Sarah Eva Leeper

1892–1975 (Age 83)
Manor, Clark, Washington, United States

The Life of Sarah Eva

When Sarah Eva Leeper was born on 5 February 1892, in Manor, Clark, Washington, United States, her father, William Walter Leeper, was 33 and her mother, Hester Ann Elizabeth Goddard, was 25. She married George Washington Fair on 8 September 1909, in Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Cow Creek, Douglas, Oregon, United States in 1930 and Caro Election Precinct, Douglas, Oregon, United States for about 5 years. She died on 26 March 1975, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Sarah Eva Leeper
George Washington Fair
Marriage: 8 September 1909
Irene Elizabeth Fair
Carl F Fair
Doris Beverly Fair
Clarence Eugene Fair
Virginia Fair

Spouse & Children

  • Female1892–1975Female

  • George Washington Fair


8 September 1909
Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States


  • Irene Elizabeth Fair


  • Carl F Fair


  • Female1917–2012Female

  • Clarence Eugene Fair


  • Virginia Fair


Parents & Siblings

  • William Walter Leeper


  • Hester Ann Elizabeth Goddard




  • Male1889–1967Male

  • Female1892–1975Female

  • Clara Olive "Ollie" Leeper


  • Nellie Elizabeth Leeper


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1897 · Seattle Grows Quickly

Age 5

The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 24

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Sara E Kincaid in household of Grant F Kincaid, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Eva Fair in household of George Fair, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ova Fair in household of Geo Fair, "United States Census, 1920"

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