Salome Worley


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1. Leonard Leas

Salome Worley 2

  • Born: Jan 1726, York, York County, Pennsylvania, USA 3
  • Marriage (1): Leonard Leas about 1742 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA 1
  • Died: 19 Dec 1810, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA at age 84 4
  • Buried: Upper Bermudian Church Cemetery, Gardners, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA

   Other names for Salome were Salme, Salmy, Salomy, Sarah, Salome "Sarah" Worley 5 and Sarah Salome Worley.6

  General Notes:

Sometimes called Salome and Salomy. One source has her death as 19 Dec 1810 with a tombstone inscription of, "Here rests the dear Solme Least, died the 19th of December 1810, 84 years old" This text was written in German.


He first appears in record when he recorded deed from Penn brothers for land in Reading Township, York Co., PA in 1743 (this is now in Adams Co. of which Gettysburg is the County seat). His Will is found in Will Book F, page 63, York County, dated November 11, 1782 and probated December 19, 1782. German origin but may have come through England on way from Germany.

This information was provided by Joyce (Lease) Taylor.

Salome married Leonard Leas, son of Leas Father of twins Leonard and John Leas and Mother of twins Leonard and John Leas, about 1742 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA.1 (Leonard Leas was born in 1710 in York County, Pennsylvania, USA, died on 16 Nov 1782 in Reading Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA and was buried in Nov 1782 in Markey Burial Ground, Davidsburg, Washington Township, York County, Pennsylvania, USA.)


1 Kathryn Elizabeth Stuart.

2 Notes from David A. Leas and/or the 1950 Leas Family Genealogy.

3 Find A Grave, Find A Grave ( : accessed 12 Jan 2018).

4 Kathryn Elizabeth (Leas) Stuart.

5 Susie Wistrom -

6 Kathleen Rice -

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