He married Sarah "Sallie" VICKERS on 27 Mar 1873 in Irwin Co., GA. Sarah "Sallie" VICKERS was born on 13 Aug 1856. Died on 10 May 1941. Buried in Lax Church Cem., Coffee Co., GA.
They had the following children:
i. Nancy Elizabeth HARPER
ii. Charles HARPER was born on 8 Feb 1875. Died on 8 Feb 1875. Buried in Lax Church Cem., Irwin Co., GA.
iii. Arthur HARPER, my great grandfather
iv. Needham W. HARPER
v. Samuel HARPER was born on 19 Jul 1880. Died on 1 Oct 1881. Buried in Lax Church Cem., Irwin Co., GA.
vi. Wiley Y. HARPER
vii. Rebecca "Becky" HARPER
viii. Youngy HARPER
ix. Jacob H. HARPER
x. Thomas A. HARPER
xi. Mary Ellen HARPER
xii. Elbert L. HARPER
xiiii. Pearlie J. HARPER
xiv. Herbert HARPER was born on 4 Jul 1899. Died on 19 Jan 1900. Buried in Lax Church Cem., Irwin Co., GA.
That's a lot of children. I would love to visit and see how they lived. They called him Big Mouth Harper, he did have a big mouth, wonder if he talked a lot?