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Captain John Sharpe served in the Rowan County Regiment during the American Revolution Service started: Unit(s): Service ended:
John Sharpe was born on Sep 22, 1744 in Cecil County, Maryland. His parents were Thomas Sharpe, Jr. and Elizabeth Gillespie. He married Lillie McCoy. He died on Jun 11, 1812 in Iredell County, North Carolina. 
John and Lillie moved to Rowan County (became Iredell County in 1788), North Carolina before the Revolutionary War. He served in the Rowan County Regiment, North Carolina Militia during the war, along with his brothers. His home was on a 400 acre plantation north of the South Yadkin River on the Island Ford-Shallow Ford Road in what became Sharpesburg Township. He left his home to his son, David Sharpe. His son, James McCoy Sharpe, received the lower end of the plantation with a home just to the east of David's home.
"United States Census, 1790," database with images, FamilySearch (Link: accessed 4 September 2017), John Sharpe, Iredell, North Carolina, United States; citing p. 398, NARA microfilm publication M637, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 7; FHL microfilm 568,147.
"United States Census, 1800," database with images, FamilySearch (Link: accessed 4 September 2017), John Sharpe, Salisbury, Iredell, North Carolina, United States; citing p. 617, NARA microfilm publication M32, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 29; FHL microfilm 337,905.
"United States Census, 1810," database with images, FamilySearch (Link: accessed 4 September 2017), John Sharpe, Iredell, North Carolina, United States; citing p. 194, NARA microfilm publication M252 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 40; FHL microfilm 337,913.
Will of John Sharpe of Iredell County in the North Carolina Probate Records, 1735-1970,Link
"North Carolina Estate Files, 1663-1979," database with images, FamilySearch (Link: 21 November 2016), John Sharpe, 1812; citing Iredell, North Carolina, United States, State Archives, Raleigh; FHL microfilm . >/span>
Find A Grave: Memorial #28543651 retrieved Sep 4, 2017, John Sharpe, Snow Creek Methodist Church Cemetery, Harmony, Iredell County, North Carolina
Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR Genealogical Research Databases, database online, (http://www.dar.org/ : accessed Jan 1, 2018), "Record of John Sharp", Ancestor # A102952.
The Heritage of Iredell County, NC Vol II - 2000, published by the Genealogical Society of Iredell County, PO Box 946, Statesville, North Carolina 29866, LC # 00-110956, 574 pages with index, See also Space:The Heritage of Iredell County
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This person was created through the import of Walker_YoungPedigree(2).ged on 12 October 2010.
WikiTree profile Sharpe-422 created through the import of Moore-Martin_merged.GED on Feb 3, 2012 by Kirk Moore.
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