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Margaret Jane (Sharp) Boggs (1729 - aft. 1816)

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Margaret Jane Boggs formerly Sharp
Born in Haddonfield, Camden, New Jerseymap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 25 Jan 1751 in Old Swedes Church, Wilmington, Delawaremap
Descendants descendants
Died after in Spring Lick Creek, Greenbrier, Virginia, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 20 Dec 2018 | Created 6 Aug 2010
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Margaret Jane Sharp was born in Haddonfield, New Jersey in about 1729, daughter of William Sharp and Mary Austin. [1]

She married James Boggs on 25 March 1751 in (Old Swede's Ch,) Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware. [2]

Nationality: Irish Quaker.

Margaret died after 20 April, 1816 in Greenbriar, Virginia. There is a memorial page for her on FAG [3] that offers some information. View Memorial Page


  1. William Boggs
  2. James Charles Boggs,_Jr.
  3. Elizabeth Boggs
  4. Samuel Boggs
  5. Andrew Elliot Boggs
  6. Alexander Boggs


  • From the Boggs Newsletter, Vol 7 #3 Oct 1984 pg (2)105:"Is believed to be the daughter of William Sharp and the sister of John Sharp of Augusta Co." She married 1751 in Holy Trinity [the real name] (Old Swede's) Church in Wilmington, Delaware


  1. "Margaret Jane Sharp Boggs (1729 - ) - Find A Grave Memorial." Margaret Jane Sharp Boggs (1729 - ) - Find A Grave Memorial. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Nov. 2015. [1]
  2. "Delaware Marriages and Marriage Licenses, 1683-1894," database, FamilySearch (, James Boggos and Margret Sharp, 25 Mar 1751; citing Marriage, Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States, reference ID P. 865, Delaware Public Archives, Dover, and Chester County Historical Society, West Chester.
  3. Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 9 December 2017), memorial page for Margaret Jane Sharp Boggs (1729–unknown), Find A Grave Memorial no. 113998051, ; Maintained by Carolyn Boggs-Burt (contributor 47707322) Unknown. FAG
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Sharp-6342 and Sharp-35 appear to represent the same person because: Same DOB DOD same spouse and children
posted by Mel (Gilbert) Lambert

Margaret is 17 degrees from Peter Roberts, 11 degrees from Emma Smith and 14 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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