Sarah Ann Leeper

1825–1899 (Age 73)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann Leeper was born on 23 October 1825, in Pennsylvania, United States. She had at least 5 sons and 4 daughters with Harvey Leeper. She lived in Rostraver Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. She died on 9 May 1899, at the age of 73, and was buried in Olive Branch Cemetery, North Belle Vernon, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sarah Ann Leeper
1825–1899
Harvey Leeper
1819–1896
Emerson Bennett Leeper
1852–1862
Albert Edgar Leeper
1853–1861
Mary L Leeper
1853–
Harriet Leeper
1856–
John B Leeper
1859–1932
Infant Leeper
1862–1862
Annie Leeper
1862–
William H Leeper
1864–
Charles Francis Leeper
1867–1922

Spouse & Children

children

(9)

  • Emerson Bennett Leeper

    Male1852–1862Male

  • Albert Edgar Leeper

    Male1853–1861Male

  • Female1853–Female

  • Female1856–Female

  • Male1859–1932Male

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 5

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1846

Age 21

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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 (2)

  • Sarah A Leiper in household of Harvey Leiper, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sarah Ann Leeper, "Find A Grave Index"

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