Sarah Marie " Mamie" Leeper

1901–1950 (Age 49)
Fayette City, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Sarah Marie " Mamie"

When Sarah Marie " Mamie" Leeper was born on 20 May 1901, in Fayette City, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Harvey Leeper, was 44 and her mother, Catherine Shaw, was 34. She married Joseph Cephas Hickman on 28 September 1917. They were the parents of at least 6 sons. She lived in East Bethlehem Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910. She died on 15 July 1950, in Donora, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 49.

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Family Time Line

Sarah Marie " Mamie" Leeper
Joseph Cephas Hickman
Marriage: 28 September 1917
Charles Franklin Hickman
Joseph Cephus Hickman
Frank Stoy Hickman
William Louis Hickman
Delbert Dwayne Hickman
Gerald Edward Hickman

Spouse & Children

28 September 1917


+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

  • Harvey Leeper


  • Catherine Shaw




+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 4

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 15

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Marie Hickman in household of Joe Hickman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Marie Hickman in household of Joseph Hickman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Marie Leeper in household of Harvey Leeper, "United States Census, 1910"

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