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Adam LeFevre

Birthdate:
Birthplace: West Lampeter, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: February 15, 1814 (68)
West Lampeter, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
Place of Burial: West Lampeter, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Philip G. LeFevre and Maria Catherina "Mary" Barr
Husband of Elizabeth LeFevre
Father of Mary LeFevre; Catherine Manderbaugh; Elizabeth Paulus Esbenshade; Henry B LeFevre; John Lefevre and 8 others
Brother of Isaac Lefevre; Catherine Meck; Lieutenant George LeFevre; Elizabeth Christy; Esther Eckman and 3 others

Managed by: Gene Daniell
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About Adam LeFevre

  • LEFEVRE, ADAM
  • DAR Ancestor #: A068932
  • Service:
  • PENNSYLVANIA Rank: PRIVATE
  • Birth:
  • 2-27-1745 STRASBURG TWP LANCASTER CO PENNSYLVANIA
  • Death:
  • 2-15-1814 LAMPETER TWP LANCASTER CO PENNSYLVANIA
  • Service Source:
  • PA ARCH, 5TH SER, VOL 7, PP 42, 96, 648
  • Service Description:
  • 1) CAPTS JOHN SLETER & SAMUEL HEANS
  • 2) 1ST BATT, LANCASTER CO. MIL
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Purchased 1 1/2 acres in 1793 from Joseph Lefever of Strasburg Twp. to "carrying on the Tanning Business"... that his daughter and son in law, Daniel Esbenshade had started. They later purchased this land from Adam.

Buried in the Philip Lefever Cemetery, on the corner of Beaver Valley Pike and Gypsy HIll Road- across from the "big spring", and stone house. Cemetery sits behind the brick house on the corner, where once a chiropractor held office. Tombstone inscription is interpreted from German. Notes from Aunt Edna say that the "Epitaph days are incorrect on tombstone. should be 68 yrs, 11 mos. and 17 days--not 12 days.

Revolutionary War soldier.

Adam purchased this land drom his older brother Isaac Lefever, eldest son of Philip Lefever, for whom this cemetery is named. Adam Lefever then became owner of this cemetery.

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Adam LeFevre's Timeline

1745
February 27, 1745
West Lampeter, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
1767
December 15, 1767
Age 22
1769
October 16, 1769
Age 24
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
1770
September 28, 1770
Age 25
Paradise Twp., Lancaster, Pennsylvania (USA)
1772
April 11, 1772
Age 27
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
1773
July 24, 1773
Age 28
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
1774
September 25, 1774
Age 29
1776
December 13, 1776
Age 31
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
1778
April 6, 1778
Age 33
Lancaster County, PA, United States