James Robert Lesley

M, b. 30 October 1923, d. 17 July 2004
     James Robert Lesley was born on 30 October 1923 at Mamont, Westmoreland Co., PA.1 He was the son of James Kyle Lesley and Myrtle Lucretia Steele.1 James Robert Lesley began military service in 1942 WW II service, U.S. Navy. He married Ann Catherine Fitz, daughter of Earl Samuel Fitz and Virginia Washington Lewis, on 29 July 1950 at Hanover, York Co., PA, Newspaper articles:

Engagement -- The Evening Sun (Hanover, Pennsylvania); Monday, 01 May 1950; Page 1; (Newspapers.com):

Betrothal Announced

Mr. and Mrs. Earl S. Fitz, 312 Broadway, have announced the betrothal of their daughter, Ann Catherine, to James Robert Lesley, son of Mrs. J. K. Lesley, Mamont, Westmoreland county. Miss Fitz received her Bachelor of Science degree from Hood college, Frederick, Md., and has been employed by the Aluminum Research Laboratories in New Kensington for the past six years. Mr. Lesley, who served five and one-half years in the South pacific with the U.S. Navy Air Corps, is a graduate of Kiski Preparatory School, Saltsburg, and is now a student in the school of Agriculture at Pennsylvania State College. The wedding will take place in mid-summer.


Wedding -- The Evening Sun (Hanover, Pennsylvania); Saturday, 29 Jul 1950; Pages 1 & 4; (Newspapers.com):

ANN C. FITZ BRIDE OF JAMES R. LESLEY

Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earl S. Fitz, Hanover, Wed In Rites At Emmanuel Church

Miss Ann Catherine Fitz, 304 1/2 Charles avenue, New Kensington, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earl S. Fitz, 312 Broadway, became the bride of James Robert Lesley, son of Mrs. James Kyle Lesley and the late Mr. Lesley, Mamont, this afternoon at 4:30 o'clock in Emmanuel Reformed church, Broadway. The bride's pastor, the Rev. Nevin E. Smith performed the double ring ceremony.     

Preceding the ceremony, Mrs. Jay Cooper Yinger, soloist , New Kensington, and Miss Lois Kadie, church organist, presented a recital as the guests were assembling in the church.

The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, wore a gown of white organdy, fashioned with a Chantilly lace bodice and featuring three-quarter length sleeves. Her veil of heirloom lace was full length. She carried a colonial bouquet of white roses, centered with yellow sweetheart roses.

Miss Caroline Moul Fitz, Pottsville, sister of the bride, acted as maid of honor. The bridesmaids were Miss Ruth Lesley, sister of the bridegroom, and Mrs. Robert Koch. Flower girl was Miss Virginia Fitz Bixby, niece of the bride. The attendants wore white embroidered organdy gowns, the maid of honor’s over a yellow skirt and the others over lime skirts. Their headbands were of yellow roses and they carried colonial bouquets of yellow roses with lime and yellow streamers.

John J. Germroth, Mamont, served as best man for his brother-in-law and the ushers were Bernard Kuta, Thomas Ames and David Vandenburg.

A reception at 217 Broadway followed the ceremony. After their return from a honeymoon on Cape Cod, Mass., the couple will reside in New Kensington.

The bride is a graduate of the Eichelberger Senior High School and Hood college, Frederick. She is employed by the Aluminum Research Laboratories, New Kensington. The bridegroom is a graduate of the Kiski Prep school, Saltsburg, and is now attending the Pennsylvania State College School of Agriculture.

(end of articles)

Note: After Ann's death, James remarried to Elizabeth Morse Vandenburgh.

James Robert Lesley died on 17 July 2004 at Lower Burrell, Westmoreland Co., PA, at age 80

Obituary -- The Honolulu Advertiser; Honolulu, Hawaii; Thursday, July 22, 2004; Page 17, and

The Capital Times, Madison, Wisconsin, (Newspapers.com):

JAMES ROBERT LESLEY

James Robert Lesley, 80, of Lower Burrell PA, formerly of Kailua, HI, died Saturday, July 17, 2004, in his home. He was born October 30, 1923, in Mamont, Washington Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.

He is survived by his wife Elizabeth Morse Vandenburgh Lesley; his sisters, Lillian Parrotta and Jane Youra, his children, Samuel Lesley and Susan Mieritz and eight grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his previous wife, Ann Fitz Lesley.

He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend. He enjoyed his family and friends, traveling, reading and gardening.

