An American Family History

Abraham LeFevre and Elizabeth Ferree

  Strasburg, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania  

Settlers often built log cabins as their first homes.

Cousins Abraham LeFevre and Elizabeth Ferree married about 1728 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

John LeFevre was born on June 21, 1730.

Peter LeFevre was born on January 5, 1733.

Abraham and his father, Isaac, built a two-story log house one mile north of Strasburg, Pennsylvania.

Abraham died on November 20, 1735.

Elizabeth died in 1804 in Strasburg, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

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.

Europeans began to settle in the Lancaster County, Pennsylvania area about 1710. It was part of Chester County until May 10, 1729.


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