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Betsy Lepper Mather
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Birth: 1808
Montgomery County
New York, USA
Death: Oct. 12, 1861
De Witt
Clinton County
Iowa, USA

Daughter of John Lepper, a soldier of the Revolution, and Mary Prime(Braeme). According to a list of damaged headstones at the De Witt Museum there is a fragment that reads: MARTHAT(?)____ wife of _anford". The Mather name was also spelled "Marthar" for several generations in the 19th Century.


Her son William's obit states she had 5 sons and seven daughter.

The 1850 and 1856 Iowa censuses list the children:

Cotton Smith- known as Smith


Mary M.


Sanford, Jr.



Sarah E.

William L.


Adelaide/Nancy *


* (Nancy who was 2 months old in 1850 is likely Adelaide who was 6 in 1856.)

Family links: 
  John Lepper (1765 - 1840)
  Mary Prime Lepper (1779 - 1863)
  Sanford Mather Marthar (1801 - 1875)*
  Cotton Smith Mather (1830 - 1883)*
  Charlotte Jane Mather Morey (1832 - 1897)*
  Sanford Mather (1837 - 1873)*
  Charles Marthar (1839 - 1868)*
  William A. Mather Marther (1846 - 1937)*
  Betsy Lepper Mather (1808 - 1861)
  Jacob Lepper (1810 - 1868)*
  Ira N. Lepper (1824 - 1907)*
*Calculated relationship
Oak Ridge Cemetery
De Witt
Clinton County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Kent Gebhard
Record added: Dec 08, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45244929


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