Daniel Leas 2
- Born: 28 Mar 1752, York County, Pennsylvania, USA 1
- Marriage (1): Lydia Worley about 1775 1
- Marriage (2): Rachel Morgan on 3 Dec 1826 in Eaton, Preble County, Ohio, USA
- Died: 2 May 1836, Lanier Township, Preble County, Ohio, USA at age 84
- Buried: Roselawn Cemetery, Lewisburg, Preble County, Ohio, USA 1
Appears on an original muster roll for 1st Co., 1st Battalion, York Co. Militia according to a return made 11 Apr 1778 (The York County Historical Society). Burial Place provided by K.E. (Leas) Stuart Anderson Leas wrote, "He lived awhile in Ohio at or near Lexington, Preble Co., OH. He was in his old days heavy set. Was a short man."
Notes for DANIEL LEASE I:
Member of Ist Co. -Ist Batallion York Co., Militia, as reported April 1, 1778. Also, later shows as Lt. of 3rd Co., 9th Batallion of York Co., Militia. On Tax rolls of Reading Twp. 1779-1783. In Reading Twp. in 1790 Census. In 1793 Daniel and Lydia deeded land to mother -then living in Newberry Twp., York Co., (land willed to him by Father). In 1800 US Census living in York Twp., York Co.
The above information was provided by Joyce (Lease) Taylor
The following information was provided by Kathryn Leas Stuart.
Daniel LEAS was born about March 28, 1752 in York County, Pennsylvania. He
served in the military in 1778.10 Abram, John, Daniel Lease and Benjamin Leas
were members of the 1st Co, 1st Battalion, York County Militia according to a
return made on April 11, 1778. This record was found by Carl W. Fleck on an
original muster roll at York County Historical Society. In 1782/83 he was a
Tavern Keeper in Reading Twp, York Co, PA. He appeared in the census in 1790 in
Reading Twp, York Co, PA.12 Daniel Leas had 6 males ( 3 under 16, 3 over 16)
and 2 females living in his household at the 1790 census. [NEED TO DEFINE
SENTENCE: Migrated] He died on May 2, 1836 in Lanier twp, Preble Co, Ohio. He
was buried in Roselawn Cemetery, Lewisburg, Preble Co, OH. He is reference
number Leas GB p10. He was adopted. Daniel LEAS and Lydia WORLEY were married
before 1775 in York County, Pennsylvania. Daniel and Lydia Worley Leas had five
known children. They appeared in the census in 1820 in Tyrone twp, Adams Co,
# Event: Military 1778
# Event: from Pennsylvania Migrated BET 1822 AND 1826 Ohio
# Event: The Gettysburg Compiler reported a letter for Daniel Leas unclaimed at the Gettysburg Post Office News item 21 APR 1819 Gettysburg, Adams Co., PA
More information provided by Kathryn Leas Stuart:
Military (1778): Abram, John, Daniel Lease and Benjamin Leas were members of the
1st Co, 1st Battalion, York County Militia according to a return made on April
11, 1778. This record was found by Carl W. Fleck on an original muster roll at
York County Historical Society.
Military (3 May 1784): Pennsylvania Archives Series 6 Volume 2, page 593 and 594
Battalions 1-9 York County Militia
9th Battalion; York County Militia
Lieut. Col.- James Chamberlain
Major - John Bonner
Lieut. - 1. Charles Conway
2. Thomas Neely (George Leas' (son of Daniel and Lydia Worley Leas) wife's aunt,
Sarah Weems (sister of John Weems) married a Jonathan Neely before 1785).
3.*** Daniel Leas
5. Thomas Neely, Jr.
7. Henry Miller
"At a Field Day for the first Battalion of York County Militia Troop, Officers
were necessary to be chosen Judges were appointed for each Corp. to wit:
Ignatius Leitner & Jacob Holtzinger this third day of May A.D. 1784."
Capt. Rudolph Spangler
Lieut. Jacob Holtzinger
Cornet Christian Stan
Census (1790): Daniel Leas had 6 males ( 3 under 16, 3 over 16) and 2 females
living in his household at the 1790 census.
Daniel married Lydia Worley, daughter of Daniel Worley and Maria Susannah Unknown, about 1775.1 (Lydia Worley was born in 1755 in York County, Pennsylvania, USA,1 died on 4 Jul 1822 in Tyrone Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA 3 and was buried in Old White Episcopal Church - Huntington Twp, Adams Co, PA 3.)
Daniel next married Rachel Morgan on 3 Dec 1826 in Eaton, Preble County, Ohio, USA. (Rachel Morgan was born on 1 Sep 1783 in New Jersey, USA, died on 7 May 1845 in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA and was buried in Lexington Presbyterian Churchyard, West.)
Marriage (3 Dec 1826): The marriage record of Daniel Leas and Rachel Morgan Ross
is found in the Preble County Marriage records in Book 001, page 153.
They were married by Amos Sparks, Minister of the Gospel.