|LEONIN BLANCHAMP, father of
MATTHEUS BLANSHAN, father of
MATHIEU BLANSHAN, father of
NICOLAUS BLANSHAN, father of
MATTHEUS BLANSHAN, father of
JACOB BLANSHAN, father of
MATTHEUS JACOB BLANSHAN, father of
Catharine A. Blanshan was born January 7, 1816 in New Paltz, New York to parents
Mattheus Jacob Blanshan and his wife Anny Turck Blanshan. She was baptized February
11, 1816. She married Henry LeFever, born to parents Tunis and Eva Sleight LeFever in
Skaneateles, N. Y. on March 31, 1815, on January 21, 1837. They resided in Hopewell,
Ontario, New York (1850), and Lloyd, Ulster County, New York. In 1851 the family moved
to Scott, Sheboygan, Wisconsin where they lived until Henry's death on August 10, 1879
and Catherine's death on July 1, 1883. Both are buried in Scott Union Cemetery,
The children of Catharine and Henry were:
Anna Maria LeFever - born June 9, 1838, died April 10, 1840.
Martha Jane LeFever - born September 26, 1840. She was married to James Stanley on
September 26, 1856 by the Rev. Mr. Waller. Martha and James both died January 9, 1868.
Tunis Henry LeFever - (1843-1927) Tunis was born February 28, 1843 in Niles, Cayuga,
New York. He married Sarah Haviland, born December 16, 1847, on May 25, 1867. They
had the following children: Edgar H. LeFever (1869), Charles O. LeFever (1874-1960)
and Cora Mae LeFever (1878.) Sarah died on December 7, 1885 and Tunis married
Matilda Laux (1868) on August 12, 1886. They had the following children: Lottie LeFever
(1888-1946), John J. LaFever (December 11, 1889 - May 30, 1911), Viola LaFever (1898)
and Clarence E. LaFever (1905-1981). Tunis died February 16, 1927 in Scott, Sheboygan,
Wisconsin. Matilda died in 1946.
Catharine Amelia LeFever - born September 16, 1845. She married John Rowe, born
August 13, 1831, on September 26, 1863. John died August 6, 1903 and Catharine
married G. W. Wendell on November 3, 1908. Catharine died August 31, 1916.
Mathew Day LeFever - born June 20, 1850. He married Catherine Straub or Straut, born
April 10, 1853, on November 4, 1871. Mathew died June 8, 1885.
John LeFever - (1850-1850) Died in infancy.
Anna Delphine LeFever - born June 21, 1852. She was married to James McClain, born
January 22, 1845, on March 14, 1870 by the Rev. Mr. Waller. James died January 17, 1913.
Emma LeFever - born November 15, 1855. Died that same day.
Charles Albert LeFever - born April 13, 1857. He died August 25, 1861.
Nellie Rosabell LeFever - born July 15, 1862 in Scott, Wisconsin. She married Edward
Kessel on September 7, 1882. They had no children. Nellie died July 31, 1883.
Henry and Catharine Blanshan LeFever
Catherine and Henry's headstone in Scott Union Cemetery, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Cad and Tunis LeFever
Tunis and Sarah Haviland LeFever
Lottie LeFever and husband Emil Steuerwald
|Lottie LeFever and Emil Steuerwald wedding on May 12, 1910 in front of Tunis
and Matilda LeFever's home in Scott, Wisconsin
Headstone of John LeFever, son of Tunis
Early LeFever Bible showing family births, deaths, and marriages courtesy of