Flourished: 1840-03-01 Mount Pulaski, Illinois
Harper settled in Lake Fork, Illinois, sometime around the 1830-31 Deep Snow. He moved to Mount Pulaski in 1837. In 1840, he had two other people living in his household.
History of Logan County, Illinois (Chicago: Donnelley, Loyd, 1878), 246; Lawrence B. Stringer, History of Logan County, Illinois (Chicago: Pioneer, 1911), 88, 119-20; U.S. Census Office, Sixth Census of the United States (1840), Logan County, IL, 243.