Catherine Leasure

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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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 Leasure Reiter, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Catherine Leisure in entry for Hannabel Catherine Harlen, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

World Events (8)

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.


Historical Boundaries: 1834: Missouri, United States 1836: Clark, Missouri, United States


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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