George W Lesher

10 January 1812–11 April 1857 (Age 45)
Herkimer, New York, United States

The Life of George W

George W Lesher was born on 10 January 1812, in Herkimer, New York, United States as the son of Isabel Lesher. He married Barbara Hayden in 1835, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Gaines, Orleans, New York, United States for about 5 years and New York, United States in 1870. He died on 11 April 1857, in Albion, Albion, Orleans, New York, United States, at the age of 45.

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George W Lesher
Barbara Hayden
Marriage: 1835
Mary Jane Lesher
Rowena I. Lesher
Cordelia Camillia Lesher

Spouse and Children

New York, United States


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World Events (5)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 7

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 8

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 13

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Lescher .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Geo W Lesher, "United States Census, 1870"
  • George W Lesher, "United States Census, 1860"
  • George Lesher, "New York State Census, 1855"

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