James M. Sharp

James M. Sharp

Male 1803 - 1868  (~ 64 years)

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  • Name James M. Sharp 
    Born Apr 1803  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  Pocahontas Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • #395
      James M. Sharpe 47 farmer, all b. VA
      Arfela S.               47
      Hanson T.            19
      George B.            17
      Elizabeth D.         12
      Sarah                   8
      John Burr           23 farmer, b. VA
    Census 1860  Pocahontas Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • #560-516
      James M. Sharp 56 farmer, all b. VA
      Athela S.            56
      Hanson T.          29 farmer
      Elizabeth            21
      Sarah                17
      -- next door is son George B. 27 with wife Rachel A. 23 and dau. Lydia F.S. 9 mos.
    WILL 6 Jan 1868  Pocahontas Co, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Sharp, James M. - will dated 6 Jan 1868, proved 22 June 1870. He mentions a wife but does not give her name. [Pocahontas co. Will Books, per email from Steve Zuraff 2/5/99] Will mentions granddau. Lydia F. Sharp and grandson Wm. Hanson Sharp and colored servant Andrew Jackson. [online will index by Mary Donahue]
    Died Between 6 Jan 1868 and 22 Jun 1870  Pocahontas Co, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Married Althea Martin. Lived on Browns Ck. Sons Hanson and George died in Civil War, CSV. [Price, p.519]

      Birthdate based on age in 1850-60 census.

      Not mentioned in his father's will.
    Person ID I828  1: Ralph(?) & Margaret Wandless or Wanless
    Last Modified 26 Dec 2011 

    Father William Sharp, Jr.,   b. Abt 1773, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Jan 1861, Pocahontas Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Waddell,   b. Bef 1782,   d. Bef 1850, Pocahontas Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Married 2 Oct 1798  Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Documents
    Will of William Sharp, 1860, Pocahontas Co, Virginia (3 pages)
    Will of William Sharp, 1860, Pocahontas Co, Virginia (3 pages)
    Family ID F251  Group Sheet

    Family Althea Martin,   b. Apr 1803, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Abt 1830 
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2001 
    Family ID F712  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Bath County Marriages, P.16 - SEPT 29 1798 - BOND FOR WILLIAM SHARP AND ELIZABETH WADDELL. SURETY, JAMES WADDELL. ALEXANDER WADDELL CONSENTS FOR DAU. ELIZABETH. WITNESSES, JAMES WADDELL AND JOHN WADDELL. RETURNED OCT 2 BY JOHN PINNELL. (Reliability: 3).