193/223. Isaac Sharp Jr. (Married
Maria Philopena (Philipena) Graves (#194/224)
about 1765 in Orange, North Carolina).[Source for the gray information is research done by Michael Cavenaugh (Glass family genealogist denoted on the Guilford County Genealogy Association Website)
Born: 1740 in Germany of Isaac Sharpe Sr. (#385/445) & Margarette A, Webber (#386/446). [Note: Issac Jr. must not have been born in Germany because his father (Isaac Sharp Sr. #385/445) arrived in Philadelphia in 1738 aboard the Queen Elizabeth from Germany. There is no record that Isaac Sr. ever returned to Germany prior to Isaac Jr.'s birth in 1740.]
Died: 1781 (after 27 June 1781) (The source of this
blue information is his tombstone as shown below). He is buried in Orange
County (now Alamance), North Carolina at Old Stoners Church Cemetery.
[His siblings included:
Henry (Honus) (Heinrich) Sharp,
Sr. (Married: Barbara (Barbary Graves) Born: 4 May 1735 in Germany.
Died: 1814 in Harrison Twp, Preble County, Ohio;
Aaron Sharp: Born: about 1736 of Palatinate, German, Died:?;
Margaret Sharp (Married George Pritz) Born: ?. Died: ?;
Veronica Sharp (Married: Jacob Setter) ;
Barbara Sharp (Married: Valentine
Kintzer) Born: ? Died: ?;
Rebecca Sharp Born: ? Died:
1816 in Kentucky;
John Joseph Sharp (Married: Phyllis
(Philopeni?) Efland) Born: 1753 in Orange County (Now Alamance), North
Carolina. Died: 20 January 1830 in Anderson County, Tennessee.]
Miscellaneous: Isaac was the first Sharp in Alamance
County, North Carolina. The Sharp family was of German stock from the
region of the Rhine. The German spelling was Scharf.
Isaac and his wife had seven children:
Sebastian (Boston) (Bostian) (#97) , Philipena (Philopena),
John, Peter, Christian, Elizabeth "Betsy" (#112),
and Henry. [Susan Snyder, webmaster of this genealogical study is the direct descendant of two of their children, Sebastian and Elizabeth].
Isaac’s will was probated 6 February 1782 .
North Carolina, being mindfull of the frailty and Mortality of humanNature,
and being now weak in body, but in perfect mind memmory and understanding
I make this my last Will and Testament, in manner and formhere following;
Earth their to be discently buried according to the Discretion of my
Executors here after Named, in Sure and certain hope that it will beraiset
up again to everlasting Glory, at the last Day, through the MightyPower
of Our Lord Jesus Christ. And as for my Worldly Estate as the Lord was
pleast to bless me With, I Gave Bequeth and Demise in manner and form
following comand of all and Singular of my Estate During her Widowhood
So sheetakes care to Raise the Children, and not willfully destroy the
Estate but if Shee Should Mary again then Shee is to have one third
of my moveable Estate and there with to be Contented.
Plantation Containing one hundred and
sixty Acres more or less as willshew in the Deed to be equally Devoided
between John & Bostion Sharp,they paying to the others such part,
as they may com to on equel Shear with them, the Remainder of my Estate
is as followeth Elizabeth, and Philipina and the one as my beloved Wife
goes with is to have an Eqel Shear with the rest and if any Should die
before they com ofage or with out any Hairs then such ones Shear Shell
com to the Remainders Equelly. And unto my last Will and Testament I
constetute and apoint my Dear beloved Friends Nicholaus Gibs and Testament
Deeds of Gifts or any other Instrument
of Writing; In Witness Whereof I have before these Presents Set my own
hand and Seal this 27 Day of June in the year of Our Lord 1781 -- his
Isaac X Sharp
On April 18, 2006 Norman Sharpe (Great
Great Great Great Grandson), Helen Leach (#4) (Great Great Great Great
Granddaughter) and Sandra Henson, Mary Lue Finch, and Susan Snyder (#2)...
all Great Great Great Great Great Granddaughters.... visited Stoners
Church Cemetery located in a pasture on Rufus J. Dale's farm in Alamance
County on Bellemont-Kimesville Rd. near the village of Belmont (near
Graham) just off highway 49. After
probing the ground where the red flag is located in the picture below,
Isaacs tombstone was located. For orientation to its location, the large
stone at the top of the hill is that of John Noe.
The stone reads:
Contact person for this website is Susan Snyder: email@example.com