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Lafayette Leas Family
Posted by: Wilma Leas Pengelly Date: April 17, 1998 at 20:24:18
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Lafayette Leas b. ca. 8-12-1856-58, Ft. Wayne, IA. Eventually moved to Peoria, Il and was a bricklayer. He married Sarah Shippee (?spelling), date unknown. She died ca. 1894 of consumption. He died ca. 1932; both are buried in Dunlap, Il.
Their children, probably all born in Peoria:
Chester Leas
Everett Leas
Bertha Leas (died as baby before 1892)
Ivy Leas
Jesse Clyde Leas (my grandfather), ( 5-22-1892 to 3-25-1980), married Elsie Hoerr (1-12-1890 to 9-2-1982) of Abington Twp., Montgomery Co., PA on 8-13-1915 in Chicago. They are both buried in Abington Twp.
Their children:
Chester Arnold Leas
John Lafayette Leas
Bertha Leas
William Henry Leas (my father) b. 9-12-1917 in Frankford (Phila.), PA
Married Alma Virginia Mahan (b. 12-25-1919) on 8-29-1941 in Frankford
Their children, all born in Abington, PA:
Donald Wayne Leas (b. 9-18-1953)
Wm. H. Leas Jr. (b. 1-31-1946) m.
April Kern (4-18-1952) on 9-11-1987
Their son Matthew Aaron Leas (b. 5-16-1990)
Wilma Ann Leas (me) (b. 10-15-1942)
m. Norman Pengelly (b. 9-13-1942)
on 8-29-1964. Children:
Norman Pengelly Jr. (b. 9-30-1966)
Andrew Pengelly (b. 9-15-1970)
Laura Lea Pengelly (b. 8-6-1974)
her daughter, Julie Elizabeth
Neumann (b. 12-23-1996)
Timothy William Pengelly (b. 10-15-1981)


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