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Pvt Alvin Harp

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Pvt Alvin Harp

  • Birth 23 Jul 1836 Yadkin County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 16 Jan 1923 Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina, USA
  • Burial Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 54876454

Albert Harp
(Or Alvin Harp?) [Note about name: Only the death certificate has Albert. Other records, including the cemetery record and his Civil War record, his children's death records, all have Alvin.]


Born in Yadkin County, N.C., July 23, 1836, Albert Harp was the son of Albert Harp.

A 1900 Census has his name listed as "Alvin" Harp, instead of "Albert" Harp. * SEE CENSUS BELOW

Albert Harp married Louisa Danner.

Daughter: Laura P. Harp Gregory

On January 16, 1923, Winston Salem, Forsyth County, N.C., Albert Harp, a widower, died at the age of 86.

Burial: Salem Cemetery, January 18, 1923

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-1900 Census Salem Forsyth Co., N.C.-

-Alvin & Louisa M Harp Household-

Name: Alvin Harp
[Alvin Sharp]
Home in 1900: Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina
Age: 2 (not correct should read 63)
Birth Date: Jul 1837
Birthplace: N Car
[North Carolina]
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relationship to Head of House: Head
Father's Birthplace: N Car
Mother's Birthplace: N Car
Spouse's name: Louisa M
Marriage Year: 1860
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 40
Household Members: Name Age
Alvin Harp 2 * (age not listed correctly, see birth year)
Louisa M Harp 61 *
Laura Harp 36
Bennie Harp 35
Dalley Virginia Harp 25
Piney Harp 16
Napolean Harp 14
Maude Harp 8
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* CIVIL WAR *

Name: Alvin Harp
Enlistment Date: 10 Feb 1863
Enlistment Place: Wayne County, North Carolina
Side Served: Confederacy
State Served: North Carolina
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 10 February 1863.
Enlisted in Company H, 1st Light Artillery Regiment North Carolina on 10 Feb 1863.
Deserted from Company H, 1st Light Artillery Regiment North Carolina on 15 Feb 1863.



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  • Created by: Autumn
  • Added: 12 Jul 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 54876454
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Alvin Harp (23 Jul 1836–16 Jan 1923), Find A Grave Memorial no. 54876454, citing Salem Cemetery, Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Autumn (contributor 46833368) .