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Descendants of Abraham LEAS ca 1730s
Posted by: Kathryn Leas Stuart Date: July 30, 1999 at 11:01:21
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Looking for further information on Abraham Leas (son of Leonard and Salome "Sarah" Leas)of York Co, PA and his descendants. This is what I have:

FIRST GENERATION

1. Abraham LEAS appeared on the census in 1790 in York Co., PA. Mixed townships - may have had land in several townships.

An Abraham Leas, over 45 yr old, is mentioned in the Manheim Twp Census with no wife and six children - perhaps this Abraham.

He was married to Anna Marie or Mary ]?] LEAS.

An Abraham Leas and his wife Anna Maria are shown as sponsors at a baptism in Kreutz Creek Lutheran Church in 1740's. Abraham LEAS and Anna Marie or Mary ]?] LEAS had the following children:

+2 i. Mary LEAS.

SECOND GENERATION

2. Mary LEAS was born on Oct 20 1794 in Pennsylvania. She died on Apr 5 1864 in Goshen, Elkhart, IN.

She was married to Daniel BECKNER (son of Daniel BECKNER and Anna DANNER) about 1813 in York Co., PA. Daniel BECKNER was born on Jun 5 1789 in Pennsylvania. He died on Feb 6 1870 in LaClede, MO.

Mary LEAS and Daniel BECKNER had the following children:

+3 i. Levi Lease BECKNER.
ii. son BECKNER.

THIRD GENERATION

3. Levi Lease BECKNER was born on Sep 9 1814 in Botetourt, VA. He died on Oct 29 1902 in LaClede, MO. He is said to have died at Conway. Also thought to have served in the Civil War.

He was married to Sarah Ann MILLER on Jan 20 1842 in Dallas Co, MO. They are said to have been married at Long Lane. Sarah Ann MILLER was born on May 2 1822 in McMinn Co, TN. She died on Dec 6 1902 in Greene Co, MO. She died at Nogo in Greene County.

Levi Lease BECKNER and Sarah Ann MILLER had the following children:

+4 i. Isabel Adeline BECKNER.

FOURTH GENERATION

4. Isabel Adeline BECKNER was born on Jan 22 1856 in LaClede, MO. She was born at Conway. She died on Mar 28 1940 in Greene Co, MO.

She was married to John Jacob Astor GIBSON on Aug 14 1884 in Greene Co, MO. John Jacob Astor GIBSON was born on Mar 13 1855 in Greene Co, MO. He died on May 28 1948 in Greene Co, MO.


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