Sarah Leeper

1825–1875 (Age 49)

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Leeper was born on 16 September 1825, her father, George Bell Leeper, was 22 and her mother, Elizabeth Prestley, was 24. She married John Campbell on 27 June 1846, in Guernsey, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Kimbolton, Liberty Township, Guernsey, Ohio, United States in 1860 and Sherman Township, Jasper, Iowa, United States in 1870. She died about 1875, at the age of 50.

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Family Time Line

Sarah Leeper
1825–1875
John Campbell
1822–
Marriage: 27 June 1846
James Campbell
1847–1914
Alexander Campbell
1849–1919
Thomas Campbell
1852–
Willis Campbell
1854–1926
Jessie B Campbell
1857–1914
Colin Campbell
1860–1926
George Campbell
1862–

Spouse & Children

  • Female1825–1875Female

  • John Campbell

    Male1822–Male

MARRIAGE
27 June 1846
Guernsey, Ohio, United States
children

(7)

  • James Campbell

    Male1847–1914Male

  • Alexander Campbell

    Male1849–1919Male

  • Thomas Campbell

    Male1852–Male

  • Willis Campbell

    Male1854–1926Male

  • Jessie B Campbell

    Female1857–1914Female

+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • George Bell Leeper

    Male1803–1882Male

  • Elizabeth Prestley

    Female1801–1834Female

siblings

(6)

  • John W. Leeper

    Male1823–1902Male

  • Female1825–1875Female

  • Female1825–1909Female

  • Agnes Bell Leeper

    Female1827–1893Female

  • James Leeper

    Male1830–1906Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 5

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1846

Age 21

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish:1. from Middle English le(a)pere, an occupational name for a basket maker (from Old English lēap ‘basket’). 2. occupational name or nickname for a dancer, runner, or courier (Old English hlēapere).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Campbell, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah Campbell in household of John Campbell, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah Campbell in household of John Campbell, "United States Census, 1850"

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