Joseph Lease

6 April 1793–25 April 1880 (Age 87)
Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Lease was born on 6 April 1793, in Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Leonard Leas, was 36 and his mother, Lovice Forney, was 35. He married Margaret Bender about 1821, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Adams, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850 and Straban Township, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He died on 25 April 1880, at the age of 87, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Gettysburg, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Lease
1793–1880
Margaret Bender
1802–1884
Marriage: about 1821
Catharine Leas
1821–1907
John Bender Leas
1823–1914
Magdalene Leas
1826–
George Leas
1828–1914
Joseph Leas
1833–1887
Julian Leas
1833–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1821
Pennsylvania, United States
children

(6)

    Catharine Leas

    Female1821–1907Female

    John Bender Leas

    Male1823–1914Male

    Magdalene Leas

    Female1826–Female

    George Leas

    Male1828–1914Male

    Joseph Leas

    Male1833–1887Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Leonard Leas

    Male1757–1810Male

    Lovice Forney

    Female1757–1810Female

siblings

(10)

    George Lease

    Male1777–Male

    John Leas

    Male1779–1846Male

    Stephen Leas

    Male1782–Male

    George Leas

    Male1785–Male

    Stephen Lease

    Male1787–1867Male

+5 More Children

World Events (7)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 1

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 19

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 26

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and Irish: possibly a reduced and altered form of McLeish .2 English: see Lees 2.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Teas, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Joseph Leas, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Joseph Leas, "United States Census, 1850"

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