Harper, Baldwin C.
Born: 1809-XX-XX Hardin County, Kentucky
Harper settled in Lake Fork, Illinois, in 1828 before moving to Elkhart in 1835. He won election as school trustee in 1846. In 1860, he was working as a farmer with his wife Permelia and six children, and owned $6,000 in real estate and $2,000 in personal property.
Gravestone, plot L-5-11, Mount Pulaski Cemetery, Mount Pulaski, IL; History of Logan County, Illinois (Chicago: Donnelley, Loyd, 1878), 232; Lawrence B. Stringer, History of Logan County, Illinois (Chicago: Pioneer, 1911), 1:121, 400-01; U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Logan County, IL, 256.