Daniel Leas
Lydia Worley
Anthony Schweitzer Swisher
(Abt 1745-1825)
Elizabeth Adams
William S. Leas , Sr.
Anna Swisher
William S. Leas , Jr.


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1. Phebe Ruse

William S. Leas , Jr. 2

  • Born: 18 Dec 1817, Ohio, USA
  • Marriage (1): Phebe Ruse on 28 Mar 1839 in Preble County, Ohio, USA 1
  • Died: 19 Oct 1857, West Sonora, Preble Co, OH at age 39

  General Notes:

Wm. Leas Jr. has died without administering his father's estate. Wm's brother John is appointed by court

William S. LEAS was born in 1818. He appeared in the census in 1850 in
Harrison Twp, Preble Co, OH. [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Document] He signed a
will on September 29, 1857 in Harrison Twp, Preble Co, OH.11 The will of
William S. Leas, merchant, was probated October 23, 1857.

The real estate and the store were to be sold. Proceeds of sales were to be
distributed as follows:

Wife Elizabeth Leas was to receive her lawful share of the proceeds of the
sale of property.

Executors were to take charge of the balance and put it out at interest and
pay it to heirs as they come of age.

Daughter Eliza was to receive an equal share of all the estate with the
balance of the heirs.

None of the household property was to be sold but left in the care of wife
Elizabeth. Each heir was to have a bed and bedstead and an equal share of
bedclothes as they came of age.

On September 16, 1858 Elizabeth Lease, the widow of William Lease came into
court and made election.

  Noted events in his life were:

Residence: U.S. Census, 1850, Harrison Township, Preble Co, Ohio.

William married Phebe Ruse on 28 Mar 1839 in Preble County, Ohio, USA.1 (Phebe Ruse was born about 1818 in Ohio, USA.)

  Marriage Notes:

Ceremony performed by William Swisher, Justice of the Peace


1 Preble County, Ohio Marriage Index (1808-1859).

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

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