John Johnson Harper Genealogy
John Johnson Harper2 (William1)
John Harper (1771-1853) was a weaver by trade. In tax records of the year 1800
he was listed as a single man living in Luzerne township of Fayette County, Pa.
He married Mrs. Fanny (Little) Norris and in the spring of 1812 they removed
with their family to Athens County, Ohio, where Fanny Harper died Aug. 29, 1833
aged 60 years, 10 months and 23 days. He passed away Dec. 1, 1853 aged 82 years,
5 months, 23 days. They rest in the old West State Street Cemetery at Athens.
Issue of John and Fanny Harper:
Theron Harper, b. 1809 in Fayette Co., Pa.
Derastus Harper m. Dec. 3, 1838 Mary H. Bierce in Athens
County, Ohio. After the death of his uncle Abraham Little in Fayette County
Pa., in 1836, he bought out the shares of the other heirs and is believed to
have removed back to Pa. Nothing is known of his descendants
Clarissa Harper, d. 1841 unm.
Albert Harper, b. 1812 in Pa.