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Christianna Vanover Sharps
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Birth: 1754
Somerset County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Nov. 16, 1821
Greenwich Township
Warren County
New Jersey, USA

Christina Vanover (dau of Cornelius and Marretje "Maria" (Buys) Vanover was born 1754, in Somerset County New Jersey.
She was baptized in the Dutch Reformed Church of the North Branch, Somerset County, New Jersey, on 26 December 1754.
She was named in the typical Dutch fashion for her paternal grandmother, Christina "Styntje" (Hendricksen) Vanover.

She married John Sharps, son of John and Margaret Barbara (Kiefer) Sharps of Greenwich, Township, Sussex County, New Jersey.

She died 16 November 1821 in Sussex County, New Jersey and is buried along with some of her children in the Presbyterian Cemetery, Greenwich, New Jersey (near Phillipsburg, New Jersey)

"She and her husband became some of the most extensive land
owners in Sussex County, New Jersey. Among their holdings were the site of all the present City of Phillipsburg, New Jersey, and the rich flat lands adjoining it.

Mrs. Christianna (Van Over) Sharps, the wife of John
Sharps, Jr , died 16 November 1821.
He was remarried (2) 18 February 1823 to Jemima
Cornell (1800-1861).

i. Christian Sharps; born 12 November 1773 died 16 Oct 1836, married Maria Elizabeth Winters
ii. John Sharps; born about 1775, Greenwich New Jersey, married Elizabeth
iii. Peter Sharps, married Elizabeth Horn
iv. Elizabeth Sharps; born 2 February 1782 Greenwich
v. Margaret Sharps; born 23 June 1783;
vi. Sarah Sharps; born 19 October 1785;
vii. Halana Sharps; born 17 August 1788;
viii. Anna Christine; born 5 December 1790; .
ix. Jacob Sharps; born 22 September 1798 died 19 Apr 1843, married Sophia Shipman

Information from the Michael Shoemaker book.
Family links: 
  Cornelius Vanover (1716 - 1770)
  Marrietje Buys Vanover (1714 - 1761)
  John Sharps (1752 - 1831)*
  Christian Sharps (1773 - 1836)*
  Peter Sharps (1781 - ____)*
  Elizabeth Sharps Carpenter (1782 - 1853)*
  Margaret Sharps Robins (1783 - 1850)*
  Sarah Sharps Welch (1785 - 1841)*
  Halana Sharps Fine (1788 - 1815)*
  Anna Christina Sharps Hulshizer (1790 - 1865)*
  Jacob Sharpes (1798 - 1843)*
  Cornelius Vanover (1739 - 1818)*
  Henry Vanover (1743 - ____)**
  Christianna Vanover Sharps (1754 - 1821)
*Calculated relationship
Greenwich Cemetery
Greenwich Township
Warren County
New Jersey, USA
Created by: Martha Wickman
Record added: Mar 20, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49971713
Christianna <i>Vanover</i> Sharps
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Christianna <i>Vanover</i> Sharps
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