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* Armstead I "Ammer" Harper
  b. Aug 8 1799 Halifax Co VA, d. Nov 25/26 1867 Roane Co WV
     buried Nov 26 1867 Hunt/Harper Cem, Ryan WV
     [s/o James Harper Jr and Agnes Bi(u)rchfield]
     other sources say b. Sep 18 1800 Russell Co VA, and b. Aug 8 1800
     About 1835 settled with his family in what became known as Harper
     District, bought several hundred acres near mouth of Flat Fork,
     on which the 1st church in Harper District church was established
     (Mt. Moriah Baptist), and the 1st cemetery in the county
  m. Rachel Bishop 1817 Russell Co VA
     b. Jun 23 1803 Russell Co VA(WV), d. Oct 27 1882 Flat Fork WV
  *  Henderson Harper
     b. Jun 3 1818 Russell Co VA, d. Jan 16 1910 Harmony WV
        buried Jan 18 1910 Gandee Cem, Harmony WV
        Hunter, farmer, blacksmith and gunsmith. Arrived in Harper District
        about 1843, constructed first horse wagon seen in that area, killed
        last of the panthers of Pocatalico Co. All children by wife Deborah
        were born at their home located on the Flats just west of Cox's Fork
     m. Grace M Gandee Dec 30 1841 Jackson Co VA
        b. abt 1823 OH, d. abt 1848 Harmony WV
     *  Mary Elizabeth Harper
        b. Mar 6 1844 Cox's Fork, Kanawha Co VA
        d. Sep 27 1922 Kelloggsville OH
        m. Clark W Green May 23 1861 Roane Co VA
           b. Aug 29 1842 Pomeroy OH, d. Jan 16 1929 Pasco WA
        Descendants of Mary Harper and Clark Green
     *  Armstead Harper
        b. Mar 1 1846 Cox's Fork, Kanawha Co VA, d. Jun 15 1920 Roane Co WV
           buried Jun 17 1920 Gandee Cem, Gandeeville WV
        m. Isabell Westfall Oct 4 1867 Roane Co
           b. Mar 26 1850 Jackson Co VA(WV), d. Apr 23 1913 Roane Co
           one source says her name is Isabelle Green m. Apr 4 1867
        *  Martha J Harper b. Dec 1 1868 Harper Dist, Roane Co WV
           one source says b. Jun 1870, another says Jun 1869
        *  Mary E Harper b. 1871 Harper Dist, Roane Co WV
           m. William Alexander Enoch Harper Oct 26 1893 Roane Co
              b. Jan 1 1866 Harper Dist, Roane Co, d. 1952
           Descendants of Mary Harper and William Harper
        *  Rachel M Harper b. 1873 Harper Dist, Roane Co WV
           m. Christopher C Jones Mar 30 1893 Roane Co, b. 1866 Roane Co
        *  Margaret A Harper b. May 10 1876 Harper Dist, Roane Co WV
           m. Lewis F Lanham Apr 14 1895 Roane Co, b. 1870
        *  Cora (Clara/Clora) N A Harper
           b. Aug 17 1878 Harper Dist, Roane Co WV, d. Dec 29 1878 Roane Co
           one source says b. Aug 17 1879 d. Dec 29 1879
        *  John H Harper
           b. Mar 24 1880 Harper Dist, Roane Co WV, d. Apr 9 1893
           buried Gandee Cem, Gandeeville WV
        *  Emma V Harper b. Sep 5 1882 Harper Dist, Roane Co WV
        *  Barbara Ella Harper b. Sep 22 1884 Harper Dist, Roane Co WV
        *  Stella Florence Harper b. Mar 31 1886 Roane Co WV
           m. Alonzo E Lawson Aug 19 1908 Roane Co, b. 1878 Gandeeville WV
           m. _ Kee
        *  Andrew Baldon "Andy" Harper
           b. Sep 11 1889 Roane Co WV, d. May 26 1967
              buried Gandee Cem, Harmony WV
           m. Bessie P Kiser Oct 4 1913 Roane Co
              b. Apr 18 1894 Kanawha Co VA, d. Dec 10 1976 Roane Co
              buried Gandee Cem, Harmony WV
        *  Ada Almeda Harper b. Nov 1895 Harmony WV
           m. C V Fogglesong b. 1887 Jackson Co WV
        *  Laura Belle Harper b. Sep 18 1896 Harper Dist, Roane Co WV
           m. Wincen Harper b. 1885 Kanawha Co WV
        2nd wife of Armstead Harper b. Mar 1 1846:
        m. Nancy E Dyer Aug 13 1914 Roane Co WV, b. 1845 Roane Co
     *  Drucilla Harper b. Nov 1848 Flat Fork, Jackson Co WV
        m. Alexander Elick Anderson Mar 21 1867 Roane Co WV
           b. Jan 16 1845 Jackson Co
        Descendants of Drucilla Harper and Alexander Anderson
     2nd wife of Henderson Harper b. Jun 3 1818:
     m. Deborah Westfall Jul 10 1849 Jackson Co VA
        b. Nov 22 1830 Jackson Co VA, d. Aug 25 1892 Flat Fork, Roane Co WV
     *  Sarah Etta Harper b. abt 1849
     *  Rev. John Luther Harper
        b. Feb 22 1852 Cox's Fork, Kanawha Co VA, d. Sep 3 1921 Roane Co WV
           buried Spencer Mausoleum WV
        m. Malissa Jane Hopkins Sep 14 1869 Roane Co
           b. Jun 20 1852 Jackson Co VA, d. Dec 27 1926 Dunbar WV
           buried Spencer Mausoleum
           [d/o Robert Hopkins and Martha Stalnaker]
        *  Mary Malinda Harper
           b. Jun 23 1870 Red Knob, Roane Co WV
           d. Feb 20 1957 Cross Lanes, Kanawha Co WV
              buried Ferrell Cem, Roane Co WV
           m. Silas Grant Ferrell Dec 31 1889 Vicars WV
              b. Jan 24 1867 Walton WV, d. Oct 8 1951 Cross Lanes WV
              buried Ferrell Cem
              [s/o Major Ferrell and Senith Slaughter]
           *  Leona Dell Ferrell
              b. Nov 11 1890 Roane Co WV, d. Oct 11 1892 Roane Co
           *  James Arthur Ferrell
              b. Jul 13 1893 Roane Co WV, d. Jan 21 1974 Point Pleasant WV
              m. Carrie Lona Casto Dec 19 1923, b. 1898 d. 1979
           *  Lona Dell Ferrell
              b. Oct 1 1895 Roane Co WV, d. Dec 18 1980 Charleston WV
              m. Rosco Roy Skeen b. 1887 d. 1917
              m. Thomas Tucker b. 1880
           *  John Luther Ferrell
              b. Sep 17 1897 Roane Co WV, d. Oct 17 1987 Roane Co
              m. Lola Belle McCoy Jul 13 1924 Capehart WV, b. 1905 d. 1995
           *  Major Donald Ferrell
              b. Oct 26 1899 Roane Co WV, d. Oct 4 1981 Dunbar WV
              m. Eleanor C Woofter Apr 21 1950 Kanawha Co WV
           *  Stella Caroline Ferrell
              b. Mar 7 1902 Roane Co WV, d. Jun 5 1970 Columbus OH
              m. Ivan Emory Smith
              m. Pearl Hawthorne
           *  Benjamin Smith Ferrell
              b. May 10 1905 Vicars WV, d. Aug 18 1979 Cross Lanes WV
              m. Lucy Mildred Lambert Dec 21 1933 Charleston WV
                 b. Dec 4 1909 d. Jan 25 2000
              *  David Dennis Ferrell b. Oct 18 1936 Charleston WV
                 m. Julia Joyce Stephenson b. Jun 25 1937 Morgantown NC
                    [d/o Oscar Stephenson and Edith Woodward]
                 *  Benjamin Lee Ferrell b. Jan 22 1966 Framingham MA
                    m. Donna Marie Clausen Sep 6 1992
                 *  Linda Denise Ferrell b. Jul 7 1968 Boston MA
                    p. David Volbrecht b. Dec 11 1967 Homestead FL
                    *  Jason Neil Volbrecht b. Apr 3 1993 Chicago IL
              *  Charles Grant Ferrell b. Jul 8 1944 Charleston WV
                 m. Constance S Bryson Sep 3 1966
                 *  Kimberly Sue Ferrell b. Mar 27 1967 Charleston WV
                    m. George W Hinzman III Oct 11 1985
                    2nd husband of Kimberly Sue Ferrell:
                    m. Keith Gallimore Apr 17 1993
                    *  Tyler Ryan Gallimore b. Sep 17 1994 Portsmouth OH
                 *  Kathy Lynn Ferrell b. May 31 1971 Charleston WV
                    m. Christopher Collins Swann
                 2nd wife of Charles Grant Ferrell:
                 m. Gloria Jean Hurley Sep 16 1977
                 3rd wife of Charles Grant Fettell:
                 m. Mildred Casto May 28 1992
              *  Mary Frances Ferrell b. Oct 9 1934 Charleston WV
                 m. Joe Edward Casto Dec 18 1954 Cross Lanes WV
                 *  Susan Anne Casto b. Nov 20 1956
                    m. William Willis Shahan III Sep 5 1986
                    m. Evan Baker Jan 21 1994
                 *  Jeffrey W Casto b. Aug 25 1959
