Edward Earp

1710–about 1784 (Age 74)
Fairfax, Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life of Edward

When Edward Earp was born in 1710, in Fairfax, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, John Wesley Earp, was 30 and his mother, Rebecca Wheeler, was 26. He married Nancy Bass. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died about 1784, in Johnston, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 74.

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Edward Earp
Susannah Ballenger
Cullen Ballenger Earp
William Lucas Ballenger Earp
Cary Lucas Ballenger Earp

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Age 65

"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."

Age 66

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

Name Meaning

1 English (Midlands): nickname for a dark-complexioned man, from Old English earp ‘swarthy’.2 Americanized spelling of German Erp .

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

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  • Edward Earp, "North Carolina Estate Files, 1663-1979"

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