Sarah Leeper

1770–1822 (Age 52)
Augusta, Virginia, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Leeper was born about 1770, in Augusta, Virginia, United States, her father, John Leeper, was 26 and her mother, Susannah Henderson, was 26. She died about 1822, in Beechwood, Crawford, Indiana, United States, at the age of 52.

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Family Time Line

John Leeper
1744–1815
Susannah Henderson
1744–1826
Florence Leeper
1765–1848
Sarah Leeper
1770–1822
John Leeper
–1830
William Leeper
1775–1830
Margaret Leeper
1780–1849
Andrew Leeper
1784–1830
Susannah Leeper
1789–1866

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World Events (8)

1776

Age 6

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 10

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 16

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

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)

  • Kentucky Probate Records, 1727-1990; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9DL-N2ZJ?cc=1875188&wc=37R1-929%3A173618201%2C1561689802

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