Latticia Stevenson (1700-1730) and Hugh Sharp of Ballinacory


  • [Date not known]: Latticia, daughter of Capt. James Stevenson of Stewartstown, married Hugh Sharp of Ballinacory. [1],[2]
    ☛ This townland has not been found in the usual resources for townland names. It might have been Ballynacroy, parish of Desertcreat, co. Tyrone.
  • 1730-10-(09?): Death of Latticia Sharp née Stevenson, aged 30 years. [2],[3]
  • 1747-01-22: By his last will and testament, Capt. James Stevenson left his son in law, Hugh Sharp, a legacy of £40, and £15 to Mr Sharp's children. [1]

Timeline for the Rev. Hugh Sharpe (d.1753):

☛ This man might have been the husband of Latticia Stevenson:

  • 1732-06-06: ordained at Coagh Presbyterian church. [4],[5]
  • 1733-06-19: attended the General Synod at Ballimenagh, representing Tyrone Presbytery with the Revds. John Kennedy, James Dykes, and Thomas Thomson. [5]
  • 1734-06-18: absent from the General Synod held at Londonderry; excused. [5]
  • 1738-06-20: absent from the General Synod held at Antrim; not excused. [5]
  • 1741-06-16: absent from the General Synod held at Dungannon; excused; absent from successive Synods through 6th June 1752. [5]
  • 1751: Mr Sharp having become infirm, the congregation applied to the Synod for supplies. [5]
  • 1753-02-07: Death of the Rev. Hugh Sharp. [4],[5]


Sources and notes:


Public Record Office of Northern Ireland [PRONI], Belfast. Copy Will of James Stevenson; administration granted, 22 January 1747. PRONI ref. T1009/16. Transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2016.


Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (Belfast). Book containing Mss genealogical notes relating to the Kennedy family of Co. Tyrone. Also includes transcript of tombstone inscriptions of various families of the area, with extracts from Rev. John Kennedy's diary 1724-35. PRONI ref. D2481/5/21 (c.1820). Notebook attributed to the Rev. Robert Reid Kennedy (d.1849), Curate, parish of Artrea (Church of Ireland), county Tyrone (d.1849). Transcript by Jonathan Gray and Alison Kilpatrick, 2018-06-18.


Mayes, Frank, Aidian Fee, and James Glendinning. “St. Patrick’s Church, Stewartstown: Gravestone transcriptions.” The Bell: Journal of the Stewartstown and District Local History Society. No. 9 (2003).


Killen, W.D. History of Congregations of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland. Belfast: James Cleeland, and Edinburgh: James Gemmell, 1886.


Presbyterian Church in Ireland. Records of the General Synod of Ulster from 1691 to 1820. In Three Volumes. Vol. II. 1721–1777. pub. Belfast, 1897.

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