Sarah Isabel Harper
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Born in Jackson, Iowa, USA on 29 Jan 1883. Sarah Isabel married James Bucannon Knight and had 2 children. She passed away on 30 Jan 1954 in Stockton, San Joaquin, California, USA.
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Surname meaning for "Harper"
English, Scottish, and Irish: occupational name for a player on the harp, from an agent derivative of Middle English, Middle Dutch harp ‘harp’. The harper was one of the most important figures of a medieval baronial hall, especially in Scotland and northern England, and the office of harper was sometimes hereditary. The Scottish surname is probably an Anglicized form of Gaelic‘son of the harper’ (from Gaelic cruit ‘harp’, ‘stringed instrument’). This surname has long been present in Ireland.