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
1710–1784
Susannah Ballenger
1727–1766
Cullen Ballenger Earp
1763–1860
William Lucas Ballenger Earp
1765–1795
Cary Lucas Ballenger Earp
1767–

Spouse and Children

children

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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (2)

1775

Age 65

"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."
1776

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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Sources (1)

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

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