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Jesse Leister
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Birth: Jan. 21, 1808
Whitemarsh
Montgomery County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Feb. 7, 1873
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Jesse Leister was from Montgomery county, Pennsylvania. In 1840 he lived in Gwynedd Township, Montgomery county. He appears in the Philadelphia city directories as early as 1846 and was a glass packer. In 1852 the family settled at 662 N. 8th St. In 1857 this street was renumbered as 1208 N. 8th St.

The "Military Service Enrollment Books 1861 - 1862, Philadelphia 19th & 20th Wards listed Jesse and his son John as glass blowers living at 1208 North 8th Street.

Residences (mostly City Directories):
1846-47: Rear, 9th above Coates (Coates is now Fairmount Avenue)
1848-50: Oniell north of Franklin St.
1850 Census: Penn District, Philadelphia
1851-52: 8th ab Girard
1852: 1208 N. 8th St. (deed)
1853-7: 662 N. 8th (city directory, mother's March 1856 obituary)
1859-1873: 1208 N. 8th St.


Occupations (mostly City Directories):
1846-52: Carter
1852-54: Laborer (1852 deed, 1853-54 directories)
1855-57: Glass
1859: no occupation listed
1860: Glass manufacturing
1861 - 1862 Glass Blower (Military Service Enrollment Books, 1861 - 1862 Philadelphia 19th and 20th Wards, Page 155)
1861-66: Glasspacker
1867: Clerk
1868-71: Packer
1872: Glasspacker
1874: His name is listed but without an occupation. The information probably gathered by directory publisher prior to his 2-7-1873 death. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Eva Elisabeth Nyce Leister (1781 - 1856)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Ann Cox Leister (1813 - 1894)*
 
 Children:
  Samuel Leister (1834 - 1910)*
  John C Leister (1835 - 1919)*
  Elizabeth C Leister Gilman (1838 - 1925)*
  Angeline Cox Leister Moyer (1841 - 1927)*
  Mary Ann Leister Shaw (1850 - 1928)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"He Made Home Happy."
 
Note: Father of Angeline, Samuel, John, Elizabeth, Mary A.
 
Burial:
Union Cemetery
Whitemarsh
Montgomery County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Researcher
Record added: Apr 12, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18901096
Jesse Leister
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