Joseph Leese

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Leese was born on 21 April 1836, in Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Leese, was 37 and his mother, Sarah Leese, was 41. He had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Martha Renshaw. He lived in Wolstanton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom for about 40 years and Tunstall Court, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901.

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Joseph Leese
Martha Renshaw
Thomas Leese
Sarah Leese
Martha Leese
Noah Leese

Sources (8)

  • Jos Leese, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Joseph Leese, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Joseph Leese in entry for Noah Leese, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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1854 · The Crimean War

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Leece .

German: habitational name from a place so named near Hanover.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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