                 *  Lisa Jo Casto b. Oct 16 1960
                    m. Donald James Purnhagen Jun 1 1978 TN
                       b. Aug 15 1956 Oakridge TN
                    *  Jeremy Jeff Purnhagen b. Jul 15 1978 Savannah GA
                    *  Avery Thomas Purnhagen b. Jan 7 1980 Columbus OH
                    2nd husband of Lisa Jo Casto:
                    m. James Mitchell Howell Oct 31 1983
                       b. May 3 1961 Scottsville KY
                 *  Paul Casto b. May 14 1966, d. Oct 26 1988 Las Vegas NV
                 2nd husband of Mary Frances Ferrell:
                 m. Gary Lee Fogel Apr 17 1982
           *  Nellie May Ferrell
              b. Jun 6 1908 Roane Co WV, d. Aug 18 1988 Winston Salem NC
              m. Fred Hatch Dec 10 1932 New Haven WV
           *  Goldie Mirtle Ferrell
              b. Sep 3 1910 Vickers WV, d. Jul 8 1962 Charleston WV
              m. William Earl Hill Nov 18 1927 Leon WV
                 b. Feb 16 1907 Leon WV
                 one source says m. Point Pleasant WV
              Descendants of Goldie Ferrell and William Hill
        *  Robert Henderson Harper
           b. Sep 4 1872 Roane Co WV, d. Nov 17 1942 Roane Co
              one source says b. Mar 29 1873
           m. Jodie "Jody" Jones Oct 21 1899 Roane Co, b. Jul 1881 Roane Co
           *  Stella F Harper
           *  Owen Harry Harper b. 1903
           *  Bert Harper b. Oct 30 1896, d. Mar 8 1974
              buried Alexander Harper Cem, Roane Co WV
           *  Phillip Harper
           *  Mamie E Harper
           *  Frances Harper
              m. Mr Jones
           *  Marian L Harper
        *  Jacob Milton Harper b. 1875 Roane Co WV,  d. 1965
           m. Bessie Kester b. 1877 WV, d. 1960
           *  Frances Harper
           *  Camilla Harper
        *  Marshall Allen Chenowith Harper b. 1877 Roane Co WV, d. 1972
           m. Ida Eva Monroe b. 1883 WV
           *  Lona Harper
           *  Truda Harper
           *  Lucy Harper
        *  Martha E Harper b. Nov 1880 Roane Co WV
              one source says b. Nov 1881
           m. William Wallace Noyes II Aug 18 1901 Roane Co
              b. 1872 Roane Co
        *  Alda Harper b. Sep 29 1885 WV, d. Jun 17 1974
           m. William Elliott Griffith
        *  Evangeline Eliza Harper
           b. Apr 24 1888 Spencer WV, d. Apr 22 1926 Gering NE
              buried Gering City Cem, Gering NE
           p. _ _
           *  Ross Eugene Reed
              b. Apr 25 1908 Red Knob, Roane Co WV, d. May 1979 Camden DE
              Lived with his mother in Spencer WV with grandfather
              John Luther Harper until he was five years old 
           2nd partner of Evangeline Eliza Harper:
           m. Theodore Ryerson Mar 1 1913 Riverside WA
              b. Feb 26 1873 Mt Morris WI, d. Feb 24 1966 Oakland CA
              buried Mt. Morris, Waushara Co WI
              [s/o Gustavas Ryerson and Gunborg Anderson]
           *  son b. Mar 27 1915 Riverside WA, d. Mar 28 1915 Riverside
           *  Geraldine Louise Ryerson
              b. Mar 23 1916 Riverside WA, d. Nov 16 1974 San Andeas CA
              m. Thelbert Ira Sifers May 31 1940 San Mateo CA
                 b. May 9 1912 Cayucos CA
                 d. Dec 30 1998 Mokelumne Hill, Calaveras Co CA
                 buried Mokelumne Hill Catholic Cem
                 [s/o Henry Sifers and Eloisa Del Castilli]
              *  Gail L Sifers
              *  Thelbert Ira Sifers Jr
                 m. Carol _
                 *  Joseph Michael Sifers b. Jun 29 1964 Jackson CA
           *  Ruth Evelyn Ryerson
              b. Jun 25 1918 Riverside WA, d. Aug 8 1985 Santa Rosa CA
              m. Fred Leslie Callori Mar 17 19__, b. Mar 11 1918 Santa Rosa
              *  Jean Diane Callori b. Apr 24 1936
              *  Allen Frederick Callori b. 1940
              *  Pat Callori b. Apr 18 1942
              *  Sally Rose Callori b. Jan 1 1950
           *  Theodore Ryerson Jr b. Sep 10 1921 S. Charleston WV
              m. Carol Ruth Bahn Jun 12 1948
                 b. Apr 7 1922 Wautoma WI, d. Jul 19 1980 Berlin WI
                 buried Marion Cem
                 [d/o Albert Bahn and Ida Solvern]
              *  Diane Ellen Ryerson b. Aug 16 1949 Berlin WI
                 m. Phillip La Vanway
                 *  Carrie Ryerson b. May 19__
                 *  Kristy Ryerson
              *  Linda Jean Ryerson b. May 19 1952 Berlin WI
                 m. Ronald Charles Verdine Mar 11 1971
                 *  Ronald James Verdine b. Oct 15 1971
                    m. Marcy Zimmer Oct 1992
                    *  Sammantha Lynn Verdine b. Dec 13 1990
                 *  Deena Sharee Verdine b. Jul 25 1974
                    m. Ken Rauls Aug 15 1992
                    *  Zachary Alan Rauls b. Feb 20 1993
                    *  Brady Michael Rauls b. Jun 25 1995
                 *  Michelle Diane Verdine b. Aug 27 1975
                    m. Tony Lipke Apr 21 1995
                    *  Tyler James Lipke b. Jun 15 1991
                    *  Shannon Lynn Lipke b. Jul 18 1995
                    *  Tanner Thomas Ronald Lipke b. Feb 22 1997
                 2nd husband of Linda Jean Ryerson:
                 m. Michael S Phipps Apr 28 1995
              *  James David Ryerson b. Sep 18 1956 Berlin WI
	         m. Julie Inda Jun 25 1983
                 *  Shaun Ryerson
                 *  Steven James Ryerson
                 *  Andrew Martin Ryerson b. Sep 1 1999
              2nd wife of Theodore Ryerson Jr:
              m. Janet _ aft 1980
           *  Elizabeth Jane Ryerson
              b. Jan 24 1923 Ripon WI, d. Dec 12 1996 Scottsbluff NE
                 buried Fairview Cem, Scottsbluff
              m. Charles William Ellis Mar 15 1944 Mitchell NE
                 b. Nov 8 1922 Auburn NE
                 [s/o Mr P Ellis and Ms Tourtelot]
              *  Pamela Jane Ellis b. Mar 12 1948 Lakewood OH
                 m. Lawrence Joseph Harding Dec 22 1973
                    b. May 9 1947 Baltimore MD
                 *  Joshua Harding b. Sep 16 1978 Beloit KS
                 *  Sage Miriam Harding b. Aug 31 1980 Beloit KS
              *  Lorraine Anita Ellis b. May 3 1950 Berea OH
                 m. Wayne Charles Heskett Dec 6 1980
                    b. Feb 21 1949 Des Moines IA
                 *  Anita Marie Heskett b. May 15 1982 Los Gatos CA
                 *  Janelle Amanda Heskett b. Aug 29 1983 Los Gatos CA
                 *  Chad Anthony Heskett b. Jun 27 1986 Santa Clara CA
              *  Margaret Lynn Ellis b. Jul 31 1953 Berea OH
                 m. Gregg Arthur Gehrig Aug 24 1974, b. Dec 13 1952 Gordon NE
                 *  Simon Louis Gehrig b. Feb 18 1976 Gordon NE
                 *  Jesse Charles Gehrig b. Sep 24 1978 Lawrence KS
           *  Guy Ryerson
              b. May 9 1925 Gering NE or Parkersburg WV
              d. May 5 1978 San Francisco CA
              m. Madelyn Clara Pasquinucci Jun 13 1953 Sausalito CA
                 b. Dec 14 1928 San Francisco CA
                 [d/o Francis Pasquinucci and Mary Canepa]
              *  Stacy Ann Kirsten Ryerson b. Mar 9 1954 San Francisco CA
                 m. Bruce Edwin Muller Aug 26 1978 Tiburon CA
                    b. Dec 20 1946 Chicago IL
                    [s/o Edwin Muller and Shirley Jansen]
                 *  Jason Christopher Muller b. Apr 1 1980 San Francisco CA
                 *  Katherine Elizabeth Muller b. Apr 8 1983 San Andeas CA
              *  Heidi Marie Ryerson b. Apr 20 1957
              *  Jody Suzanne Ryerson b. Jan 20 1959
