Harper Family Bible

Records of Bible of George Harper and Mary Elliott Baxter. Kimber and Sharpless Stereotype edition the Holy Bible Philadelphia. In May 1995 it is in the possession of Col. Douglas A. Harper, 2418 South Shore Drive, Bilxoi, MS 39532 601-388-3071. Col Harper is a descendant of George and Mary Elliott Harper through Jacob Harper. George Harper was born in Augusta Co. VA (in the part that is now Pendleton Co. WV) and married in Randolph Co. WV on 11 June 1788. Their first son was born in Fayette Co. KY in 1789 and by 1804 George and his family was in Knox Co. IN where he remained until he died.

Family Record Marriages

William Baxter and Mary Elliott was married A.D. 1783 July the 8th.
George Harper and Mary Baxter widow of William Baxter Deseased was married A.D. 1788 June 11th.
Jesse Harper and Eliza Bond was married June the 22 - 1838.
Jesse Harper and Martha Harper was married t:he 3 - 1847.
C B Caldwell and Ida B. Vertrees was married December the 25, 1884 at Otter Creek, Hardin Co Ky at 5.30 a.m.

Family Record Births

George Harper was born A.D. 1756 Sept the 22d.
Mary Elliott was born A.D. 1764 Feb the 27th.
John Baxter was born A.D. 1784 April 14th.
Mary Baxter was born A.D. 1785 June 21st.
William Harper was born A.D. 1789 Feb 23rd.
James Harper was born A.D. 1790 May 15th.
Jacob Harper was born November 25th. A D. 1791.
Caty Harper was born A.D. 1793 July 9th.
Richard Elliott Harper was born A.D. 1795 April 15th.
Henry Harper was born A.D. 1796 Oct 4th.
Patsy Harper was born A.D. 1798 Sept 19.
George Washington Harper was born A.D. 1800 May 27th.
Rachel Elliott Harper was born A.D. 1802 January 15th.
Jesse Harper was born A.D. 1803 July 16.
Lemuel Harper was born A.D. 1805 March 31.
Levi Harper was born A.D. 1806 Nov 25.
Nicholas Harper was born A.D. 1810 April 10th.
Eliza Bond was born May 30th 1820.
Mary Katherine Harper was born October the 23rd 1839.
Patsy Jane Harper was born January 29th 1841.
Tobias Eshalman Harper was born Sept 27th 1842.
Louisa Virginia Harper was born Feb. 14th 1844.
Eliza Ann Harper was born Dec 10th, 1845.
Mary Jane Harper daughter of James Harper was born December the 28th 1824.
C.B. Caldwell was born March 17, 1861.
Ida B. Vertrees was born Aug the 29, 1862.
Mable E. Caldwell was born July the 6th 1886.
James A. Caldwell was born Jan 21th 1888.
William Lee Caldwell was born June 25th 1890.

Family Records Deaths

Jesse Harper died Nov 28th 1848.
Wm. Harper died Sept 17th 1839.
Jacob Harper died 1857.
Patsy Shepard (Harper) wife of H.B. Shepard died Jany 21, 1867.
Tobias E. Harper Co. D 21st Reg. Ind. Vols. died at Baton Rouge Louisiana May 4th 1864. Afterwards removed to Soldiers Cemetery in St. Louis, MO.
Mary C. Polk wife of W.A. Polk and daughter of Jesse Harper died Oct. 6th 1876.
Katie Polk daughter of W.A. and M.C. Polk born Sept 21st 1876.
Henry Harper deceased March 20th A.D. 1829 aged 32 years, 5 months, 16 days.
James Harper deceased December the first A.D. 1829 aged 39 years 5 months and 16 days.
Lemuel Harper deceased Nov. the 11th A.D. 1833 aged 28 years 7 months and 11 days.
George Harper Sr. and origins of the foregoing records deceased Dec 17th A.D. 1834 Aged 78 years 2 months and 25 days.
George W. Harper deceased April the 23rd 1846 aged 45 years 10 months and 7 days.
Levi Harper deceased Jan 12th A.D 1835. Aged 28 years, 1 month and 17 days.
Rachel Elliott Dunning formerly Caldwell and prior to that Harper departed this life Feb. 14th A.D. 1838 aged 36 years and 30 days.
Richard E. Harper deceased Feb 14th A.D. 1841 aged 45 years 10 months and 2 days.
Nicholas Harper deceased March the 26th A.D. 1841 aged 30 years 11 months and 16 days.
Mary Harper consort of George Harper Sr. deceased Feb 23rd 1842. Aged 77 years 11 months and 23 days.
Eliza Harper consort of Jesse Harper deceased March 8th, 1846. Aged 25 years, 10 months 22 days.
Eliza Ann Harper died January 23rd 1847 aged one year 1 month and 13 days.

(Additional births written on the first page of the NEW TESTAMENT.)

Ida Boone Caldwell was born Nov 1st 1891.
Nellie May Caldwell was born Oct. 7th 1896.
Laura Edna Caldwell was born Mar. 12, 1899.
Lula Bell Caldwell was born April 13, 1901.

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