Necrology of Those Killed by the Harpes
(Early Records Do Not Give Full Names of All Persons.)
Mr. William Ballard, a man mistakenly killed instead of Hugh Dunlap, an enemy of the Harpes, possibly instrumental in their being driven from Knoxville
Mr. Bates, a Marylander looking for land
Mr. Paca, Mr. Bates' fellow traveler
Mr. James Brassel, a traveler murdered by the Harpes, whose brother escaped
M. Coffey, a boy
Mr. Moses Doss, a man possibly making advances toward one of the Harpe women.
Mr. Gilmore, Hutchens' friend and neighbor, killed after the murders at the Stegall farm
Mr. Hutchens, Gilmore's friend and neighbor, killed after the murders at the Stegall farm
Mr. John Graves, a farmer
M. Graves, thirteen-year-old son
Mr. Johnson, a possible betrayer of the Harpes to local authorities
Mr. Stephen Langford, a traveler who befriended the Harpe Band
Major Love, a surveyor killed while visiting the Stegalls
Mr. Peyton, a peddler
Mrs. Mary Stegall, wife of Moses Stegall
M. James Stegall, their infant son
M. Johnny Trabue, a 13 year old boy
The Trisword family along with black slaves  (Possibly 10 persons) 
A small unidentified black lad
A small unidentified girl 
Three unidentified men killed at the mouth of the Saline River in Illinois 
Unidentified man killed at Cave-in-Rock in Southern Illinois
Rothert lists the total number of the Harpes' victims as 28; Wellman believes that the number indeed could have reached 39. These authorities and other writers agree that actual number could be greater. No one can estimate how many isolated persons were killed whose bodies were never found.
 Rothert likewise disbelieves that the Harpes were to blame for these homicides because of the rumor that two Indians assisted them and asks where the brothers could have found such emergency allies. Wellman, however, believes that the presence of the Indians was an inaccuracy and accepts the crime as a Harpe killing.
 The exact number of slain persons is unrecorded. The family comprised two brothers and their wives and children, along with a unspecified number of slaves.
 She is thought to be Micajah Harpe's own child.
 Rothert doubts that the Harpes were responsible for this killing.
I. Who Were the Harpes?
II. The Gory Career of the Harpes
1. The Beginning: Tennessee
4. Back to Tennessee
5. Magby’s Band of Avengers
6. The End of the Reign of Terror
III. Motivations of the Harpes
IV. A Selected Bibliography of Writings on the Harpes
VI. Kenneth Tucker: Author
VII. Wilderness of Tigers: A Novel of the Harpe Brothers and Frontier Violence
VIII. E. Don Harpe's Official Website
IX. Harpe Update
Harpe Brothers Home Page