John Lease
(1776-1854)
Mary Melot
(1777-1859)
Hannah Lease
(1805-1883)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Henry C. Diehl

Hannah Lease 1

  • Born: 27 Aug 1805, Oley Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Christened: 20 Oct 1805, Oley Reformed Church, Berks County, PA
  • Marriage (1): Henry C. Diehl on 5 Sep 1830 in Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Died: Dec 1883, Illinois, USA at age 78
  • Buried: Petersburg, , Ilinois

bullet   Other names for Hannah were Hannah Lees and Hanna Lieswurden.

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bullet  General Notes:

Notes for Henry C Diehl:
Married Hannah Lease, January, 1830. Her father, John Lease was a soldier in the War of 1812. Her grandparents, born in Germany, after marriage came to America. Owing to gales and adverse winds their sail ship was nine months on the Atlantic. (Source: Diehl Families of America by E.H. Diehl, Ipava, IL 1915)

Notes for Hannah Lease:
Hannah's father was John Lease. He was a soldier in the War of 1812. Her grandparents, b. in Germany, after marriage came to America. Owing to gales and adverse winds their sail ship was nine months on the Atlantic.

Hannah Lease, and was born in Berks County, Pa. Her father, John Lease, was also a native of the Keystone State, while his father was a German by birth, and a Revolutionary soldier. He was a day laborer and it was his rule to begin work early and to keep steadily at it as long as he could see, or till three stars were visible in the sky. He rounded out a useful life at the age of eighty-four years.
Hannah, departed this life in the month of December, 1883, at the age of seventy-eight years, she having been born in 1805. She and her husband were the parents of seven children, namely: John, a resident of Reading, Pa.; Catherine, Mrs. Berger (sic), of Cowley County, Kan.; Daniel; Harrison, who died May 5, 1854; Charles, an hotel keeper in Louisburg, Kan.: Cinly, a mechanic of Springfield; Mary, Mrs. Hornbuckle, of Menard County. The family was well represented in the late war. John served nine months in a Pennsylvania regiment; Charles enlisted in 1862 in the One Hundred and Sixth Illinois Infantry and served till the close of the war; Cinly enlisted in the Twenty-sixth Illinois Infantry in August, 1861, afterwards veteranized and served until the war closed.

Quoted Text: Oley Reformed Church, Berks County, PA.: Hanna b: Aug 27, 1805, daughter of Johannes Lies. bap Oct 20th. Sponsors: Johannes Neumann and wife Catharina.

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bullet  Noted events in her life were:

Residence: U.S. Census, 1880, Gardner, Sangamon, Illinois. AGe 74


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Hannah married Henry C. Diehl on 5 Sep 1830 in Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA. (Henry C. Diehl was born on 5 Feb 1809 near Reading, Pennsylvania, christened on 4 Jun 1809 and died on 16 Jul 1892 in Cross Plains, Sangamon, Illinois.)


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Sources


1 Sharon Lang (http://www.genealogy.com/users/l/a/n/Sharon-Lang/FILE/0002text.txt).


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