David F Lesher

13 May 1816–23 March 1884 (Age 67)
Chautauqua, New York, United States

The Life of David F

David F Lesher was born on 13 May 1816, in Chautauqua, New York, United States as the son of Isabel Lesher. He married Alice Ann Wood about 1840, in Chautauqua, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Ellery, Chautauqua, New York, United States for about 20 years. He died on 23 March 1884, at the age of 67, and was buried in Ellery Center, Ellery, Chautauqua, New York, United States.

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David F Lesher
Alice Ann Wood
Marriage: about 1840
Martha Elizabeth Lesher
George A Lesher
Alfred E Lesher
Marinda Lesher
John David Lesher
Amanda M Lesher

Spouse and Children

about 1840
Chautauqua, New York, United States


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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

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. 
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 11

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.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 20

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Lescher .

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

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Sources (3)

  • David Lasher, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • D F Lesher in household of J D Lesher, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • David F Lasher, "New York State Census, 1865"

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