George Luther Lesh

8 August 1876–11 March 1932 (Age 55)
Rockcreek Township, Wells, Indiana, United States

The Life of George Luther

When George Luther Lesh was born on 8 August 1876, in Rockcreek Township, Wells, Indiana, United States, his father, Jacob Lesh, was 40 and his mother, Elizabeth Gilbert, was 23. He married Clara May Farling on 2 September 1900, in Wells, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 11 March 1932, in Wells, Indiana, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Uniondale, Wells, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Luther Lesh
Clara May Farling
Marriage: 2 September 1900
Ernest Lesh
Elizabeth Lesh

Spouse and Children

2 September 1900
Wells, Indiana, United States



    Elizabeth Lesh


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 6

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 20

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Lesch ( see Loesch ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • George L Lesh, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George L Lesh, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George L Lesh, "United States Census, 1920"

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