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John Leas
(Cir 1710-After 1803)
Hannah Maybe Edge
(Abt 1710-)
Frederick (Phillip) Forney
Elizabeth Sherz
Leonard Leas
(Abt 1757-Bef 1810)
Lovice Forney
(1757-Bef 1810)
Stephen Y. Leas


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1. Susannah Gates

Stephen Y. Leas 1

  • Born: 17 Aug 1787, York County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Marriage (1): Susannah Gates in 1811 in York County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Died: 29 Nov 1867, Logan County, Ohio, USA at age 80
  • Buried: Lease Cemetery, Logan County, Ohio, USA

bullet  General Notes:

Dates and places provided by Steve Lease ( According to his daughter Hannah's obituary, Stephen was a "large land owner about Zanesfield". Stephen migrated about 1812 from PA to OH

From Antrim's History of Champaign and Logan Counties:

Stephen Leas and Haines Parker settled in the Lazy Hollow school district, perhaps as early as 1812, the former about three and a half miles north of Zanesfield, on the west of Madriver, and the latter on the north of him, on the farm known as the Elliot farm, but now owned by Benjamin Shoots. 2


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

United States Census: Residence, 1850, Jefferson, Logan County, Ohio, USA.


Stephen married Susannah Gates in 1811 in York County, Pennsylvania, USA. (Susannah Gates was born on 30 Mar 1791 in York County, Pennsylvania, USA, died on 30 Sep 1874 in Logan County, Ohio, USA and was buried in Lease Cemetery, Logan County, Ohio, USA 3.)



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

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