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Family of Leslie Dale VESEY and Margaret (Mertie) IRWIN

Married2033 1922 Jun 222033 at Lucas Co., OH2033.

Leslie Vesey was a Methodist minister, serving primarily in Ohio. He graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University, and graduated Boston University School of Theology in 1922. His obituary mentions wife Mertie, son Dr Wesley J, and daughters Mrs Evelyn Bastian and Mrs Margaret Blackman.

The announcement4461 of the celebration of the golden wedding anniversary of Rev and Mrs Leslie D Vesey mentions that they had served the Methodist churches throughout western Ohio. At the time of that 1972 newspaper article, Rev Mr Vesey was an associate pastor of the Euclid Ave United Methodist Church in East Toledo.

Child 3. Wesley

In 1930, Wesley was age 2y 5m. His middle name is provided by a public records entry4045. Wesley Vesey attended4466 Bowling Green State University; Ohio Wesleyan University; Boston University School of Theology; University of Ediinburgh, Scotland; University of Gottingen, Germany; Boston University graduate school and University of Tubingen, Germany.

Dr Vesey was minister at the Swift Memorial United Methodist Church, Sagamore, Massachusetts, from 1956-1960, and at the Hillside (now Wesley) United Methodist Church, Medford, Massachusetts, 1960-1963. In 1973, he received the Mount Union College Alumni Great Teacher Award. In 1974, he was a professor and chairman of the department of religion and philosophy at Mt Union College, Alliance, Ohio.

Children of Leslie Dale VESEY and Margaret (Mertie) IRWIN:

1. Margaret A VESEY2472 b. 1923 Apr 142033 at Providence, Rhode Island2033. d. 2003 Apr 264463 at Okemos, MI4463.
md. Charles A BLACKMAN
2. Evelyn Elsa VESEY2472 b. 1924 Oct 172033 at Findlay, OH2033. d. 2012 Jan 64462 at Hertiage at Lake Forest, Sanford, FL.
md. Warren James BASTIAN
3. Wesley James VESEY2472 b. 1927 Oct 301751 at Ohio1751.


1751. Ohio Birth Index, 1908 - 1964; www.ancestry.com
2033. Ohio County Marriages, 1789-1994 (1774-1993), familysearch.org (www.ancestry.com)
2189. 1900 Fed Census OH, Lucas Co., Springfield; www.ancestry.com
2418. 1920 Fed Census OH, Lucas Co., Springfield; www.ancestry.com
2470. 1910 Fed Census OH, Lucas Co., Springfield Twp; www.ancestry.com
2472. 1930 Fed Census OH, Montgomery Co., West Carrollton; www.ancestry.com
2473. 1940 Fed Census OH, Mercer Co., Celina; www.ancestry.com
4045. U. S. Public Records, 1970-2009, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org)
4461. Vesey, Rev and Mrs Leslie D, celebrate golden anniversary, Xenia (OH) Daily Gazette, Thu, Jan 15, 1972; newspapers.com
4462. Obit - Bastian, Evelyn E Vesey, Columbus (OH) Dispatch, Feb, 2012; ancestry.com
4463. Obit - Blackman, Margaret A Vesey, unkn newspaper; ancestry.com
4466. Vesey, Dr Wesley J, guest preacher at Trinity United Church of Christ, Canal Fulton, (Massillon, OH) Evening Independent, Jul 19, 1974; newspaperarchive.com