Person:Adam Sharp (3)

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Adam Sharp
m. BEF 1735
  1. Rebecca Sharp1735 - 1793
  2. John Sharp, Sr.ABT 1738 - bef 1830
  3. Adam SharpABT 1739 - 1816
  4. Margaret 'Margery' Sharp1740-1744 -
  5. Catherine Sharp1743-1749 -
  6. Abraham Sharpabt 1744 - 1823
m. BEF 1765
  1. Abraham Sharp, Sr.1765 -
  2. George Sharp1767 - 1830
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Name Adam Sharp
Alt Name Adam Shaup
Gender Male
Birth? ABT 1739 Prob. Pennsylvania
Marriage BEF 1765 to Phoebe Harmon
Death? 1816 Estill County, Kentucky

Adam Sharp was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:


  • Page 112.--16th May, 1759. Jacob ( ) Hermon to John and Adam Shaup, heirs of Mathew Shaup, £40, 350 acres devised to John and Adam by Mathew's will, their father, near upper end of Peaked Mountain Teste: Jno. Couts, Jacob Parsinger, Jacob Goodman.


Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:


  • Page 791.--25th December, 1764. John Sharp and Ann ( ) and Adam Sharp, of Bedford, to Jacob Persinger, £140, 350 acres devised to John and Adam by their father Mathew Sharp, who purchased it from Jacob Harmon and it was conveyed to John and Adam since the death of Mathew, 16th May, 1759, near upper end of the Peaked Mountain. Teste: Michael Prinder, Christopher ( ) Persinger, Mikell ( ) Barnett. Delivered: Anthony Ailer, April, 1772.

Information on Adam Sharp

From Virginia, Adam Sharp moved to Bedford County, Virginia with his two brothers, John and Abraham, where he bought 400 acres of land on the Little Otter in 1767. On July 30, 1784 Adam received a grant of 1,050 acres south of Green river in Lincoln county, Kentucky. In 1795 he bought 20 more acres on the Little Otter on the south side of Lick Mountain. He moved to Estill County, Kentucky in 1810.


From Genforum.com post:

ADAM (of Mathias)2 SHARP (MATHIAS1 SCHAUB ) Adam Sharp Birth: About. 1742 in Augusta Co., Virginia Death: 1816 in Estill Co., Kentucky (part of Clark Co., KY) Sex: M Father: Matthias Shaup Mother: Unknown (step mother Catherine Engen Carn) From Virginia, Adam Sharp moved to Bedford County, Virginia with his two brothers, John and Abraham, where he bought 400 acres of land on the Little Otter in 1767. On July 30, 1784 Adam received a grant of 1,050 acres south of Green river in Lincoln county, Kentucky. In 1795 he bought 20 more acres on the Little Otter on the south side of Lick Mountain. He moved to Estill County, Kentucky in 1810. ADAM (of Mathias) SHARP and PHOEBE HARMON had the following children: child 18 i. MOSES (of Adam&Phoebe)3 SHARP (#4771). Moses Sharp 1 2 Birth: Virginia 1 2 Death: Bet. 1840 - 1850 in Clark County, Kentucky (later Estill Co., KY)

Sex: M Father: Adam Sharp Mother: Phoebe Harmon
child 19 ii. TABITHA (of Adam&Phoebe) SHARP (#4772).
child 20 iii. GEORGE (of Adam&Phoebe) SHARP (#4773).
child 21 iv. JOHN (of Adam&Phoebe) SHARP (#4774).
child 22 v. ELIZABETH (of Adam&Phoebe) SHARP (#4775).
child 23 vi. MARY (POLLY ) SHARP (#4776).
child 24 vii. FRANCES (FRANKY) SHARP (#4777).
child 25 viii. RACHEL (of Adam&Phoebe) SHARP (#4778).
child 26 ix. NANCY(of Adam&Phoebe) SHARP (#4779).
child 27 x. MATTY (of Adam&Phoebe) SHARP (#4780).
child 28 xi. AARON (of Adam&Phoebe) SHARP (#4781).
child 29 xii. ABRAHAM (of Adam&Phoebe) SHARP (#4782).