He retired from the Soil Conservation Service in 1980 after 30 years of service with the Federal government. His service with the S.C.S. took him from Schuylkill and Somerset Pennsylvania to Hawaii and to Madison Wisconsin. He served as a District and Area Conservationist in both Hawaii and Wisconsin. His accomplishments in the S.C.S. include the Tri-Isle Resource Conservation and Development Project for Maui, Hawaii, the Little Schuylkill Watershed project and the Tuscorora State Park on Locust Creek in Pennsylvania.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to: Forbes Hospice, 115 S. Neville Ave., Oakland, PA 15213; McKeever Environmental Learning Center, 55 McKeever Lane, Sandy Lake, PA 16145 or Peoples Library, 3052 Wachter Ave., Lower Burrell, PA 15068.

Citations

  1. [S5271] 1930 Federal Census, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Rolls 2154-60; FHL #2341888-94.

B. G. Leslie

M
     B. G. Leslie married Susan Katherine Tedrick, daughter of Jehiel Tedrick and Louisa Larimore, before 1904.

Catherine E. Leslie1

F, b. circa 1843
     Catherine E. Leslie was born circa 1843 at Harrison or Floyd Co., IN.1 She was the daughter of Jasper Leslie and Margaret Hubbard.1

Citations

  1. [S1788] 1850 Federal Census, Floyd County, Indiana. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M432, Roll 145.

Clarence Frank Leslie

M, b. 20 February 1874, d. 7 August 1963
     Clarence Frank Leslie was also known as "Frank". He was born on 20 February 1874 at New Albany, Floyd Co., IN. He was the son of Jasper Leslie and Arminta Worrell. Clarence Frank Leslie began military service Spanish American War service, U.S. Army, Co. E, 16th Infantry, WW I service. He died on 7 August 1963 at VA Hospital, Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY, at age 89. He was buried in August 1963 at New Albany National Cemetery, New Albany, Floyd Co., IN, Findagrave #168033651.

Elizabeth Leslie1

F
     Elizabeth Leslie was the daughter of John Leslie and Sarah (?)1
Note: "of Nappanee, Ind." per Wanger book.1 Elizabeth Leslie married Harvey P. Moyer, son of Jacob D. Moyer and Christina Price, on 19 June 1884, Ceremony by Rev. Davis Younce.1

Children of Elizabeth Leslie and Harvey P. Moyer

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 270.

Esther Leslie1

F, b. 13 January 1836, d. 31 January 1907
     Esther Leslie was born on 13 January 1836 at Kentucky.1 She married Rev. Robert Hurt. Esther Leslie died on 31 January 1907 at Johnson Co. (probably), KY, at age 71 Dates per headstone. She was buried in February 1907 at Mayo Memorial Cemetery, Paintsville, Johnson Co., KY.

Child of Esther Leslie and Rev. Robert Hurt

Citations

  1. [S2993] 1880 Federal Census, Bourbon County, Kentucky. Microfilm Image, NARA Seriies T9, Roll 403; FHL #1254403.

Evadna Leslie

F, b. 9 July 1880, d. 13 March 1949
     Evadna Leslie was born on 9 July 1880 at Floyd Co., IN. She was the daughter of Jasper Leslie and Arminta Worrell. Evadna Leslie died on 13 March 1949 at Madison State Hospital, Madison, Jefferson Co., IN, at age 68.

Fannie Leslie1

F, b. 19 September 1877, d. 9 January 1953
     Fannie Leslie was born on 19 September 1877 at New Albany, Floyd Co., IN.1 She was the daughter of Jasper Leslie and Arminta Worrell.1 Fannie Leslie married Frank Edwards, son of Hardin Edwards and Elizabeth Ford, in 1902. Fannie Leslie died on 9 January 1953 at age 75. She was buried in January 1953 at Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Jeffersonville, Clark Co., IN, Findagrave #97813479.

Children of Fannie Leslie and Frank Edwards

Citations

  1. [S633] 1880 Federal Census, Floyd County, Indiana. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T9, Roll 0277; FHL #1254277.
  2. [S2106] 1910 Federal Census, Floyd County, Indiana. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T624, Roll 349; FHL #1374362.
  3. [S2114] 1920 Federal Census, Clark County, Indiana. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T625, Roll 425.

George Clarence Leslie1

M, b. 4 July 1884, d. 16 May 1932
     George Clarence Leslie was born on 4 July 1884 at New Albany, Floyd Co., IN, WW I draft registration.1 He was the son of George Frederick Leslie and Anna M. Bohl.1 George Clarence Leslie lived on 8 June 1900 at 303 East Main Street, New Albany, Floyd Co., IN, with his mother and brother, telephone operator.1 He married Mayme J. Kissel on 22 June 1910 at St. Matthews Evangelical Lutheran Church, Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY. George Clarence Leslie died on 16 May 1932 at age 47. He was buried in May 1932 at Fairview Cemetery, New Albany, Floyd Co., IN, Findagrave #108830862.

