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Josiah Earp
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Birth: Mar. 10, 1761
Montgomery County
Maryland, USA
Death: Nov. 25, 1844
Pulaski County
Kentucky, USA

Josiah married Ellender Hawker., 1783 in Maryland. Ellender b. 1765 in Maryland, died 1835 in Pulaski County, Kentucky

Their children were.,
Jemima Earp, b. 1786 in Maryland, married James Randolph in 1813 ,North Carolina., Jemima died in Pulaski County, Kentucky.

Allen Earp b.,1796 in North Carolina, married Mary Ann Stogsdill., January 23,1819 in Pulaski County, Kentucky, he died May 23, 1862 in Dallas, Polk County Arkansas.

Elenore Earp, b., 1800, North Carolina, married George Randal.

Singelton Earp b. 1802 North Carolina, married Rebecca Herrin , December 13, 1825., Pulaski County, Kentucky, married second Hannah Brinson, August 15, 1831.

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Josiah helped to guard prisoners taken at the surrender of Cornwallis during the American Revolution.
He made application for pension on 18 Nov., 1833 and was residing in Pulaski Co., Ky at that time. The application shows that he was a resident of Montgomery County., Maryland, when he entered the service in March of 1780. He served under Capt. John Nichols and Lt. Thomas Nichols for 9 months and was 72 years old when he applied for his pension. Pension record Rev. War S 31 004. He is listed in the DAR Patriot Index 1966 on page 211.

His marriage to Ellender was proved by a deed found in Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, No. 10, 1747 - 1797.
This deed was made on October 19, 1795.

Notice of Death of Soldier of the Revolution Pensioner:

Be it known that before me James DeHoff a Justice of the Peace in and for the County and State aforesaid duly authorised to Administer Oaths personally appeared George Randol and made Oath in due form of law that he is the Administrator of Josiah Earp deceased the identical person who was a revolutionary Pensioner of the United States and is now dead and to whom a certificate of Pension was issued which is herewith surrendered that the deceased Pensioner resided in the County and State aforesaid for the space of about thirty years before his death and that previous thereto he resided in the state of North Carolina that he left no Widow and the following are his only Children:
Singleton Earp, Allin Earp, Eleanor Randol and Jemima Randol.
In Testimony whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name -- George Randal ( his signature) Sworn to and subscribed this 27th day of August 1853 before me J. Dehoff J.P. ( his signature) Know all men by these presents that I George Randol Administrator of the estate of Josiah Earp deceased who was a Revolutionary Pensioner of the United States do hereby constitute and appoint Cyrenius W Gilmore of the City of Louisville in the state of Kentucky my true and lawful attorney for me and in my name to receive from the agent of the United States for paying Pensions in the City of Louisville in the state of Kentucky the balance of decedents Pension from the 4th day of September 1844 to the 25th of November 1844 being the day of his death.

Witness my hand and seal this 27th day of August 1853 -- George Randal ( his signature) Witness John Crawford... Wm G Mills State of Kentucky County of Pulaski SS Be it known that on the 27th day of August 1853 before the subscriber a Justice of the Peace in and for said County duly authorized by law to administer Oaths personally appeared George Randol, Administrator of Josiah Earp deceased and acknowlidged the foregoing Power of attorney to be his act and deed.
In Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand the day and year last above mentioned ... J. Dehoff J.P. ( his signature) State of Kentucky County of Pulaski...I James D Allcorn Clerk of the County Court holden at Somerset in and for Pulaski County do hereby certify that satisfactory evidence has been exhibited to said Court that Josiah Earp deceased was a revolutionary pensioner of the United Sates at the rate of Twenty dollars per annum. was a resident of the County of Pulaski in the State of Kentucky and died in said County and State on the 25th day of November in the year 1844. That he left no Widow and the following are his only Children Singleton Earp - Allin Earp - Elenor Randol and Jemima Randol.
In Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal of Office at Office in the Town of Somerset this 27th day of August 1853.JD Allcorn Clk..Pulaski County Court,State of Kentucky County of Pulaski Sct . At a County Court held for Pulaski County at the Courthouse in the Town of Somerset on Monday the 20th day of January 1845 On the Motion of George Randol who made Oath as required by Law Ordered that Certificate be granted him for Obtaining Letters of Administration in due form of the goods chattles and credits of Josiah Earp deceased.
Whereupon said George Randol with James Randol and Hocker Earp his securities executed and acknowledged Bond to the Commonwealth of Kentucky in the Penalty of One hundred dollars Conditioned according to Law.I James D Allcorn Clerk of the County Court for the County aforesaid do certify that the foregoing order is truly and correctly copied from the records of my Office.
Given under my hand and Seal of Office at office in the Town of Somerset this 27th day of August 1853. JD Allcorn Clk,Pulaski County Court,State of Kentucky Jefferson County SS. Be it known that on the 31st day of August of 1853 before me Pension agent personally appeared Cyrenius W Gilmore, the Attorney named in the foregoing Power of Attorney and made Oath that he has no interest whatever in the money he is authorized to receive by virtue of the foregoing Power of Attorney, either by any pledge Mortgage sale assignment or Transfer and that he does not know or believe that the same has been disposed of in any way whatever.Cyrenius W. Gilmore Sworn to and subscribed before me the day and year last above written - Isaac Caldwell pension agent(The remainder of this file consists of payment vouchers, Regulations of the Act of June 7, 1832, & requests for information. vjd)

Affidavit of George Randal, administrator of the estate, says that Josiah Earp resided in Kentucky about 30 years before his death, and before that in North Carolina. He left no widow, and the following children: Singleton Earp, Allen Earp, Eleanor Randal and Jemima Randal.

County court order book 6;183, January court 1845, Monday the 20th. More than 30 days have elapsed since death of Josiah Earp, therefore George Randolph is apptd, admr. with James Randolph & Hocker Earp as sureties for $100.

Pulaski Co., Kentucky, Will Book 3:739, list the inventory and appraisement estate of Josiah Earp, decd.. George Randal admr. (also spelled Randolph) 30 January, 1846 - sorrel mare, 6 plates, 1 dish, 1 table, 2 bottles, 1 canister, 6 spoons, set of putor (sic) plates, 1 pepper box, chest, coffee mill, pot, oven, hooks, 4 chairs, 1 trunk,
1 smooth iron, value $39.62 1/2.

Sale- page 740, 17 Feb. 1846, Balis Randolph bought the mare; Thos Clark the chairs; Singleton Earp the tea, canister & dish; Gideon Stogsdall the spoons; Absolem Wilson the trunk & table; Wm. Thos & Geo. Randolph & Philip Clark were the only other buyers.
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Excerpts only, ..Research and bio by JMB
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  Jemima Earp Randolph (1786 - 1871)*
  Allen Earp (1796 - 1862)*
*Calculated relationship
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Record added: Mar 27, 2011
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Josiah Earp
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In memory of my 4th great grandfather.
- Pamela Jamison
 Added: Nov. 1, 2014
My fifth great grandfather. What a rich heritage he left all of us lucky enough to be descended from him.
- bioenthusiast
 Added: Sep. 6, 2014
My Fifth Great Grandfather Josiah Earp! He guarded prisoners and his Great Grand Nephew Wyatt Berry Stapp Earp was a US Marshal. I worked for the US Federal Bureau of Prisons and was a US Deputy Marshal! Must run in the blood! So proud of my heritage!!!- ...(Read more)
- Mark
 Added: Mar. 30, 2014
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