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Thomas Chapman Leas
Jane Walker
Joseph Rodgers
(Abt 1800-)
Catherine Hughes
(Abt 1803-)
George Washington Leas , Sr.
Emily Rodgers
(Abt 1835-1887)
George Washington Leas , Jr.


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1. Babette Goetz

George Washington Leas , Jr. 1 2

  • Born: 7 Jul 1869, Iowa, USA
  • Marriage (1): Babette Goetz on 22 Jun 1906 in Weaverville, Trinity, California
  • Died: 4 Dec 1954, Trinity Co., CA at age 85
  • BuriedMale: Weaverville Cemetery, Weaverville, Trinity County, California 3

bullet  General Notes:

Trinity County, CA
1885 Directory

A post office and mining town of considerable importance, in the eastern part of the county. It is located on the Trinity River, eleven miles above Douglas, and is the point where the stage line from Weaverville to Shasta crosses, the river being spanned here by a substantial bridge. The stages make daily trips each way. There are a few good farms in the neighborhood, and is also the possessor of some very rich quartz mines, and mills have been erected. The town has the usual business facilities and does a fair business. The population is fully four hundred.

Leas, George W. - farmer, hotelkeeper 40 acres
Leas, James G. - miner


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Residence: US Census, 1870, Canaan, Henry County, Iowa. Age 10 months

• Residence: US Census, 1880, Lewiston, Trinity, California. Age 11


George married Babette Goetz, daughter of Phillip Goetz and Elizabeth Wolpold, on 22 Jun 1906 in Weaverville, Trinity, California. (Babette Goetz was born on 1 Dec 1874 in Waiblingen, Württemberg,3 died on 31 Jan 1953 in Weaverville, Trinity County, California 3 and was buried in Weaverville Cemetery, Weaverville, Trinity County, California.)



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


3 The Families of Dennis W. Brumm (

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