Descendants of William Leeper
Notes on the records: In each list of children below, every child
is assigned a lower case Roman numeral (i, ii, etc.) to indicate birth
order. Each also receives a unique Arabic numeral (1, 2, etc.) which precedes
the birth-order number. If a child has no known descendants or the the
next generation is not included, the full birth, marriage, and death information
for the child appears under the listing for the parents. If a child has
descendants listed later in the chapter, then just the name is shown and
a plus sign (+) is placed in front of the Arabic number. The full information
on the child appears in his or her own listing under their Arabic numeral.
1 William LEEPER, born in 1795/7 at PA; died in January 1864 at York,
Darke County, OH; son of James LEEPER and Elizabeth KENT. William married
(1) Sarah TAYLOR, in 1826 at Montgomery County, OH. William married (2)
Mary C. RESSNER in 1832 at Montgomery County, OH. Mary, born about 1815
at MD; died after 1880. Sources: Darke County censuses; Probate records,
Darke County, OH (#2104); Gravestones; Information from Mary Ellen Leeper
Karnehan of Piqua, OH; Marriage records, Darke County, OH; Marriage records,
Montgomery County, OH..
Children: (by his first wife)
Children: (by his second wife)
2 F i Elizabeth LEEPER, born on 21 November 1826 at Montgomery County,
OH; died on 29 February 1868 at Washington, Paulding County, OH; buried
in a small cemetery near the intersection of Township roads 197 and 48,
Washington Township. Elizabeth married Henry H. BROWN on 21 December 1845
at Darke County, OH. See the Brown family genealogical
records for information on their descendants.
3 M ii Cephus M. LEEPER, born on 29 December 1835 at OH; died in 1900 at
Darke County, OH; buried at Brock (Old) Cemetery, York, Darke County, OH.
Served in the Civil War. Cephus married Samantha HUGHES on 9 November 1863
at Darke County, OH. Samantha, born in 1845 at OH; died in 1916 at Darke
County, OH; buried at Brock (Old) Cemetery.
4 M iii William G. LEEPER, born in 1838/9 at OH.
5 F iv Harriet L. LEEPER, born in 1841/2 at OH.
6 M v Samuel LEEPER, born in 1846/7 at OH; died before 1864.
7 F vi Mary Anna LEEPER, born in 1848/9 at Wabash, Darke County, OH.
8 F vii Sarah Cecilia LEEPER, born in 1852 at Darke County.
9 M viii John E. LEEPER, born in 1857/8 at York, Darke County.
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