Sarah Leeper

1782–1853 (Age 71)
West Pennsboro Township, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Leeper was born on 18 May 1782, in West Pennsboro Township, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, James Leeper, was 39 and her mother, Mary Blair, was 34. She married James Griffith on 1 May 1799, in Carlisle, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 28 September 1853, in Danielsville, Madison, Georgia, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Danielsville, Madison, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sarah Leeper
James Griffith
Marriage: 1 May 1799
Susannah Griffeth
James Blair Griffeth Jr
Jane Griffeth
Nathan Taylor Griffith
Capt Robert Patton Griffith
Martha F. Griffeth
Martha Ann H. Griffen
Sarah Adeline Griffith
Mary Mahuldah R. Griffith

Spouse & Children

1 May 1799
Carlisle, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States


  • Susannah Griffeth


  • Male1805–1872Male

  • Jane Griffeth


  • Male1808–1880Male

  • Capt Robert Patton Griffith


+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings



+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

Age 1

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1787 · Second State to Ratify U.S. Constitution

Age 5

On December 12, 1787, Pennsylvania ratified the U.S. Constitution.

Age 21

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

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 (1)

  • Mrs Sarah Griffeth, "Find A Grave Index"

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