Sarah Ethel Leeper

1906–1994 (Age 88)
Belle Vernon, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Sarah Ethel

When Sarah Ethel Leeper was born on 16 January 1906, in Belle Vernon, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, William A Leeper, was 38 and her mother, Mary Lynch, was 23. She married William Henry Haggerty about 1925, in Belle Vernon, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States. She lived in Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1935 and Rostraver Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. She died on 29 May 1994, in Belle Vernon, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Sarah Ethel Leeper
1906–1994
William Henry Haggerty
1903–1978
Marriage: about 1925

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
about 1925
Belle Vernon, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • William A Leeper

    Male1868–Male

  • Female1883–1946Female

siblings

(2)

  • Female1906–1994Female

  • Frances A Leeper

    Female1909–Female

World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 2

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1929

Age 23

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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)

  • Sara Haggerty in household of William Haggerty, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sara Haggerty in household of William Haggerty, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sarah E Leper in household of William Leper, "United States Census, 1910"

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