Harper Census – 1790 – 1920

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Harper Census Project – 1790, 1800, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850

Harper Tax Lists – 1780, 1779, 1793, 1816, 1842

1780 Dobbs, North Carolina Tax List

1790 North Carolina, Craven (Newbern District) John Harper, p. 436 (Series M:637  Roll:7)

1790 CRAVEN 

Thomas HARPER-one over-6 females
Robert-one over 16
Abram-2 over, 2 under-5 feemales
Peter-one over
John-one over, 1 female

1790 North Carolina, Dobbs (Newbern District) Jesse Harper p. 466 (Series: M637  Roll: 7)

1790 North Carolina, Dobbs (Newbern District) – John Harper p. 462 (Series: M637 Roll: 7)

1790 North Carolina, Dobbs – John Harper p. 465

1790 North Carolina, Dupin – names beginning with H

1790 DOBBS

State Records of North Carolina by Clark
Vol XXVI Census 1790 with Index
F251.N6 v26
1906

Page 198 Dobbs
Jesse Harper
1 Free White Males 16+
1 Free White Males under 16
1 Free White Females including heads of family

1790 Census – Page 1283 State Records
Island Creek District, Granville County
The estate of Jesse Harper
Land: 1350
14 blacks
No wheels

1790 Census 

1790 Census Granville
The Estate of Jesse Harper
Land 1350; 14 Blacks
No Wheels

1790 GREENE County area

Francis Senr – one male over 16, one female – one slave
(son of Alexander ?)

Next door –
Francis Jr – one male over, three under, two females – 1 slave
(son of Francis I – ?)

Blaney – one male over, one under, three females – 4 slaves
(son of Francis I)

William – one male over, one female – three slaves
Next door to William Kilpatrick Jr
(son of Alexander)

John one male over, two under, three females – 1 slave
Not close to others
(son of Alexander)

Missing – the sons of Alexander – Robert, Blaney, Hugh, Alexander Jr

In 1803 -Francis HARPER was the Admr. of James VENDRICK estate
(Franciss appears to have married his widow)
John VENDRICK had a daughter Ann HARPER in 1785.

LENOIR AREA

George – one over, two under, one female

Jesse – one over, one under, one female

John, – one over, one under, 4 females

Nathan – one over, three under, two females

1790 North Carolina, Pitt p.459

1790 North Carolina, Wayne (Newbern District) – John Harper p. 468 (Series: M637 Roll: 7)

1790 South Carolina, Chester

1790 Harper Summary

1800 Craven

http://smithharper.org/alexander-harper-1800-1820-census

Name:Alexander Harper
Home in 1800 (City, County, State):Craven, North Carolina
Free White Persons – Males – Under 10:1
Free White Persons – Males – 26 thru 44:1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 10:1
Free White Persons – Females – 26 thru 44:1
Number of Household Members Under 16:2
Number of Household Members Over 25:2
Number of Household Members:4

1800 GREENE COUNTY

#176 – John Harper – four males under 10, two – 10-16, one 26-45; one female under 10, one 10-16, one 26-45 – 10 slaves
next door to James Ormond
(John who married Ann Ormond – son of Alexander)

#237 – Francis – one male under 10, one 10-16, one 26-45; one female under 10, one 26-45 – one slave
(son of Francis Sr ?)

#259 – William – one male 10-16, one over 45; one female 10-16, one over 45 – 13 slaves
next door
(son of Alexander)

#260 – Hughey – one male under 10, two 10-16; one male 26-45; one female under 10, one 16-26 – 7 slaves
(son of Alexander)

#338 – Blaney Sr – two males under 10, one 26-45; three over 45; two females 10-16, one 26-45 – 19 slaves
(son of Francis I – means there was a younger Blaney – where was he? Who were the other two over 45 – was one his brother Francis?

1800 Wayne Federal Census

1800 Harper Names

1810 Harper Names

1820 Harper Names

1820 Jesse Harper

1820 CRAVEN

Alexander Harper

http://smithharper.org/alexander-harper-1800-1820-census

GREENE

#119 – Charles – four males under 10, one 26-45; two females under 10, one 26-45
(son of Francis)

#123 – Delanah – two males under 10, one 26-45; two females under 10, one 16-26 – 8 slaves
(son of Francis ?)

#133 – Robert – two males under 10, one 10-16, one over 45; one female under 10, one 26-45, one over 45 – 13 slaves
(son of Alexander)

#135 – Blanah – one under 10, one 16-18, one over 45; one female 16-26 – 11 slaves
(maybe Blaney Sr who wife had just died)

#136 – John – one male 26-45; two females under 10, one 16-26 – 8 slaves

#137 – Richard – one male 16-26; one female under 10, one 16-26 – 12 slaves
(son of Blaney Sr ?)

#141 – Blanar J., Jr. – one male under 10, one 16-26; one female 16-26 – 9 slaves
(son of Blaneys Sr.)

