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John HARPER is reported to have died in Civil War. His wife Elizabeth Catherine Campbell HARPER is listed in 1860 and later moved to Hardin Co. KY by 1880 living with son John Calvin HARPER & family and near son Elijah HARPER.  Unable to locate them prior to 1860 census. All census records list them as being born in NC and all children (John is the earlist known b. 1847) all born in TN. Unable to find marriage license, death of youngest son Alvin listed on the 1860 census as 3yrs age not found on the 1880 or else where.

Submitted by:
C. Ann Slaughter

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