966:I:26] says "2 mo. 16, 1708."4,5 He married Ruth Caldwell, daughter of Vincent Caldwell and Betty (?), on 7 April 1737 at Kennett Meeting House, Kennett Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA; his 1st wife.6 George Gilpin Sr. married Sarah Sharpless, daughter of James Sharpless and Mary Lewis, on 9 April 1760 at Providence Meeting, Media, Delaware Co., Pennsylvania, USA; her 2nd husband; his 2nd wife.1,5,7
George Gilpin Sr. died on 15 October 1773 at Birmingham Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA, at age 67.4,6

His estate was probated on 2 December 1773.6

     Reference: See Launey [2007:II:65] for details on children of George Gilpin and and the step children by his first wife Sarah (sharpless) Woodward.5

George Gilpin Sr. left a will on 8 August 1773.6

Family 1

Ruth Caldwell d. b 1760

Family 2

Sarah Sharpless b. 27 Mar 1710, d. 1799

Citations

  1. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), compiler, The Sharples-Sharpless Family (2 Volumes) (West Chester, PA: Self-Published, 1966), Vol 1, p. 11. Hereinafter cited as Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family.
  2. [S3588] John Pitts Launey, First Families of Chester County Pennsylvania (2 volumes) (Westminster, MD: Heritage Books, 2007), Vol. 2, pp. 64-5. Hereinafter cited as Launey [2007] 1st Families Cester Co (2 vols).
  3. [S3588] John Pitts Launey, Launey [2007] 1st Families Cester Co (2 vols), Vol. 2, p. 64.
  4. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family, Vol 1, p. 26.
  5. [S3588] John Pitts Launey, Launey [2007] 1st Families Cester Co (2 vols), Vol. 2, p. 65.
  6. [S3588] John Pitts Launey, Launey [2007] 1st Families Cester Co (2 vols), Vol. 2, p. 66.
  7. [S3588] John Pitts Launey, Launey [2007] 1st Families Cester Co (2 vols), Volume 2, p. 152. Launey cites "Richard and Mary Woodward, Jr. Bible in he possesstion of Dr. Joshua W. Ash, son of Joshua and alice (woodward) Ash and grandson of John and Mary Woodward, Jr."

Thomas Sharpless1

M, #79880, b. 6 October 1712, d. 2 October 1713
FatherJames Sharpless1 b. bt 5 Jul 1670 - 1671, d. c 1746
MotherMary Lewis1 b. 10 Jul 1674, d. c 1753
Last Edited19 Nov 2016
     Thomas Sharpless was born on 6 October 1712; his 2nd wife; Anderson [1966:I:11] says "born 8 mo. 6, 1712."1
Thomas Sharpless died on 2 October 1713; his 2nd wife; Anderson [1966:I:11] says "died 8 mo. 2, 1713."1

Citations

  1. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), compiler, The Sharples-Sharpless Family (2 Volumes) (West Chester, PA: Self-Published, 1966), Vol 1, p. 11. Hereinafter cited as Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family.

David Sharpless1

M, #79881, b. 24 June 1715
FatherJames Sharpless1 b. bt 5 Jul 1670 - 1671, d. c 1746
MotherMary Lewis1 b. 10 Jul 1674, d. c 1753
Last Edited23 Nov 2016
     David Sharpless was born on 24 June 1715 at Nether Providence Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA; Anderson [1966:I:26] says "4 mo. 24, 1715."2 He married Priscilla Powell, daughter of Joseph Powell and Mary Howell, on 12 June 1740 at Old Swede's Church, Wilmington, New Castle Co., Delaware, USA.1

Family

Priscilla Powell b. 16 Oct 1716, d. c 1782
Child

Citations

  1. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), compiler, The Sharples-Sharpless Family (2 Volumes) (West Chester, PA: Self-Published, 1966), Vol 1, p. 11. Hereinafter cited as Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family.
  2. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family, Vol 1, p. 26.
  3. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family, Vol. 1, p. 49.

