Robert Leeper, Jr.
Rev. War Veteran
Caldwell Co., Ky.

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Robert Leeper

Robert Leeper, Jr. b. 1759 South Carolina -- d. 25 Jan. 1823 Livingston Co., Ky.
He married Jean Neel 1783 in SC daughter of Col. Thomas Neel and Jean Spratt.
She was born 28 Feb. 1766 and died 3 May 1850 in Ky.
He was buried at Old Fredonia Cemetery, Caldwell Co., Ky.
Children were:
Catherine Leeper
Eliza Leeper
Jane Leeper
John C. Leeper b. abt 1792 SC
Sarah (Sally) Leeper
Thomas Neel Leeper b. 1796 d. 1801
Andrew Neel Leeper b. 1798 SC d. 15 June 1864
Robert Templin Leeper b. 17 Dec. 1800 d. 31 Oct. 1881 Illinois

Roster of South Carolina Patriots in the American Revolution by Bobby Gilmer Moss Published 1983 list :
Leeper, Robert served in the milita during 1778 under Captain Bratton and Col. Tate A. A. 4499; Y1598

Colonel Thomas Neel of the Battle of Kings Mountain fame. Col. Neel and all of his sons died during the Revolutionary War.

A stone has been ordered for Robert Leeper and a grave marking ceremony is planed for Spring or Fall 2010