Leason was born on 18 April 1896 at Overseal, Derbyshire, to parents Harry Sharpe and Sarah Ann wright .
The 1911 census return describes Leason as a pony driver underground.
He emigrated to USA in 1923 where he was a minister in the Presbyterian church (1930).
He married Edith Josephine Nelson (1898-1988) on 23 December 1923 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Chicago, USA. Records identify four children.
- Estel Edith (1924-2017) – married Auzville Jackson
- Janet Ann (1927-2012)
- Marjorie Mae (1928-2014) – married Vernon James Harnett
- Robert Leason (1929-1997)
Leason died on 28 August 1959 at Lalamzoo, Michigan, USA.
- 1921 Plaistow
- 1922 Plymouth
- 1923 ceased
W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990
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