              2nd wife of Guy Ryerson:
              m. Jan Block 1973
        *  Lelia "Lillie" Harper b. Apr 1890
           m. George Walker
        *  Virgil L Harper b. Feb 1893 WV, d. 1938
           m. Suewannie Kelly b. 1894 WV, d. 1961
           *  Sarah Harper
        *  Minerva Harper
        *  John M Harper
        *  Emma Harper d. 1906
     *  Rachel Harper
        b. Apr 1853 Cox's Fork, Kanawha Co VA, d. Jun 10 1942 Roane Co WV
        m. William E Batten Sr Oct 4 1867 Roane Co, b. Sep 1844 Lewis Co WV
           [s/o William Batten, one source says married twice, 22 children]
        *  John Perry Batten b. 1871 Roane Co WV
           m. Virginia Alice Garrett Oct 31 1888 Roane Co
              b. Apr 12 1869 Mason Co WV, d. Apr 6 1946 Roane Co
        *  William H Batten Jr b. 1873 Roane Co WV
           m. Ollie Dunaway Apr 18 1895 Roane Co, b. 1876 Roane Co
           *  Rosetta P Batten b. Jan 1898 Roane Co WV
           *  Hazel M Batten b. Mar 1900 Roane Co WV
           *  Jeanette E Batten
              b. Jan 8 1903 Spencer WV, d. Jul 8 1904 Roane Co WV
        *  Deborah Batten b. 1875 Roane Co WV
           m. James Henthorn Aug 9 1894 Roane Co, b. 1871 Jackson Co WV
        *  Viola C Batten b. 1877 Roane Co WV
           m. Henry Dunaway May 20 1894 Roane Co, b. 1871 Roane Co
        *  Robert H Lee Batten b. Jan 1880 Roane Co WV
           m. Ora Somerville Apr 9 1910 Roane Co, b. 1885 Wirt Co WV
        *  Joseph H Batten b. Apr 1882 Roane Co WV
           m. Martha Tanner Mar 25 1903 Roane Co, b. 1882 Roane Co
        *  Eva Batten b. Jan 1887 Roane Co WV
           m. Blaine Wright Mar 20 1903 Roane Co, b. 1882 Roane Co
           m. Thomas S Glover Jun 1 1911 Roane Co, b. 1879 Marion Co WV
        *  Lewis Allen Batten b. May 1889 Roane Co WV
           m. Gurry Frances Goff Mar 28 1908 Roane Co, b. Aug 1889 Roane Co
           *  William M Batten b. 1909 Reedy WV
                 President of J C Penny Corp, 1958-64
              m. Kathryn P Clark 1935
     *  Malinda B Harper b. Oct 27 1856 Roane Co VA(WV), d. 1937 Roane Co
        m. Joseph (Richard) Stanley Shouldis Jr Apr 9 1871 Roane Co
           b. Dec 1849 Lewis Co VA(WV), d. 1921 Roane Co
        *  William Shouldis b. Jun 1872 d. 1951
           m. Celia Columbia Fields May 4 1893 Roane Co WV
              b. Dec 1872 Roane Co
           *  Dennis Shouldis b. Feb 1894 WV
           *  Virgie Shouldis b. Jan 1896 WV
           *  Gladis Shouldis b. Jul 1897 WV
           *  Jenette Shouldis b. May 1900 WV
        *  Amanda J Shouldis b. 1875 Roane Co WV
        *  Floyd F Shouldis b. Nov 1877 Roane Co WV, d. 1958
        *  Charles E Shouldis
           b. Jun 29 1880 Roane Co WV, d. Jun 29 1936 Roane Co
        *  Cora Esta Shouldis b. 1882 d. 1883
        *  Clarence Shouldis b. Sep 1885 Roane Co WV, d. 1920
        *  Joseph Howard Shouldis III b. May 1889 Roane Co WV, d. 1972
        *  Ovy Doy Shouldis b. Aug 1891 Roane Co WV, d. 1919
        *  Elsie C Shouldis b. Jul 1894 Roane Co WV, d. 1989
     *  William Perry Harper
        b. Mar 3 1858 Roane Co VA, d. Apr 16 1949 Harmony WV
           buried Apr 18 1949 Gandee Cem, Gandeeville WV
        m. Emma V Fields Jun 24 1887 Roane Co
           b. Mar 30 1860 Sandy WV, d. Feb 4 1922
           buried Feb 6 1922 Gandee Cem, Gandeeville WV
           [d/o William B Fields and Rachel Kiser]
        *  William Bowers Harper b. Apr 1878 Roane Co WV
        *  Lewis G Harper b. Mar 1880 Roane Co WV
        *  John E Harper b. Feb 1882 WV
        *  Floyd H Harper b. May 1884 Roane Co WV, d. 1967 Harmony WV
              buried Gandee Cem, Gandeeville WV
           m. Alta M _ b. 1892 buried Gandee Cem, Gandeeville
        *  Esta M Harper b. Feb 1886 WV
        *  May Harper b. Aug 20 1888 WV, d. Mar 3 1956 Parkersburg WV
              buried Mt. Olive Cem, Parkersburg
           m. Carl Hughes Sep 3 1916
              b. Aug 27 1886 Roane Co WV, d. Jun 22 1946 Parkersburg
              buried Mt. Olive Cem, Parkersburg
           *  Charles Edward Hughes b. Sep 27 1917
              m. Lenore Florence Dec 16 1939, b. Jan 19 1921
           *  William Leonidas Hughes b. Dec 21 1918
           *  Mary Louise Hughes b. Feb 19 1922
           *  Maud Eleanor Hughes b. Jun 26 1924
           *  Virginia Mae Hughes b. Apr 19 1929
           *  Patricia Hughes b. Apr 19 1929 d. young
        *  Ivey B Harper b. Jan 1890 WV
        *  Smith Vandall Harper b. Sep 1892/93 Roane Co WV, d. 1974 Harmony WV
        *  Rachel Harper b. Jul 1894 WV
        2nd wife of William Perry Harper b. Mar 3 1858:
        m. M A "Winnie" Ray
     *  daughter b. Dec 1 1860 Roane Co VA
  *  daughter b. and d. 1820 VA
  *  son b. Jan 1822 VA, d. 1822 VA
  *  Epperson Nelson "Vison" Harper
     b. Nov 23 1823 Tazewell Co VA, d. Oct 19 1864 Battle of Cedar Creek VA
        buried Battle Cem, Cedar Creek
        one source says b. Dec 12 1823
     m. Mary Ann Green May 14 1848 Jackson Co VA(WV)
        b. May 30 1829 Kanawha Co VA(WV), d. Oct 2 1900 Roane Co WV
     *  David B Harper
        b. Aug 18 1849 Wolfe Creek Flats, Harper Dist, Roane Co
        d. Dec 23 1851 Harper Dist
     *  William Henry "Big Will" Harper
        b. Jan 29 1851 Wolfs Creek, Kanawha Co VA(WV)
        d. Jun 4 1932 Roane Co WV
           buried Holly Hunt Cem, (Alex Harper) Ambler Ridge, Roane Co
           one source says b. Jan 29 1850
        m. Rachel Harper Oct 8 1871 Roane Co
           b. Mar 1850 Kanawha Co VA(WV), d. Nov 16 1881 Roane Co
        *  Rosie K Harper b. 1873 Roane Co WV
           m. Jacob Moore Jul 6 1890 Roane Co, b. 1870 Roane Co
           Descendants of Rosie Harper and Jacob Moore
        *  William "Bub" Harper
           m. Mary _
        *  Emmazetta Harper b. 1875 Roane Co WV
           m. Mr M V Dobbins Oct 30 1903
        *  Ephram Harper b. Nov 25 1875 Roane Co WV
           one source says b. Nov 25 1876
        *  Isaiah/Isaac Harper b. Aug 1 1877 Roane Co WV
        2nd wife of William Henry "Big Will" Harper b. Jan 29 1851:
        m. Mary Ann "Polly" Taylor Feb 11 1883 Round Knob, Roane Co WV
           b. Sep 1847 Kanawha Co VA(WV), d. Jul 14 1911 Roane Co WV
           one source says m. Feb 26 1891
        *  Eva Harper b. Apr 16 1885 Roane Co WV, d. Oct 3 1969
           m. Henry Patrick
        *  Harvey Harper b. Jun 1886 Roane Co WV
           m. Dovie Patrick
        *  Allen Harper b. Oct 7 1890
        *  Dollie Ellen Harper b. Dec 25 1899
     *  Joseph Franklin Harper
        b. Apr 19 1853 Wolf Creek, Kanawha Co WV, d. Oct 9 1899 Roane Co WV
           buried Jim Harper Cem, Cicerone WV
           one source says b. Aug 19 1853 d. Nov 9 1889
        m. Lydia Emiline Taylor Oct 8 1871 Roane Co
           b. Jun 15 1854 Flat Fork WV, d. Feb 28 1935 Charleston WV
        *  Samantha Jane Harper
           b. May 17 1872 Cicerone WV, d. May 29 1960 Walton WV
              buried Mt. Moriah Cem, Ambler Ridge, Roane Co WV
           m. John Preston Hunt Sep 7 1889 Roane Co
              b. Sep 1 1869 Roane Co, d. Feb 14 1938 Roane Co
              buried Holly Hunt Cem, (Alex Harper) Ambler Ridge, Roane Co
           *  Lelia Myrtle Hunt b. Jul 13 1890 Roane Co WV
              m. Silas Estel Munday b. May 1883 Jackson Co WV, d. 1977
              *  Joseph Clifton Munday
              *  Marie Munday
              *  Pauline Munday
                 m. Mr Beard
              *  Mary Munday
              *  Gladys Munday
           *  Joseph Virgil Hunt b. Dec 28 1892 Roane Co WV
              m. Nona West
              m. Lula Ray Duff
           *  Delbert Lester Hunt b. Sep 13 1906 Roane Co WV
              m. Hazel Kersey
