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
1782–1853
James Griffith
1774–1847
Marriage: 1 May 1799
Susannah Griffeth
1803–1886
James Blair Griffeth Jr
1805–1872
Jane Griffeth
1807–1857
Nathan Taylor Griffith
1808–1880
Capt Robert Patton Griffith
1809–1892
Martha F. Griffeth
1811–
Martha Ann H. Griffen
1811–1883
Sarah Adeline Griffith
1814–1886
Mary Mahuldah R. Griffith
1816–1842

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1 May 1799
Carlisle, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(9)

  • Susannah Griffeth

    Female1803–1886Female

  • Male1805–1872Male

  • Jane Griffeth

    Female1807–1857Female

  • Male1808–1880Male

  • Capt Robert Patton Griffith

    Male1809–1892Male

+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(13)

+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.
1803

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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