West Virginia Pioneers

Alexander Stephen Harper

Male 1864 - 1924  (~ 59 years)


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  • Name Alexander Stephen Harper 
    Born Jan 1864  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 1924  Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I34253  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 4 Mar 2018 

    Father Stephen Peter Harper,   b. 1829, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Isabell Green,   b. Abt 1830,   d. Abt 1878  (Age ~ 48 years) 
    Married 26 Jan 1846  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 

    • 1850 Kanawha Co VA # 1273
      Stephen Harper 21
      Isabelly 20
      Sarah M 2
      Samuel 1

      1870 Washington Dist, Jackson Co., WV 20 Aug 1870 #229-229
      Stephen Harper 62 Farmer (Poca), 200-100, b VA
      Isabella 44 b VA
      William 20 b VA Farm Labor
      John 18 b VA Farm Labor
      Susan 16 b VA
      Mary 8 b VA
      Emma 2 b VA
      Thomas 6 b VA [Alex Stephen?]
      (Not named) 1mo (male) May b Jackson Co.. [Joseph Frank]

      1880 Poca, Kanawha, West Virginia Page 344A
      Stephen HARPER Self M M W 62 WV
      Humirah HARPER Wife F M W 40 WV
      Ellen HARPER Dau F S W 15 WV
      Isabelle HARPER Dau F S W 12 WV [Emma]
      Joseph HARPER Son M S W 10 WV
      Manerva HARPER Dau F S W 8 WV
      Peter HARPER Son M S W 6 WV
      Albert HARPER Son M S W 10M WV
      Wm. S. HARPER GSon M S W 8 WV
    Family ID F5386  Group Sheet

    Family Emma Jane Taylor,   b. May 1870, Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 27 Mar 1885  Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Marriage Record
      Date: 3/27/1885 by AB Kiser
      Place: Kanawha, West Virginia, United States
      Alex Harper, 21, Kanawha Co, WV, Kanawha Co, WV
      Emma Taylor, 17, Kanawha Co, WV, Kanawha Co, WV
      Remarks: Jno Shafer (Oath)

      1900 Emma Belle, Kanawha, West Virginia
      Harper, Alexander 1/1864 M 14y WV VA WV
      Emma J wife 5/1870 7-6 children WV WV WV
      James A son 3/1887 WV WV WV
      George son 4/1889 WV WV WV
      Lucy da 10/1890 WV WV WV
      Romo son 11/1892 WV WV WV
      William son 12/1897 WV WV WV
      Carrie M da 9/1899 WV WV WV

      1910 Washington, Jackson, West Virginia
      Harper, Stephen A 45 m1- 24y WV WV WV
      Emma J wife 40 m1- 24y 10-8 children OH WV WV
      James A son 23 WV WV OH
      Romeo son 16 WV WV OH
      John W son 12 WV WV OH
      Carrie M dau 11 WV WV OH
      Benjamine H son 8 WV WV OH
      Lilly M dau 4 WV WV OH
      [next is Joseph F Harper age 38 wd

      1920 Sugar Creek, Kanawha, West Virginia #386 - 409
      Harper, Stephen A 55 WV WV WV
      Emma J wife 51 OH OH OH
      Romeo son 24 WV WV OH
      Benjamin son 18 WV WV OH
      Lily M dau 13 WV WV OH
      Icy P d-in-law 16 WV WV OH
      Coffman, Robert sil 22 WV WV OH
      Carrie M dau 20 WV WV WV OH
      at # 388-411 - James E Haper 48 & iwfe Rosa age 26 - related?


      Children of STEPHEN HARPER and EMMA TAYLOR are:
      i. LUCY ALBERTA5 HARPER, b. October 1890, Roane Co. West Virginia; m. WILLIAM BLAINE PARSONS.
      ii. ROME HARPER, b. November 1892, Roane Co. West Virginia; m. (1) PEARL RHODES; m. (2) THELMA HILL.
      iii. JOHN WILLIAM HARPER, b. December 1897, Roane Co. West Virginia; d. 1983, Roane Co. West Virginia; m. NELLIE RAINES.
      iv. CARRIE MAE HARPER, b. September 1899, Roane Co. West Virginia; d. March 31, 1980, Roane Co. West Virginia; m. JOHN ROBERT COFFMAN.
      v. BENJAMIN HOLLY HARPER, b. August 14, 1902, Roane Co. West Virginia; m. ESTE MILAM.
      vi. LILLY MAZE HARPER, b. February 03, 1906, Roane Co. West Virginia; m. (1) OPIE MOFFATT; m. (2) NEWELL FISHER; m. (3) VERNON HAID.
      vii. JAMES ASBURY HARPER, b. March 1887, White Oak, Roane Co., West Virginia; d. 1940, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.
      Notes for JAMES ASBURY HARPER:
      James never married.
      viii. GEORGE WASHINGTON HARPER, b. April 1889, Roane Co. West Virginia; m. LUCRETIA PAXTON.
    Children 
     1. James Asbury Harper,   b. Mar 1887, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1940, Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years)
     2. George Washington Harper,   b. Apr 1889, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +3. Lucy Alberta Harper,   b. Oct 1890, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +4. Romeo Harper,   b. 21 Nov 1894, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1943, Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     5. John William Harper,   b. Dec 1897, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Carrie Mae Harper,   b. Sep 1899, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +7. Benjamin Hollie Harper,   b. 4 Aug 1902, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1977  (Age 75 years)
     8. Lilly Maze Harper,   b. 1905, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F10072  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Mar 1885 - Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1924 - Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S518] Cen.

    2. [S89] Fran Green Daniels.

    3. [S17] Marriage Records, Jackson Co, WV.