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James W. LEAS

Male 1832 - 1915  (82 years)


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  • Name James W. LEAS 
    Born 1 Apr 1832  Covington, Fountain County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Name James W. LEASE 
    Died 1915 
    Notes 

    • (1) Source: Bradley Larrick .

      (2) James LEASE is listed in a household headed by John F. TRYER in the 1850 census of New London Township, Henry County, IA.

      James is listed in the 1850 census as a farmer who was then 19 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1831. According to the 1850 census, he was born in IN.

      [Note by compiler: In the line of the census schedule relating to James, the enumerator originally wrote 20 in the age column, and then struck over that number with the number 19. This strikeover resulted in the erroneous listing of James' age as 29 in the index to the 1850 census.]

      (3) A household headed by James LEASE is listed in the 1860 census of Center Township, Henry County, IA. [James' surname is listed as SEARE in the index to the 1860 census. The census enumerator's handwriting is difficult to read, and the compiler is not certain that he has read it correctly.]

      James is listed in the 1860 census as a carpenter who was then 27 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1833. According to the 1860 census, he was born in IN.

      Listed with James is his wife, Sela, who was then 21 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, she was born in about 1839. According to the 1860 census, she was born in IA.

      Also listed with James is his son, Frank, who was then 1 year of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1859. According to the 1860 census, he was born in IA.

      Also listed with James is his daughter, Flerance[?], who was then 3 months old; therefore, according to the 1860 census, she was born in about 1860. According to the 1860 census, she was born in IA. [Her name is listed as Tlerance in the index to the 1860 census.]

      (4) A household headed by James W. LEAS is listed in the 1870 census of Canaan Township, Henry County, IA.

      James W. is listed in the 1870 census as a farmer who was then 33 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1837. According to the 1870 census, he was born in IN.

      Listed with James W. is his wife, Celia, who was then 28 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1842. According to the 1870 census, she was born in IA.

      Also listed with James W. is his son, Frank, who was then 11 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1859. According to the 1870 census, he was born in IN.

      Also listed with James W. is his daughter, Florence, who was then 9 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1861. According to the 1870 census, she was born in IA.

      Also listed with James W. is his daughter, Laura M. who was then 8 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1862. According to the 1870 census, she was born in IA.

      Also listed with James W. is his daughter, Emily J., who was then 6 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1864. According to the 1870 census, she was born in IA.

      Also listed with James W. is his son, Samuel W., who wa then 4 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1866. According to the 1870 census, he was born in IN.

      Also listed with James W. is his daughter, Mary E., who was then 3 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1867. According to the 1870 census, she was born in IA.

      Also listed with James W. is his son, George W., who was then 1 year of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1869. According to the 1870 census, he was born in IN.

      (5) A household headed by James LEAS is listed in the 1880 census of Canaan Township, Henry County, IL.

      James is listed in the 1880 census as a farmer who was then 39 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1841. According to the 1880 census, he was born in IA, his father was born in TN, and his mother was born in PA.

      Listed with James is his wife, Celia, who was then 37 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1843. According to the 1880 census, she was born in IA, and both of her parents were born in KY.

      Also listed with James is his daughter, Emily J., who was then 18 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1862. According to the 1880 census, she was born in IA, and both of her parents were born in IA.

      Also listed with James is his son, Samuel W., a farm helper who was then 16 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1864. According to the 1880 census, he was born in IA, and both of his parents were born in IA.

      Also listed with James is his daughter, Mary G., a student who was then 13 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1867. According to the 1880 census, she was born in IA, and both of her parents were born in IA.

      Also listed with James is his son, George W., a student who was then 10 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1870. According to the 1880 census, he was born in IA, and both of his parents were born in IA.

      Also listed with James is his daughter, Susan A., who was then 9 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1871. According to the 1880 census, she was born in IA, and both of her parents were born in IA.

      Also listed with James is his daughter, Sarah A., who was then 7 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1873. According to the 1880 census, she was born in IA, and both of her parents were born in IA.

      Also listed with James is his daughter, Edith, who was then 3 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1877. According to the 1880 census, she was born in IA, and both of her parents were born in IA.

      (6) In Iowa State Census Collection, 1836-1925 [database online], Provo, UT: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007, the following information is listed regarding a household headed by James W. LEASE in the 1885 IA state census of Canaan Township, Henry County, IA:

      Name: James W Lease
      Birth Location: Indiana
      Family Number: 60
      Marital Status: Married
      Gender: Male
      Birth Year: abt 1830

      Name: Celiah Lease
      Birth Location: Henry
      Marital Status: Married
      Gender: Female
      Birth Year: abt 1839

      Name: Walker Lease
      Birth Location: Henry
      Marital Status: Single
      Gender: Male
      Birth Year: abt 1865

      Name: Emily J Lease
      Birth Location: Henry
      Marital Status: Single
      Gender: Female
      Birth Year: abt 1864

      Name: Mary J Lease
      Birth Location: Henry
      Marital Status: Single
      Gender: Female
      Birth Year: abt 1868

      Name: George W Lease
      Birth Location: Henry
      Marital Status: Single
      Gender: Male
      Birth Year: abt 1869

      Name: Susan J Lease
      Birth Location: Henry
      Gender: Female
      Birth Year: abt 1871

      Name: Sarah A Lease
      Birth Location: Henry
      Gender: Female
      Birth Year: abt 1874

      Name: Edith M Lease
      Birth Location: Henry
      Gender: Female
      Birth Year: abt 1877

      (7) In Iowa State Census, 1895 [database online], Provo, UT: The Generations Network, Inc., 2003, the following information is listed regarding J. W. LEASE in the 1895 state census of Fort Madison, Lee County, IA:

      Name: J. W. Lease
      Age: 51
      Race: White
      Birthplace: Ind
      RESIDENCE: Fort Madison, Lee

      [Note by compiler: If the J. W. LEASE listed in the 1895 IA state census is the same person as "our" James W. LEAS, his age in 1895 would have been about 63, not 51.]

      (8) The compiler has not found a listing of James W. LEAS in any census after the 1895 IA state census.
    Person ID I16243  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2018 

    Father Thomas Chapman LEAS 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Jane WALKER,   b. 7 Sep 1804, Knox County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1885, Henry County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F7262  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Celia WILLEFORD,   b. Abt 1842, Henry County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1885 and 1888, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Married Bef 1860 
    Children 
     1. Laura B. LEAS,   b. Apr 1861, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1936  (Age ~ 74 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2018 14:55:00 
    Family ID F7261  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart