Billyard Genealogy: Joseph Harper

Joseph Harper (b. 1849)   

Occupation: Carpenter (1870-1871)

Parents: James Harper (b. 1812) & Margaret X (b. 1810)

Siblings (8): Clara Harper (b. 1838), George Harper (b. 1836), Margaret Harper (b. 1842), Jane Harper (b. 1846), Charles Alfred Harper (1846-1916), Mary Harper (b. 1847), Adison Harper (b. 1853), William H. Harper (b. 1856)

Spouse: Mary Jane Jordon (b. 1850)

Child: Susan Emma Harper (b. 1871)

Life Events:
[Year][Date][Age][Event]
1849-1852 Born in South Carolina, United States      [1, 2]
1870Jan 10   [18-21y] Married Mary Jane Jordon (b. 1850) in Stamford, Niagara County, Ontario, Canada      [3]
 Marriage registry for Joseph and Mary is hard to read: the surname for their witness George is illegible. They were married by Rev. B Blount from St. Catharines. Witnessed by George X & Susan Jordan
1871Jan   [19-22y]   - birth of daughter Susan Emma Harper (b. 1871) in Ontario, Canada      [4]

Census information:
Census Name Age Birth Religion Origin Occ.
1850 Joseph Harper 1 South Carolina      
1861       '' 9 United States Wesleyan Methodist    
1871 Joseph Harper 23       '' Episcopal Methodist African Carpenter

          Relationship Algorithm Ancestral vitals


Sources:
   [1] - 1850 Census [Columbia (1), Richland, South Carolina, United States, row 20]
   [2] - 1861 Census [St. Catharines (1), Lincoln, Ontario, Canada, row 15]
   [3] - Ontario Marriage Registry for Joseph Harper and Mary J Jordan (1870)
   [4] - 1871 Census [Township of Stamford (3), Welland County, Ontario, Canada, row 14]


Last updated 8 Sep 2020 by Andrew Billyard

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