           *  Lillian Edith Hunt b. Mar 23 1909 Roane Co WV
              m. Marcus Hanna Hunt b. Feb 11 1898 Roane Co, d. Nov 17 1952
              m. Edward Kirk
           *  Nellie Emaline Hunt b. Sep 20 1913 Roane Co WV
              m. Robert Wheatcraft
        *  Rebecca Louise Harper
           b. Feb 13 1874 Cicerone WV, d. Jul 17 1964 Waterford OH
              buried Prudence Cem, Calhoun Co WV
           m. William Clayton Starcher Nov 11 1894 Roane Co WV
              b. Aug 24 1873 Calhoun Co WV, d. Oct 26 1952
           Descendants of Rebecca Harper and William Starcher
        *  William Epperson Harper
           b. Aug 18 1876 Cicerone WV, d. Nov 17 1932 Cicerone
              buried Denny Lowe Cem, Cicerone
           m. Rena B Gibson Apr 21 1898 Roane Co WV
              b. Mar 1878, d. Mar 29 1944 Cicerone WV buried Denny Lowe Cem
           *  Lonnie Harper b. Aug 5 1902 Cicerone WV
              m. Dora Davis
           *  Molly Harper b. Apr 14 1904 Cicerone WV
              m. William Payne
           *  Chloe Harper b. Jun 14 1906 Cicerone WV
              m. Sherdian King
           *  Arnold Harper b. Mar 12 1909 Cicerone WV
              m. Lilly Parsons
           *  Mable Harper b. Oct 14 1912 Cicerone WV
              m. Harold Shaffer
           *  Harry Harper b. Jun 14 1915 Cicerone WV
              m. Ruby Craft
              m. Mary Parsons
           *  Maggie Harper b. Jul 29 1918 Cicerone WV
              m. John Cobb
        *  Hiram Edward Harper
           b. Jun 20 1877 Mattie WV, d. Aug 24 1960 Roane Co WV
              buried Jarvis Cem, Ambler Ridge, Roane Co
           m. Fannie Elizabeth Jones Sep 3 1898 Roane Co
              b. Feb 17 1884 d. May 28 1959 buried Jarvis Cem, Ambler Ridge
           *  Alonzo Harper b. Aug 9 1904 Roane Co WV, d. Aug 6 1929
           *  Howard Virgil Harper b. Apr 16 1909 d. Jun 3 1963
              m. Jaunita Bowen
              m. Hilda McCown
           *  Hoyte Harper b. 1911 (d. 1937? disappeared)
              m. Thelma Clendenin (disappeared bef 1950)
           *  Minnie Harper b. Oct 21 1913 d. 1993
              m. Gordon Deavers
              m. Walter Taylor
           *  Katha Leen Harper b. Aug 16 1918
              m. Mansford Martin
           *  Ellen Harper b. May 16 1922
              m. Wayne Hunt
           *  Edward Harper b. Jun 6 1924 d. Aug 11 1966
              m. Maxine Davis
           *  Burl Harper b. Jun 21 1926
              m. Thelma Elmore
        *  Cordelia "Cordie" Harper
           b. Apr 7 1880 Cicerone WV, d. Feb 17 1917
              buried Mt. Zion Cem, Putnam Co WV
           m. Charles Marion Parsons Nov 1 1900 Roane Co WV
              b. Oct 7 1875 Jackson Co WV, d. Jan 24 1924 Putnam Co
              buried Jim Ridge, Putman Co
           *  Ophie Monroe Parsons b. Oct 8 1902 d. Dec 20 1965
                 buried Family Cem, Nitro WV
              m. Ina Payne
           *  Samuel Otho Parsons Sr b. Aug 8 1908
              m. Erma Burgess b. Dunbar WV
              *  Evelyn Parsons
                 m. _ Hall
              *  Samuel Otho Parsons Jr
           *  Ada Christina "Teeny" Parsons b. Aug 11 1911 d. Jul 25 1917
              buried Mt. Zion Cem, Jim Ridge, Putnam Co WV
        *  Martha Ellen Harper b. Feb 28 1881 Cicerone WV, d. Feb 26 1972
              buried Brotherton Cem, Fisher Ridge, Jackson Co
           m. Alphonso C Hunt Apr 14 1898 Roane Co WV
              b. Aug 18 1875 Roane Co, d. Aug 10 1900
              buried Billy Hunt Cem, Ambler Ridge Roane Co
           *  Roma D Hunt
              b. Jun 8 1899 Harper Dist, Roane Co WV, d. Sep 23 1977
              m. Pretha Weatherholt
           2nd husband of Martha Ellen Harper:
           m. Phineas Erwin "Finney" Munday
              b. Jul 1 1878 Jackson Co WV, d. Feb 27 1960
           Descendants of Martha Harper and Phineas Munday
        *  Sarah Etta "Dutch" Harper
           b. Feb 7 1883 Cicerone WV, d. Mar 15 1948 Charleston WV
              buried Hanson Cem, Bakers Fork, Charleston
           m. William Cox Aug 1 1903 Jackson Co WV
              b. Dec 24 1866 Houston MN, d. Mar 11 1939 Charleston
              buried Hanson Cem, Bakers Fork, Charleston
           *  Shirkey Cox b. Jan 27 1900 d. Mar 15 1948
              m. Ethel Freel
           *  Shirley Cox b. Jan 27 1900
           *  Lula Cox b. Aug 22 1910
              m. Delmas Good
              *  Christina Good
              *  Mancel Good
              *  Georgia Good
              *  Patricia Good
           *  Delma Faye Cox b. 1912 d. age 10 months
           *  Leonard Cox b. Mar 10 1914 d. Feb 22 1977
              m. Dora Vance
           *  Roy Cox b. Apr 29 1918 d. May 21 1963
              m. Blanch "Bootie" Skyles
        *  Lloyd Robert Harper b. Jan 14 1885 Cicerone WV, d. Feb 22 1962
              buried Forest Lawn Cem, Logan Co WV
           m. Kate Holliday
           *  Cathy Marie "Toots" Harper b. Aug 26 1918
              m. Chester Spencer
              *  David Spencer Sr
                 m. Diane _
                 *  Sherry Spencer
                 *  David Spencer Jr
           *  Thurston Harper b. Dec 9 1920 d. Jun 13 1966
              buried Forest Lawn Cem, Logan Co WV
           *  Donald O'Neal Harper b. Jun 2 1924
              m. Phyllis Whitt
              *  Barbara Jean Harper
                 m. Jeff Rider
                 *  Heather Marie Rider
              *  Donald Harper
           *  Darwin Otho Harper b. Sep 28 1930
              m. Mary Jane Browning
              *  Deborah Lynn Harper
                 m. Charles Bumgarner
                 *  Anna Carol Bumgarner
              *  Carolyn Jane Harper
                 m. James Rollins
              *  Terry Lee Harper
              *  Mark Darwin Harper
           2nd wife of Lloyd Robert Harper b. Jan 14 1885:
           m. Barbara Kazee/Gazell b. Mar 30 1900 d. May 20 1968
              buried Forest Lawn Cem, Logan Co WV
        *  Nelson Ezra Harper
           b. Jan 24 1886 Cicerone WV, d. Feb 28 1970 Roane Co WV
              buried Mt. Moriah Cem, Ambler Ridge, Roane Co
           m. Minnie B Hill Dec 29 1915, b. May 5 1889 d. Mar 9 1963
              buried Mt. Moriah Cem, Ambler Ridge
           *  Sherman Harper b. Jun 7 1917
              m. Zelta "Goolie" Rhodes
           *  Claire L Harper b. Sep 14 1919 d. Sep 30 1969
                 buried Mt. Moriah Cem, Ambler Ridge, Roane Co WV
              m. Maxine Z Johnson
                 b. 1922, buried Mt. Moriah Cem, Ambler Ridge
           *  Orvile B Harper b. Dec 10 1921
              m. Josie Victoria Larch
              *  Eugene Paul Harper b. and d. Apr 4 1947
           *  Virgie Harper b. Nov 1 1924 d. Aug 20 1925
           *  Bernard O Harper b. Aug 20 1926 d. Oct 6 1977
              m. May Taylor
           *  Radie Ellen Harper b. Jun 16 1928
              m. Oscar White
           2nd wife of Nelson Ezra Harper b. Jan 24 1886:
           m. Dolly Harper
           *  Elmer Harper
           *  Nelson Earl Harper
              m. Ollie Moore Jul 11 1936 Roane Co WV
                 b. Sep 4 1916 Walton WV
              *  Herbie Nelson Harper b. May 16 1936 Roane Co WV
              *  William H Harper b. Jan 21 1939 Walton WV
              *  Wilbur Lane Harper b. and d. Dec 10 1940 Walton WV
                 buried Dec 11 1940 Jacob Shaver Cem, Ambler Ridge, Roane Co
              *  George Wayne Harper b. and d. Dec 10 1940 Walton WV
                 buried Dec 11 1940 Jacob Shaver Cem, Ambler Ridge, Roane Co
              *  Larry Rogers Harper b. and d. Mar 10 1942 Walton WV
