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Amanda Malvina Sparrow Harper

Amanda Melvina SparrowAge: 68 years18671936

Name
Amanda Melvina Sparrow
Given names
Amanda Melvina
Surname
Sparrow
DeathDuplin Co., NC Cemetery Records Vol. A
Publication: 975.6382 V3s
Text:
Mother, Amanda M., wife of William Ivey Harper: 13 Sep 186 7 - 28 Jun 1936
SourceFamily Records on CD (finished 15 Oct 2000)
Text:
MARRIAGE: information is from her marriage records of Lenoir Co NC.
SourceRootsWeb
SourceToombstone of Amanda Melvina Sparrow
Citation details: Toombstone of Amanda Melvina Sparrow
SourceDeath Certificate
Birth September 13, 1867 45 38
Birth of a sisterAlpha Omega Sparrow
July 2, 1870 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherFurney Wilson Sparrow
March 7, 1871 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterMarge America Sparrow
1876 (Age 8 years)
Text:
Appears in the 1910 Lenoir County Census as "Merica Sparrow" living on Caswell Street with her older sister Charity Sparrow Maxwell and identified as a "servant".
Death of a fatherIsaac Sparrow
1884 (Age 16 years)
Death of a motherAnn Jane Baker
September 1885 (Age 17 years)
MarriageWilliam Ivey HarperView this family
January 14, 1886 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a son
#1
Ira Grissom Harper
January 31, 1887 (Age 19 years)
Text:
Name: Harper, Ira Grissom Father: Harper , William Ivey Mother: Sparrow , Amanda Melvina Birth Date: 31 January 1887 City: Pink Hill County: Lenoir State: NC Country: USA
Birth of a son
#2
Adrian Harper
June 3, 1888 (Age 20 years)
Text:
Name: Harper, Adrian Father: Harper , William Ivey Mother: Sparrow , Amanda Melvina Birth Date: 3 June 1888 City: Albertson County: Duplin State: NC Country: USA
Birth of a daughter
#3
Hilda Elizabeth Harper
March 14, 1890 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a son
#4
Henry Raeford Harper
September 30, 1892 (Age 25 years)
Text:
Name: Harper, Henry Raeford Father: Harper , William Ivey Mother: Sparrow , Amanda Melvina Birth Date: 30 September 1891 City: Albertson County: Duplin State: NC Country: USA
Publication: (I-3) Located on SR 1546, .1 west from the junction with SR 1555, on the north side of the road.
Birth of a daughter
#5
Lettie Jane Harper
June 26, 1893 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#6
William Walter Harper
January 3, 1895 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#7
George Adams Harper
March 18, 1898 (Age 30 years)
Text:
Name: Harper, George Adams Father: Harper , William Ivey Mother: Sparrow , Amanda Melvina Birth Date: 18 March 1898 City: Albertson County: Duplin State: NC Country: USA
Death of a sisterLouisa Sparrow
about 1898 (Age 30 years)
Death of a sonGeorge Adams Harper
May 18, 1899 (Age 31 years)
Publication: 975.6382 V3s
Text:
George A., son of W.I. & Amanda M. Harper: 18 Mar 1898 - 1 8 May 1899
Burial of a sonGeorge Adams Harper
1899 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a son
#8
Thurman Elvin Harper
September 20, 1900 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a son
#9
Furnie Melvin Harper
September 20, 1900 (Age 33 years)
Text:
Name: Harper, Furnie Melvin Father: Harper , William Ivey Mother: Sparrow , Amanda Melvina Birth Date: 20 September 1900 City: Albertson County: Duplin State: NC Country: USA
Birth of a son
#10
Rodolph Dennis Harper
September 9, 1902 (Age 34 years)
LDS baptism September 24, 1907 (Age 40 years)

LDS temple: SLAKE - SALT LAKE

Marriage of a childJames BrockLettie Jane HarperView this family
February 22, 1911 (Age 43 years)
Marriage of a childHenry Raeford HarperMary Elizabeth RhueView this family
March 22, 1911 (Age 43 years)
Death of a daughterLettie Jane Harper
September 1, 1913 (Age 45 years)
Burial of a daughterLettie Jane Harper
1913 (Age 45 years)
Marriage of a childAdrian HarperLillie Jane SmithView this family
March 14, 1915 (Age 47 years)
Marriage of a childIra Grissom HarperLettie StroudView this family
February 20, 1916 (Age 48 years)
Death of a brotherIra Delswain Sparrow
December 15, 1919 (Age 52 years)
Burial of a brotherIra Delswain Sparrow
1919 (Age 51 years)
Marriage of a childIra Grissom HarperVera Irene BoyetteView this family
September 11, 1920 (Age 52 years)
Marriage of a childAdrian HarperBeatrice Amy AycockView this family
September 8, 1922 (Age 54 years)
Death of a husbandWilliam Ivey Harper
December 31, 1922 (Age 55 years)
Publication: 975.6382 V3s
Text:
William Ivey Harper: 26 Feb 1853 - 31 Dec 1922
Burial of a husbandWilliam Ivey Harper
January 2, 1923 (Age 55 years)
Cemetery: Harper Cemetery
Marriage of a childFurnie Melvin HarperCarrie McCotterView this family
February 27, 1926 (Age 58 years)
Marriage of a childThurman Elvin HarperAlice DavisView this family
June 20, 1926 (Age 58 years)
Marriage of a childRodolph Dennis HarperEva Margaret SmithView this family
June 3, 1927 (Age 59 years)
Death of a sisterCharity Ruffin Sparrow
August 12, 1929 (Age 61 years)
Source: Email
Citation details: Email from Sandi Jo Carpenter-Nordhagen
Text:
Charity Ruffin Sparrow Herring Maxwell died 12 Aug 1929 in Salt Lake City, Utah, and is buried in the Salt Lake City Cemetery. I am her great granddaughter and I have her death certificate in my possession. I have been to her grave many times, however it is not easy for anyone to find as the headstone was damaged and removed. I am trying to raise funds to restore her headstone. W
Death of a sisterAnsolona Sparrow
March 2, 1933 (Age 65 years)
Death of a brotherBasil Macgruder Sparrow
June 9, 1933 (Age 65 years)
Burial of a sisterAnsolona Sparrow
1933 (Age 65 years)
Burial of a brotherBasil Macgruder Sparrow
1933 (Age 65 years)
Death June 28, 1936 (Age 68 years)
Publication: 975.6382 V3s
Text:
Mother, Amanda M., wife of William Ivey Harper: 13 Sep 186 7 - 28 Jun 1936
Burial June 30, 1936 (2 days after death)
LDS endowment June 7, 1946 (9 years after death)

