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Descendants of Joseph Sapp




Generation No. 1


1. JOSEPH1 SAPP was born Abt. 1760 in Kent County, Delaware (Source: Index of Revolutionary Ancestors, S. A. R., Vol. 455), and died September 15, 1837 in Monongalia County, West Virginia (Source: Index of Revolutionary Ancestors, S. A. R., Vol. 455). He married SARAH POLLY PRIDE Bef. 1789, daughter of JOHN PRIDE and ANNA. She was born 1762 in Monongalia County, West Virginia, and died Aft. 1820 in Monongalia County, West Virginia.

Notes for J
OSEPH SAPP:
Birth of Joseph Sapp, (RWS) who was reported aged 16 at time of enlistment in Delaware Blues in 1776.

Revolutionary War Soldier. Most of Josephs family lived in Marion Co. until 1860's moved to Independence, Preston Co. Enlisted in the Revolutionary Army in Delaware in 1776 and was discharged in January of 1783. He had been wounded twice during his service. Served under Captain Caldwell, Captain Holland and Captain Jacquets, and under Colonel Patterson, Colonel Hall, and Colonel Vaughn. Captured in the battle of "Ninety Six" and paroled by Colonel Croger. He drew two pensions; one for being an invalid (arm wounds at "Ninety Six") and one for having been a Revolutionary War Soldier. (Paraphrased from West Virginians in the Revolution, page 251)

Land Records of Sussex County, Delaware, 1782-1789.

Page 25 - Certificate of discharge 26 Jan 1788, Philadelphia. Joseph Sapp certified unfit for further service in Delaware in field or garrison, from wound received in service. Signed: Walter Stewart, Colo. Insp. Northn. Army. Discharge signed by W. Jackson, Asst. Secy. at War, attest Jos. Casletes Secy. Papers judges genuine by Wm. Perry and Joseph Hazzard, JP,s for Sussex, 7 Oct 1785; instructed to pay SAPP 1 pound, 17 shillings, 6 pence per month from time of discharge. Jno. Russell, recorder. Researched by : (Henry C. Peden, Jr., M.A., C.G.R.S. Maryland, January 11, 1995.). Submitted by: (Rebecca Synder Bromley, Aug. 8th 1997)

Delaware Archives, Military, Volume I:

Page 121 - Joseph Sapp, private in the late Delaware Regiment now the 1st Company of the 2nd Battalion in Colonel Williams' Regiment serving in the Southern Army of the United States - Hillsborough, North Carolina, roll dated September, 1780, stating Joseph Sapp was a casualty [wounded] in August; listed in September also as a casualty [continuation of the foregoing]. Researched by : (Henry C. Peden, Jr., M.A., C.G.R.S. Maryland, January 11, 1995.). Submitted by: (Rebecca Synder Bromley, Aug. 8th 1997)

Page 139 - Joseph Sapp appears on a return of men who were invalided or discharged, Phila., Dec. 28, 1783. Researched by : (Henry C. Peden, Jr., M.A., C.G.R.S. Maryland, January 11, 1995.). Submitted by: (Rebecca Synder Bromley, Aug. 8th 1997)

Page 255 - Joseph Sapp wounded through the arm, left on field on action, disabled from duty, prisoner, joined since - wounded at battle of Ninety-Six in [South Carolina] between May 22 and June 20, 1781. Researched by : (Henry C. Peden, Jr., M.A., C.G.R.S. Maryland, January 11, 1995.). Submitted by: (Rebecca Synder Bromley, Aug. 8th 1997)

Delaware Archives, Volume II.

Page 715 - Joseph Sapp (Record dated in 1782). Private, Delaware Regiment. What Countrymen: American, Complaint: Wounded, What Limb: The Arm, Place Where Wounded: Ninety-Six, When Wounded: June 14, 1781, When Entered Service: April 2, 1776, Married or Single: Married. (Receiving a pension as an invalid). Note:(Their were other entries pertaining to his pension, and this one is the most interesting: Henry C. Peden, Jr., M.A., C.G.R.S). Researched by : (Henry C. Peden, Jr., M.A., C.G.R.S. Maryland, January 11, 1995.). Submitted by: (Rebecca Synder Bromley, Aug. 8th 1997)

1789

Delaware, Sussex County, December 20, 1789.
Joseph Sapp With wife Sarah and daughter Mary

Kentucky
Sapp, John. Madison Co.

North Carolina
Sapp, Joseph.

New Jersey
Sap, William. Dover Township, Monomouth.

(A HISTORY of the SAPP FAMILY)



More About J
OSEPH SAPP and SARAH PRIDE:
Marriage: Bef. 1789
     
Children of J
OSEPH SAPP and SARAH PRIDE are:
  i.   MARY2 SAPP (Source: Database: Full Context of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, Prim Name: Anna Pride, WidowAdmin Name:Will Made Date: 20 Dec 1789Will Loc: Heirs Name: sons William, Luke, Oliver, Benjamin and Jacob Pride, Levi Hall; daus. Anna Williams, Sarah Sapp (wife of Joseph); grandson Joseph Hall (son of Levi); granddau. Mary Sapp (dau)of Joseph)Exec/Trus Name: son William PrideWit Name: Isaac Beauchamp, Daniel Godwin, Thomas OzburnWill Probate Date: 12 Jan 1790Will Book:Arch Vol A94; Reg of Wills, Liber DPage: 146; folios 269-270Comment:.), b. Bef. 1789.
  ii.   POLLY SAPP, b. Aft. 1776; m. HENRY PRIDE.
2. iii.   SARAH SAPP, b. Aft. 1776.
3. iv.   BENJAMIN FRANKLIN SAPP, b. May 3, 1795, Monongalia County, West Virginia; d. April 1877, Preston County, West Virginia.
4. v.   SAMUEL SAPP, b. Abt. 1799.
5. vi.   HENRY ULYSSES SAPP, b. Abt. 1801.
6. vii.   ELIZABETH SAPP, b. Abt. 1806.



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