                 buried Mar 13 1942 Jacob Shaver Cem, Ambler Ridge, Roane Co
              *  Ronald Harper
                 buried Jacob Shaver Cem, Ambler Ridge, Roane Co WV
              *  Kathryn Harper b. Nov 1 1947 Walton WV
              *  Greald Ray Harper b. May 28 1956 Roane Co WV
        *  Dovie Florence Harper
           b. Jan 24 1890 Roane Co WV, d. Mar 3 1957 Charleston WV
              buried Donnally Cem, Charleston
           m. Arthur Milton Taylor Jun 16 1911 Roane Co WV
              b. Aug 28 1887 Roane Co, d. Mar 9 1975 Charleston
           Descendants of Dovie Harper and Arthur Taylor
           2nd husband of Dovie Florence Harper:
           m. Mr Wolfe abt 1908 (no records found of this marriage)
     *  James Harvey Harper
        b. Aug 8 1855 Wolf Flats, Kanawha Co VA, d. Apr 21 1936 Roane Co WV
           buried Holly Hunt Cem, (Alex Harper) Ambler Ridge, Roane Co
        m. Sarah Elizabeth Neely Dec 14 1876 Roane Co
           b. Jul 12 1860 Kanawha Co, d. Jan 8 1932 Harper Dist, Roane Co
           buried Jim Harper Cem, Cicerone WV
           [d/o Richard Neely and Katherine Summerfield]
        *  William Alford Harper Sr
           b. Feb 9 1878 Roane Co WV, d. Apr 21 1969
           m. Minnie Jane Hunt Jun 10 1900 Roane Co
              b. Jan 28 1880 Roane Co, d. May 5 1966
              [d/o Robert Hunt b. 1851 VA, and Celia Jane Taylor b. 1858
              Roane Co WV. Other children: Everett Hunt b. 1878; Edward
              Hunt; Henry Hunt; and Minerva Hunt b. Feb 1880]
           *  Smith Vandal Harper b. Aug 1901 Roane Co WV
              m. Myrtle Presley Sep 10 1927
                 b. Jan 4 1908 Roane Co, d. Sep 10 1960 Roane Co
                 buried Jim Harper Cem, Poca River, Roane Co
                 [d/o William Presley and Dilly Kaiser]
                 one source says b. Jan 4 1907 d. 1968
              *  Mildred Harper b. Oct 16 1932 Roane Co WV
                    one source says b. Oct 16 1933
                 m. Mr Garnes
              *  Jonathan Harper b. Dec 25 1937
                    one source says b. Dec 23 1937
                 m. Geraldine Good b. Jul 7 1946
                 *  Rachel Harper b. Mar 18 1968
                 *  Boyd Harper b. Oct 23 1974
           *  Ida Ellen Harper b. Nov 17 1903  d. Oct 1986
              m. _ Carpenter
           *  Elmer Harper b. Mar 11 1906 d. Jun 1968 Roane Co WV
                 buried Harper Cem, Roane Co
              m. Freda Presley Nov 1928, b. Mar 24 1912
              *  Robert Lee Harper b. May 20 1932
              *  Ray William Harper b. Jul 28 1933
           *  Alonzo Robert Harper Sr b. Apr 2 1908
              m. Ruby Cloe Presley Jun 23 1928, b. Nov 29 1909
              *  Boberta May Harper b. Apr 19 1929 d. Aug 1982
              *  Lloyd Harper
              *  Alonzo Robert Harper Jr b. Aug 2 1933
           *  William Alford Harper Jr b. Jul 20 1911 Roane Co WV
              m. Ada Tolley
              *  Jennings Harper
              *  Willadean Harper
                 m. Grover Edward Hunt b. Mar 14 1934
                 *  Brian Hunt
              *  Virgil Harper
              *  James A Harper
                 d. Mar 1932 buried Jim Harper Cem, Cicerone WV
           *  Luther Henry Harper b. 1914
        *  Henry Mathew Harper b. May 9 1879 d. Jun 14 1905
              buried Jim Harper Cem, Cicerone WV
           m. Arminta "Minnie" Shafer Sep 16 1900 Roane Co WV
              b. Apr 10 1880 d. Mar 17 1911
           *  Opie Harper b. Jun 3 1902 Roane Co WV, d. Dec 25 1928 Roane Co
              m. Gertrude Mullins
              2nd wife of Opie Harper:
              m. Margaret "Mattie" Harper
              *  Martin Harper b. Aug 24 1928 Ryan, Harper Dist, Roane Co WV
           *  Elma Gay Harper b. Oct 7 1903 d. Apr 14 1919
           *  Mathia Harper b. 1905
              m. Max Spradling
        *  Joseph M Harper b. May 7 1881 WV, d. Jul 1 1951 Roane Co WV
           m. Leota Westfall
           m. Emma Jones
        *  Ida Day Harper
           b. May 23 1883 d. Sep 11 1905 buried Jim Harper Cem, Cicerone WV
        *  Melissa "Dolly" Harper b. Dec 1884 Roane Co WV, d. Jul 12 1888
        *  Richard Harper b. Sep 5 1887, buried Jim Harper Cem, Cicerone WV
        *  Sophronia C "Frona" Harper b. Apr 1889 WV
           m. Joseph E Caldwell Aug 29 1906 Roane Co WV
              b. Jun 1874 Roane Co
        *  Lucy J Harper b. and d. Nov 13 1890
        *  Hermes Harper b. and d. Nov 7 1892
           buried Jim Harper Cem, Cicerone WV
        *  James A Shafer b. 1892 Roane Co WV
           1900 living in Roane Co WV with James H Harper as adopted son
        *  Clayton Harper b. Dec 12 1902 d. Dec 13 1902
           buried Jim Harper Cem, Cicerone WV
        *  John Harper d. Oct 25 1896 buried Jim Harper Cem, Cicerone WV
        *  Epison Harper buried Jim Harper Cem, Cicerone WV
     *  Johathan Smith Epperson Harper
        b. Mar 19 1858 Wolf Creek Flats, Roane Co VA(WV)
        d. Feb 12 1923 Roane Co
           buried Holly Hunt Cem, (Alex Harper) Ambler Ridge, Roane Co
           One source says b. Mar 28 1858, another says Mar 31 1858
        m. Margaret Jane Harper Mar 3 1878 Harper Dist, Roane Co
           b. Sep 4 1859 Harper Dist, Roane Co, d. Oct 21 1881 Roane Co
        *  Viola Elizabeth Harper
           b. Apr 13 1880 Roane Co WV, d. Oct 7 1950 Kanawha Co WV
              buried Oct 9 1950 Denny Lowe Cem, Roane Co
           m. Jeneral Braxton "Brack" Davis May 30 1896 Roane Co
              b. Jun 20 1872 Roane Co, d. Mar 17 1951 Kanawha Co
              buried Denny Lowe Cem
           *  Dona L Davis b. 1897
              m. Otha P Mangus
           *  Velva O Davis b. 1903
              m. Floyd W Johnson
           *  Cornelia E Davis b. 1906
              m. Hubert O Lowe
           *  Nettie Davis b. 1908
              m. C Vinson Conners
           *  Dolas P Davis b. 1912
              m. Wooster D Good
           *  Lytis A Davis b. 1917
              m. Ruby McCutcheon
           *  Hersel O Davis b. Oct 11 1919 Roane Co WV
              d. Nov 19 1993 Kanawha Co WV
              m. Erma Naomi Jones Oct 10 1951 Kanawha Co, b. 1923
              *  Brenda Jo Davis b. Feb 25 1949 Harrison Co WV
                 m. George L Reymann Jr Sep 3 1972 Kanawha Co WV
                    b. Nov 7 1944 Washington DC
                 *  Sarah Jo Reymann b. Jan 24 1974
                 *  David Lawrence Reymann b. Sep 15 1978
              *  Sherry Davis b. Sep 19 1958
        *  Melvin Dennis Harper
           b. Aug 26 1881 Roane Co WV, d. Jun 10 1970 Roane Co
           m. Lucinda G "Cindy" Kiser Jun 15 1902 Roane Co
              b. Aug 29 1882 Walton Dist, Roane Co, d. Aug 6 1974 Roane Co
           *  Joseph D Harper b. Feb 18 1818 Cicerone WV
           *  Melvin Watson Harper b. and d. Oct 28 1902 Roane Co WV
           *  God Dewey Harper b. Feb 5 1904 Roane Co WV
              m. Maxine Moss
           *  Ralph Harper b. and d. Sep 5 1906 Roane Co WV
           *  French Harper b. and d. Dec 10 1907 Roane Co WV
           *  Simon Basil Harper Sr b. May 5 1910 Cicerone WV
              m. Pearl Chapman
           *  Earlen Clifford Harper Sr b. May 9 1912 Cicerone WV
              m. Virginia Dare Henderson Mar 3 1932 Roane Co WV
              *  Betty Carol Harper b. Sep 6 1937 Walton WV
              *  Erlin Clifford Harper Jr b. May 27 1939 Cotton WV
              *  James Kenneth Harper b. Sep 13 1946 Walton WV
           *  Laurie Ester Harper
              b. Sep 16 1913 Cicerone WV, d. Jan 5 1973 Butler Co OH
              m. John E Thomas Oct 19 1931 Roane Co WV
