West Virginia Pioneers

Asa Harper

Male 1820 - 1903  (83 years)


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  • Name Asa Harper 
    Born 11 Jan 1820  Russell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Dec 1903  Cicerone, Roane Co., WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Person ID I34024  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2017 

    Father John A Harper,   b. Mar 1797, Halifax County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1877, Roane County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Mother Rachel Taylor,   b. 1801, Russell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1868, Roane County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 1815  Russell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 

    • 1820 Russell Co, VA
      Harper, John
      2 m 0-10
      1m 26-45
      1f 0-10
      1f 26-45
      1 in agriculture
      no slaves

      1840 Kanawha Co, VA
      Jno Harper
      1m 0-5 Andrew
      3m 5-10 Geo, Lewis, Enoch
      1m 10-15 James
      1m 15-20 Asa
      2m 20-30
      1m 50-60
      1f 0-5 Ada
      2f 5-10 Jane, Martha
      1f 10-15 Eliza
      1f 40-50

      1850 Kanawha Co VA Dist 29 # 1289
      John Harper 62
      Rachel 56
      Enoch 21
      Lewis 16
      Adaline 14
      Jackson 11
      Susan 8

      1860 Roane, VA #888-888 all born Va
      John Harper Snr 72 1500-225
      Rachel 29
      Isaac 19

      1870 Roane Co WV
      John Harper Sr 72
      Rachel 69
      Isaac 19

      JC Cemeteries, vol 2,
      John Harper, d 9/30/1852, aged 62y, B Rockbridge co, VA
    Family ID F2272  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Jane Lowe,   b. Nov 1820, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1880  (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Married 28 Dec 1840  Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Notes 

    • 1850 Kanawha Co WV
      Asa Harper 30
      Mary 29
      Margaret 8
      Eliza 1

      1860 Roane Co WV
      Asa Harper 40 VA
      Mary J 40
      Margaret 18
      Eliza 12
      Rachel 8
      George S 4
      Mary H Eakin 48

      1870 Roane Co WV Harper Dist
      Asa Harper Sr 50 Jan
      Mary J 49 Nov
      George S 14 Jan
      John Sr 73 Mar
      Eakin, Mary H 58 housekeeper Jun

      1880 Census Place: Walton, Roane, West Virginia Page 122B
      Mary J. HARPER Self F M W 60 WV
      George S. HARPER Son M S W 24 WV
      Charles DRENNEN Other M S W 6 WV
    Children 
     1. Margaret Harper,   b. 14 Nov 1841, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1877  (Age 35 years)
     2. Eliza Harper,   b. 30 Oct 1848, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1860, Roane County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 11 years)
     3. Rachel Ann Harper,   b. 16 Nov 1852, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. George Summers Harper,   b. 25 Oct 1855, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1936  (Age 80 years)
    Family ID F10045  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Martha Myrtle Brock,   b. 4 Feb 1843, Braxton County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 27 Dec 1881  Roane County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    Notes 

    • 1880 Census Place: Harper, Roane, West Virginia Page 30B
      Asa HARPER Self M M W 60 VA
      Margart BROCK Other F S W 37 VA

      1900 Roane Co WV Harper Dist
      Asa Harper 1/1820
      Martha M 2/1843
      Lucy A 10/1885
      Sarah F Brock si-il 11/1845
      Lonzo M Larch boarder 3/1880
    Children 
     1. Rebecca F. Harper,   b. Abt 1876, Harper District, Roane Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Mary S. Harper,   b. Abt 1878, Harper District, Roane Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Lucinda Harper,   b. 1880, Harper District, Roane Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Bettie M Harper,   b. 27 Nov 1882, Roane County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1893, Roane County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 11 years)
     5. Lucy A. Harper,   b. 10 Oct 1885, Walton, Roane, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1933, Roane County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
    Family ID F10046  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Sources 
    1. [S386] 1880 census records Roane Co., WV.

    2. [S89] Fran Green Daniels.

    3. [S64] Death Records, Roane Co, WV.

    4. [S381] Mearle J. Harper of Orem Utah is the source of thi.

    5. [S2] Marriage Records, Kanawha Co, WV.

    6. [S15] Marriage Records, Roane Co, WV.