John Sharp
(Cir 1730-Cir 1788)


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John Sharp

  • Born: Cir 1730
  • Died: Cir 1788, Rockingham Co, NC at age 58

bullet  General Notes:

The following narrative is part of a Presentation Address by
Franklin Freeman given June 11, 1996 to the Supreme Court of North Carolina during the dedication of portrait to honor Justice Susie Sharp who was the GGGG Grand daughter of John Sharp (see notes on Susie Sharp for the complete speech):
... John Sharp, came from Buckingham County, Virginia to the area that became Rockingham County in approximately 1760. At that time, the area was a part of Rowan County. John Sharp died in early 1778 and was survived by his wife Catherine and nine children.

James Sharp was the only son of John's to remain in Rockingham County. He and his wife had two sons, including James Jr., born in approximately 1776, and one daughter. James Jr. (1776 - 1852) married Jane (Jenny) Joyce. Six children were born to this union including James Archer Sharp, born January 4, 1804.


John married Living

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