Sarah Leeper

1800–1857 (Age 56)
Marion, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Leeper was born on 7 May 1800, in Marion, West Virginia, United States, her father, Henry Leeper, was 30 and her mother, Mary Polly Myers, was 34. She married Jacob Veach on 23 October 1817, in Harrison, Mineral, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 14 February 1857, at the age of 56.

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Family Time Line

Sarah Leeper
1800–1857
Jacob Veach
1795–
Marriage: 23 October 1817
Mahala Veach
1812–
Simon Veach
1819–
Silas Veach
1820–
Andrew Leeper Veach
1826–1922
Maria Veach
1826–
Cyrus Veach
1827–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
23 October 1817
Harrison, Mineral, West Virginia, United States
children

(6)

  • Mahala Veach

    Female1812–Female

  • Simon Veach

    Male1819–Male

  • Silas Veach

    Male1820–Male

  • Andrew Leeper Veach

    Male1826–1922Male

  • Maria Veach

    Female1826–Female

+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (7)

1803

Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 3

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 19

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

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)

  • Saly Leeper, "West Virginia Marriages, 1854-1932"
  • Saly Leeper, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Sarah Leeper, "West Virginia Marriages, 1854-1932"

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