Harry Harpster b. 1878 PA? m. Pearl Helsel Bates before Dec. 1931 d. 1963 PA buried - both are in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Cambria County, PA
Harry Harpster is the son of ??
Pearl Helsel is the daughter of Jacob and Caroline Helsel.She married John Bates June 1907 Cambria County, PA.The marriage didn't last and by 1910 Pearl and their daughter Esther Marie Bates were living at her parents house in Portage, PA.John Bates joined the Army and died 1918 Argonne, France (WWI).In 1931 Esther Marie (Bates) Fortney settled the estate and Pearl had re-married to a Mr. Harpster of Blandburg, PA.