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An American Family History

Abraham LeFevre 1706

LeFevre is also spelled Ferber, LaFevre, LaFever, Lefebre, LeFever,and LeFevere. It is from the original Northern French surname Lefebvre or Lefèvre. It means smith.

Abraham LeFevre was born on April 9, 1706 in Steinweiler, Germany. His parents were Isaac LeFevre and Catherine Ferree.

He married his cousin, Elizabeth Ferree, about 1728. Their children and life together are described in detail in the section on Abraham and Elizabeth LeFevre.

Abraham died on November 20, 1735 in Strasburg, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.


Steinweiler is a municipality in the district of Germersheim, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It was in the Mayorality of Bittingheim.

Children of Isaac LeFevre and
Catherine Ferree

  • Abraham LeFevre
  • Philip LeFevre
  • Daniel LeFevre
  • Mary LeFevre Deshler
  • Esther LeFevre Harman
  • Samuel LeFevre
  • Europeans who made the voyage to America faced a difficult journey of several months.
     

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