Saripta Leake

Female1805–from 1838 to 1840

Brief Life History of Saripta

When Saripta Leake was born in 1805, in Stokes, North Carolina, United States, her father, Josiah Leake, was 26 and her mother, Susanna Appling, was 21. She married Jesse Terry Simmons on 15 December 1825, in Stokes, Pitt, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She died from 1838 to 1840, in Stokes, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 35.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Saripta? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Jesse Terry Simmons
Saripta Leake
Marriage: 15 December 1825
Peter Simmons
Joshua Simmons
Josiah A Simmons
Gideon Austin Simmons
Sophronia Simmons
Sisly Ann Ellen Simmons
Pricilla Simmons
Letitia Jane Simmons
Peter J Simmons

Sources (5)

  • Sarepta Leek Or Luk, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 December 1825Stokes, Pitt, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (7)


    Age 3

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.


    Age 7

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 14

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning


    habitational name from Leake (Lincolnshire), East and West Leake (Nottinghamshire), Leek (Staffordshire), Leck (Lancashire), Leak (NorthYorkshire), or Leak Hall in Cumberworth (West Yorkshire). The placenames derive from Old English lece or Old Scandinavian lœkr, both meaning ‘brook’. See also Like .

    possibly also a nickname from Middle English lek ‘leek’ (Old English lēac), perhaps for a grower or seller of leeks.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.