Citations

  1. [S2091] 1900 Federal Census, Floyd County, Indiana. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 371; FHL #1240371.

George Frederick Leslie1

M, b. circa February 1850, d. 25 November 1889
     George Frederick Leslie was born circa February 1850 at Floyd Co., IN.1 He was the son of Jasper Leslie and Margaret Hubbard.1 George Frederick Leslie lived on 10 June 1870 at New Albany, Floyd Co., IN, in a rooming house, with his father, steamboat engineer.2 He married Anna M. Bohl. George Frederick Leslie died on 25 November 1889. He was buried in November 1889 at Fairview Cemetery, New Albany, Floyd Co., IN, Findagrave #103314492.

Children of George Frederick Leslie and Anna M. Bohl

Citations

  1. [S1788] 1850 Federal Census, Floyd County, Indiana. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M432, Roll 145.
  2. [S632] 1870 Federal Census, Floyd County, Indiana. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M593, Roll 313; FHL #545812.
  3. [S2091] 1900 Federal Census, Floyd County, Indiana. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 371; FHL #1240371.

Jasper Leslie1

M, b. 1819, d. 15 April 1894
     Jasper Leslie was born in 1819 at Harrison Co., IN.1 He was the son of Levi Leslie and Sarah Windell.1 Jasper Leslie married Margaret Hubbard, daughter of John Hubbard and Elizabeth Wolfe, on 20 June 1839 at Harrison Co., IN. Jasper Leslie lived on 24 July 1850 at New Albany, Floyd Co., IN, teamster.1 He lived on 10 June 1870 at New Albany, Floyd Co., IN, in a rooming house with his son George, steamboat mate.2 He married Arminta Worrell, daughter of Lucinda (?), on 25 September 1871 at Floyd Co., IN, ceremony by Ben F. Welker. Arminta was first married to John F. Bean on 12 SEP 1860, and had three children before his death, Charles, Minnie, and John F. Bean, Jr.

Jasper Leslie lived on 12 June 1880 at Water Street, New Albany, Floyd Co., IN, policeman.

NOTE: Several of the FHL microfilmed census pages for 1880 Floyd County, Enumeration District 73, are scrambled, and the Ancestry.com indexing is likewise scrambled. Page 297C is indexed as 296D, and is found one page ahead of the actual page 297B, where the Jasper Leslie family, No. 447, begins on line 49 and continues on page 297C.3

He died on 15 April 1894. He was buried in April 1894 at Fairview Cemetery, New Albany, Floyd Co., IN, Findagrave #142215984.

Children of Jasper Leslie and Margaret Hubbard

Children of Jasper Leslie and Arminta Worrell

Citations

  1. [S1788] 1850 Federal Census, Floyd County, Indiana. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M432, Roll 145.
  2. [S632] 1870 Federal Census, Floyd County, Indiana. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M593, Roll 313; FHL #545812.
  3. [S633] 1880 Federal Census, Floyd County, Indiana. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T9, Roll 0277; FHL #1254277.

John Leslie1

M
     John Leslie married Sarah (?).1

Child of John Leslie and Sarah (?)

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 270.

Levi Leslie

M, b. 1799, d. 6 August 1846
     Levi Leslie was born in 1799 at New York. He married Sarah Windell, daughter of John Windell and Catherine Windle, on 16 August 1817 at Harrison Co., IN. Levi Leslie lived in 1840 at Boone Twp., Harrison Co., IN,

Males:
5 - 9 -- 1
20 - 29 -- 2
40 - 49 -- 1

Females:
5 - 9 -- 1
10 - 14 -- 1
15 - 19 -- 1
40 - 49 -- 1.1 He died on 6 August 1846.
Note: The 1830 census indicates five daughters under the age of 15.

Children of Levi Leslie and Sarah Windell

Citations

  1. [S5405] 1840 Federal Census, Harrison County, Indiana. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M704, Roll 82; FHL #7725.
  2. [S1788] 1850 Federal Census, Floyd County, Indiana. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M432, Roll 145.

Lyman A. Leslie

M, b. 15 November 1845, d. 23 March 1848
     Lyman A. Leslie was born on 15 November 1845. He was the son of Jasper Leslie and Margaret Hubbard. Lyman A. Leslie died on 23 March 1848 at Floyd Co., IN, at age 2. He was buried in March 1848 at Wolfe Cemetery, Georgetown, Floyd Co., IN, Findagrave #130232936.