Priscilla Powell1

F, #79882, b. 16 October 1716, d. circa 1782
FatherJoseph Powell2
MotherMary Howell2
Last Edited23 Nov 2016
     Priscilla Powell was born on 16 October 1716.2 She married David Sharpless, son of James Sharpless and Mary Lewis, on 12 June 1740 at Old Swede's Church, Wilmington, New Castle Co., Delaware, USA.1
Priscilla Powell died circa 1782 at Darby Township, Chester Co. (now Delaware Co.), Pennsylvania, USA.2

Her estate was probated on 4 February 1782 at Chester County Register of Wills, West Chester Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA.2

Family

David Sharpless b. 24 Jun 1715
Child

Citations

  1. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), compiler, The Sharples-Sharpless Family (2 Volumes) (West Chester, PA: Self-Published, 1966), Vol 1, p. 11. Hereinafter cited as Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family.
  2. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family, Vol 1, p. 26.
  3. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family, Vol. 1, p. 49.

Esther Sharpless1

F, #79883, d. circa 1807
FatherJames Sharpless1 b. bt 5 Jul 1670 - 1671, d. c 1746
MotherMary Lewis1 b. 10 Jul 1674, d. c 1753
Last Edited19 Nov 2016
     Esther Sharpless married Mordecai Taylor on 18 May 1738 at Providence Meeting, Media, Delaware Co., Pennsylvania, USA; Anderson [1966:I:27] says "3 mo. 17, 1738."1,2 Esther Sharpless married Richard Gorman before 25 April 1750.1,2
Esther Sharpless died circa 1807.2

Family 1

Mordecai Taylor b. bt 7 Feb 1713 - 1714, d. 1747

Family 2

Richard Gorman

Citations

  1. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), compiler, The Sharples-Sharpless Family (2 Volumes) (West Chester, PA: Self-Published, 1966), Vol 1, p. 11. Hereinafter cited as Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family.
  2. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family, Vol 1, p. 27.

Mordecai Taylor1

M, #79884, b. between 7 February 1713 and 1714, d. 1747
Last Edited19 Nov 2016
     Mordecai Taylor was born between 7 February 1713 and 1714; Anderson [1966:I:27] says "12 mo. 7, 1713."2 He married Esther Sharpless, daughter of James Sharpless and Mary Lewis, on 18 May 1738 at Providence Meeting, Media, Delaware Co., Pennsylvania, USA; Anderson [1966:I:27] says "3 mo. 17, 1738."1,2
Mordecai Taylor died in 1747 at Upper Providence Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA.2

Family

Esther Sharpless d. c 1807

Citations

  1. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), compiler, The Sharples-Sharpless Family (2 Volumes) (West Chester, PA: Self-Published, 1966), Vol 1, p. 11. Hereinafter cited as Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family.
  2. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family, Vol 1, p. 27.

Richard Gorman1

M, #79885
Last Edited19 Nov 2016
     Richard Gorman married Esther Sharpless, daughter of James Sharpless and Mary Lewis, before 25 April 1750.1,2

Family

Esther Sharpless d. c 1807

Citations

  1. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), compiler, The Sharples-Sharpless Family (2 Volumes) (West Chester, PA: Self-Published, 1966), Vol 1, p. 11. Hereinafter cited as Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family.
  2. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family, Vol 1, p. 27.

Susanna Sharpless1

F, #79886, b. 18 February 1705/6, d. after 1772
FatherJoseph Sharpless1 b. 28 Nov 1678, d. 1757
MotherLydia Lewis1 b. 8 May 1683, d. 1763
Last Edited19 Nov 2016
     Susanna Sharpless married Joseph Chamberlin, son of Robert Chamberlin and Mary (?).1 Susanna Sharpless was born on 18 February 1705/6 at Nether Providence Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA; Anderson [1966:I:28] says "12 mo. 18, 1705."2
Susanna Sharpless died after 1772; Anderson [1966:I:28] says "She survived her husband."2

Family

Joseph Chamberlin b. 1705, d. 30 May 1772
Child

Citations

  1. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), compiler, The Sharples-Sharpless Family (2 Volumes) (West Chester, PA: Self-Published, 1966), Vol 1, p. 14. Hereinafter cited as Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family.
  2. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family, Vol 1, p. 28.

