Sarah ( Sadie) Mae Leeper

1876–1949 (Age 73)
Newcomerstown, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States

The Life of Sarah ( Sadie) Mae

Sarah ( Sadie) Mae Leeper was born on 21 March 1876, in Newcomerstown, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States as the daughter of John Leeper and Emiline Smith. She married Noah McLain Richmond on 26 September 1893, in Coshocton, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Oxford Township, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States in 1910 and Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States in 1920. She died on 9 March 1949, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Burbank, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Sarah ( Sadie) Mae Leeper
Noah McLain Richmond
Marriage: 26 September 1893
John Parker Richmond
Floyd Francis Richmond
Earl Roland Richmond
Mary Emily Richmond
Winifred Adeline Richmond
Noah Dean Richmond

Spouse & Children

26 September 1893
Coshocton, Ohio, United States


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Parents & Siblings

  • John Leeper


  • Emiline Smith




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · Electricity Comes to Los Angeles

Age 6

Electricity was first introduced to Los Angeles. The first electric street light had “three carbon-arc lamps of three thousand candle-power” and stood 150 feet tall. 
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 20

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Sadie M Richmond, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sadie Richmond in household of Noah Richmond, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sarah M Richmond in household of Noah M Richmond, "United States Census, 1910"

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