Thomas Leeper was born in Jefferson Co., Va., and came to Missouri in 1821; with John Reynolds, when he was only eight years of age. He married his first wife, whose name was Elizabeth Edwards, in 1838, and they had three children. After her death he married Ruth A. Griggs.
Biographical Sketch of Thomas Leeper
MLA Source Citation:Bryan, William Smith A History of the Pioneer Families of Missouri: With Numerous Sketches, Anecdotes, Adventures, Etc., Relating to Early Days in Missouri. Also the Lives of Daniel Boone and the Celebrated Indian Chief, Black Hawk, with Numerous Biographies and Histories of Primitive Institutions. Bryan Brand & Company. 1876. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 24 April 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/missouri/biographical-sketch-of-thomas-leeper.htm - Last updated on Mar 10th, 2012
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