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Martin Sharp
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Birth: 1787
Montgomery County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 8, 1871
Morgan County
Illinois, USA

Served in the War of 1812
Private in Capt.William Hamiltons Co,
under Col.Lillard.
Tenn.Militia

He volunteered in the fall of 1812 in
Claiborne Co and served 3 months and
20 days. On Nov.21,1853, at the age of
65, he applied for bounty land for this
service and received 40 acres. On May
25,1855, another application was made
for additional bounty land under a new
law and he received 120 acres. He was
still a resident of Morgan Co. at the
time he made these applications. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  George R. Sharp (1755 - 1833)
  Catherine Elizabeth Kirk Sharp (1761 - 1842)
 
 Spouse:
  Rispah Sharp (1789 - 1850)*
 
 Children:
  Charlotte Sharp (1816 - 1893)*
  Elbert Sharp (1818 - 1865)*
  Tilman Howard Sharp (1833 - 1901)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Sharp Long (1771 - 1858)*
  Martin Sharp (1787 - 1871)
  Catherine Sharp Lynch (1788 - 1835)*
  George R. Sharp (1791 - 1865)*
  Powell Hamilton Sharp (1793 - 1856)*
  Peter Sharp (1799 - 1876)*
  Isaac Sharp (1801 - 1850)*
  Henry Sharp (1804 - 1867)*
  Agnes Sharp Berry (1812 - 1899)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Jacksonville East Cemetery
Jacksonville
Morgan County
Illinois, USA
Plot: OP Lot 62
 
Created by: Karen (Sharp) Saathoff
Record added: Aug 05, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 94887128
Martin Sharp
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Added by: Kerry
 
 
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GOD BLESS UNCLE MARTIN
- Karen (Sharp) Saathoff
 Added: Apr. 21, 2013
4th Great Uncle Rest in peace
- Karen (Sharp) Saathoff
 Added: Aug. 5, 2012
 
 
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