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Julius Sharp & family -- middle 1800s
Posted by: A. Sharp (ID *****7504) Date: September 10, 2004 at 10:20:11
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Three items below lead to questions.
It appears that Julius died intestate, and Samuel W. Sharp, "a son and heir" was administrator. The administration was closed 9 Feb 1854.

The questions are
(1) What became of the land owned by Julius at the time of his death in 1846 (both the grant and any land acquired by deed)?
(2) The names and residences of the heirs who conveyed their respective interests in that land by any sort of conveyance?

Perhaps someone already has researched this, or frequents the Recorder's Office and could tell me.

Any help would be appreciated.

15 Oct 1835 Land grant of 40 acres to Julius Sharp of Rush County. Located in Rush County, Sec. 32, Twp 14-N, Range 9-E, Frac. Sec. N.

23 Jul 1846       Death of Julius Sharp at age 63y 10m 21d. [Source: Cemetery Records at Rushville, IN, Public Library -- bur. Ormes Graveyard, Rushville Twp, Rush Co.]

18 Sep 1850       Samuel W. Sharp, age 27, counted in census of Rush County, Posey Twp (Roll 170, p. 567, dwelling no. 205, family no. 212). In addition to wife and children, there are Agnes Sharp, age 36, and Elizabeth Sharp, age 30, living with Samuel. They and Samuel were born in Virginia, but Samuel’s wife was born in Kentucky and all children were born in Indiana.

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