Sarah Elizabeth Leeper

1854–1949 (Age 94)
Henry, Iowa, United States

The Life of Sarah Elizabeth

When Sarah Elizabeth Leeper was born on 9 November 1854, in Henry, Iowa, United States, her father, William Amos Leeper, was 28 and her mother, Emily Susannah Bunt, was 21. She married John Samuel Pangburn on 15 October 1876, in Henry, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Wapello, Iowa, United States in 1905 and Center Township, Wapello, Iowa, United States for about 30 years. She died on 18 September 1949, in Ottumwa, Wapello, Iowa, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Shaul Cemetery, Ottumwa Junction, Wapello, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sarah Elizabeth Leeper
1854–1949
John Samuel Pangburn
1852–1925
Marriage: 15 October 1876
William Pangburn
1877–1877
David Hayes Pangburn
1878–1928
Mark Pangburn
1880–1881
Susan E Pangburn
1882–1962
Anna Pangburn
1884–1978
Pearl J. Pangburn
1886–1982
Addie Pangborn
1887–1966
Fred Pangburn
1889–1961
James Thomas Pangburn
1891–1957
Jesse Franklin Pangburn
1895–1956

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
15 October 1876
Henry, Iowa, United States
children

(10)

  • William Pangburn

    Male1877–1877Male

  • David Hayes Pangburn

    Male1878–1928Male

  • Mark Pangburn

    Male1880–1881Male

  • Female1882–1962Female

  • Female1884–1978Female

+5 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 3

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
1863

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 27

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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 Leeper in household of Wm A Leeper, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah Pangburn, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sarah E Pangborn, "Iowa State Census, 1905"

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