Sarah Adaline Leeper

1892–1922 (Age 29)
Iowa Township, Wright, Iowa, United States

The Life of Sarah Adaline

When Sarah Adaline Leeper was born on 24 December 1892, in Iowa Township, Wright, Iowa, United States, her father, John Henry Leeper, was 29 and her mother, Sarah Adeline Baker, was 27. She had at least 4 sons and 2 daughters with Harvey Irvin Braman. She lived in Grant Township, Page, Iowa, United States in 1900 and Lincoln Township, Atchison, Missouri, United States in 1910. She died on 15 January 1922, in Blanchard, Page, Iowa, United States, at the age of 29.

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Sarah Adaline Leeper
Harvey Irvin Braman
Harry Leslie Braman
Howard Irwin Braman
Marie Braman
Elmer Ellsworth Braman
Geraldine Braman
Howard Irvin Braman

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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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 6

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 9

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

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)

  • Sarah A Leeper in household of John H Leeper, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sarrah A Leeper in household of John H Leeper, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sarah Leeper Braman in entry for Elmer E Braman, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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