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John Sharp1

M, #691761, b. 1678, d. 9 March 1727
Last Edited=8 Jan 2017
     John Sharp was born in 1678.1 He was the son of Most Rev. John Sharp and Elizabeth Palmer.1 He married Anna Maria Hosier, daughter of Charles Hosier.1 He died on 9 March 1727.1
     He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Ripon between 1701 and 1714.1 He was Commissioner of Trade from 1713 to 1714.1

Citations

  1. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995). Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

Thomas Sharp1

M, #691762, b. 12 December 1693, d. 16 March 1758
Last Edited=8 Jan 2017
Thomas Sharp 2
     Thomas Sharp was born on 12 December 1693.1 He was the son of Most Rev. John Sharp and Elizabeth Palmer.1 He married Judith Wheler, daughter of Sir George Wheler and Grace Higgons, on 19 June 1722.1 He died on 16 March 1758 at age 64 at Durham, County Durham, England.1
     He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, in 1712 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)1 He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, in 1716 with a Master of Arts (M.A.)1 He held the office of Dean of Durham in 1755.1

Children of Thomas Sharp and Judith Wheler

Citations

  1. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995). Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.
  2. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.

Anna Maria Hosier1

F, #691763
Last Edited=8 Jan 2017
     Anna Maria Hosier is the daughter of Charles Hosier.1 She married John Sharp, son of Most Rev. John Sharp and Elizabeth Palmer.1
     Her married name became Sharp.1

Citations

  1. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995). Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

Charles Hosier1

M, #691764
Last Edited=8 Jan 2017
     Charles Hosier lived at Wicken Park, England.1

Child of Charles Hosier

Citations

  1. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995). Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

Judith Wheler1

F, #691765, d. 2 July 1757
Last Edited=23 Jan 2017
     Judith Wheler was the daughter of Sir George Wheler and Grace Higgons.1 She married Thomas Sharp, son of Most Rev. John Sharp and Elizabeth Palmer, on 19 June 1722.1 She died on 2 July 1757.1
     From 19 June 1722, her married name became Sharp.1

Children of Judith Wheler and Thomas Sharp

Citations

  1. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995). Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.


John Sharp1

M, #691766, d. 28 April 1792
Last Edited=8 Jan 2017
     John Sharp was the son of Thomas Sharp and Judith Wheler.1 He died on 28 April 1792.1
     He graduated with a Doctor of Divinity (D.D.)1

Citations

  1. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995). Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

Granville Sharp1

M, #691767, b. 10 November 1735, d. 6 July 1813
Last Edited=8 Jan 2017
Granville Sharp 2
     Granville Sharp was born on 10 November 1735 at Durham, County Durham, England.1 He was the son of Thomas Sharp and Judith Wheler.1 He died on 6 July 1813 at age 77 at Fulham, London, England, unmarried.1
     He wrote the book A Representation of the Injustice and Dangerous Tendency of Tolerating Slavery, published 1769.1 He wrote the book A Declaration of the People's Natural Right to a Share in the Legislature, published 1774.1

Citations

  1. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995). Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.
  2. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.

William Sharp1

M, #691768
Last Edited=8 Jan 2017
William Sharp 2
     William Sharp is the son of Thomas Sharp and Judith Wheler.1
     He was a surgeon at Fulham, London, England.1

Citations

  1. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995). Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.
  2. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.

Grace Higgons1

F, #691769
Last Edited=23 Jan 2017
     Grace Higgons is the daughter of Sir Thomas Higgons and Bridget Granville.1 She married Sir George Wheler, son of Colonel Charles Wheler and Anne Hutchin.1
     Her married name became Wheler.1

Children of Grace Higgons and Sir George Wheler

Citations

  1. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995). Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

Sir Thomas Higgons1

M, #691770, b. 1624, d. 24 November 1691
Last Edited=8 Jan 2017
     Sir Thomas Higgons was born in 1624.1 He was the son of Thomas Higgons and Elizabeth Barker.1 He married, firstly, Elizabeth Paulet, daughter of Sir William Paulet.1 He married, secondly, Bridget Granville, daughter of Sir Bevil Granville and Grace Smythe, on 11 November 1661.1 He died on 24 November 1691.1
     He lived at Grewel, Odiham, Hampshire, England.1

Children of Sir Thomas Higgons and Elizabeth Paulet

Citations

  1. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995). Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.