History: Harriet Gibbons

Harriet Gibbons Written by Granddaughter, Edna Viola Nelson Abraham Lee Harper (73) – Son Charles Benjamin Harper (67) – Husband Charles Benjamin Harper, Jr. (69) – Son Clifton Hyrum Harper (75) – Son Elizabeth Gibbons (344) – Sister Florence Thora Harper – (76) Grace Viola Harper (26) – Daughter Harriet Gibbons (68) – Self Harriet […]

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History: Charles Benjamin Harper

Charles Benjamin Harper was born 21 November 1848 in Hackney, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom to Benjamin Harper, age 22, and Elizabeth Phipps Brand, age 25. He was the 1st of 7 children, and the 1st of 4 sons, born to the couple. On 12 September 1850, when Charles Benjamin was 1 year old, his brother […]

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History: Charles Benjamin Harper

Charles Benjamin Harper Written by Great-Great-Daughter, Kellie Jeanette Lunt Abraham Lee Harper (73) – Son Alfred (Samuel) Harper (332) – Brother Alfred William Harper (333) – Brother Ann Elizabeth Harper (334) – Sister Benjamin Harper, Jr. (330) – Father Charles Benjamin Harper. (67) – Self Charles Benjamin Harper, Jr. (69) – Son Clifton Hyrum Harper […]

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History: Charles Benjamin Harper

His parents (Benjamin Harper, Jr. and Elizabeth Phipps Brand) left England on Tuesday, June 30, 1868, arrived in New York July 12, and in Pleasant Grove on August 20, 1868. They went to Lindon and made their home there. Charles (Charles Benjamin Harper) went to live with them, boarding himself. During the summer of ‘69, […]

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History: Charles Benjamin Harper

On June 11, 1866 the ship arrived in New York but the passengers were not allowed to leave the company. They went up the Hudson River by steamboat and over to New Haven, Connecticut. There they took a train to Montreal, thence to Toronto and on to Sarnia. From there they crossed to Detroit and […]

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History: Charles Benjamin Harper

Charles Benjamin Harper, the son of Elizabeth Phipps Brand and Benjamin Harper, Jr., was born November 21, 1848, at Saville Street, Hackney, London, N. E. The family moved several times during his early years, including these places in order: Bath Grove; an unknown location; Garden Place; Walworth Road, on the south side of the Thames, […]

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History: Charles Benjamin Harper

Charles Benjamin Harper Written by Granddaughter, Edna Viola Nelson Abraham Lee Harper (73) – Son Alfred William Harper )333) – Brother Benjamin Harper, Jr. (330) – Father Charles Benjamin Harper (67) – Self Charles Benjamin Harper, Jr. (69) – Son Clifton Hyrum Harper (75) – Son Elizabeth Phipps Brand (331) – Mother Florence Thora Harper […]

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