New York, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph

When Joseph LEPPER was born in 1786, in New York, United States, his father, Wigand Wyant Lepper, was 40 and his mother, Anna Margretha Schnell, was 35.

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Wigand Wyant Lepper
Anna Margretha Schnell
Johann Justus Leiper
Joseph Lepper
John Adam Lepper
Peter Lepper

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World Events (3)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion
Age 0
Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.
Age 1
The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York
Age 11
Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

Name Meaning

German and Dutch: occupational name from an agent derivative of Middle High German lappe ‘rag, cloth’, apparently denoting a cobbler.German: habitational name for someone from Lepp (see Lepp ).English: nickname for a person with leprosy, Middle English lepre ‘leper’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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