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Daniel Leas
(1752-1836)
Lydia Worley
(1755-1822)
Daniel Leas Jr.
(1778-1856)
Elizabeth Matthews
(1783-1856)
George Leas
(1806-1876)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Lydia Robinson Crane

George Leas 2 3

  • Born: 25 Apr 1806, Reading Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Marriage (1): Lydia Robinson Crane on 14 Jan 1830 in Warren County, Ohio, USA 1
  • Died: 15 Dec 1876, Fountain County, Indiana, USA at age 70
  • Buried: Osborn Prairie, Fountain County, Indiana, USA
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bullet  General Notes:

George is listed in a Fountain Co., IN old history as a potterymaker when he moved from Ohio to Indiana.

The document issues 160 acres to "George Leas of Warren County, Ohio". The description of the land is NE Section 25/ Twp 20-N Range 8-W Fountain County, Indiana.

On the same day, Abner Crane was given Patent #8592 in Fountain County, Indiana.

Census(6): George Leas was living in Richland twp, Fountain County, Indiana at the time of the 1840 Census. The family was enumerated as:

1 male 0-5 years;
3 males 5-10 years;
1 male 15-20 years and 1 male 30-40 years.

There was 1 female 0-5 years;
1 female 5-10 years and 1 female 30-40 years.

Next door was Elijah Board.
Census(7): 1860 Census for Fountain County, Indiana finds the Lease family in Van Buren
township; Post Office Cole Creek.

George 54 Farmer, $16,350 / 1800 Penn
Lydia 52 Ohio
Abner F. 21 Ohio
William 19 Ohio
Arthur 12 Ind
Huldah Jane 11 Ind
Census(7): George Lease was 65 years of age at the time of the 1870 Census.
He was living in Van Buren twp, Fountain County, Indiana; (Post Office: Attica), a farmer with $7500 in Real Estate and $2100 in personal property. His birthplace is listed as Virginia but this is not accurate.

Wife, Lydia was 63, she was born in Ohio.
Children, all listed as born in Indiana:

Isaac T. Lease, 36, Farm Laborer
Abner F. Lease, 32, Farm Laborer
William C. Lease, 29, Farm Laborer
Arthur M. Lease, 24, Farm Laborer
Huldah J. Lease, 21

Migration(10): George and Lydia Crane Leas lived on a farm four miles north of Veedersburg,
Indiana. Lydia was a charter member of the Osborn Prairie Church in Fountain County, Indiana.

Two of their children and their families, Arthur and Mary Caldwell Leas, and Leroy and Jennie Leas Ludlow, were also members of this church. Three other of their sons, Abner, Isaac, and William went to Illinois and settled north of St Joseph in Champaign County.



Kathryn (Leas) Stuart's sources:

SOURCES
1. William Arthur Leas. LEAS RESEARCH / William Arthur Leas. Unpublished
family research, Pedigree charts and family group records.
2. LDS Records. IGI Record; Batch M513141.
3. Fay W. Leas. LEAS GENEALOGY. 1950 Publication, Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Chapter V, Other Leas Families, page 76.
4. Researcher. Edith Smith / Rita Ahern.
5. Bureau of Land Management, GLO Records. Internet site:.
6. Census Records. 1840 Census.
7. Ibid.
8. Fay W. Leas. LEAS GENEALOGY. 1950 Publication, Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Chapter V, Other Leas Families, page 76.
9. Researcher. Dorothy Sparks.
10. Ibid. Julia McKinney.
11. The Genealogy of the Daniel Leas Family. Annual Leas Reunion, June 16,
1963 - Turkey Run State Park, Indiana Ruth
Edmunds, Secretary.
12. Fay W. Leas. LEAS GENEALOGY. 1950 Publication, Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Chapter V, Other Leas Families, page 76.
13. Ibid. Chapter V, Other Leas Families, page 76.
14. Ibid. Chapter V, Other Leas Families, page 76.
15. Researcher. The Genealogy of the Daniell Leas FAmily - Julia McKinney. 16. Ibid. The Genealogy of the Daniell Leas FAmily - Julia McKinney. 17. Ibid. The Genealogy of the Daniell Leas FAmily - Julia McKinney. 18. Ibid. The Genealogy of the Daniell Leas FAmily - Julia McKinney. 19. Ibid. The Genealogy of the Daniell Leas FAmily - Julia McKinney. 20. Ibid. The Genealogy of the Daniell Leas FAmily - Julia McKinney.
21. Ibid. Amy E. Van Hyning Home Page: The Van Hyning/Schilling Family
Home Page citing David A. Leas' Leas Genealogy and Julia McKinney.
22. Ibid. Susan Lynn Chase 1301 Los Olivos Ave#P Los Osos,Ca.93402.
23. Ibid. Amy E. Van Hyning Home Page: The Van Hyning/Schilling Family
Home Page.
24. Ibid. Susan Lynn Chase 1301 Los Olivos Ave#P Los Osos,Ca.93402. 25. Ibid. The Genealogy of the Daniell Leas FAmily - Julia McKinney. 26. Fay W. Leas. LEAS GENEALOGY. 1950 Publication, Fort Wayne, Indiana.
page 79.
27. Census Records. 1870; Van Buren twp, Fountain County, Indiana. 28. Researcher. Julia McKinney. 29. Census Records. 1870; Van Buren twp, Fountain County, Indiana. 30. Researcher. Julia McKinney: The Genealogy of the Daniel Leas Family.


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George married Lydia Robinson Crane, daughter of Abner Crane and Huldah Robinson, on 14 Jan 1830 in Warren County, Ohio, USA.1 (Lydia Robinson Crane was born on 28 Dec 1807 in Ohio, USA 4 and died on 17 Sep 1895 4.)


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Sources


1 Kathryn Elizabeth (Leas) Stuart.

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

3 Julia Kirkpatrick McKinney Kathryn Leas Stuart.

4 Julia Kirkpatrick McKinney.


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