*Martin Lessar or Lesar

4 November 1918–31 January 1985 (Age 66)
Huerfano, Colorado, United States

The Life of Martin

When *Martin Lessar or Lesar was born on 4 November 1918, in Huerfano, Colorado, United States, his father, Johann Lesar, was 40 and his mother, Mary Tezak, was 38. He died on 31 January 1985, in Denver, Colorado, United States, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Johann Lesar
1878–
Mary Tezak
1880–
John Lessar or Lesar
1907–
Frank Lessar or Lesar
1908–1979
Mary Lessar or Lesar
1909–1987
Steve Lessar or Lesar
1912–2001
Louis George Lessar or Lesar
1913–1993
Rosalie A. Lessar or Lesar
1915–1991
Frederick Lessar or Lesar
1916–2004
*Martin Lessar or Lesar
1918–1985
Harry Ralph Lessar
1921–2013
William Lessar or Lesar
1922–

Parents and Siblings

    Johann Lesar

    Male1878–Male

    Mary Tezak

    Female1880–Female

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (3)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1920

Age 2

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1921 · Flash floods kill 1500

Age 3

On June 3 1921, flash floods in Pueblo cause over $20 million in damage and kill over 1,500 people in its wake.

Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived in a clearing, Old French essart (Late Latin exsartum, past participle of exsarire ‘to weed out’, ‘grub up’), with the definite article l’, or a habitational name from various places named Lessard or Lessart from this word.

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

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