West Virginia Pioneers

Viola Elizabeth Harper

Female 1880 - 1950  (70 years)


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  • Name Viola Elizabeth Harper 
    Born 13 Apr 1880  Harper District, Roane Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 7 Oct 1950  Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I34191  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2017 

    Father Jonathan Smith Epperson Harper,   b. 31 Mar 1858, Roane County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1923, Roane County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Margaret Jane Harper,   b. 4 Sep 1859, Harper District, Roane Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1881, Roane County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years) 
    Married 3 Mar 1879  Harper District, Roane Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Notes 

    • 1880 Census Place: Harper, Roane, West VirginiaPage 30B
      Jonathan HARPER Self M M W 22 VA
      Margaret HARPER Wife F M W 20 VA
      Viola E. HARPER Dau F S W 2M WV
      Poly A Taylor Other M D W 35 VA
      Occ: Servant Fa: VA Mo: VA
      Lear J Taylor Other F S W 2 WV
      Occ: Without Home Fa: VA Mo: VA
    Family ID F10062  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family General Braxton Davis,   b. 20 Jun 1872, Roane County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1951, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 30 May 1896  Roane County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 

    • 1900 Washington Dist Jackson Co WV [next to Benjamin Davis]
      General B Davis 6/1872 m 4y
      Viola 5/1880 2-1 child
      Dona 5/1897
      Cummings, Amanda 4/1844 wd 1-1 VA VA VA

      1910 Washington, Jackson, WV # 233
      Davis, General B 38 m1- 13y WV VA VA
      Viola E 30 m1- 13y 7-4 children WVWVWV
      Lessie D da 13 WVWVWV
      Velva da 7 WVWVWV
      Cornella da 4 WVWVWV
      Nettie da 2 WVWVWV

      1920 Washington, Jackson, WV # 54
      Davis, J B 47
      Viola L 39
      Nellie da 13
      Nettie da 11
      Dalas da 7
      Litis son 2.10
      Hersel son 3/12

      1930 Washington, Jackson, WV # 109
      Davis, Braxton J 57 m age 23 WV VA WV
      Viola L 50 m age 16 WVWVWV
      Dolos da 17
      Litis A son 13
      Hersel O son 10

      1940 Washington, Jackson, West Virginia
      Davis, Braxton 67 WV 1935: lived same house (Indexed as "Brother"
      Viola L wife 60 WV 1935: lived same house
      Lytia son 23 WV 1935: lived same house
      Ruby dau-in-law 19 WV 1935: lived same house
      Hersel son 20 WV 1935: lived same house
      Erma dau-in-law 18 WV 1935: lived same house
      Vernon gd son 1 WV

      JCBR
      Davis, L D, 5/23/1897 (f)
      Hersel Odbert 10/11/1919
      Nettie Lucy 3/31/1908 General Braxton & Viola Elizabeth (Harper) Davis, Advent (f&mpob) WV, delayed
      Prudy D 8/22/1912
      Velva 5/25/1903
      Zona 5/27/1899 JB & VL

      Viola Elizabeth HARPER and Jeneral Braxton "Brack" DAVIS had the following children:
      Dona L. DAVIS.
      Velva O DAVIS.
      Cornelia E. DAVIS.
      Nettie DAVIS.
      Dolas P. DAVIS.
      Lytis A. DAVIS.
      Hersel O. DAVIS.
    Children 
     1. Dona Lessie Davis,   b. 23 May 1897, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Zona Davis,   b. 27 May 1899, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1900  (Age < 0 years)
     3. Velva Davis,   b. 25 May 1903, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Cornelia Davis,   b. Abt 1905, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Nettie Lucy Davis,   b. 31 Mar 1908, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Dolas Virginia Davis
     7. Lytis A Davis
     8. Hersel Odbert Davis,   b. 11 Oct 1919, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1993, Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Family ID F11100  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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

    2. [S89] Fran Green Daniels.

    3. [S377] Marieda Derrick Edens of Charleston WV (MDE Roots@.

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