William M. Reed [1777-1829] m. Mary Harper 16 Feb 1808 in in that portion of Ross Co., OH that became Fayette Co., OH in 1810. Mary was d/o William Harper [10 Jan 1761-26 Jul 1845] and Nancy Faris d/o William Harper s/o John Harper [1720-1793]. Mary Harper [5 Mar 1787-11 May 1854
William Harper was son of John Haper & first wife (name unknown. He was b. in Frederick Co., MD and moved to Berkeley Co with his father who m.(2)Margery Robinson [1741-1794]. John was a brother of Robert Harper, founder of Harpers Ferry. John Harper d. at his home in Back Creek Sept 1793.