Harris Lesher

1798–1860 (Age 62)
New York, United States

The Life of Harris

Harris Lesher was born in 1798, in New York, United States as the son of Isabel Lesher. He died in 1860, in Olmstead, Logan, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 62.

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Isabel Lesher
1783–1873
Harris Lesher
1798–1860
Tabitha Lesher
1804–1844
Cathern Lesher
1808–1899
Garet Lesher
1808–
George W Lesher
1812–1857
Isabel Lesher
1814–1902
David F Lesher
1816–1884
Olive Lesher
1817–1886
Albert Lesher
1832–

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World Events (3)

1801 · Cane Ridge Revival

Age 3

The Cane Ridge Revival took place for six days in Cane Ridge, Kentucky. From August 6, 1801- August 12 or 13, 1801, around 20 thousand people gathered together for what was called the Second Great Awakening.
1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

Age 14

During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 29

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Lescher .

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

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