Sarah Elizabeth Leeper

1862–1953 (Age 90)
Gasconade, Missouri, United States

The Life of Sarah Elizabeth

When Sarah Elizabeth Leeper was born on 23 December 1862, in Gasconade, Missouri, United States, her father, Jesse Leeper, was 39 and her mother, Sarah Ann Morgan, was 25. She married John Wesley Allen on 12 August 1878, in Adams, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Ellington Township, Adams, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Honey Creek Township, Adams, Illinois, United States in 1920. She died on 11 March 1953, in Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Home Cemetery, Fowler, Adams, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sarah Elizabeth Leeper
1862–1953
John Wesley Allen
1852–1886
Marriage: 12 August 1878
Charles Lee Allen
1881–1957
Sarah Ellen Allen
1883–1976
Clarence Edward Allen
1886–1959

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
12 August 1878
Adams, Illinois, United States
children

(3)

Parents & Siblings

  • Jesse Leeper

    Male1823–1908Male

  • Sarah Ann Morgan

    Female1837–1919Female

siblings

(8)

  • Robert Edwin Leeper

    Male1853–1915Male

  • Jeremiah Leeper

    Male1854–1937Male

  • Female1855–1942Female

  • Malinda Helen Leeper

    Female1857–1901Female

  • William Spencer Leeper

    Male1859–1862Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865 · Slavery Abolished

Age 3

On January 11, 1865, slavery was abolished in Missouri.
1886

Age 24

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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)

  • Sahra Miller in household of Oliver C Miller, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sara E Miller in household of Oliver C Miller, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sarah E Miller in household of Oliver C Miller, "United States Census, 1910"

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