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Benjamin Sharpless

Male 1709 - 1785


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  • Name  Benjamin Sharpless 
    Born  26 Jan 1709  Middletown Township, Chester, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  16 Mar 1785  Middletown Township, Chester, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I27337  My Genealogy
    Last Modified  23 Apr 2013 

    Family 1  Edith Broome,   b. Abt 1718, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1744, Middletown, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  27 Apr 1737  Concord MM, Chester, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • FHC #0020457 Item #8 Quaker Records, Concord MM Marriages 1698-1783 p.94
      27d 2m 1737 = 27 Apr 1737
      "Whereas Benjamin Sharples, son of Joseph Sharples[s] of Middeltown, Chester Pa, and Edeth Broom of Concord dau. of James Broom, deceased... fully accomplishing their intentions this 27day, 2nd mo 1737...
      WITNESSES: Benjamin Mendenhall, John Pennell, Thomas Marshall, Jonathan Thatcher, Ralph Eavenson, Robert Mendenhall, Robert Wilson, Moses Key, Jacob Vernon, Benjamin Mendenhalll Jr, Thomas Booth, Samuel Savill, Thomas West Jr, Abraham Vernon, John Palmer, Nathan Newlin, Richard Eavenson Jr, John Newlin, Joseph Chamberlin, Ann Mendenhall, Lowrey Hammans, Mary Pennell, Lydia Mendenhall, Lydia Vernon, Phebe Eavenson, Rebeacka Newlin, Rebacah Key, Mary Mendenhall, Hannah Mendenhall, Rachel Walter, Jane Newlin, Elisabeth Booth, Martha Palmer, Susannah West, Hannah Gilpin Jr, Mary Newlin Jr, Ann Evetes, Joseph Sharples, Lydia Sharples, Nicholas Newlin, Edeth Newlin, William Hammans, Joseph Sharples Jr, Samuel Sharples, Nathan Sharples, Jane Sharples, Lydia Martain, Susanna Chamberlin"
    Last Modified  23 Apr 2013 
    Family ID  F10076  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Martha Mendenhall,   b. 8 Feb 1725, Concord, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1812 
    Married  21 May 1746  Concord, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Isaac Sharpless,   b. 16 May 1748, Middletown Township, Chester, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1780, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Aaron Sharpless,   b. 26 Aug 1756,   d. 25 Aug 1798
     3. Amy Sharpless,   b. 17 Nov 1758, Middletown Township, Chester, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1831, Middletown Township, Chester, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Sarah Sharpless,   b. 25 Sep 1769, Middletown Township, Chester, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  23 Apr 2013 
    Family ID  F7100  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Jan 1709 - Middletown Township, Chester, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Apr 1737 - Concord MM, Chester, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 May 1746 - Concord, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Mar 1785 - Middletown Township, Chester, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
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