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From "Memorial Records of Shelby County, Ohio, 1819-1975" (page 559), Authors: Adams and Morley, RG 977.145 ADA, Orlando (Florida) Public Library.

"Levi Harp died of Cholera August 13, 1854. He was 34 years old. He is buried in BLACK , which is also known as Lemoine Cemetery (Shelby County, Ohio). the cemetery is located east of Russia in Loramie Township. Rangeline Road is near the railroad track. The cemetery is accessible by a lane that runs along the south side of the railroad tracks. The cemetery belongs to the German Reformed Church. The church is located about 1/4 mile west and across the tracks from the cemetery. The frame building has been converted into a dwelling."

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Levi Harp was my great-great grandfather (email:

His parents were Sarah (unknown) and Henry Harp. His spouse was Mary Everly (Birth 1822, Shelby County Ohio, Death 1860, Logan County IL). They were married March 20, 1845 in Shelby County Ohio.

Children of Levi Harp and Mary (Everly) Harp were:
Rachel Harp, Born 1846, Ohio
Mahala Harp, Born Aug. 11, 1847, Shelby County Ohio;
Died Dec. 6, 1908, Logan County IL.. Buried Laenna
Cemetery, Chestnut, Logan County, IL.
Elizabeth Harp, Born 1848, Shelby County Ohio.
Frederick Harp, Born Aug. 8, 1850,Shelby County Ohio:
Died April 5, 1905, Cumberland County IL, Buried in
Macedonia Cemetery, Cumberland County IL. (This is
my greatgrandfather.)
Cordelia Harp, Born 1853, Shelby County, Ohio

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