Samuel Leeper

1801–1871 (Age 70)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Samuel

Samuel Leeper was born about 1801, in Georgia, United States as the son of James Newton Leeper and Margaret Henry. He married Eleanora Stone on 24 August 1830, in Lawrence, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Shelby, Alabama, United States in 1860. He died in August 1871, in Columbiana, Shelby, Alabama, United States, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Leeper
1801–1871
Eleanora Stone
1815–1888
Marriage: 24 August 1830
Francis L. Leeper
1830–
Lucinda Stone Leeper
1831–1910
James Theophilus Leeper
1832–1888
Charlotte Newell Leeper
1839–1906
John Samuel Leeper
1843–1895
Samuel Leeper
1845–
Eugenia H Leeper
1846–
Franklin L Leeper
1846–1935

Spouse & Children

  • Male1801–1871Male

  • Eleanora Stone

    Female1815–1888Female

MARRIAGE
24 August 1830
Lawrence, Alabama, United States
children

(8)

  • Francis L. Leeper

    Male1830–Male

  • Lucinda Stone Leeper

    Female1831–1910Female

  • James Theophilus Leeper

    Male1832–1888Male

  • Charlotte Newell Leeper

    Female1839–1906Female

  • John Samuel Leeper

    Male1843–1895Male

+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1803

Age 2

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · Gerogia's First Land Lottery

Age 2

Georgia’s first land lottery act was signed by Governor John Milledge. The first drawings for the land lottery were held two years later in 1805.
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 19

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

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)

  • Samel Leeper, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Samuel Leeper in entry for F. L. Leeper, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"
  • Samuel Leeper, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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