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Harper, Baldwin C.

Born: 1809-XX-XX Hardin County, Kentucky

Died: 1873-12-03

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.