#150 – Blanah – two males 10-16, one over 45; one female over 45, – 7 slaves
(son of Alexander)

#151 – William – one male 16-45 – 2 slaves

#152 – Alexander – one male over 45; one female under 10, two 10-16, one 16-26, one over 45 – 9 slaves
(son of Alexander – where has he been all this time?)

#153 – John Senr – two males 16-26, one over 45; one femle 16-26, one 26-45, one over 45 – 12 slaves
(son of Alexander)

#159 – Hughy – two males under 10, one 10-16, one over 45; three females under 10, three 16-26, one over 45 – 17 slaves
(son of Alexander)

#372 – Sarah – one male 10-16, one 16-18, one 16-26; one female under 10, one 16-26, one 26-45 – 14 slaves

#375 – Patrick – one male 26-45; one female under 10, one 16-45, – no slaves

#378 – Alexander – one male under 10, one 26-45; two females under 10, one 16-26, one 26-45 – one slave
(son of Alexander Jr ?)

1820 PITT

Down’s District:
Weaks Harper: 1M 10-16, 1M 26-45, 1F 16-26,
2 Ag, 0 slaves

Noah Tison’s District:
Edward Harper: 2M under 10, 1M 18-26, 2F under 10,
1F 16-26, 2Ag
1M slave14-26,
1F slave under 14
1F slave 14-26

Francis Harper: 1M under 10, 1M 18-26, 1F under 10,
1F 16-26, 3 Ag 
2 M slaves under 14
1M slave 14-26
1F slave under 14
1F slave 14-26

1830  GREENE

#3 – Robert – three males 15-20, one male 50-60; one female 0-5, one 10-15, one 40-50 – 13 slaves
(b 1775 – son of Alexander I)

#25 – Blaney Harper – one male 15-20, one 20-30, one 50-60; one female 15-20, one 50-60 – 12 slaves
(inconsistent with 1840 census)

#28 – Delaney – one male 0-5, one 5-10, two 15-20, one 40-50; one female 10-15, one 15-20 – one free colored male 10- – 11 slaves

#88 – James – one male 20-30, one 30-40; one female 20-30, one 60-70 – 6 slaves
(son of John)

#89 – Ormond – one male 0-5, one 30-40; two females 0-5, one 20-30 – 8 slaves
(son of John, grandson of Alex)

#122 – Alexander – one male 0-5, two 5-10, one 15-20, one 40-50; one female 0-5, one 15-20, one 40-50 – 2 slaves

#141 – Hugh – two males 10-15, one 60-70; two females 10-15, one 15-20, one 40-50 – 15 slaves
(bc 1760 – 1770 – son of ALEXANDER I

#171 – Charles H. – two males 5-10, two 10-15, two 15-20, one 30-40; two females 0-5, one 5-10, one 10-15, one 15-20, one 30-40 – 28 slaves

#189 – Hugh, Jr – one male 0-5, one 20-30; one female 0-5, one 5-10, one 15-20 – 6 slaves

#195 – William – one male 15-20, one 20-30, one 40 – 50; 3 slaves

#201 – Alexander – one male 60-70; one female 15-20 – 7 slaves
(bc 1760 – 1770 – son of ALEXANDER ?)

#236 – John – one male 5-10, one 40-50; two females 0-5, one 5-10, two 10-15, one 30-40 – 10 slaves

#382 – Martha – two males 5-10; one female 20-30, one 40-50 – no slaves

#607 – Richard H. F. – one male 0-5, one 20-30, one 30-40; two females 5-10, one 10-15, two 20-30 – 15 slaves
(son of Blaneys Sr.)

1830 PITT

Capt. Samuel Smith’s District
Francis Harper: 1M 10-15, 1M 30-40, 1M 50-60,
1F 5-10,1F 15-20, 1F 30-40

Unnamed District:
Edward Harper: 1M under 5, 3M 5-10, 2M 10-15
1M 30-40, 1F under 5, 2F 10-15,
1F 30-40.

1830 LENOIR

Patric – Contentnea section – one male 40-50; one female 5-10, one female 40-50

1840 Harper Census

1840 GREENE COUNTY

#106 – Francis – one male 20-30, one male 50-60 – one slave

#129 – James M. – one male 5-10, one 30-40; one female 0-5, one 20-30 – 7 slaves

#131- Blaney – one male 70-80; one female 60-70 – 10 slaves
(inconsistant with 1830)

#133 – Delany – one male 0-5, one 10-15, one 15-20, one 50-60; one female 5-10, one 40-50 – 27 slaves

#282 – Elizabeth – one female 40-50 – can’t read or write

#304 – Richard – one male 20-30, one female 15-20 – 6 slaves
appears to be a school and he must have been the teacher

#446 – Nancy – one female 10-15, one 50-60 – 9 slaves
can’t read or write

#478 – William – one male 15-20, one 20-30, one 50-60 – 2 slaves
can’t read or write

