Harplissa Crowther

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Harplissa Harper (Crowther)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Pennsylvania, United States
Death: Died in Crafton, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States
Place of Burial: Allegheny Cemetary: buried 1/3/29 Lot 10, Section 26
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Benjamin J. Crowther and Mary Ann Crowther
Wife of Major Thomas Lemuel Harper and William F. Gray
Mother of Frank Charles Harper
Sister of Isabella "Bella" Crowther; Samuel C. Crowther; William Edward Crowther; Adelaide C. Baldridge; Adella Crowther and 4 others

Managed by: Amy Elizabeth Denecke
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About Harplissa Crowther

From the Sharpsburg and Etna Herald, March 11, 1898, Society Column

Among the pretty society affairs of the week was the marriage of Mrs. Harpliss HARPER, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin CROWTHER, Sr., to Mr. William F. GRAY, Tuesday evening at the the home of the bride's parents, Butler street, Etna. Rev. T. J. EDWARDS, pastor of the Baptist church of the borough, performed the ceremony. The bride was attended by her little nieces La Charle SHOUP and May CROWTHER, who acted as flower girls. The bride wore a traveling gown and carried roses. A reception followed the ceremony. After the wedding feast Mr. and Mrs. GRAY departed for an extended wedding tour through the west. Upon their return they will reside at the CROWTHER homestead, on Butler street. Mr. GRAY is manager of Pickerings large furniture establishment.

(FJW) Per Pittsburgh Daily Post 27 Jul 1874 filed suit against Thomas Harper for breach of alleged promise to marry her. She set forth that the defendant did in 1874 promise to make her his wife and under that promise succeeded in seducing her, and by which she claims to have been damaged to the extent of $20,000.

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Harplissa Crowther's Timeline

1852
1852
Pennsylvania, United States
1870
1870
Age 18
Harp at school in Scott, Allegheny PA, Postoffice: Green Tree PA
1870
Age 18
Harp at school in Scott, Allegheny PA, Postoffice: Green Tree PA
1874
August 16, 1874
Age 22
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States
1880
1880
Age 28
with Crowthers, Blairsville, Indiana, Pennsylvania with Franklin C. Harper
1880
Age 28
with Crowthers, Blairsville, Indiana, Pennsylvania with Franklin C. Harper
1910
1910
Age 58
Crafton ward 3, Allegheny, Harphisa Gray-widow; Living with Frank C Harple, Catherine A Harple, Gleodore Harple
1910
Age 58
Crafton ward 3, Allegheny, Harphisa Gray-widow; Living with Frank C Harple, Catherine A Harple, Gleodore Harple
1920
1920
Age 68
Now not living with Frank C. - Frank renting