Theodor Leising

about 1820–
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Theodor

Theodor Leising was born about 1820, in Wisconsin, United States. He had at least 3 sons with Katherina Dvoushagen.

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Theodor Leising
Katherina Dvoushagen
Kaspar Leising
Theodor Leising
Joseph Leising

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World Events (8)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 0

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1820 · Making Land more affordable

Age 0

"The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."
1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

Age 34

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Name Meaning

1 English: from an Old Norse personal name or nickname, Leysingi, from leysingi ‘freedman’. Compare Lazenby .2 South German: habitational name from Leising in Bavaria.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Theodor Leissing in entry for Kaspar Leissing, "Wisconsin Births and Christenings, 1826-1926"
  • Theodor Leising in entry for Casper Leising, "Wisconsin Births and Christenings, 1826-1926"
  • Theodor Leising in entry for Theodor Leising, "Wisconsin Births and Christenings, 1826-1926"

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