Try looking in HAMPSHIRE & HARDY CO VA, accourding to time line.
1750 it was AUGUSTA CO., 1753 it became HAMPSHIRE, and
than in 1785 it became HARDY. Harpers were there fairley early, as were the Davis'
Along with those who went on to NC about that time were also LOY/LAY/LEI, FINLEY, HOLT, SPARK, SHARPE, and many others familys.
Davis' may have been earlier in NJ or the Hamptons,
Harpers could be in either of those locations or in CT & MA.