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Posted by: Pat Schuknecht (ID *****8832) Date: March 29, 2002 at 18:25:14
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Vol. 5, North Carolina Bible Records By Ruth Martin, 1936, Raper Family
page 217

Raper (1755-1852)
William Raper came from Wales to N.C. and settled in Guilford Co, fivemiles north of
High Point, about 1755. William died in 1795
Children:
(1) Christian marreid Richard Glover.
(2)Elizabeth married James Grey.
(3) Lydia married Daniel Kelley
(4) Jacob
(5) Thomas
(6) William


Second Generation:
William Raper, born 30 Dec 1771, died 28 May 1859, married Keziah Davis, born 27 Oct
1775, died 27 May 1851. For list of their children see pg. 167-168.


Vol. 6, North Carolina Bible Records by Ruth Martin, 1936, Raper Family

page 279-280
William Raper, born in Yorkshire, Eng about 1725; came to America settled in Rowan
Co., N.C; died 1795 in Guilford Co. (formerly Rowan); name of 1st wife not known,
married 1770 in Rowan Co, 2nd wife Rebecca Simmons, dau of William Simmins; married
2-7-1793 in Guilford Co, 3rd wife Elizabeth Hollingsworth
Issue by 1st wife
(1) Christian married Richard Glover.
(2)Elizabeth married James Gray.
(3) Lydia married Daniel Kelly & went to Missouri.
(4)Jacob.
(5)Thomas.
Issue by 2nd wife:
(1)William Jr., born 12-30-1771, died 5-29-1859, married 1791, Keziah Davis dau of Wm.
& Elizabeth Davis, born 10-27-1775, died 5-27-1851


Madison Raper, son of William Raper III, born 4-23-1827, died 12-23-1891, married 1st
Jane Spurgeon, married 2nd Eliza Teague.
Issue by 1st wife:
(1) Orville, born 3-4-1855, died 4-25-1881
(2) John, born 11-4-1859, died 11-17-1859
(3) orlando, born 9-15-1860, married 1st Nora Raper, married 2nd Bertha Idol

Children of Madison & Eliza Teague Raper:
(1)Minnie (twin) born 11-3-1881, married 1st Chester Spurgeon, married 2ndWilliam
Spurgeon
(2) Ninnie, (twin) born 11-3-1881, married Lester Green
(3) Sidney, born 4-14-1884.


Manlove Raper married 3-18-1834, Charity Thomas
Children:
(1) Hannah, born 4-24-1835, died 1-6-1899
(2) Solomon, born 7-28-1839, died 7-3-1913, married 1- -1867 ,Louzena Hedecock, born
10-18-1842, died 2-15-1917
(3) Sarah, born 1-10-1841, died 10-27-1875


Solomon Raper, son of Manlove & Charity Thomas Raper, married Louzena Hedgecock.
Children:
(1) George Newton, born 12-15-1867, died 9-2-1889
(2) Charles Lee, born 3-10-1870, married 6-8-1904, Henrietta Williama.
(3) Dalton Rowan, born 2-3-1873, died 9-27-1922, married Elsie Meredith.
(4) Minnie, born 7-27-1875, died 5-1-1876
(5)Belle, born 8-15-1877, died 10-14-1912, married Noah Smith.


William Raper, born 10-3-1831, killed in Civil War, son of Davis and Margaret Mock
Raper, grandson of Wm. & Keziah Davis Raper, great grandson of Wm. & Rebecca
Simmons Raper, married Eliza Teague, dau of Moses and Martha Evans Teague.
Children:
(1)Charles Davis, born 4-30-1854, died 5-11-1859.
(2) Flora Ceritha, born 7-28-1860, died 9-30-1861.
(3) Cora, born 3-22-1862, married Rowan Shields.


Elisha Raper of Davidson Co, eldest son of Wm. & Anna Charles Raper, born
12-25-1822, died 12-27-1910, married 2-26-1857, Paulina Tesh, born 8-31-1837, died
10-19-1912
Issue:
(1) Theodore, born 7-28-1859, died 3-5-1874
(2) Willie, born 9-21-1861, died 9-5-1862
(3) Emery, born 8-2-1863, died 10-15-1931, married Lillie Leonard.
(4) Rowan, born 1866, died 4-12-1936, married Mary Miller.
(5) Sidney, born 12-24-1868, married 1st Ada Spaugh, married 2nd Annie Belle Lopp.
(6)Sarah, born 5-8-1871, died 6-17-1873
(7) Edward, born 11-10-1873, died 6-23-1934, married May Shoaf..
(8) Samuel
William Davis Raper of Davidson Co, 2nd son of William & Anna Charles Raper.
, born 1-3-1825, died 2-3-1887, married Mary Moysinger, dau of Adam & Mary Idol
Motsinger.
Issue:
(1) Martitia, died 10-21-1929, married Eli Zimmerman
(2) David, born 1-9-1860, died 1-14-1932, married Flora Craver.
(3) Belle, born 9-11-1861, married William Craver.
(4) Frand, born 12-13-1863, died 6-18-1932, married 1st Lillian Evans, married 2nd Julia
Crouse.
(5) Sarah married William Hampton
(6) Martha, died 12-2-1934
(7) Eudora married Lindsay Ripple



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