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View Tree for Isaac C. SharpIsaac C. Sharp (b. 1712, d. Bet. 1781 - 1783)

Isaac C. Sharp (son of Unknown Sharp and Unknown)175 was born 1712 in Palatinate of Germany, and died Bet. 1781 - 1783 in Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania. He married (1) Margarette A. Webber. He married (2) Margarette A. Webber.

 Includes NotesNotes for Isaac C. Sharp:
1. According to "Know Your Relatives: The Sharp's" written by Genevieve E. Peters, "It is the belief of many that the progenitor was one Isaac Sharp, who, with three other Sharp's, came to this country on the ship "Queen Elizabeth" arriving at the Port of Philadelphia on September 16, 1738." The "three other Sharp's" arriving with him were: Ernst Sharp (Scharp), age 39, Jno. Georick Sharp (Johan Sharpe), age 16, Georick Sharp ( George Sharp), age 36.

2. Sharpe, Basil Ray "Bud": "Migrations of the Descendants of Isaac C. and Margarette A. (Webber) Sharp": Sharp Points, Vol. 17, #1, September 2001, page 4 - 7.

"The Sharp family we are following this month came from the Palatinate, Germany, to Pennsylvania. This second generation migrated to North Carolina. One of the sons, soon after marrying, moved west into Tennessee. Their youngest child was born in Virginia and, in later life, the couple moved to Ohio, where they died. The second son raised his family and died in North Carolina. The third son lived in North Carolina and Tennessee. Two of his children are recorded as born in Virginia. By the fourth generation, this family was well implanted in Tennessee, with individuals moving on into Indiana, Ohio, alabama, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, and South Carolina. It is strangea that none are known to have settled in Kentucky, although there were migrations through the state.
"FIRST GENERATION: Isaac C. Sharp was married to Margarette A. Webber about 4 years before immagrating to Philadelphia (1-1 on map) from Palatinate, Germany in 1738. Isaac died in Lancaster, PA (1-2). Their children were: Peter; Thomas; Johan Heinrich/Henry, b 4 May 1735; Margaret; Veronica; Isaac, b. 1740; Barbara; Rebecca; and John Joseph, b. 1753.
"SECOND GENERATION: We know the brothers, Henry, Isaac and John Joseph Sharp removed to Orange Co., NC (2-1) by 1761. The earliest record I have of this family in NC is Henry's marriage to Barbara Graves in 1759. Henry owned land in Botetourt Co., VA. (2-2) and Montgomery Co., VA (2-3), where the family lived from about 1782 to 1789. They left Virginia for Eastern Tennessee about 1789. He was living in the "Territory South of the River Ohio" in 1795, and the next year this became Knox County, TN (2-4). In 1796, Grainger Co. was formed from part of Knox and Hawkins Counties, and Henry was shown as living in Grainger Co. (2-5). In 1801, Anderson Co. (2-6) was formed from part of Knox Co., and Henry lived there until 1805, when he migrated to Preble Co., OH (2-7).
"Isaac (Jr.) married Maria Philopena Graves abt. 1760 in Orange Co., NC. They had 6 children before Isaac died in 1782, all born in Orange Co. Isaac and Maria, who died in 1815, are buried in Old Stoner's Church Cemetery in Orange Co., NC.
"The third brother for which I have good information, John Joseph Sharp, married Phyllis Efland, 1778, and lived only 3 or 4 years in Orange Co., NC before moving to Montgomery Co. VA. The last record of John in this county is dated 1801, so it must have been about this time the family moved to eastern TN. He died in 1830 in Anderson Co., TN.
"THIRD GENERATION: Henry (son of Isaac) moved more that a few times during his lifetime. Children were born in Orange Co., NC; Botetort Co, VA; and Knox Co., TN. Sons, Henry, Jr., George W., and William "Station Bill" died in Union Co., TN (3-1). Henry, Jr. had married in Claiborne Co., TN in 1822. William's second marriage was in Anderson Co., TN. Son, Caswell Conrad and daughter, Sarah's husband died in White Co., TN. (3-2) further west in the state. Son, Jacob died in McMinn Co., TN (3-3), near the southern border of the state. Daughters, Catherine and Anna Elizabeth followed their parents to Preble Co., OH.
"I do not have as much information on Isaac, Jr.'s chldren. Five (Sebastian, Elizabeth, Christian and Philopena) were born in Orange Co., NC, and one (John) in Charleston Co., SC (3-4). Christian died in Alamance Co., NC (3-5 ) and Philopena died in Wayne Co., IN. (3-6)
"John Joseph's 7 chldren were born between about 1779 and 1795 in Orange Co., NC and Montgomery Co., VA. As stated above, John moved to eastern TN about 1801. Most of his children either followed him or were in Tennessee before. Son, John died in Anderson Co., TN. Daughter, Sarah married there in 1820 and died there in 1879. David died in nearby Union Co., TN. Son, William H. died in Delaware Co., IN. (3-7), 1854.
