Samuel Joseph Leeper

1863–1951 (Age 88)
Shoreditch, London, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Samuel Joseph

When Samuel Joseph Leeper was born on 13 January 1863, in Shoreditch, London, England, United Kingdom, his father, Samuel Joseph Leeper, was 32 and his mother, Mary Ann, was 30. He married Agnes Mills on 25 December 1886, in Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Shoreditch, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1881. He died on 19 April 1951, in Walthamstow, Essex, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Joseph Leeper
Agnes Mills
Marriage: 25 December 1886
Samuel Edward Leeper
Herbert Arthur Leeper
Ethel May Leeper
Daniel James Leeper

Spouse & Children

25 December 1886
Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England


  • Samuel Edward Leeper


  • Herbert Arthur Leeper


  • Ethel May Leeper


  • Male1901–1984Male

Parents & Siblings

  • Samuel Joseph Leeper


  • Mary Ann




  • Male1863–1951Male

  • John Robert Leeper


  • Mary Ann Leeper


  • Thomas George Leeper


  • Elizabeth Anne Leeper


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1868 · Abolition of Public Hangings at Newgate

Age 5

On May 26, 1868 the Capital Punishment Act was put into action. This made it so that public hangings no longer existed at Newgate in London.

Age 21

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1888 · The Whitehall Mystery

Age 25

The Whitehall Mystery has some ties to Jack the Ripper, the victim was female and had been dismembered. The arms were found first; the headless torso to which they belonged was found a month later. The rest of the body was never discovered and the mystery was never solved.

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)

  • Samuel Leeper in household of Samuel Leeper, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Samuel Leeper in household of Samuel Leeper, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Samuel Joseph Leeper, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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