Catherine Leasure

Female22 February 1821–28 January 1903

Brief Life History of Catherine

When Catherine Leasure was born on 22 February 1821, in Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John B. Leasure, was 28 and her mother, Margaret Elizabeth Brinker, was 29. She married Ludewig Friedrich Reiter on 27 February 1842, in Unity, Mount Pleasant Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Lee, Lee, Oneida, New York, United States in 1850. She died on 28 January 1903, in Clark, Missouri, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Athens, Clark, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ludewig Friedrich Reiter
Catherine Leasure
Marriage: 27 February 1842
Sarah Margaret Reiter
William S. Reiter
Susannah Reiter
Amelia Beaman Riter
William Lewis Reiter
Hannah Catherine Reiter
Edward Duff Reiter
Mary Elizabeth Reiter

Sources (12)

  • Catharine Reiter, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Catherine Leisure in entry for Hannabel Catherine Harlen, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
  • Cathene Reiter in household of D F Reiter, "United States Census, 1860"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 February 1842Unity, Mount Pleasant Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 4

    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.


    Age 15

    Historical Boundaries 1836: Clark County, Missouri


    Age 25

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of French Lesueur .

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

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