Tuesday, January 18, 2005

Henry S.C. Harper and Sallie Vickers

Henry S.C. "Big Mouth" HARPER was born on 16 Sep 1849 in Coffee Co., GA. Died on 5 Apr 1920. Buried in Lax Church Cem., Coffee Co., GA. 

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?

1 comment:

eynl said...

I've always been amazed at finding older pictures of family from long ago.  They always seem that they had a hard life from the look that they portray.  And with that many children, I believe they did.
Carol