Mary Lenore Gray


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1. James Franklin Leeper

Mary Lenore Gray 1 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 23 Jul 1908, Perulack, Juniata, PA 3
  • Marriage (1): James Franklin Leeper on 5 Apr 1930 in Mifflintown, Juniata, PA 1
  • Died: 26 Nov 1987, Harrisburg, Dauphin, PA at age 79 3 6
  • Buried: 30 Nov 1987, Mifflintown: Westminster Presbyterian Cemetery, Juniata, PA 3 6

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Newspaper: Harrisburg Telegraph: Marriage of Mary L. Gray and James F. Leeper, 16 Apr 1930, Harrisburg, Dauphin, PA. 1 Mifflintown, April 16 -- Announcement has been made of the marriage of Miss Mary L. Gray, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Gray of this place, to James F. Leeper, son of James Leeper, Arch Rock. The ceremony took place on April 5, by the Rev. James M. Martin, pastor of the local Westminster Presbyterian Church of this place.

2. She appeared on the census in 1940 in Fermanagh Twp., Juniata, PA. 7 The 1940 census recorded on Township Road 525: James F. Leeper, bleacher in paper mill, 33, living with wife Mary L., 31; Shirley L, 9; Glenda F., 7, brother-in-law Russell H. Cisney, laborer in stone quarry, 28, and sister-in-law Isabelle F. Cisney, 25. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

3. Obituary: The Patirot-News: obituary of Mary G. Leeper on 28 Nov 1987 in Harrisburg, Dauphin, PA. 6 Mary G. Leeper
MIFFINTOWN - Mary G. Leeper, 79, of North Main Street died Thursday in Harrisburg Hospital.
She was one of the original library assistants at Juniata County Library, a book reviewer for nursing homes and senior citizen centers, a former correspondent for The Patriot-News Co. and the Lewistown Sentinel, and a member, elder and deacon of Westminster Presbyterian Church and the leader of its Womens Association.
Surviving are her husband, James F. Leeper; three daughters, Shirley L. Adams of Harrisburg, Linda L. Biecher of Carlisle and Diane E. Geeseman of Hummelstown; two sisters, Beulah L. Brubaker of Mifflintown and Isabel Cisney of Hummelstown; seven grandchildren, and two great-granddaughters.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in her church, with the Rev. Douglas H. Kelley officiating. Burial will be in the Presbyterian Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Guss Funeral Home from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Juniata County Library, Mifflintown 17059.

Mary married James Franklin Leeper on 5 Apr 1930 in Mifflintown, Juniata, PA.1 (James Franklin Leeper was born on 28 Jun 1906 in , , PA,8 died on 30 Aug 1989 in Mifflintown, Juniata, PA 8 9 and was buried in Mifflintown: Westminster Presbyterian Cemetery, Juniata, PA 8.)


1 (Harrisburg Telegraph, Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania.), 16 Apr 1930, page 18, marriage of Mary L. Gray and James F. Leeper.

2, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, George Risser Jr. Biecher and Glenda Faye Leeper, 1955.

3 Find A Grave,

4, Obituary of Dana Elizabeth Leeper Geesaman

5 The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania) (Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania.), 19 Oct 2011, page A-9. Obituary of Dana E. Geesaman.

6 The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania) (Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania.), 28 November 1987, page A-6. Obituary of Mary G. Leeper.

7 1940 United States Census, James F Leeper, Fermanagh Township, Juniata, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 34-4, sheet 15A, family 280.

8 Find A Grave,

9 The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania) (Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania.), 31 Aug 1989, page B2. Obituary of James F. Leeper.

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