Sarah Margaret Leeper

1901–1983 (Age 81)
Cherry, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Sarah Margaret

When Sarah Margaret Leeper was born on 8 September 1901, in Cherry, Nebraska, United States, her father, Thomas Melvin Leeper, was 26 and her mother, Bessie Esther Vandivert, was 19. She married William Theodore Grieser. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Merriman, Cherry, Nebraska, United States for about 10 years and Township 37 Range 33, Bennett, South Dakota, United States in 1940. She died in March 1983, in South Dakota, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Sarah Margaret Leeper
William Theodore Grieser
Bessie F Grieser
Iva May Grieser
Charlie O Grieser

Spouse & Children



  • Bessie F Grieser


  • Iva May Grieser


  • Charlie O Grieser


Parents & Siblings



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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 2

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 22

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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 M Grieser in household of William T Grieser, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Maggie Leeper in household of Thomas Leeper, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Maggie Sarah Leeper in household of Thomas M Leeper, "United States Census, 1910"

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