Bible Records for Moses Sharp

THESE RECORDS ARE FROM THE FAMILY BIBLE OF MOSES SHARP WHICH WERE PUBLISHED AT PHILADELPHIA IN 1813.

MOSES SHARP WAS BORN MAY 2, 1757. HE MARRIED ELIZABETH WALKER AND SHE WAS BORN MARCH 13, 1762. MOSES DIED JUNE 25, 1820 AT 1 O'CLOCK AND 38 MINUTES A.M. AT THE AGE OF 63 YRS OLD, ONE MONTH AND 23 DAYS. ELIZABETH WALKER SHARP DIED SEPTEMBER 16, 1855, AT 1 O'CLOCK AND 30 MINUTES AM, AT THE AGE OF 93 YRS OF AGE, 6 MONTHS AND 3 DAYS. SHE SURVIVED MOSES SHARP 35 YRS, TWO MONTHS AND 2 DAYS. ELIZABETH WALKER WAS BORN MARCH 13, 1762.

MOSES SHARP AND ELIZABETH WALKER SHARP HAD EIGHT CHILDREN, OF WHOM MY GREAT GREAT GREAT GREAT GRANDMA MARY SHARP WAS THE FIRST BORN. THERE WERE THREE DAUGHTERS AND FIVE SONS.

MARY SHARP WAS FIRST BORN, WAS BORN MAY 30, 1784. SHE MARRIED HER COUSIN, STEPHEN SHARP AND IN LATER YEARS WAS BETTER KNOWN AS "AUNT POLLY".

JOHN SHARP WAS BORN MAY 15, 1786.

ELIZABETH SHARP WAS BORN JANUARY 26, 1790. SHE MARRIED A MR. MCGINNIS

RICHARD SHARP WAS BORN APRIL 6, 1792. HE MARRIED EMILY WICHER.

MARTHA SHARP WAS BORN APRIL 11, 1794. SHE MARRIED A MR. RICHART, AND WAS LATER KNOWN AS "AUNT PATSY RICHART".

WILLIAM SHARP WAS BORN SEPTEMBER 12, 1796. HE STUDIED MEDICINE AND PRACTICED IT. HE MARRIED A MISS CALDWELL.

JOSEPH SHARP WAS BORN MAY 5, 1799, HE ALSO WAS A PHYSICIAN, MARRIED MISS CATHERINE RATCLIFF.

THOMAS SHARP WAS BORN AUGUST 11, 1801, HE MARRIED MISS LAURINDA ROBESON.

JOHN SHARP DIED OCTOBER 18, 1789, IN THE FOURTH YEAR OF HIS AGE, HE WAS THE SECOND CHILD AND MOSES' FIRST SON.

RICHARD SHARP DIED AUGUST 25, 1825 AT 12 O'CLOCK AT NIGHT, AGE 33 YRS OF AGE, FOUR MONTHS AND 19 DAYS. HE WAS A PHYSICIAN. MOSES HAD THREE SONS WHO WERE PHYSICIANS.

DR. RICHARD SHARP HAD A SON WHO WAS A PHYSICIAN, DR. WILLIAM SHARP WHO ALSO HAD A SON WHO WAS A PHYSICIAN. DR. HORD SHARP OF THE TOWN. HIS DAUGHTER MRS. B.K. CROCKETT, COULD STILL BE LIVING AND WAS A POSTMISTRESS THERE.

DR. HORD SHARP ALSO HAD A SON DORD WHO WAS A PHYSICIAN , AND BECAME A SPECIALIST ON SKIN AND CANCER DISEASES.

DR. RICHARD SHARP (MOSES' SON) WAS ELECTED TO THE LEGISLATURE OF KENTUCKY FROM BATH COUNTY, IN AUGUST 1825. HIS PLATFORM BEING THE DIVISION OF THE COUNTY WITH THE NEW COUNTYSEATTO BE SHARPSBURG, AND THE COUNTY TO BE CALLED RICHLAND COUNTY. HIS DEATH FOLLOWING HIS ELECTION WAS VERY MYSTERIOUS, AND THE SAYING IS THAT HE WAS POISONED BY BEING GIVEN A DRINK OF LEMONADE BY SOMEONE WHO WAS OPPOSED TO THE FORMATION OF THE NEW COUNTY. DR. RICHARD SHARP WAS MOSES' FOURTH CHILD AND SECOND SON.

THOMAS SHARP DIED MARCH 25, 1834, AGE 32 YRS, 7 MONTHS, AND 14 DAYS, AT 8 O'CLOCK P.M. HE WAS THE LAST CHILD AND FIFTH SON OF MOSES'

DR. WILLIAM W. SHARP, DIED FEBRUARY 13, 1845, AT 4 O'CLOCK PM AGE 48 YRS, FIVE MONTHS AND ONE DAY. HE WAS MOSES' SIXTH CHILD AND THIRD SON. MARY SHARP DIED SEPTEMBER 8, 1870, AGED 86 YRS, 3 MONTHS AND 8 DAYS, SHE WAS THE FIRST BORN OF MOSES AND ELIZABETH WALKER, SHE WOULD OF BEEN MY GREAT GREAT GREAT GREAT GRANDMOTHER.

DR. JOSEPH SHARP, WHO WAS THE 7TH CHILD AND 4TH SON OF MOSES, WAS MARRIED ON SEPT. 20, 1826 AND HAD 13 CHILDREN. DR. JOSEPH SHARP DIED DECEMBER 7, 1884 AT 9 O'CLOCK AGED 85 YEARS, 7 MONTHS AND 2 DAYS.

MOSES SHARP AND ELIZABETH WALKER WERE MARRIED FEBRUARY 17, 1783 IN CUMBERLAND COUNTY, VA.

Submitted by Karen Boyer