James Kyle Lesley1

M, b. 19 August 1882, d. 27 November 1944
     James Kyle Lesley was born on 19 August 1882 at Abbeville, Abbeville Co., SC, WW II draft registration.1 He married Myrtle Lucretia Steele on 24 June 1908 at Follansbee, Brooke Co., WV, Ancestry.com. West Virginia, Marriages Index, 1785-1971 (database on-line). James Kyle Lesley lived on 30 April 1930 at Mamont, Westmoreland Co., PA, clerk in steel mill.1 He died on 27 November 1944 at Washington Twp., Westmoreland Co., PA, at age 62.

Child of James Kyle Lesley and Myrtle Lucretia Steele

Citations

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

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 age 80

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

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.

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 died on 6 August 1846.
Note: The 1830 census indicates five daughters under the age of 15.

Children of Levi Leslie and Sarah Windell

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. 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.1 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. [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

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.

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.

Theodore Lessig

M
     Theodore Lessig married Wilhelmina Dover.

Child of Theodore Lessig and Wilhelmina Dover

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 362.

Erastus Bates Lester

M, b. 17 March 1830, d. 28 August 1898
     Erastus Bates Lester was born on 17 March 1830 at Cayuga Co., NY. He married Almeda Jane Clayton on 19 December 1853 at Waupaca Co., WI. Erastus Bates Lester died on 28 August 1898 at Blockhouse, Klickitat Co., WA, at age 68.
Note: Lester info per Williams Family Tree genealogy prepared by rod8778, online at ancestry.com.

Child of Erastus Bates Lester and Almeda Jane Clayton

Jane Lester1

F, b. 10 January 1802, d. 8 February 1884
     Jane Lester was born on 10 January 1802 at Tennessee.1 She married James Summers. Jane Lester died on 8 February 1884 at Missouri at age 82. She was buried in February 1884 at Owasco Cemetery, Sullivan Co., MO, Findagrave #87049259.

Child of Jane Lester and James Summers

Citations

  1. [S601] 1860 Federal Census, Tazewell County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M653, Roll 232; FHL #803232.

Lydia Lester

F, b. circa 1820, d. after 10 June 1880
     Lydia Lester was born circa 1820 at Virginia.1 She married William M. Dollinger on 10 January 1852 at Washington Co., VA. Lydia Lester died after 10 June 1880 at Scott Co. (probably), VA, was living with daughter Sarah Cleek's family as of the 1880 census.

Child of Lydia Lester and William M. Dollinger

Citations

  1. [S4217] 1860 Federal Census, Washington County, Virginia. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M653, Roll 1383; FHL #805383.

Mary E. Lester

F, b. January 1867
     Mary E. Lester was born in January 1867 at Kansas. She married William Eli Shaffer on 2 July 1887 at Morris Co., KS, Three children born, two living as of the 1900 census.1

Child of Mary E. Lester and William Eli Shaffer

Citations

  1. [S3138] 1900 Federal Census, Labette County, Kansas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 485; FHL #1240484.

Mary Elizabeth Lester1

F, b. 22 June 1862, d. 26 July 1924
     Mary Elizabeth Lester was born on 22 June 1862 at Pine River, Waushara Co., Wisconsin.1 She was the daughter of Erastus Bates Lester and Almeda Jane Clayton. Mary Elizabeth Lester married Benjamin Franklin Winterstein, son of William Henry Winterstein and Susan Larimore, circa 1884, five children born, three living as of 1900 census.1 Mary Elizabeth Lester died on 26 July 1924 at Klickitat Co., WA, at age 62. She was buried in July 1924 at Spring Creek Cemetery, Goldendale, Klickitat Co., WA.

Children of Mary Elizabeth Lester and Benjamin Franklin Winterstein

Citations

  1. [S1819] 1900 Federal Census, Klickitat County, Washington. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 1746; FHL #1241746.

Mary Virginia Lester

F, b. 28 March 1851, d. 21 January 1904
     Mary Virginia Lester was born on 28 March 1851. She married Judge Thomas Sidney Reese. Mary Virginia Lester died on 21 January 1904 at age 52. She was buried in January 1904 at Hempstead Cemetery, Hempstead, Waller Co., TX, Findagrave #55674169.

Child of Mary Virginia Lester and Judge Thomas Sidney Reese

Vinie May Lester

F, b. 25 December 1874, d. August 1894
     Vinie May Lester was born on 25 December 1874 at Gibson Twp., Washington Co., IN. She married John E. Cathcart on 19 February 1890 at Washington Co., IN. Vinie May Lester died in August 1894 at age 19.

Child of Vinie May Lester and John E. Cathcart

Ann White Letcher1

F, b. 20 February 1846, d. 30 April 1927
     Ann White Letcher was also known as "Nannie". She was born on 20 February 1846 at Garrard Co., KY.2 She was the daughter of James Hughes Letcher and Nancy Kennedy.3 Ann White Letcher married Edward Atkinson, son of George Atkinson and Lucy Ann Holloway, on 5 September 1866, Eight children born to the marriage, four living as of 1900 and again in 1910.1,4 Ann White Letcher lived on 2 June 1900 at 1056 Washington Boulevard, Chicago, Cook Co., IL.4 She died on 30 April 1927 at Oak Park, Cook Co., IL, at age 81.

Children of Ann White Letcher and Edward Atkinson

Citations

  1. [S20] Joseph Sullivant, A Genealogy and Family Memorial, 95 - 97.
  2. [S283] 1880 Federal Census, Henderson County, Kentucky. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T9, Roll 0419; FHL #1254419.
  3. [S3628] 1850 Federal Census, Garrard County, Kentucky. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M432, Roll 201.
  4. [S275] 1900 Federal Census, Cook County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Rolls 244 - 295; FHL #1240244 - 95.

James Hughes Letcher1

M, b. circa 1801, d. 2 February 1875
     James Hughes Letcher was born circa 1801 at Kentucky.1 He married Nancy Kennedy.1 James Hughes Letcher died on 2 February 1875 at Henderson Co., KY.

Child of James Hughes Letcher and Nancy Kennedy

Citations

  1. [S3628] 1850 Federal Census, Garrard County, Kentucky. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M432, Roll 201.