Joseph Leese

Male21 April 1836–

Brief Life History of Joseph

Joseph Leese was born on 21 April 1836, in Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom as the son of Thomas Leese and Sarah Leese. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Martha Renshaw. He lived in Wolstanton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Tunstall Court, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901.

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Joseph Leese
Martha Renshaw
Thomas Leese
Martha Leese
Noah Leese

Sources (6)

  • Joseph Leese in entry for Noah Leese, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Joseph Leese, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Joseph Leese, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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Children (3)

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Siblings (2)

World Events (8)


Age 7

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 18

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

Age 44

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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