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Don Harper (#47918847)
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Bio Photo I started genealogical research in 1970 when I asked my grandmother to take me to the cemeteries around Imperial, PA, and show me the graves of my ancestors.

I taught at Texas A&M-Galveston for 31 years, so much of my genealogical work was done during short vacations to visit Dad and Mom in Coraopolis, PA, in the summer and at Christmas. Fortunately I got Dad interested in family history and much of what I have in my files is material he gathered.

When I retired, I returned to western Pennsylvania, which I had always planned to do, so I could once again enjoy hills, fall color change, and all the beauty of the area.
Besides the Harper clan, I'm researching the Hoffman, Scharpf, Schick, Burns, Crooks, Ball, Langfitt, Donaldson, and McBride families that have roots in western Penna., and the Seesing family of my late wife, the Hartley, Ladd, Gunn families of my ex-wife, and the Smith family of my son-in-law.

Photos posted on FaG are available for use by anyone who wants to use them. I just ask that proper credit be given if used.
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Pennsylvania Lady
John Dupont
I hope you will not change the obituary. It stands as it was written. Anything you want to add should be notes or bio from you.
Added by Pennsylvania Lady on May 25, 2015 6:23 AM
Tropico Gravers
Harry Travis Burns
Apologies, I declined your SAC to link to his mother Ida Belle before seeing your email explanation. I will take a second look.

Added by Tropico Gravers on May 24, 2015 4:53 PM
Sondra "Sandy" PITMAN Morrison
Raymond Crooks
Thank you so much. As you well know, finding the cemeteries is sometimes the hardest.
Added by Sondra "Sandy" PITMAN Mor... on May 15, 2015 4:25 AM
Katherine Klaiber Pfeifer
Hello there. Thank you for your edit but unfortunately, this Katherine is not the daughter of Henry and Mary Hehmann. This Katherine has a maiden name of "Klaiber." Her father's name is Theo Klaiber. I thought I'd let you know. Appreciate all that you do. Cheers! :)
Added by Alberticoღდ on Mar 31, 2015 7:15 PM
JoAnn Betten
Geo McBride
Bio added, thanks Don!
i don't know if you're related to the Jeffery family that settled Montour Run early with the McBride family, but i'm looking for info on Martha Jeffery who married a Charles McMillen. let me know if you ever come across her, i'd appreciate it!

Added by JoAnn Betten on Mar 02, 2015 2:34 PM
JoAnn Betten
Geo McBride
hi Don,
thank you for pointing that out, and i corrected it. is George McBride one of your kin? if so, let me know and i can transfer memorial to you. i live near Montours and was putting up memorials for people buried there that didn't have one yet.
let me know,

Added by JoAnn Betten on Mar 01, 2015 3:21 PM
Edna Harper 61024810
Photo changed. :)
Added by Kimberly on Jan 16, 2015 4:42 PM
Edna Harper
Yep, noticed that. Working on getting that fixed. I know someone out there so contacting her. Thanks.
Added by Kimberly on Jan 11, 2015 10:11 AM
Cyrus Vincent Wilson
Thank you so much for the wonderful information. I really appreciate it. Take care, Cindy
Added by CindyS on Jan 11, 2015 9:24 AM
Carl Bennett
your help
Thank you for all the edits, photos, and help you have recently provided. Be sure to let me know if you wish to manage any my memorials.
Best wishes,
Carl Bennett
Added by Carl Bennett on Dec 21, 2014 1:53 PM
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