              *  John Melvin Thomas b. Jan 15 1933 Walton WV
              *  Phyllis Carmon Thomas b. Sep 28 1935 Walton WV
              2nd husband of Laurie Ester Harper:
              m. John Demerecz
                 b. Dec 28 1919 Lyndora Co PA, d. Mar 31 1982 Butler Co OH
              *  Naveda Rose Demerecz b. Jul 4 1949 Butler Co OH
                 m. Lawrence Leslie Line b. Jul 31 1948 Middletown OH
                 *  Leslie Ann Line b. Nov 9 1969 Middletown OH
                 *  Robert Martin Line b. Apr 19 1972 Middletown OH
        2nd wife of Johathan Smith Epperson Harper:
        m. Margaret Jane Neely Nov 23 1882 Roane Co WV
           b. Aug 20 1861 d. Oct 31 1916 buried Jim Harper Cem, Cicerone WV
        *  Rosie J Harper b. Dec 1883 Roane Co WV
           m. Elijah Holbert Mar 20 1902 Roane Co, b. 1880 Roane Co
        *  Della "Delley" Harper b. 1884 Roane Co WV
           m. Belle Hunt Jun 30 1910 Roane Co, b. Jan 1885 Roane Co
        *  Rebecca J "Becky" Harper b. Jun 1885
           m. John Wilson
        *  George E Harper b. Oct 1886 Roane Co WV
           m. Eva McCroskey Feb 21 1909 Roane Co, b. 1886 Roane Co
        *  Lucy F Harper b. Jan 1887
        *  James Harrison Harper b. Apr 1888 Roane Co WV, d. Roane Co
           m. Della L Holbert Oct 6 1914 Roane Co
              b. Jun 1896 Roane Co WV, d. Roane Co
           *  Glenville Edward Harper
              b. Aug 12 1915 Roane Co WV, d. Jan 23 1991 Kanawha Co WV
              m. Beula Gay Hammock Mar 4 1938 Roane Co
                 b. Jun 14 1920 Roane Co
              *  Violet Eloise Harper b. Mar 23 1938
              *  Helen Mae Harper b. May 25 1941 Walton WV
                 m. Freddie Lewis Taylor Apr 17 1964 Spencer WV
                    b. Feb 23 1937 Walton WV
                 *  Joe Allen Taylor b. Aug 7 1964 Charleston WV
                 *  Sandra Ann Taylor b. May 25 1967 Kanawha Co WV
                    m. Daniel Vincent O'Grady 1989 Huntington WV
                       b. Sep 19 1969 NJ
                    *  Amber Elizabeth Taylor b. Nov 18 1990 Mason Co WV
                 *  Robert Lee Taylor b. Jul 7 1969 Jackson Co WV
              *  Glenna Kay Harper b. Sep 21 1943
              *  Shirley Jean Harper b. Apr 3 1947
           *  Dewey Harper
           *  French Harper
           *  Delmer Harper
        *  Mattie J Harper b. Jun 15 1891
           m. Ward Riggs Mar 6 1914 Roane Co WV, b. 1891 Roane Co
        *  Susan E Harper b. May 1896 Roane Co WV
     *  Henry Kalib Harper
        b. Aug 20 1860 Wolf Creek Flats, Roane Co VA(WV)
        d. Feb 16 1934 Kanawha Co WV buried Henry Harper Cem, Frame WV
           one source says b. Jan 20 1860
        m. Louvernia Gibson Dec 31 1880 Roane Co
           b. Oct 18 1863 Buchannon VA, d. Dec 14 1938 Kanawha Co
        *  Louis Harper b. Feb 20 1882 d. Apr 10 1960
           m. Emma Catherine Combs b. 1891 d. 1970
        *  Henritta "Hattie" Harper b. Nov 13 1883 d. Apr 10 1972
           m. Mr Tounsel
        *  Squire Harper b. Apr 27 1885 d. Oct 11 1899
        *  Lilly M Harper b. May 7 1889 d. Aug 7 1955
        *  George W Harper b. Dec 9 1891 d. Jul 15 1980
           m. Addie Chapman b. Jul 30 1890 d. Apr 25 1972
        *  Jesse E Harper b. Oct 26 1893
           m. Lillie Harriet Chandler Oct 1919, b. Oct 7 1900 d. Nov 10 1974
           *  R Edward Harper
           *  Charles C Harper
           *  Helen Carol Harper
        *  Sadie M Harper b. Jan 29 1898 d. Oct 11 1982
           m. Elihue Summers
        *  James Clark Harper b. Dec 16 1901 d. Dec 31 1980
           m. India Hackworth 1919
        *  Mamie Harper b. Sep 29 1904 d. Apr 22 1961
     *  Nelson Richard Harper
        b. Feb 25 1863 Wolf Creek Flats, Roane Co VA, d. 1891
           buried Holly Hunt Cem, (Alex Harper) Ambler Ridge, Roane Co
           one source says b. Jan 25 1863
        m. Martha Jones Feb 24 1882
           b. Feb 4 1867 Kanawah Co WV, d. May 24 1917
        *  Leander Harper
        *  Clarence Harper
        *  Columbus "Lum" Harper
  *  Alexander Harper b. Dec 2 1824 Tazewell VA, d. Sep 18 1902 Cicerone WV
        buried Holly Hunt Cem, (Alex Harper) Ambler Ridge, Roane Co WV
        one source says b. Dec 29 1824 Kanawha Co
     m. Mary Ann Rhodes Oct 7 1848 Jackson Co VA
        b. May 14 1832 Rockbridge Co VA, d. Jan 17 1893 Roane Co
     *  Mahaliah C Harper
        b. Nov 27 1849 Kanawha(Roane) Co VA(WV), d. Jan 7 1929 Roane Co
           buried Holly Hunt Cem, (Alex Harper) Ambler Ridge, Roane Co
        m. John Shafer Aug 20 1865 Roane Co
           b. Jul 4 1848 Roane Co, d. Feb 12 1921 Roane Co
        Descendants of Mahaliah Harper and John Shafer
     *  John Allen Harper
        b. Apr 1 1851 Kanawha(Roane) Co WV
        d. Apr 19 1932 Harper Dist, Roane Co WV
           buried Apr 21 1932 Holly Hunt (Alex Harper) Cem,
           Ambler Ridge, Roane Co
        m. Martha Jane Taylor Feb 6 1873 Roane Co
           b. Mar 3 1856 Mattie Gap, Roane Co, d. Oct 2 1876 Roane Co
           one source says m. Mar 6 1873
        *  Marshall Allan Harper
           b. Feb 3 1874 Harper Dist, Roane Co WV, d. Dec 13 1958 WV
              buried Alexander Harper aka Holly Hunt Cem, Roane Co
           m. Eva M Boner b. Mar 2 1880 Roane Co, d. Sep 1 1972
           *  Lona Mae Harper b. Jun 27 1905 Ryan WV, d. 1971
                 buried Mt. Moriah Cem, Ambler Ridge, Roane Co
              m. Shelva Hunt Dec 7 1927 Dunbar WV
                 b. Feb 12 1902 Mattie WV, d. 1976
              Descendants of Lona Harper and Shelva Hunt
           *  Gertrude L Harper b. 1906 Roane Co WV
              m. Esten Hunt
              Descendants of Gertrude Harper and Esten Hunt
           *  Lucille G "Lucy" Harper b. 1908
              m. _ Hargus
        *  William C "Little Will" Harper
           b. Oct 1 1875 Roane Co WV, d. Oct 30 1924 Roane Co
              buried Oct 31 1924 Alexander Harper (Holly Hunt) Cem, Roane Co
              one source says b. Oct 1 1876
           m. Dove J Tolley Dec 10 1896 Roane Co WV
              b. Mar 20 1879 Jackson Co WV, d. May 22 1902 Roane Co
              one source says d. Sep 21 1902
              buried Alexander Harper (Holly Hunt) Cem, Roane Co
           2nd wife of William C "Little Will" Harper:
           m. Zetta A Hunt b. Aug 1880 Roane Co, d. May 2 1946 Roane Co
           *  Glay Harper b. 1906 Roane Co WV, d. 1960
                 buried Mt. Moriah Cem, Ambler Ridge, Roane Co
              m. Rachel Anne Jones b. May 14 1902 Roane Co, d. 1987 Roane Co
                 buried Mt. Moriah Cem, Ambler Ridge, Roane Co
           *  Dr. Lakin Harper
              m. Melba (or Metta) Hunt
        2nd wife of John Allen Harper b. Apr 1 1851
        m. Rebecca Louisa Taylor Aug 16 1877 Roane Co WV
        *  Laura Harper b. Jan 1880 Roane Co WV
              one source says b. Dec 1879
           m. Floyd E Hunt Oct 9 1899 Roane Co WV, b. Aug 1878 Roane Co
           *  Alex Hunt
           *  John Hunt
        *  Worthy Harper
           b. May 1889 Ryan, Harper Dist, Roane Co WV, d. 1978
              buried Mt. Moriah Cem, Ambler Ridge, Roane Co
           m. Ora Hunt b. Aug 1890 d. 1974
              buried Mt. Moriah Cem, Ambler Ridge, Roane Co
        *  Myrtle Harper b. Jul 1 1892 Roane Co WV, d. Aug 20 1893 Roane Co
        *  Everette Harper d. in infancy
     *  Cynthia Catherine Harper
        b. Dec 20 1852 Kanawha Co VA, d. Nov 12 1941 Roane Co WV
        m. Thomas J Hunt Dec 15 1868 Roane Co, b. Dec 1850 Russell Co VA
        Descendants of Cynthia Harper and Thomas Hunt
     *  Emily Jane Harper b. Dec 19 1854 Kanawha Co VA
