George W Lesher

Brief Life History of George W

When George W Lesher was born on 10 January 1812, in Herkimer, New York, United States, his father, George Lesher, was 32 and his mother, Isabel, was 28. 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 10 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

Sources (6)

  • George Lesher, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • George W. Lesher, "Find A Grave Index"
  • George Lisher in entry for George Lisher, "New York Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"

World Events (5)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

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. 


Historical Boundaries 1824: Orleans, New York, United States

1825 · The Crimes Act

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 form of German Lescher .

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

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