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An American Family History

John LeFevre and Anna Margaret Henning

  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.

John LeFevre and Anna Margaret Henning married on April 14, 1755 at the First Reformed Church in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

Mary LeFevre Shultz was born about 1755.

Elizabeth LeFevre Leaman was born on July 13, 1756

Catherine LeFevre Keeports was born on October 21, 1758.

Abraham LeFevre was born about 1761.

John LeFevre was born in 1763.

Jacob LeFevre was born on March 24, 1766.

George LeFevre was born on April 22, 1771.

In 1779, John was in Strasburg.

Margaret died on February 16, 1786 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

John died on October 18, 1810 in Strasburg, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

Shays's Rebellion was an armed uprising in Massachusetts in 1786 and 1787. Daniel Shays led four thousand rebels (Shaysites) in rising up against perceived economic injustices.

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Daniel Shays and Job Shattuck
from Bickerstaff's Boston Almanack

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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