        m. William Henry "Henty" Hunt Sep 5 1871 Roane Co WV
           b. Jan 25 1853 Owsley KY, d. Mar 14 1937 Roane Co
        Descendants of Emily Harper and William Hunt
        2nd husband of Emily Jane Harper:
        m. Mr Taylor
     *  James L Harper b. 1856 d. bef 1860
     *  Elkhana "Kane" Harper b. Jun 20 1857 Roane Co VA(WV)
        m. Rebecca Ann Taylor Feb 1 1881, b. Feb 1862 Roane Co
           Rebecca m.2nd David Litton
        *  C H Harper b. Mar 1882
        *  F H Harper b. Oct 1887
        *  Virgil A Harper b. Jun 1 1890 Roane Co WV, d. May 4 1892 Poca WV
        *  Romie Harper b. Jan 1892
     *  Rachel A Harper b. Oct 20 1860 Roane Co VA
        m. William Henry Shafer Jun 18 1877 Roane Co
           b. 1855 Kanawha Co VA(WV)
        *  Walter F Shafer b. 1879 Roane Co WV
     *  Nelson Harper b. Jan 1862 Roane Co WV
     *  Louverna Elizabeth Harper
        b. Feb 6 1863 Roane Co WV, d. in childbirth Dec 15 1890 Roane Co
           buried Holly Hunt Cem, (Alex Harper) Ambler Ridge, Roane Co
        m. Matthew Buckhannon "Buck" Taylor Sep 30 1879 Roane Co
           b. May 10 1855 Roane Co, d. Mar 15 1931 Charleston WV
        Descendants of Louverna Harper and Matthew Taylor
     *  Margaret J Harper b. Jan 9 1865 Harper Dist, Roane Co WV
           buried Holly Hunt Cem, (Alex Harper) Ambler Ridge, Roane Co
           one source says her middle initial is E
        m. Meredith W Ryan Jul 13 1881 Roane Co
           b. Mar 3 1862 Harper Dist, Roane Co, d. 1932
        Descendants of Margaret Harper and Meredith Ryan
     *  Charles Wilbur "Bub" Harper
        b. Apr 11 1867 Roane Co WV, d. 1953 Parkersburg WV
           buried Holly Hunt Cem, (Alex Harper) Ambler Ridge, Roane Co
           One source says d. 1923
           One source says Mary Emma Droddy was his 2nd wife
        m. Mary Emma Droddy Jan 19 1890 Roane Co
           b. Nov 11 1868 Roane Co, d. 1954 Parkersburg
        *  Opal Harper
        *  Lula E Harper b. Jan 26 1891
              buried Mt. Moriah Cem, Ambler Ridge, Roane Co WV
           m. Rome Edwards b. Dec 18 1889 d. Dec 28 1964
              buried Mt. Moriah Cem, Ambler Ridge
        *  Lona Maycel Harper b. Jan 1892 WV
           m. _ Ellis
        *  Bert Harper b. Oct 30 1896 d. Mar 8 1974
        *  Harry Wilber Harper b. Jul 8 1901 Roane Co WV
           m. Nannie Melissa Smith b. Mar 15 1901 Frame WV
           *  Charlotte Harper b. May 24 1928
              m. Joseph Franklin Walters b. 1921
                 (s/o Robert Frank Walters and Artemesia "Artie" Coast)
           *  Mary Lou Harper b. Mar 29 1931
              m. John Dillon
              m. Al Clack
           *  Sybil Harper b. Jun 23 1933
              m. Don Harouss
           *  Joyce Harper b. Oct 11 1935
              m. Richard Brewer
              m. Elva Anderson Jr
           *  Harold Harper b. Jun 2 1937 d. Jun 7 1937
           *  Cledith Ray "Sonny" Harper b. Oct 8 1942 Leatherwood WV
              m. Virginia Charlene Tawney
              *  Michael Shone Harper b. Nov 15 1966 Parkersburg WV
              2nd wife of Cledith Ray "Sonny" Harper:
              m. Karen Hinzman in FL
              *  Shelly Harper
              *  Stacy Harper
              *  Kari Harper
           *  Phyllis Harper b. Jan 7 1945
              m. Thomas Allen
           2nd wife of Harry Wilber Harper b. Jul 8 1901:
           m. Jessie Price
        *  Glada Harper d. Jan 7 1996 Roane Co WV
           m. Denby Gordon Hunt b. Dec 16 1903 d. 1992/93
        *  Oral Basil Harper b. 1908 d. 1980
              buried Holly Hunt Cem, (Alex Harper) Ambler Ridge, Roane Co WV
           m. Oretha Violet Hunt Jun 28 1928 Spencer WV, b. May 5 1910
           *  Emma Deane Harper b. Apr 17 1929
              m. Ray George Bowles
              *  Steven Douglas Bowles Sr
                 m. Jann Dickerhoff
                 *  Stephanie Angelena Bowles
                 *  Steven Douglas Bowles Jr
              *  Deborah Ann Bowles
                 m. Danny Mullane
                 *  Derek Alan Mullane
                 *  Donielle Erin Mullane
              *  Sherri Bowles
                 m. William "Bim" Blair
                 *  Ryan Amber Blair
                 *  Mallorie Ann Blair
                 *  William Travis Blair
           *  Betty Jean Harper b. Apr 17 1929
              m. Curtis Ray Mason
              *  Donna Marie Mason
                 m. Roy Hugh Mullins Jr
                 *  Jerry Alan Mullins
                 *  Julia Ann Mullins
                 *  Justin Andrew Mullins
                 *  Jonna Alizabeth Mullins
              *  Patricia Ann Mason
                 m. Earl Yates
                 2nd husband of Patricia Ann Mason:
                 m. Lowell Lewis
                 *  Scott Alexander Lewis
                 *  Amelia Hope Lewis
              *  Mary Elizabeth Mason
                 m. Steven Hefner
                 *  Joshua Hefner
                 *  Laura Beth Hefner
              *  Rebecca Mason
                 m. James Henry Tipton
                 *  Amanda Jean Tipton
                 *  Annie Gray Tipton
              *  John Mark Mason
                 m. Marie Cecelia Coffman
           *  Bobby Lee Harper b. Mar 4 1931 d. May 1981
              m. Conna Jean Witt
              *  Robert Glenn Harper (twin of Roberta, below)
                 m. Cindy Smith
                 *  James Robert Harper
              *  Roberta Lynn Harper (twin of Robert, above)
                 m. Richard Thurston Bird
                 *  Rachel Elizabeth Bird
                 *  Douglas Richard Bird
              *  Charles Lee Harper
                 m. Diane _ 
                 m. Robin Rose
           *  Joanna Faye Harper b. Jun 4 1933 d. Mar 1989
              m. Harley Maurice "Bud" Goff Jun 4 1953
              *  Larry Allen Goff
                 m. Patty Kiser
                 *  Sherice Nicole Goff
              *  Kenneth Brian Goff
              *  Patrick Dale Goff
           *  Jackie Gay Harper b. Jun 4 1933
              m. Reva Lee Moffatt Oct 25 1953
              *  James Richard Harper Sr
                 m. Melany Ruth Parsons
                 *  James Richard Harper Jr
                 *  Melissa Ranea Harper
              *  Tina Denise Harper
                 m. _ Gordon
                 2nd husband of Tina Denise Harper:
                 m. Larry Wayne Kraus
                 *  Jackene Denise Kraus
                 *  Charles Peter Kraus
              *  Terry Dean Harper
                 m. Judith Lynn Lehman
                 *  Brian Matthew Harper
           *  William Edward "Bill" Harper Sr b. May 23 1935
              m. Judy Alyce Jarvis Jun 29 1957
              *  William Edward Harper Jr
                 m. Rebecca Johnson
                 *  Mallorie Kay Harper
                 *  Jace Edward Harper
                 *  Kaitlyn Rebecca Harper
              *  Charles Gregory Harper
                 m. Susie Fout
           *  Teddy Allen Harper b. Nov 24 1938
              m. Saundra Ann Young Sep 9 1954
              *  Daniel Allen Harper
                 m. Sharon Lynn Smith
                 *  Amanda Lynn Harper
                 *  Teddy Ray "TR" Harper
              *  Jodi Lynn Harper
                 m. Danny Cunningham
                 *  Scott Jordan Cunningham
           *  Kathryn Lynn Harper b. May 30 1951
              m. Raymond Elihu Springston Mar 3 1972
              *  Misty Raye Springston
              *  Casey Ray Springston
     *  Milton Alexander "Milt" Harper
        b. Sep 8 1869 Roane Co WV, d. Apr 5 1952 Roane Co
