John Morgan Leopard

19 December 1863–12 August 1936 (Age 72)
Edgefield, South Carolina, United States

The Life of John Morgan

When John Morgan Leopard was born on 19 December 1863, in Edgefield, South Carolina, United States, his father, Thomas Nathan Leopard, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth Hasseltine Nicoll, was 28. He married Airie Josephine Owens on 20 December 1885, in Jackson, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Hamburg Township, Jackson, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Glenville, Nevada, Arkansas, United States in 1936. He died on 12 August 1936, in Glenville, Jackson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Glenville, Jackson, North Carolina, United States.

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John Morgan Leopard
Airie Josephine Owens
Marriage: 20 December 1885
Grover Hampton Leopard
Beaula Canzada Leopard
Della Janet Leopard
Elzie Cordelia " Elzay" Leopard
Dora Mae Leopard
Ester Arzelia Leopard
Dewitt Talmadge Leopard
Lela Lenora Leopard
John Ansel Leopard

Spouse and Children

20 December 1885
Jackson, North Carolina, United States



    Beaula Canzada Leopard


    Della Janet Leopard


    Elzie Cordelia " Elzay" Leopard



+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1871 · KKK Supression

Age 8

In March of 1871, in an attempt to supress the Ku Klux Klan in South Carolina, President Grant sends troops in. Later that year in October, the KKK are told to disarm and break up. They do not do this and later many are arrested by the US marshals.

Age 22

Historical Boundaries - 1885: Nevada, Arkansas, United States

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English, Old French lepard ‘leopard’ (from Late Latin leopardus, a compound of leo ‘lion’ + pardus ‘panther’), probably applied as a nickname or as a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a leopard.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John M Leopard, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John M Leopod, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John M Lepard in household of Thomas Lepard, "United States Census, 1870"

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