Mary Ann Leslie

F, b. 19 May 1824, d. 1 February 1904
     Mary Ann Leslie was born on 19 May 1824 at Harrison Co., IN. She was the daughter of Levi Leslie and Sarah Windell. Mary Ann Leslie married Erastus Y. Inman on 23 July 1840 at Harrison Co., IN. Mary Ann Leslie died on 1 February 1904 at Arkansas Co. (probably), AR, at age 79. She was buried in February 1904 at Leake Cemetery, Crocketts Bluff, Arkansas Co., AR, Find A Grave Memorial# 102732022.

Children of Mary Ann Leslie and Erastus Y. Inman

Citations

  1. [S3952] 1870 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M593, Roll 47; FHL #545546.
  2. [S3948] 1860 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M653, Roll 37; FHL #803037.

Mary Catharine Leslie

F, b. 20 October 1826, d. 26 October 1885
     Mary Catharine Leslie was born on 20 October 1826 at Harrison Co., IN.1 She was the daughter of Levi Leslie and Sarah Windell. Mary Catharine Leslie married George Washington Webb, son of W. Webb and Nancy Henry, on 9 May 1850 at Meade Co., KY.2 Mary Catharine Leslie died on 26 October 1885 at Meade Co., KY, at age 59. She was buried in October 1885 at Cap Anderson Cemetery, Brandenburg, Meade Co., KY, Find A Grave Memorial# 86550261.

Children of Mary Catharine Leslie and George Washington Webb

Citations

  1. [S5404] 1870 Federal Census, Meade County, Kentucky. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M593, Roll 487; FHL #545986.
  2. [S74] Meade Co., Kentucky, Marriages 1824 - 1866, Books A, B, and C., Meade Co., KY Marriages 1824 - 1866, Books A, B, and C, transcribed by Mrs. B. M. Fast, Ambrose Meador Chapter, D.A.R., (1955).

Robert E. Leslie1

M, b. circa 1915, d. 31 August 1998
     Robert E. Leslie was born circa 1915 at Pennsylvania.1 He married Della Irma Huffman on 7 August 1937 at Bakersfield, Kern Co., CA. Robert E. Leslie died on 31 August 1998 at Kinta Twp., Haskell Co., OK.
Note: Robert is listed in Monterey phone and address directories with wife Mary from 1995 - 2002.

Citations

  1. [S4425] 1940 Federal Census, Monterey County, California. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 0268.

Selinda Leslie

F, b. circa 1834
     Selinda Leslie married John Reed. Selinda Leslie was born circa 1834 at Pennsylvania.

Child of Selinda Leslie and John Reed

Thomas Leroy Leslie Sr.

M, b. 6 March 1887, d. 17 June 1963
     Thomas Leroy Leslie Sr. was born on 6 March 1887 at Floyd Co., IN.1 He was the son of George Frederick Leslie and Anna M. Bohl. Thomas Leroy Leslie Sr. died on 17 June 1963 at age 76. He was buried in June 1963 at Fairview Cemetery, New Albany, Floyd Co., IN, Findagrave #81408895.

Citations

  1. [S2091] 1900 Federal Census, Floyd County, Indiana. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 371; FHL #1240371.

William Henry Harrison Leslie1

M, b. 9 April 1840, d. 3 October 1866
     William Henry Harrison Leslie was born on 9 April 1840 at Harrison Co. (probably), IN.1 He was the son of Jasper Leslie and Margaret Hubbard.1 William Henry Harrison Leslie died on 3 October 1866 at age 26. He was buried in October 1866 at Wolfe Cemetery, Georgetown, Floyd Co., IN, Findagrave #128822691.

Citations

  1. [S1788] 1850 Federal Census, Floyd County, Indiana. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M432, Roll 145.

Charles Lesmister

M, b. August 1853, d. 15 October 1916
     Charles Lesmister was born in August 1853 at Indiana. He married Caroline C. Robertson, daughter of William H. Robertson and Elizabeth Ann Jackson, on 27 April 1891 at Floyd Co., IN. Charles Lesmister died on 15 October 1916 at New Albany, Floyd Co., IN, at age 63

OBITUARY - New Albany, Indiana Weekly Ledger; 1916 October 18 Page 4 Column 2:
Charles Lesmister, 62 years old, died at 4 o'clock Sunday morning at his home at 1128 Olden street. He is survived by his wife and a son, Morris Lesmister, of Indianapolis and a daughter, Miss Lena Lesmister, of this city. He also leaves four step-children, Bert and Homer Woodfill and Mrs. Maude King of this city, and Claude Woodfill, of Detroit.

