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Harper Family

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Fifth Generation:

Children of Thomas Harper (1803-1878) and Caroline Jane McBride (1820-1893)
Mary Jane Harper (1837-1912) m. Newton Eddings (1826-1927)
Columbus F. Harper (1839-1891) m. Arthenia Jane Acker (1849-1923)
Eliphus (Life) Wakeman Harper (1841-1865) (died during Civil War)
Elizabeth Ann (Louisa) Harper (1845-1922) m. William A. Houston (1845-1901)
Jacob Alexander Harper (1848-1918) m. Sarah Letitia Tatum (1859-1904)
Elisha Albert Harper (1849-1915) m. Eliza Alabama (Allie) Hodgens (1857-1940)
Nancy Caroline Harper (1851-1919) m. James Samuel Miles (1848-1919)
Thomas Harrison Harper (1853-1939) m. Mary Ann F. Arnold (1854-1902); 2) Minnie
Edward L. Harper (1855-bef. 1860)
Martha A. Harper (1855-aft. 1880) m. Yessick
John E. (Jack) Harper (1859-aft. 1900) m. Mary E.
Forest George Harper (1863-aft 1900) m. 1) Margaret E. (Maggie) Miles (abt. 1860-1908); 2) Elizabeth Burke in 1911

Living in Davidson Co, NC 1850. In 1860 I found Thomas and most of his children living in Montevallo, Shelby Co., Alabama but Caroline's name is not included with the family. Caroline Harper, age 50, is living in the same community, but in a different household. In 1880 Caroline is head of household, John E., Martha and George are in the same household.

Sixth Generation

Chilren of Columbus F. Harper and Jane/June Acker
William T. Harper (abt. 1868-aft. 1880)
Walter F. Harper (abt. 1870-aft. 1880)
James A. Harper (abt. 1873-aft. 1880)
Mary Callie Harper (1874-aft. 1880) m. Nick Nash
John M. Harper (1880-?) m. Jessie Grant
Andrew J. Harper (1882-?)
Emma E. Harper (1884-?)
Ella Jane Harper (1886-?) m. B. D. Williams


Children of Elisha Albert Harper and Eliza Alabama (Allie) Hodgens
William Henry Harper (1878-1963) m. Narcissus Carolina Dison (1879-1970)
Cora Harper (1879-1959) m. Adolphus W. Kendrick
George Forrest Harper (1880-1947) m. Lula Elizabeth Watkins
Frank Columbus Harper (1882-1934) m. Helen McDonald
Lillie Harper (1885-1973) m. Robert Lee Littlefield
Thomas Newton Harper (1886-1945) (photo) m. Maude Octavia Davis (1891-1960)
Clara Harper (1887-?) m. William B. Franklin
Mattie Lou Harper (1891-1971) m. Jesse E. Boothe
Judie May Harper (1892-1963) (photo) m. Arthur Herman Roman (1886-1961)
Herbert Lee Harper (1897-1968) m. Lucy Booth
Albert Roy Harper (1898-1972) m. Fanny Shirley
Laura Leona Harper (1899-1968) m. Sydney L. Sims (1871-1956)
James Stanley Harper (1901-1984) m. Etta T. Booth
Thelma Inez Harper (1905-1996) m. Paul Reid Mowery


Children of Nancy C. Harper and James S. Miles
Thomas L. Miles (abt. 1874-aft. 1880)
Jasper W. Miles (abt. 1876-aft. 1880)
Martha C. Miles (abt. 1879-aft. 1880)


Children of Thomas Harrison Harper and Mary Ann F. Arnold
Carrie Harper (1873-bef. 1880)
Hattie Harper (1874-bef. 1880)
Thomas Isham Harper (1875-1883)
*Jacob Matterson Harper (1878-1911) (adopted) m. Margie Nelson
Mary Arvezania (Minnie) Harper (1878-1968) (living at home in 1910)
John Robert Harper (1881-1962) m. Mertie Darvel Draper (1884-1970)
Oscar Whitfield Harper (1883-1883)
Richard Lee Harper (1884-1971) m. Mamie Jones (1886)
Lillie Belle Harper (1887-1908) m. Amos Lucas
Mae Estelle Harper (1890-1966) m. Fred Marvin Draper (1885-1958)
Jessie Carolyn Harper (1892-1974) m. Ernest Irvin Lucas (1888-1969)
Daisy Tola Harper (1898-1905)

*His name appears as Jacob Butler in the 1880 US Federal Census, Shelby Co., AL. and is named as a ward of Thomas Harper. Jacob is 6 years of age in 1880, making his birth year about 1874.


Children of John E. (Jack) Harper and Mary E.
Lizzie Harper (1883-aft. 1900)
Thomas Harper (1885-aft. 1900)
Caroline Harper (1886-aft. 1900)
Ludie Harper (1887-aft. 1900)
Emma Harper (1890-aft. 1900
Nettie Harper (1891-aft. 1900)
Arthur Harper (1896-aft. 1900)


Children of Forest George Harper and 1) Margaret E. (Maggie) Miles
Lucy L. Harper (1884-1930) m. James C. Fitzpatrick
George Herman Harper (1886)
Robert E. Harper (1887-1890)
Florence E. Harper (1893) m. McFarland
Annie A. Harper (1896-1901)
Edwin Miles Harper (1899)

Thomas Harper and Caroline Jane McBride were married February 3, 1836, Davidson County, NC, by H. Eakel, JP. Witness: Ambrose B. White

Updated September 3, 2004 and August 22, 2007

©, 2001-2007 Faye Jarvis Moran

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