Asher H Lease b. 16 Apr 1837, died Holt Co. MO Nov 1876."Asher Lease was frozen to death on Sunday night above Forest City, MO. He left his brother-in-law's for home sometime after dark and evidently fell from his horse and died. He was found the next morning about one hundred yards from the place he left. Nov 7th 1876 Holt Co, newpaper. Married 10 March 1861 Mary E. STEWART (dau of Will STEWART and Sarah -?- )They were divorced in 1872.Divorce papers lists two infant children, Lewis Leon "Lon" LEASE and Sarah E (Ellen?) LEASE.Lon was born 21 Dec 1863 and Sarah sometime between 1864 and 1872.I have family for Lon only and family group sheets for 3 of his children. (Lon died "July 15, 1901 aged 38y 7m 6d.He had been to Bigelow, MO and came home after the family had retired. He was found dead the next morning in the buggy, the team still standing in the harness.")
(Asher's father Jeremiah Lease was also the father of my Tobias S Lease. ) I probably have more info .... Let me know.
(Asher's father Jeremiah Lease was also the father of my Tobias S Lease. ) I probably have more info .... Let me know. comments powered by Disqus