Joseph Chamberlin1

M, #79887, b. 1705, d. 30 May 1772
FatherRobert Chamberlin2
MotherMary (?)2
Last Edited19 Nov 2016
     Joseph Chamberlin married Susanna Sharpless, daughter of Joseph Sharpless and Lydia Lewis.1 Joseph Chamberlin was born in 1705.2
Joseph Chamberlin died on 30 May 1772 at Concord Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA.2
Joseph Chamberlin was buried after 30 May 1772 at Concord Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA.2

Family

Susanna Sharpless b. 18 Feb 1705/6, d. a 1772
Child

Citations

  1. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), compiler, The Sharples-Sharpless Family (2 Volumes) (West Chester, PA: Self-Published, 1966), Vol 1, p. 14. Hereinafter cited as Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family.
  2. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family, Vol 1, p. 28.

Joseph Sharpless1

M, #79888, b. 8 July 1707, d. 4 January 1769
FatherJoseph Sharpless1 b. 28 Nov 1678, d. 1757
MotherLydia Lewis1 b. 8 May 1683, d. 1763
Last Edited23 Nov 2016
     Joseph Sharpless was born on 8 July 1707 at Nether Providence Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA.2 He married Mary Pyle, daughter of Daniel Pyle and Mary Chamberlin, on 19 April 1740 at Concord Friends Meeting, Concord Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA.3
Joseph Sharpless died on 4 January 1769 at Middletown Township, Chester Co. (now Delaware Co.), Pennsylvania, USA, at age 61.2

Family

Mary Pyle b. 31 Jan 1723, d. 23 Jan 1812

Citations

  1. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), compiler, The Sharples-Sharpless Family (2 Volumes) (West Chester, PA: Self-Published, 1966), Vol 1, p. 14. Hereinafter cited as Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family.
  2. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family, Vol. 1, p. 28.
  3. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family, Vol 1, pp. 14, 28.

Mary Pyle1

F, #79889, b. 31 January 1723, d. 23 January 1812
FatherDaniel Pyle2
MotherMary Chamberlin2
Last Edited23 Nov 2016
     Mary Pyle was born on 31 January 1723.2 She married Joseph Sharpless, son of Joseph Sharpless and Lydia Lewis, on 19 April 1740 at Concord Friends Meeting, Concord Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA.2
Mary Pyle died on 23 January 1812 at Middletown Township, Chester Co. (now Delaware Co.), Pennsylvania, USA, at age 88.3

Family

Joseph Sharpless b. 8 Jul 1707, d. 4 Jan 1769

Citations

  1. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), compiler, The Sharples-Sharpless Family (2 Volumes) (West Chester, PA: Self-Published, 1966), Vol 1, p. 14. Hereinafter cited as Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family.
  2. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family, Vol 1, pp. 14, 28.
  3. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family, Vol. 1, p. 28.

Benjamin Sharpless Sr.1,2

M, #79890
FatherJoseph Sharpless1 b. 28 Nov 1678, d. 1757
MotherLydia Lewis1 b. 8 May 1683, d. 1763
Last Edited16 Jan 2017
     Benjamin Sharpless Sr. married Edith Broom.1 Benjamin Sharpless Sr. married Martha Mendenhall, daughter of Benjamin Mendenhall and Lydia Roberts, on 21 March 1746 at Concord Meeting, Concordville Townshp, Delaware Co. (Chester Co. bef 1789), Pennsylvania, USA.1

Family 1

Edith Broom

Family 2

Martha Mendenhall b. 8 Dec 1724, d. 20 Oct 1812
Child

Citations

  1. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), compiler, The Sharples-Sharpless Family (2 Volumes) (West Chester, PA: Self-Published, 1966), Vol 1, p. 14. Hereinafter cited as Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family.
  2. [S3588] John Pitts Launey, First Families of Chester County Pennsylvania (2 volumes) (Westminster, MD: Heritage Books, 2007), Volume 1, p. 141. Hereinafter cited as Launey [2007] 1st Families Cester Co (2 vols).
  3. [S3546] Bart Anderson (editor), Anderson [1966] The Sharples-Sharpless Family, Vol. 1, p. 57.