Note: Prior to his marriage to Caroline Robertson, Charles was married to, and divorced from, Elizabeth Horton.

Children of Charles Lesmister and Caroline C. Robertson

Pauline Lesmister

F, b. February 1895, d. 2 March 1926
     Pauline Lesmister was born in February 1895 at Floyd Co., IN. She was the daughter of Charles Lesmister and Caroline C. Robertson. Pauline Lesmister died on 2 March 1926 at New Albany, Floyd Co., IN, at age 31 OBITUARY - New Albany, Indiana Tribune, 3 March 1926, page 3, column 5

MISS LENA LESMISTER
Miss Lena Lesmister, 31 years old, died Tuesday night at the home of her mother, Mrs. Caroline Lesmister, 1126 Olden street, following a two weeks' illness from peritonitis.
Besides her mother, she is survived by one sister, Mrs. Amanda King, of this city, and three brothers, W. B. Woodfill, Detroit; Henry Woodfill, Louisville, and Claude Woodfill, of this city. She was a member of New Albany Chapter, Order of Eastern Star.
Funeral services will be held at 2:30 o'clock Thursday afternoon at the residence, under auspices of New Albany Chapter, O. E. S., the Rev. F. A. Meusch, paster of St. mark's Evangelical church, officiating. Burial will be in Fairview cemetery.

Viola Lesmister

F, b. September 1892, d. 16 October 1901
     Viola Lesmister was born in September 1892 at Floyd Co., IN. She was the daughter of Charles Lesmister and Caroline C. Robertson. Viola Lesmister died on 16 October 1901 at New Albany, Floyd Co., IN, at age 9.

Brooke Montgomery Lessig1

M, b. 28 July 1912
     Brooke Montgomery Lessig was born on 28 July 1912 at Pottstown, Montgomery Co., PA.1 He was the son of Joshua Brooke Lessig and Florence Montgomery.1

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, p.115.

George B. Lessig1

M, b. August 1843
     George B. Lessig was born in August 1843.1 He married Emma C. (?) circa 1867.

Child of George B. Lessig and Emma C. (?)

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, p.115.

Harriet Lessig

F, b. 16 April 1885, d. 29 July 1906
     Harriet Lessig was also known as "Hallie".1 She was born on 16 April 1885 at Armstrong Co., PA.1 She was the daughter of Zachariah T. Lessig and Polly Jane Smail.1 Harriet Lessig married Charles D. Rose, son of David Rose and Catharine A. Stitt, on 25 February 1904 at Armstrong Co., PA. Harriet Lessig died on 29 July 1906 at Gilpin Twp., Armstrong Co., PA, at age 21. She was buried in 1906 at Forks-Zion Lutheran Evangelical Church Cemetery, Leechburg, Armstrong Co., PA, Findagrave #196074273.

Child of Harriet Lessig and Charles D. Rose

Citations

  1. [S127] 1880 Federal Census, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T9, Roll 1096; FHL #1255096.

John A. Lessig1

M
     John A. Lessig married Isabella Atkinson.1

Child of John A. Lessig and Isabella Atkinson

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, p.108.

Josephine Lessig

F, b. 5 November 1886
     Josephine Lessig was born on 5 November 1886.1 She was the daughter of Theodore Lessig and Wilhelmina Dover.1 Josephine Lessig married Harvey Price, son of George H. Price and Amelia Swoyer, on 28 June 1912, Ceremony by Rev. Dressman

No children.1

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 362.

Joshua Brooke Lessig1

M, b. circa 1873
     Joshua Brooke Lessig was born circa 1873. He was the son of George B. Lessig and Emma C. (?)1 Joshua Brooke Lessig married Florence Montgomery, daughter of Morton L. Montgomery and Mary Florence Bush.1

Child of Joshua Brooke Lessig and Florence Montgomery

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, p.115.

Laura L. Lessig1

F, b. 28 December 1861, d. 24 February 1897
     Laura L. Lessig was born on 28 December 1861.1 She was the daughter of John A. Lessig and Isabella Atkinson.1 Laura L. Lessig married John Baugh, son of John Baugh and Annie Stover.1 Laura L. Lessig died on 24 February 1897 at age 35.1

Children of Laura L. Lessig and John Baugh

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, p.108.
  2. [S82] Price Genealogy, p.109.