        m. Mary Frances Jones Mar 10 1889 Roane Co
           b. Apr 1872 Roane Co, d. Mar 27 1934
        *  Dr. Clyde Alexander Harper
           b. Sep 3 1890 Roane Co WV, d. Oct 6 1982
           m. Stella Virginia Smith Sep 19 1914 Roane Co, b. 1893 Roane Co
        *  Hoyt A Harper b. Aug 1893 Roane Co WV
        *  Festa A Harper b. May 1895 Roane Co WV
        *  Ulva "Ulvie" Harper b. Apr 1897 Roane Co WV
              buried Gandee Cem, Gandeeville WV
           m. Albert Fields Jun 2 1916 Roane Co
              b. Oct 30 1891 Harper Dist, Roane Co, d. Feb 7 1954 Roane Co
              buried Gandee Cem, Gandeeville
           *  Troy Fields d. young
              m. Cresie Adams
              *  Rex Clair Fields
                 b. Mar 27 1932 Jackson Co WV, d. Jul 9 1932 Roane Co WV
           *  Noel Fields d. in WWII
           *  Samuel Richard Fields d. 1966
        *  Thomas O Harper b. May 1899 Roane Co WV
        *  Ordie Milton Harper b. Aug 2 1901 d. 1979
           bur. Thomas Harper/Jones Cem, Jones Ridge, Harmony Hill, Roane Co
        *  Ava Harper
        *  Freda Harper
           m. Foster Mays
        *  daughter
           m. Howard Booth
     2nd wife of Alexander Harper b. Dec 2 1824:
     m. Malinda Jane Litton Aug 4 1894, b. 1853 Jackson Co VA(WV)
     *  Okey Johnson "Oak" Harper b. Jul 8 1895 Roane Co WV, d. Sep 1980
           buried Mt. Moriah Cem, Ambler Ridge, Roane Co
        m. Bessie Emil "Bess" Taylor Oct 5 1913 Roane Co
           b. Dec 12 1896 Roane Co, d. 1987 Dunbar WV
           one source says m. Nov 16 1913
        *  Ansel Clive Harper b. Jul 13 1914
           m. Nola G Taylor
           *  Janet Sue Harper
              m. _ Kilbourn
              *  Jeff Kilbourn
           *  Richard Clive Harper
              m. _ _
              *  David Harper
              *  Michael Harper
              *  Deborah Harper
           *  Karen Lou Harper
              m. _ Satterfield
              *  Brenda Satterfield
              *  Robert Satterfield
           *  Clyde Elsworth Harper
              m. _ _
              *  Windi Rae Harper
              *  Brett Harper
              *  Lance Harper
           *  Thomas Allen Harper
              m. _ _
              *  Katherine Harper
              *  Kevin Harper
        *  Murry Deane Harper b. 1916 d. Mar 20 1998 Charleston WV
           m. Marie Allison
           *  Loretta Harper b. 1939
              m. Dr. G M Jividen
              *  Jon Jividen b. 1959
              *  Ann Jividen-Zucker b. 1963
           *  Phyllis Harper b. 1940
              m. Edwin Tittle 1957, d. 1998
              *  Mark Tittle b. 1958
              *  Matt Tittle b. 1961
              *  Jayne Tittle b. 1965
              2nd husband of Phyllis Harper:
              m. Robert Alcorn 1984
           *  Jayne Harper b. 1946
              m. Joseph Peters 1967, d. 1976
              *  Jeffrey Peters b. 1967 d. 1998
              2nd husband of Jayne Harper:
              m. James Hill 1977
           *  Brian Allison Harper b. 1950
              m. Susie Bradley 1978
              *  Elizabeth Bradley b. 1979
              2nd wife of Brian Allison Harper:
              m. Yvette Buck 1994
     3rd wife of Alexander Harper b. Dec 2 1824:
     m. Sarah Berry Aug 29 1897 Roane Co WV, b. 1854
     4th wife of Alexander Harper b. Dec 2 1824:
     m. Margarett A Sarver Aug 17 1898 Roane Co WV, b. abt 1836
  *  Elizabeth Almeda Harper b. Sep 28 1826 Russell Co VA, d. Apr 18/19 1866
     m. Samuel Hargus Oct 10 1847 Kanawha Co VA(WV)
      Descendants of Elizabeth Harper and Samuel Hargus
     2nd husband of Elizabeth Harper b. Sep 28 1826:
     m. William Anderson Jun 19 1856 Roane Co VA(WV)
        b. Aug 1817 Botetourt Co VA (one source says b. 1816)
     Descendants of Elizabeth Harper and William Anderson
  *  John F Harper b. Sep 5 1829 Russell Co VA
     m. Jennette Pernnella Elswick Mar 7 1847 Kanawha Co VA(WV), b. 1832
        one source says m. Rebecca Fisher Mar 24 1850 Jackson Co
     *  Talbert Harper b. 1847 Kanawha Co VA
     *  Mary Ann Harper b. May 25 1849 Kanawha Co VA, d. 1875 Roane Co
           buried Holly Hunt Cem, (Alex Harper) Ambler Ridge, Roane Co WV
           one source says d. Jan 28 1933
        m. David W Shaver Jr Apr 26 1874 Roane Co WV, b. Jan 1848 Kanawha Co
     *  M Agnes Harper b. 1851 Kanawha Co VA
     *  Henry Harper b. Apr 1855 Kanawha Co VA
     *  Mariah "Maria" Harper b. Apr 9 1856 Kanawha(Roane) Co VA(WV)
  *  Sara Catherine Harper
     b. Feb 1 1832 Tazewell Co VA, d. Dec 1 1856 Roane Co WV
        buried Denny Lowe Cem, Cicerone WV
        one source says b. Jan 7 1828 Smythe Co VA
     m. James Lowe Jan 7 1849 Kanawha Co VA, b. Jan 1835 Monroe Co VA(WV)
     Descendants of Sara Harper and James Lowe
  *  daughter stillborn 1832 VA
  *  Margaret C "Peggy" Harper
     b. Apr 5 1834 Russell Co VA, d. Nov 16 1921 Romney IN
     m. Crawford Clark Carte Dec 22 1852 Kanawha Co VA
        b. Dec 20 1822 d. Aug 7 1877
     *  Rebecca Ann Carte
     *  Sarah Catherine Carte
     *  John Monroe Carte
     *  William Alexander Carte
     *  Mary Malinda Carte
     *  Rachel Alvilda Carte b. Mar 2 1853 Charleston WV
     *  Joseph Elsworth Carte
     *  Almeda Bell Carte
     *  Calvin Orr Carte
     2nd husband of Margaret C "Peggy" Harper:
     m. William H Legg Feb 8 1866
  *  Mary Ann Harper b. abt 1834
  *  Lillian "Lydia" Harper
     b. May 8 1836 Russell Co VA, d. Feb 19 1911 Roane Co WV
        buried Denny Lowe Cem, Cicerone WV
     m. Joseph Marcellus Raines Apr 23 1852 Kanawha Co WV
        b. Jan 12 1834 VA, d. Feb 10 1897 Roane Co WV
     Descendants of Lillian Harper and Joseph Raines
  *  Jerusha Harper
     b. Aug 15 1838 Russell(Kanawha) Co VA(WV), d. Nov 12 1928 Roane Co WV
     m. Spencer D Green Aug 29 1854 Kanawha Co
        b. Sep 14 1835 Bear Fork, Jackson Co VA(WV)
     *  Mary Jane Green b. Apr 1860 Roane Co WV, d. Apr 9 ____
        m. Richard Edwardson Taylor Dec 23 1876 Roane Co
           b. Aug 20 1859 Roane Co, d. Mar 9 1922 Roane Co
        Descendants of Mary Green and Richard Taylor
     2nd husband of Jerusha Harper:
     m. William Henderson "Hent" Taylor Jul 30 1867 Roane Co
        b. Jan 5 1850 Kanawha Co, d. Nov 12 1928 Roane Co
  *  Elizabeth Almeda Harper
     b. Dec 6 1840 Harper Dist, Flat Fork Roane Co VA(WV)
     d. Aug 18 1879 Roane Co buried Aug 19 1879 Hunt/Harper Cem, Ryan WV
        one source says b. Dec 20 1840, m. Feb 15 1858
        another source says b. Dec 26 1840
     m. _ Ryan
     2nd husband of Elizabeth Almeda Harper:
     m. Oliver Basham Hunt Oct 24 1857 Roane Co
        b. Nov 18 1839 Lebanon VA, d. Dec 28 1909
     Descendants of Elizabeth Harper and Oliver Hunt
  *  Malinda A Harper
     b. Sep 28 1844 Flat Fork WV, d. Mar 25 1922 Harmony WV
        buried Mar 26 1922 Hawkins Cem, Flat Fork, Harmony
     m. Benjamin Franklin "Bent" Hawkins Jan 9 1862 Roane Co
        b. Jun 3 1841 Fayette Co VA, d. May 15 1917 Roane Co
     Descendants of Malinda Harper and Benjamin Hawkins
  *  Sarah Jane Harper
     b. Mar 15 1847 Flat Fork, Roane Co WV, d. Dec 19 1935 Poca WV
        buried Jackson/Westfall Cem, Johnson Creek, Roane Co
     m. Nathan Westfall Jan 9 1862 Roane Co VA
        b. Nov 25 1843 Jackson Co VA, d. Mar 27 1926 Roane Co
     Descendants of Sarah Harper and Nathan Westfall


Contributors:

The Lockharts - LemLoc@aol.com - Authors Section
Jayne Harper - Jhill527@aol.com - Murry Harper and Marie Allison descendants
Stacy Ryerson - sryerson99@mindspring.com - Rev. John Luther Harper descendants
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