Somehow I missed your post in March. My father always maintained that our Fishers used to spell the name Fischer and at some point the "c" was dropped. I will have to look into the Cabarrus County, NC, Fishers. Thank you for the…"
"I am from the Robert Looney line also. I meant I wish I knew more about the name and how it was originally spelled on the Isle of Mann. I wish I knew where they were from before the Isle of Mann. So many questions. My Looney line migrated down to…"
"Wish I knew more about it but I only know what a cousin told me years ago. That we were Manx. She also told me the early spelling of the Looney name was possibly Mac Loughnies and was changed to Looney."
My earliest known Harper is John Moore Harper, born 28 Feb 1794, near Hopkinsville, Kentucky. DNA has linked this line to Peter Harper born 1750 in Craven County, North Carolina. Any information about his line is appreciated.
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"My conncection in the Looney family is through Nancy, the daughter of Isam & Anny Lightfoot- Looney. Isam was the son of Benjamin & Mary Johnson-Looney. Benjamin was the son of Robert & Margaret Rhea, and Robert was the son of Robert and…"