DESCENDANTS OF JOHN SHARP

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                               Don Norman

 

1.JOHN SHARP

 

    John Sharp was born in 1741.  His spouse in unknown.

 

Known children of John Sharp.

 

  2.  (1). Aaron                   b.c.     1765   d.c.     1841

         m.Sarah Ashcraft 1785

 

2.AARON SHARP     1.JOHN SHARP

 

    Aaron Sharp, a son of John Sharp, was born about 1765 and died in

Marion County VA about 1841.  He married Sarah Ashcraft in Harrison

County VA in 1785.  Sarah, a daughter of John and Charity (Beeson)

Ashcraft, was born in PA in 1760 and died in Harrison County VA

before June 1838.

 

Children of Aaron and Sarah (Ashcraft) Sharp.

 

 3.  (1). Elizabeth

         m.Enoch Moore  1807

 

 4.  (2). John D.                  b.       1787

         m.Barbara Criss  1808

         m. Mary Ashley May 21, 1850

 

  5.  (3). Charity                 B.       1794

         m.Moses Criss  Sep 1 1808

 

  6.  (4). Rhoda                   b.       1800

         m.Abraham Coon Mar 8 1817

 

  7.  (5). Uriah

         m.Sarah Ashcraft 1817

 

  8.  (6). Elijah

         m.Elizabeth M. ------

 

  9.  (7). Hannah

         m.Moses Minnear 1819

 

 10.  (8). Sarah

         m.Joseph Clark  1819

 

 11.  (9). Aaron J.

         m.Mary Campbell

 

 12. (10). William

         m.Matilda Bailey  1829

 

 13. (11). Thomas

         m.Eliza Hendricks  1833

 

4.JOHN D. SHARP     2.AARON SHARP     1.JOHN SHARP

 

     John D. Sharp, a son of Aaron and Sarah (Ashcraft) Sharp, was born

in 1787 in Harrison County, VA (WV). He married Barbara Criss September

1, 1808 in Harrison County VA. Barbara, a daughter of Lewis and

Christine (Clouster) Criss, was born in 1787 in Preston County, VA (WV).

     John D. Sharp married his second wife Mary Ashley on May 21, 1850.

 

Children  of John D. and Barbara (Criss) Sharp.

 

 14.  (1). Sarah                   b.       1812 d. Wirt County, WV.

     M. Lewis Criss

 

 15.  (2).  Christina              b.      1818

     m.Archibald Kelley May 20 1841

 

 16.  (3). Charles                 b.       1872

     m. Rhoda ---------

 

 17.  (4). Samuel T.               b.       1829

 

 

5.CHARITY SHARP   2.AARON SHARP     1.JOHN SHARP

 

     Charity Sharp, a daughter of Aaron and Sarah (Ashcraft) Sharp, was

born in 1794 in Harrison County, VA (WV). She married Moses S. Criss

September 01, 1808 in Harrison County, VA by Rev. Issac Morris. Moseas,

a son of Lewis and Christine (Clouster) Criss, was born in 1785 in

Preston County, VA (WV), and died about 1868.

    Moses S. Criss was a member of the First Battalion of the 11th

Regiment of the VA Militia in 1802.

 

Children of Moses S. and Charity (Sharp) Criss.

 

 18.  (1). John T.                 b.       1810

         M.  Lydia Hewes April 17, 1842

 

 19.  (2). Michael                 b.       1813

         M. Rosanna Evans.

 

 20.  (3). Moses S. Jr.            b. June 1816    D. April 1902,

         M.  Mary R. Hewes

 

 21.  (4). Noah                    b.       1818   d. March 10, 1878

         M. Mary Ice

 

 22.  (5). Elizabeth R.            b.       1820

         M. Shipley Hewes

 

 23.   (6). Christina Barbara      b. Nov 15 1821   d.Mar 28, 1884

         M. Isaac LeMasters April 07, 1839

 

 24.  (7). Sarah "Sallie"          b.       1823

         m. Elias Turner Snyder  June 12, 1851.

 

 25.  (8). William                 b.       1828

         M.  Ellender C. Davis.

 

 26.  (9). Aaron                   b.       1830, Harrison County, WV.

         M. Eliza Jane Davis in 1854

 

 27. (10). Mary Ann                b.       1834

           M. Peter Crim, Jr. July 20, 1865

 

 

14.SARAH SHARP     4.JOHN D. SHARP     2.AARON SHARP     1.JOHN SHARP

 

     Sarah Sharp, a daughter of  John and Barbara (Criss) Sharp, was

born in 1812, and died in Wirt County, WV. She married Lewis Criss.

Lewis, a son of Peter and Saloma Jane (White) Crist, was born 1810 in

Marion County, VA (WV) and died in Wirt County, WV.

 

Children of Lewis and Sarah (Sharp) Criss.

 

 28.  (1). Francis Marion          b.       1832

         M. Elizabeth Ann --------

         m. Virginia Heck 1893

 

 29.  (2). Helen                   b.   1833, Marion County, VA (WV)

         m. Matthew Pettitt 1856.

 

 30.  (3). John W.                 b.   1835, Marion County, VA (WV)

         m.Sarah Jane Hawkins Sep 14 1865

 

 31.  (4). Peter                   b.   1837

          m. Mary J. Clark, Jan 06, 1868, Marion County, WV; b. 1834.

 

 32.  (5). Mary Angeline           b.   1839, Marion County, VA (WV).

         m.Samuel Johnson Sep 2 1864

 

 33.  (6). Benjamin F.             b.   1843

         m. Jane Coulter October 21, 1869, Braxton County,  WV; b. 1850

 

 34.  (7). Elizabeth  Jane         b.   1841

     m.Benjamin Hayhurst Sep 28 1865

 

 35.  (8). Rhuhama                 b. Feb 21, 1845

     m.Harrison Fleming Oct 24 1871

 

 36.  (9). Eleanor Jane            b.    1847

            m. Andrew Keener  December 20, 1879, Braxton County,  WV

 

 37. (10). Romanza E.              b.   1849

             m. Henry Duffield   Nov 05, 1868, Braxton County,  WV;

 

 38. (11). Dennis                  b.Nov  1852    d.           1928

             m . Rachel Jenkins   Braxton County,  WV

 

 

15.CHRISTINA SHARP     4.JOHN D. SHARP     2.AARON SHARP     1.JOHN

SHARP

 

     Christina Sharp, a daughter of John D. and Barbara (Criss) Sharp,

was born in 1818. She married  Archibald Kelley May 20, 1841

 

Children of Archibald and Christina (Sharp) Kelley.

 

 39.  (1). William Wesley          b. December 26, 1838.

         M. Sevena McCoy

 

 40.  (2).  John N.                b.        1842

            m. Elizabeth Romine  1867

 

 41.  (3). Blackburn               b.        1845

         m. Jane Wetzel

         m.----- Hughes

 

 42.  (4). Columbus                b.        1851

      m. Elizabeth McCoy

 

 43.  (5). Sophronia               b.        1855

 

16.CHARLES SHARP    4.JOHN D. SHARP     2.AARON SHARP     1.JOHN SHARP

 

     Charles Sharp, a son  of John D. and Barbara (Criss) Sharp, was

born in 1827. He married Rhoda -------.

 

Known children of Charles and Rhoda Sharp.

 

 44.  (1). James                   B.c. 1855

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

Hall, Kenneth, Philip Coon descendant chart

Norman, Don, "Descendants of John Ashcraft"

Whittaker, Sylvia, "Descendants of Michael Criss"