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Posted by: Deborah (ID *****2780) Date: November 23, 2008 at 17:29:19
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Hello,

I hope someone can help. I'm looking for Barnet Hamsher Karper born Oct 1853 in Letterkenny Twp., Franklin Co., PA. Barnet Hamsher Karper was the s/o John and Hannah Susanna (Cormany)Karper.

The 1880 United States Federal Census has him living in Wiconisco, Dauphin Co., PA. Barnet Karper is married to Fanny/Frances Unknown born abt. Sep.1853 and has a son Charles Karper age 2.

The 1900 United States Federal Census has the same family living in Carlisle Ward 1, Cumberland Co., PA. Barnet and Fanny Karper have the following daughters, Maud E. Karper age 13 and Vernie M. Karper age 12. The census states Frances/Fanny had 6 children and only 2 were still alive by 1900 census.

The 1910 United States Federal Census has Barnet Karper listed as widowed in Philadelphia Ward 44, Philadelphia Co., PA. His daughter Verna M. Karper age 23 years is living with him. This is the last time I have found anything on this family.

I hope someone can help. I don't know anything about Philadelphia Co., or Dauphin Co., PA. Who to contact or if cemetery records are indexed by name there. Can someone help me.

Thanks for reading,
Deb K.


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