DESCENDANTS OF WILLIAM SHARP

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                              Don Norman

 

1.WILLIAM SHARP

 

    William Sharp was probably born about 1725 and died in the Indian

wars. He married Mary ------.

 

Known children of William and Mary Sharp.

 

  2.  (1). Isaac                   b.Apr 13 1750   d.Oct    1830

         m.Mary Wolverton 1777

 

2.ISAAC SHARP     1.WILLIAM SHARP

 

    Isaac Sharp, a son of William and Mary Sharp, was born April 13,

1750 and died in Washington County PA in October 1830. He married Mary

Wolverton in 1777. Mary, a daughter of John and Abigail (Darby)

Wolverton, was born in NJ April 22, 1761 and died in Washington County

PA August 26, 1822.

 

Known children of Isaac and Mary (Wolverton) Sharp.

 

  3.  (1). Thomas                  b.       1781

         m.Unity Merritt Mar 24 1801

 

 

3.THOMAS SHARP     2.ISAAC SHARP     1.WILLIAM SHARP

 

    Thomas Sharp, a son of Isaac and Mary (Wolverton) Sharp, was born

in Washington County PA in 1781 and died in Meigs County OH after

1820. He married Unity Merritt in Washington County OH March 24, 1801.

Unity, a daughter of Caleb and Mary (Bennett) Merritt, was born in

Burlington County NJ January 16, 1784 and died in Meigs County May 27,

1826.

 

Children of Thomas and Unity (Merritt) Sharp.

 

  4.  (1). John                    b.Sep 13 1802   d.       1888

         m.Elizabeth Gregory

 

  5.  (2). Rachel                  b.       1806   d.       1880

         m.John Phillips

 

  6.  (3). Mary "Polly"            b.       1809

         m.Daniel Phillips

 

  7.  (4). Susannah                b.       1810

         m.Eber Barnhouse

 

  8.  (5). Thomas J.               b.       1812   d.       1886

         m.Dicey Farley

 

  9.  (6). Harriet                 b.       1814

 

 10.  (7). Sarah "Sally"           b.       1816

         m.Samuel Queen

 

 11.  (8). Caleb                   b.       1820

         m.Melinda Pewther

 

 

4.JOHN SHARP    3.THOMAS SHARP     2.ISAAC SHARP     1.WILLIAM SHARP

 

    John Sharp, a son of Thomas and Unity (Merritt) Sharp, was born in

OH September 13, 1802 and died in 1888. She married Elizabeth Gregory.

 

Known children of John and Elizabeth (Gregory) Sharp.

 

 12.  (1). Mary                    b.Sep 26 1828   d.Feb 26 1891

         m.Henderson Cottrill Aug 10 1852

 

 

12.MARY SHARP    4.JOHN SHARP    3.THOMAS SHARP     2.ISAAC SHARP    

1.WILLIAM SHARP

 

    Mary Sharp, a daughter of John and Elizabeth (Gregory) Sharp, was

born in Vinton County OH September 26, 1828 and died at Chillicothe

February 26, 1891. She married Henderson Cottrill in Vinton County

August 10, 1852. Henderson, a son of John and Barbara (Greathouse)

Cottrell, was born in Harrison County VA (WV) October 6, 1830 and died

at Chillicothe, Ohio February 14, 1904.

    Henderson's second wife was Margaret Ross.

    Henderson served the Union in the Civil War in Co B 148th OVI and Co

D 148th OVI.

 

Children of Henderson and Mary (Sharp) Cottrill.

 

 13.  (1). Charles Leander         b.Spt 24 1850   d.Oct 24 1897

         m.Emma M. McClellan Mar 28 1872

 

 14.  (2). Barbara Ann             b.Jun 15 1853   d.Mar 29 1907

         m.Ira Sanford Queen  Jul 29 1880 Vinton County OH

 

 15.  (3). Nancy Elizabeth         b.Nov 21 1855   d.Feb  7 1930

         m.Joshua H. Martin 1871

 

 16.  (4). Lemuel Marshall         b.Sep 26 1858   d.Nov 24 1927

         m.Roanna Martin

 

 17.  (5). Lois Vernelia           b.Apr 10 1861   d.Jan 30 1862

 

 18.  (6). John D. Edwin           b.Jun 23 1865   d.Jan 28 1922

         m.Pearl Collins 1895

 

 19.  (7). Mary Emma               b.Jun 23 1865   d.Feb 11 1941

         m.George Toops

 

 20.  (8). Alice Tabitha           b.Nov 25 1866   d.Jul  9 1878

 

 21.  (9). Cassie M.               b.Oct 29 1869   d.Jul 31 1944

         m.Martin DeLong

 

 22. (10). Wesley Z.               b.Apr 15 1873   d.Aug 28 1953

         m.Nannie m. Bennett 1899

 

 23. (11). Scott Ray               b.May 19 1893   d.Oct 22 1895

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

Norman, Don, "Descendants of Andrew Cottrell"

Queen, Carl E, correction in E-Mail to HCPD Nov 10 2002

Rarey, Elsie J., Cottrill, Sharp family group records