LDS temple: SLAKE - SALT LAKE

LDS spouse sealingWilliam Ivey HarperView this family
June 7, 1946 (9 years after death)

LDS temple: SLAKE - SALT LAKE

LDS child sealing April 10, 1953 (16 years after death)

LDS temple: MANTI - MANTI UTAH

Reference number
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Last change March 27, 201311:30:52

by: Pam
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father
mother
Marriage:
elder sister
Charity Ruffin Sparrow
Birth: November 28, 1854 32 25, Lenoir, North Carolina, USA
Death: August 12, 1929Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA
14 months
elder sister
13 months
elder sister
Louisa Sparrow
Birth: March 18, 1857 34 28, Lenoir, North Carolina, USA
Death: about 1898, , North Carolina, USA
18 months
elder brother
Ira Delswain Sparrow
Birth: September 8, 1858 36 29, Lenoir, North Carolina, USA
Death: December 15, 1919, , North Carolina, USA
20 months
elder sister
19 months
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
Elvin Mack Sparrow
Birth: 1864 41 34, Lenoir, North Carolina, USA
Death: May 20, 1942, , North Carolina, USA
22 months
elder brother
23 months
herself
3 years
younger sister
Alpha Omega Sparrow
Birth: July 2, 1870 47 41, Lenoir, North Carolina, USA
Death: September 26, 1944, , North Carolina, USA
8 months
younger brother
6 years
younger sister
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father
step-mother
Marriage:
Family with William Ivey Harper - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: January 14, 1886Pink Hill, Lenoir, North Carolina, USA
13 months
son
16 months
son
21 months
daughter
Hilda Elizabeth Harper
Birth: March 14, 1890 37 22Albertson, Duplin, North Carolina, USA
Death: May 13, 1964Pikeville, Wayne, North Carolina, USA
3 years
son
Henry Raeford Harper
Birth: September 30, 1892 39 25Albertson, Duplin, North Carolina, USA
Death: October 24, 1973, , North Carolina, USA
9 months
daughter
Lettie Jane Harper
Birth: June 26, 1893 40 25Albertson, Duplin, North Carolina, USA
Death: September 1, 1913, , North Carolina, USA
18 months
son
WilliamAlmaHarper copy.jpgWilliam Walter Harper
Birth: January 3, 1895 41 27Albertson, Duplin, North Carolina, USA
Death: August 4, 1960Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, USA
3 years
son
George Adams Harper
Birth: March 18, 1898Albertson, Duplin, North Carolina, USA
Death: May 18, 1899, , North Carolina, USA
3 years
son
Thurman Elvin Harper
Birth: September 20, 1900 47 33Albertson, Duplin, North Carolina, USA
Death: July 6, 1977Kinston, Lenoir, North Carolina, USA
son
Furnie Melvin Harper
Birth: September 20, 1900 47 33Albertson, Duplin, North Carolina, USA
Death: February 13, 1972, , North Carolina, USA
2 years
son
Rodolph Dennis Harper
Birth: September 9, 1902 49 34Albertson, Duplin, North Carolina, USA
Death: August 25, 1992Albertson, Duplin, North Carolina, USA

Shared note
2 _DATE 1924 2 _DATE 25 Dec 1926 2 _DATE about 1907 Amanda it seemed was a hardy soul. I guess the hard knocks of life made her that way. She had owned her own home, but it had burned and she was living with her son Thurman when she died. She was 68 years old and a widow for many years, even before she was a widow, her husband was in the state hospital in Raleigh,NC for about ten years and she was left to raise her large family. Her son Furnie said (from experience) she would rent or farm her children out to work for others. They would stay with whom ever they were working with for months at the time. Tey didn't like it very well but it was nescessary to keep food on the table and clothes on their backs. written by Virginia Harper
Shared note
2 _PREF Y 2 _PREF Y Line in Record @F17@ (MRIN 49) from GEDCOM file not recognized: _STAT MARRIED
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