Benjamin Leas 1 2
- Born: 28 Jun 1789
- Marriage (1): Elizabeth Albright on 30 Jun 1814
- Died: 19 Dec 1824, Millerstown, Perry County, Pennsylvania, USA at age 35
Leas came from a prominent German family that settled in the Shirleysburg area in 1829. He and his brother, William B., were involved in tanning and mercantile businesses. Both had interest in the then developing Pennsylvania railroad systems. Benjamin was appointed as a commissioner to The Pennsylvania Railroad in April 1846. [Shirleysburg Borough, Huntingdon County, PA]
Benjamin married Elizabeth Albright on 30 Jun 1814. (Elizabeth Albright died on 18 Feb 1863 and was buried in Millerstown Memorial Cemetery, Millerstown, Perry County, Pennsylvania, USA.)
Notes from David A. Leas and/or the 1950 Leas Family Genealogy.