Eleanor Dunston 1 2
- Born: 25 Dec 1817, Logan County, Ohio, USA
- Marriage (1): Daniel C. Leas on 13 Mar 1834 in Logan, OH
- Died: After 1850, Monroe Twp., Logan, OH
MRS. ELEANOR LEASE, Bellefontaine; is a native of this county, and has been a constant resident of the same since 1817, Dec. 25, which was the date of her birth. Her parents were Thomas and Zana (Carbon) Dunston. Thomas Dunston was born near Richmond, Virginia, and when but a young lad at school, was drafted into the Revolutionary War. Mrs. Lease's mother was born in Maryland, and came west about 1812. The family, upon their arrival here, first settled near West Liberty, and in 1819 they moved to the farm James Dunston now owns. March 13, 1834, she was married to Daniel Lease, who was a son of Samuel Lease. Since the marriage she has been a constant resident on the farm she now owns, which consists of 140 acres. Mr. Lease died in 1864. Since that time she has been carrying on the farm, with the assistance of her son John, who was born Sept. 28, 1849. She has five children-Caroline, now Mrs. W. Wackerson; Fannie, Mrs. S. Williams; Ella, Mrs. John McCollough, and David C.
Eleanor married Daniel C. Leas, son of Samuel Leas and Christianna Toner, on 13 Mar 1834 in Logan, OH. (Daniel C. Leas was born in 1791 and died in 1864.)