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Leonard Leas
(Abt 1757-Bef 1810)
Lovice Forney
(1757-Bef 1810)
Stephen Y. Leas
Susannah Gates
Stephen Yoner Leas


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1. Hannah Daugherty

Stephen Yoner Leas 1 2 3

  • Born: 23 Sep 1819, Logan County, Ohio, USA
  • Marriage (1): Hannah Daugherty on 3 Sep 1860 in Logan County, Ohio, USA 1

bullet  General Notes:

From the Logan County, Jefferson Township web page (

S. Y . LEASE, real estate send money loan agent, Zanesfield. This gentleman is the fifth child of a family of twelve children horn to Stephen and Susannah (Gates) Lease. Stephen lease was a native of York Co., Pa. He was born in 1781; his wife was a native of the same place, and was born in 1789; they were married in 1811, and carne to this county in 1812, making the journey by team. They bought some land and made this their residence until his death in 1867; Mrs. Lease died in 1876. Of their twelve children seven are living; all are married and all are farmers except S. Y.; he was born on his father's farm, on the headwaters of Mad River, Sept. 23, 1819, and lived at home for forty years. His school facilities were confined to a few terms of subscription school in an old log cabin with slat scats and oiled paper windows. He worked with the family until he was about 35 years of age, when his father deeded him and Iris two brothers, Andrew and John, each 150 acres of land. These brothers farmed their land in partnership, and made purchases of land for their joust account. Sept 3, 1860, S. Y. Lease and Miss Hannah Daughherty. were united in the bonds of wedlock, and soon after took up their residence in Zanesfield, where they have since lived. He has followed the real estate business and loaned money; he has also been engaged in the drug business on several occasions in Zanesfield. Of the three children Born to the marriage, but one is living, Belle, born July 5, 1877.


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

United States Census: Resided, 1850, Jefferson, Logan County, Ohio, USA. Age 25


Stephen married Hannah Daugherty, daughter of Jarvis Daugherty and Hannah Marmon, on 3 Sep 1860 in Logan County, Ohio, USA.1 (Hannah Daugherty was born about 1824.)



1 Amy Van Hyning & Steve Lease (

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

3 Daisy Jackson on "Leas Family Genealogy Forum."

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