Daniel Streeper

Male1 October 1797–5 February 1882

Brief Life History of Daniel

When Daniel Streeper was born on 1 October 1797, in Springfield Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Jacob Streeper, was 28 and his mother, Lydia Samuel Kerper, was 32. He married Sarah Billger on 1 December 1822, in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 9 daughters. He lived in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America in 1860 and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He died on 5 February 1882, in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Barren Hill, Whitemarsh Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Streeper
Sarah Billger
Marriage: 1 December 1822
Harriet Streeper
Mary Ann Streeper
Sarah Ann Streeper
Charles Streeper
John Streeper
Ellen Streeper
George Streeper
Harriet Streeper
Lydia A. Streeper
Elizabeth Streeper
Isaac Streeper
Amanda Streeper
Mary Streeper

Sources (20)

  • Danl Streeper, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Daniel Streeper, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • Daniel Streeper, "Pennsylvania, Church Marriages, 1682-1976"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 December 1822Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (13)

    +8 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 3

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

    Age 15

    Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 

    1820 · Making States Equal

    Age 23

    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

    Name Meaning

    Possibly an Americanized form of German Strüber, a variant of Straub , or an altered form of Streber, a variant of Streb .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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