Sarah Margaret Leeper

1894–1985 (Age 91)
Smithland, Livingston, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Sarah Margaret

When Sarah Margaret Leeper was born on 15 January 1894, in Smithland, Livingston, Kentucky, United States, her father, Fred Leeper, was 28 and her mother, Rosella Meadows, was 26. She married Harry Herbert Strombom Albury on 27 November 1912, in Miami, Miami-Dade, Florida, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Miami, Dade, Florida, United States for about 20 years. She died on 19 May 1985, in Miami, Miami-Dade, Florida, United States, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Sarah Margaret Leeper
Harry Herbert Strombom Albury
Marriage: 27 November 1912
Herbert Albury
Joseph Warren Albury
Warren Joseph Albury
Jennie Audrey Albury
Sarah M Albury
Robert W Albury
Ronald F Albury
Rose Marie Albury
Cecil Herbert Albury

Spouse & Children

27 November 1912
Miami, Miami-Dade, Florida, United States


  • Herbert Albury


  • Male1914–1990Male

  • Warren Joseph Albury


  • Female1916–1991Female

  • Sarah M Albury


+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Fred Leeper


  • Rosella Meadows




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · Florida Involvement in Spanish-American War

Age 4

Florida played a critical role during the Spanish-American War. The port of Tampa saw the arrival of over 30,000 troops; this traffic resulted in the small town experiencing massive growth and becoming a city. Cuban-Americans across the state also helped with raising money and support for the war.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 24

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

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)

  • Sarrah M Leaper in household of Fred Leaper, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Margaret Albury in household of Herbert S Albury, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sarah Albury in household of Herbert Albury, "United States Census, 1920"

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