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Death Notice of George LeFevre, Middletown Times-Herald, April 20, 1939, p. 7
George LeFevre, Sr. 80, died yesterday at his home, 20 Highland
Avenue, after a brief illness. He had conducted a grocery coal
and fuel business in Middletown until 1909.
Funeral Services will be held Saturday at 2 P.M. at the residence,
with the Rev. Richard P. Mallery officiating. Internment will
be in Walkill Valley Cemetery
Mr. LeFevre was born in Clintondale, March 1, 1859, a son of
Jacob and Elmira Bernhart LeFevre. He and his wife, the former
Josephine T. Knapp, celebrated their Golden Wedding anniversary
in 1932 at their home in Berea.
After leaving Middletown, Mr. LeFevre was a farm superintendent
at Berea until six years ago when he retired and moved to Walden.
He was a member of Christ Church, Universalest in Middletown,
and the Old Knights of Pythias Lodge in Middletown
Besides his wife, Mr. LeFevre leaves two sons, Wallace R., of Rochester, and George H. of Walden; and a grand daughter, Mrs. William J, Miller, of Rochester.
Death Notice of Wallace R. LeFevre, Rochester Times Union, 1940
Wallace R. LeFevre, 56, reputedly a direct descendant of a Huguenot exile who fled France in 1677 and occupied a grant of land given by King James of England, died today at his home, 255 Wildmere Rd.
Mr. LeFevre was engaged in a manufacturing business in New
York City before he retired three years ago.
He was said to be a descendant of Simon LeFevre, one of 12
Huguenots favored by King James.
He is survived by his widow, Mary Whelan LeFevre [Wallace was
born a protestant, she a Catholic, but their love overcame the
prejudices of the day. The children were raised Catholic and Wallace
converted shortly before his early death from Lung Cancer]; a
daughter Mrs. William J. Miller, Rochester; his mother, Mrs George
LeFevre [this redoubtable old lady lived to be nearly ninety]
and a brother, George H. LeFevre, both of Walden
Last rights will be conducted Saturday at the home at 8:30 a.m. and at St. Thomas Church at 9 a.m., with burial in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery