HARPER, JOHN - Union County, Ohio | JOHN HARPER - Ohio Gravestone Photos


Mitchell (Darby Township) Cemetery
Union County,

This monument reflects a grandmother (Malissa), a daughter (Rena) and three grandchildren (John, Mamie and James).

Malissa D. Mitchell was a daughter of Moses Mitchell and his second wife, Jemima Cartright. She was born Jun 1827 in Union County. On 7 Oct 1848, she married Alex Snodgrass. Their daughter, Sarah Irene 'Rena' Snodgrass was born in 1859 in Iowa, where they lived temporarily. About 1879, Rena married William J. Harper in Union County, Ohio. Rena and William had 6 children. Three of their children died before reaching 3 years of age: John Harper 1884-1886, Mamie Harper 1887-1889, and James Harper 1890-1891. Rena died in 1894 in Union County due to childbirth complications with their daughter, Ruth. Malissa Mitchell Snodgrass lived until 1907.

Contributed on 11/18/11 by rl.mitchell
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Submitted: 11/18/11 • Approved: 11/21/11 • Last Updated: 8/14/15 • R138847-G138843-S3

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