Sarah E. Leeper

1886–1973 (Age 87)
Mountain Township, Howard, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Sarah E.

When Sarah E. Leeper was born on 27 February 1886, in Mountain Township, Howard, Arkansas, United States, her father, James Parker Leeper, was 28 and her mother, Sarah Frances McCauley, was 26. She married Hugh Abijah Cochran in 1918, in Nursery, Victoria, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Victoria, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 5, Victoria, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 20 December 1973, at the age of 87, and was buried in Victoria, Victoria, Texas, United States.

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Sarah E. Leeper
Hugh Abijah Cochran
Marriage: 1918
James Norvel Cochran
Parker Cochran

Spouse & Children

Nursery, Victoria, Texas, United States


Parents & Siblings



  • Thomas Frank Leeper


  • Female1886–1973Female

  • Martha Venie Leeper


  • Leeper


  • Herbert Leeper


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World Events (8)

1888 · Bauxite Mining Began

Age 2

Bauxite a rock with relatively high aluminum content, is the main source of aluminum for the world. When it was discovered in Arkansas it changed the state. The city of Bauxite, Arkansas was the site of the discovery.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 23

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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)

  • Sarah C Leiper in household of James L Leiper, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sarah Cochran in household of Hugh H Cochran, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sarah Cochran in household of Hugh Cochran, "United States Census, 1920"

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