Name: Jeptha Sharpton, M ————————————————————————————————————————————— Birth: abt 1765 Chota-Below Turkey Creek,SC Death: 7 Jan 1839 Edgefield, SC Religion: Baptist Red Oak Grove Church
Spouses ————————————————————————————————————————————— 1: Margret King, F Birth: bet 1765/1775 Death: 26 Dec 1845 Children: UNNAMED, M (1792-) UNNAMED, F (~1794-) Alexander, M (1801-1892) Sarah, F (1800-1850) Margrett, F (1809-1881)
Notes for Jeptha Sharpton 1.)Page 115 (see reference note) has one paragraph "At Dorn's Mill, on Stevens's Creek, commences our Edgefield Range, taking in Liberty Hill, Rehoboth,--in fact, all that country between Steven's and Turkey Creek.Below Turkey Creek is called Chota, after an Indian Chief. Chota extends as far down as Martin town.Jeptha Sharpton, a descendant of Pocahontas, was born in Chota."
2.)Jeptha Sharpton, came to the Clark’s Hill area from Va. sometime before the revolution. He was married to Margaret King and they had three children: They show Sarah, Alexander,and Margaret. [The census does show earlier children.??]
3.) "Jeptha Sharpton is said to have ridden his horse from Virginia to the area of Clark’s Hill before the Revolution. He married Margaret King and they had three children: Sarah Sharpton who m. Thomas Nixon, Alexander Sharpton who m(1) _________ m(2) Adeline Bussey, and Margaret Sharpton who m. Robert Church Jones."