"FOURTH GENERATION: Catherine (Henry-2, Isaac C.-1) married John Tillman. The famlly grew to 11 children in TN before moving to Preble Co., OH after the harvest of 1805. Only the oldest child, Sarah, wife of Tobias Tillman, remained in TN. A 12th child, Eva, was born in OH. The Tillman's and many of their in-laws and friends, including Sharps, made a difficult a6-week trip from TN to resettle in OH. Catharine's sister, Anna Elizabeth, married Frederick Miller. They migrated through Anderson Co., TN, to settle in Preble Co., OH, in 1804. This famly remained mainly in Preble and Montgomery (4-1) Counties, OH.
"Henry (Henry -2, Isaac C. -1) and Elizabeth Mosier had 10 children in NC and TN. A daughter, Elizabeth, married Joshua Davidson and migrated to Macoupin Co., Ill (4-2) and died in Morgan Co., IL (4-3). Two others, Eva and Catherine, married and moved to Dade Co., MO. (4-4). Catherine's family moved north to Buchanan Co., MO (4-8), then to Kansas, only to return to Buchanan Co., A son, Alexander, died in KS. The children that remained in TN moved into Claiborne (4-5) and Campbell (4-7) Counties.
"Caswell Conrad (Henry -2, Isaac C. -1) Sharp's son, John, between 1830 and 1840, moved from Anderson Co., TN, to Platte Co., MO. (4-8). His second son, Henry, moved his family to MO a few years after his father's death, or about 1830. Daughter, Elizabeth, married John Albright. This family, with several others, in 1851, moved by flat boats down the Clinch River to the Tennessee, the Ohio and the Mississippi to the St. Francis River, thence by steam boat and covered wagons to AR. Conrad's other 5 children lived and died in TN, except William, the youngest, who moved his family to Andrew co., MO. (4-9).
"George W. (Henry -2, Isaac C. -1) married twice and his children were born in TN and AL. He was married in Tuscaloosa Co., Al. ((4-10), lived in Jefferson and Lawrence Counties, AL. (4-11), 1830-1850. At least one son, Hiram, migrated to Platte Co., MO after the Civil War. Another son, George W., Jr., was married and died in TN.
"Jacob (Henry-2, Isaac C. -1) raised his family and lived most of his life in McMinn Co., TN. His children moved on to Carroll Co., AR (4-12). His son. Eli, moved to AR and later north into MO, living in Greene Co. (4-3), Wright Co., (4-14) and later in Camden Co. (4-15).
"William "Station Bill" (Henry -2, Isaac C., -1) had 16 children by two marriages. The children that I have record of remained in TN - Union, Anderson and Campbell Counties, except for Mary Jane, who married John Irwin in Clay Co., MO. (4-16).
"Sebastian (Isaac -2, Isaac C. -1) Sharp and his wife, Catherine Garrett, had 6 chldren. As far as I can learn, they remained in NC - Orance and Alamance Counties.
"I have 6 children listed for John (Isaac -2, Isaac C. -1), but only have information on John Jr. Born in Charleston, SC, he married and lived his life in Oconee Co., SC. (4-17).
"Three children of Christian (Isaac -2, Isaac C. -1) Sharp and Anna Clapp remained in Orange and Alamance Counties, NC, as far as I have learned.
"William H. (John Joseph -2, Isaac C. -1) married Elizabeth Williams in 1798 and had a son Edward. This family went to Delaware Co., IN as stated above. Edward also lived his life in Delaware Co. The family is buried in Sharp Cemetery there.
"John (John Joseph -2, Isaac C. -1) Sharp and Abigail Landrum had 9 children born in TN. Their son, John, married Nancy Landrum about 1833. They journed to Nodaway Co. MO (4-`8), then to Chase Co., KS (4-19). Other children are believed to have remained in TN."
(Information on author: Basis Ray "Bud" Sharpe. 175 Herron Drive, Satellite Beach, FL. 32937,

More About Isaac C. Sharp:
Burial: Bet. 1781 - 1783, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania.
Immigration: September 16, 1738, "Queen Elizabeth", arriving at the Port of Philidelphia, Pennsylvania.
Religion 1: Lutheran, Peaked Mountain Church, Rockingham County, Virginia.
Religion 2: 1762, Lutheran, Peaked Mountain Church, Rockingham County, Virginia.

Children of Isaac C. Sharp and Margarette A. Webber are:
  1. +John Joseph Sharp, b. 1753, St. Asaph's District, Orange Co., North Carolina, d. January 20, 1830, Clinton Co. or possibly Anderson Co.,, Tennessee.

Children of Isaac C. Sharp and Margarette A. Webber are:
  1. +John Joseph Sharp, b. 1753, St. Asaph's District, Orange Co., North Carolina, d. January 20, 1830, Clinton Co. or possibly Anderson Co.,, Tennessee.
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