Susannah Sharpless

21 November 1749–13 April 1842 (Age 92)
Lima, Middletown Township, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Susannah

When Susannah Sharpless was born on 21 November 1749, in Lima, Middletown Township, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Samuel Sharpless, was 39 and her mother, Jane Newlin, was 37. She married Jacob Talbot on 22 November 1770, in Middletown, New Castle, Delaware, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 9 daughters. She died on 13 April 1842, in Richmond, Wayne, Indiana, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Orange Friends Cemetery, Richmond, Wayne, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Talbot
1748–1831
Susannah Sharpless
1749–1842
Marriage: 22 November 1770
John Talbot
1771–1846
Jane Talbot
1777–
Samuel Talbot
1773–1851
Hannah Talbot
1776–
Rebecca Talbot
1780–1858
Rachel Talbot
1780–1851
Lydia Talbot
1782–1863
Mary Talbot
1785–1835
Susanna Talbot
1787–
Sarah Talbot
1791–1872
Rebecca Talbot
1793–1858

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 November 1770
Middletown, New Castle, Delaware, United States
children

(11)

    John Talbot

    Male1771–1846Male

    Male1773–1851Male

    Hannah Talbot

    Female1776–Female

    Jane Talbot

    Female1777–Female

    Rebecca Talbot

    Female1780–1858Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

    Mary Sharples

    Female1737–Female

    John Sharples

    Male1738–1805Male

    Thomas Sharples

    Male1739–1811Male

    Lydia Sharples

    Female1742–1831Female

    Abigail Sharples

    Female1743–1816Female

+7 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 27

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 27

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 51

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

Variant of Sharples .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Susannah Sharples, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • Susannah Sharpless, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"
  • Susannah Sharpless in entry for Jacob Talbot, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"

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