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Stephen Austin

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Stephen Austin

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    Joseph Sharp

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    • Great-grandfather of Stephen Austin — 4th Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 14 
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    • Birth Date:
    • ABT 1709 
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    • AFT 25 Sep 1776 
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    • Marriage Date:
    • 12 Feb 1743 
    • Marriage Location:
    • Christ Church, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania 
    • Notes: 
    • Joseph Sharp erected a forge and furnace in Sussex County, New Jersey, known as the Sharpsboro Iron Works. The village around the iron works became known as Sharpborough until being renamed Hamburg in 1795.

      Joseph Sharp was captured during the Revolutionary War and died aboard a prison ship in 1776.

  • Additional marriages for Joseph Sharp


    • Spouse:
    • Grace Smith
    • Marriage Date:
    • AFT 2 Dec 1758
    • Marriage Location:
    • New Jersey

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  • Sources for Joseph Sharp

    • 1 Names of Persons for Whom Marriage Licenses Were Issued in the Province of Pennsylvania Previ ous to 1790, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. (1963, reprinted from Pennsylvania Archives, Series 2 , Vol. 2, 1890), 289.
    • 3 Pennsylvania, Compiled Marriage Records, 1700-1821, Marriage record for Joseph Sharp and Mary Coleman.
    • 4 The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, 1907, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp. 343-344 .
    • 5 Glenn, Thomas Allen, ed., The American Genealogist: A Monthly Magazine of Genealogy and Local History, Ardmore, Pennsylvania: Thomas Allen Glenn (1900), 341.
    • 6 Hughes, Thomas Patrick and Frank Munsell, editors, American Ancestry: Giving the Name and Descent in the Male Line of Americans Whose Ancestor s Settled in the U.S., Vol. 08, Albany, New York: Joel Munsell's Sons, Publishers (1893), 121.
    • 7 Nelson, William, Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey, Vol. 22, Marriage Reco rds, 1665-1800, Paterson, New Jersey: The Press Printing and Publishing Co. (1900), pp. 345, 377, Marriage license for Joseph Sharp and Grace Smith.
    • 8 Shourds, Thomas, History and Genealogy of Fenwick's Colony, Bridgeton, New Jersey: George F. Nixon, Publisher (1876), 245.