Wiley Harpe Wiley "Little" Harpe, born William Harper, and his brother Micajah Harpe were murderers, highwaymen, and river pirates who operated in Tennessee, Kentucky, Illinois, and Mississippi in the late 18th century. They are often considered the earliest documented serial killers in the United States. They are believed to have killed 39, and possibly as many as 50. In January 1804, Wiley Harpe was executed by hanging.
Serial Killer Wiley Harpe (aka) Little Harpe, Harpe Brothers, was active for 3 years between 1797-1799, known to have ( 39 confirmed / 50 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: United States
Wiley Harpe has been listed on Killer.Cloud since August of 2018 and was last updated 5 years ago.
|Nickname:||Little Harpe, Harpe Brothers|
|Victims:||39 - 50|
|Years Active:||1797 - 1799|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Cause of Death:||N/A|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 2 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Wiley Harpe. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|1797||Wiley Harpe started his serial killing spree. #1797|
|1799||Wiley Harpe ended his serial killing spree. #1799|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Wiley Harpe (1797-1799).
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|ISBN10||Book Title||Author||Killers Mentioned||Killers|
|1101608633||Fatal Vision||Joe McGinniss|| 5 Total Including |
|0061762504||Leaders||Warren G. Bennis||Wiley Harpe||1|
|0470598905||Laboratory Manual for Ana...||Connie Allen||Wiley Harpe||1|
|0691138508||Investors and Markets||William F. Sharpe||Wiley Harpe||1|
|1504028066||Passage to Natchez||Cameron Judd||Wiley Harpe||1|
|1405172940||Paleontological Data Anal...||Øyvind Hammer||Wiley Harpe||1|
|1424126681||Born Wolf... Die Wolf||E. Don Harpe||Wiley Harpe||2|
|178912056x||The Outlaws of Cave-in-Ro...||Otto A. Rothert||Wiley Harpe||1|
|146345869x||A WILDERNESS of TIGERS||KENNETH TUCKER||Wiley Harpe||2|
|1612309496||Life on the Mississippi||Ralph K. Andrist||Wiley Harpe||1|
Wiley Harpe is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database