Nathaniel G. Leeson

1830–
Monongalia, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Nathaniel G.

When Nathaniel G. Leeson was born in 1830, in Monongalia, West Virginia, United States, his father, John F. Leeson, was 24 and his mother, Mahuldah A Stout, was 19. He married Julia Ann Brooker in 1850, in Wirt, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. He lived in Sheridan Magisterial District, Calhoun, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Nathaniel G. Leeson
1830–
Julia Ann Brooker
1833–
Marriage: 1850
Johnathan Leeson
1853–1853
Marcus Lafayette Leeson
1856–1857
John Henry Leeson
1865–1935
Asa Allen Leeson
1869–1949
George Washington Leeson
1872–1940

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1850
Wirt, Virginia, United States
children

(5)

    Johnathan Leeson

    Male1853–1853Male

    Marcus Lafayette Leeson

    Male1856–1857Male

    John Henry Leeson

    Male1865–1935Male

    Male1869–1949Male

    George Washington Leeson

    Male1872–1940Male

Parents and Siblings

    John F. Leeson

    Male1806–1880Male

    Female1811–1856Female

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 0

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 0

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1863

Age 33

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Northamptonshire): metronymic from Leece 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nathaniel Leeson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nathaniel Leeson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Nathaniel Leeson in entry for Asa Leeson and Maggie C Adams, "Kansas County Marriages, 1855-1911"

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