#591 – Charles – one male 0-5, one 15-20, two 20-30, one 40-50; two females 5-10, one 10-15, one 15-20, one 20-30 – 16 slaves

#568 – Ormond – two males 5-10, one 10-15, one 40-50; one female 30-40 – 7 slaves
(moved to Miss in 1840 something – may have made a stop in Franklin Co, Ga – son of John – grandson of Alex)

#599 – Redding – one male 0-5, one male 20-30; one female 15-20
(son of Robert)

#660 – Richard Jr – one male 15-20 – 5 slaves

1844 Lenoir, North Carolina Tax List

1850 GREENE COUNTY

OLDS DISTRICT

335 – Elizabeth – 50

#44 – William 65 farmer, William May 21(next to Ormonds)

#45 – Elizabeth Ormond 60 – in household was Susan J. Harper – 16

#48 – John J. Edwards 50 – etc in household was John E. F. Harper 13

#51 – Jesse Frizzle 44 – etc – in household was John W. Harper 35 – schooteacher

HUGHES DISTRICT

#156 – Richard M. – 30, not married – others in household

#178 – Martha Harper 36, Nicy 15, Mary 12, Martha L. 5

#194 – Charles H. 25, Elizabeth 21, Jesse F. 3, Mary M. 1 – Charles F. Albritton 16

TOWN OF HOOKERTON

#387 – Redding 34, Nancy 29, Samuel 11, Elizabeth2, Gatsy Ann 5 months

HOOKERTON DISTRICT

Delany 61, Martha 55, Mary C. 14, Francis 13

#462 – H. D. 22 – Hills in household

TOWN OF SNOW HILL

#549 – Henry H. – merchant, 34, Leroy 16
TYSONS MARSH

#552 – Richard 30, Treasy 30, Martha 8, Blaney 1, Martha Albritton 7

#553 – Axy 40, Delany 10, Luby 6
PITT

Griffins District:
Henry Wingate 25M farmer/380
Nancy (Harper) 21f
Marizah 4f
Joiner 4/12 m
Susan Harper 60f

(next door)
Edward Harper 55m
Catharine (Williams) 55f
Albert 20m laborer/in sch.
Margaret 22f in sch.
Catharine 16f in sch.

Gideon Weatherington 35m
Nancy (Harper) 30f
Benjamin 13m in sch.
Marths 12f in sch.
Eliz. 10f in sch.
Edward 9m
Andrew 7m
Mary 5f
Margaret 6/12

Burney’s District

Francis Harper 31m Farmer, md in last yr., cannot R or W
Elizabeth (Summerell) 27f md in last yr,. cannot R or W
Oliver Harper 38m farmer/200
Mason (Simmons) 41f cannot R or W
Susan 9f in sch.
Charles 8m in sch.
Nancy 7f
Jane 2f

LENOIR CO

William G. – Moseley Hall area – 25, Lamisa A. 21, Richard Farmer 11

Calvin Moloney – Moseley Hall are – in household was Betsy Harper 52 – next to Kennedy families

James M. Harper 40, Charlotte 35 etc

1860 Felix and Catherine Harper King

1860 Duplin, North Carolina – Daniel Harper

1860 Duplin, North Carolina – Edith Harper

1860 Iredell, North Carolina – Jesse and Elmira Harper age 35

1860 Johnston, North Carolina – Harper Names

1860 Harper Names

1860 Lewis and Rachel Harper Tindal

1860 Sally Ivey Harper Herring

1870 Blackledge Harper

1870 Cornelius and Jesse Harper

1870 Lenoir Simpson and Letty Harper

NameAge
Simpson Harper35
Letty A Harper23
Jessee Harper9
Eliza M Harper6
Sarah E Harper3
Minnie Harper2

1870 Lenoir Simpson and Rachel Harper 
Age in 1870:66
Birth Year:abt 1804
Birthplace:North Carolina
Home in 1870:Trent, LenoirNorth Carolina
Race:White
Gender:Male
Post Office:Kinston
Value of real estate: 500, 200

NameAge
Sempon Harper66
Rachael Harper66

1870 Elizabeth Harper

1870 Ira Heath and Elizabeth Herring

1870 Jane Harper and David Churchwell

1880 Blackledge Harper

1880 Jesse and Fanny Harper – Woodington Township, Lenoir, North Carolina

1880 Jesse Harper – age 53 – Iredell, North Carolina

1880 Sally Ivey Harper Herring

1880 Simpson and Letitia Harper

1880 William and Annie Harper

1900 Jesse age 57 – Woodington Township, Lenoir, North Carolina

1900 Jesse age 54 – Snowhill Township, Greene, North Carollina

1900 Jesse and Lettie Harper

1900 William Harper

1910 H I  Harper – Inmate State Hospital, Wake, North Carolina

1910 William Ivey Harper

1920 William Harper