Abigail Leonard1

Father*James Leonard1 b. c 1620, d. b 1691
Mother*Mary Jane Martin1
Marriage*She married John Kingsley of Milton.1

Family

John Kingsley d. c 1698

Citations

  1. [S1142] Wm. R. Deane, Genealogical Memoir of the Leonard Family containing a full account of the first three generations of the family of James Leonard, who was an early settler of Taunton, MS. (Massachusetts), downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: Office of the New England Historic-Genealogical Register, 1851), Genealogy, page 17. Hereinafter cited as The Family of James Leonard of Taunton.

Abigail Leonard1

b. 30 January 1682, d. before 4 March 1725/26
Father*James Leonard Jr.2 b. c 1643, d. 1 Nov 1726
Mother*Lydia Gulliver2 b. c 1659, d. 24 Jul 1705
Birth*30 January 1682Abigail Leonard was born on 30 January 1682 in Taunton, Plymouth Colony.3,4
Marriage*She married Dr. Ezra Deane of Taunton.1
Death*before 4 March 1725/26She died before 4 March 1725/26.1

Citations

  1. [S1142] Wm. R. Deane, Genealogical Memoir of the Leonard Family containing a full account of the first three generations of the family of James Leonard, who was an early settler of Taunton, MS. (Massachusetts), downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: Office of the New England Historic-Genealogical Register, 1851), Genealogy, page 18. Hereinafter cited as The Family of James Leonard of Taunton.
  2. [S1142] Wm. R. Deane, The Family of James Leonard of Taunton, Genealogy, pages 17-18.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Taunton, Volume 1, Births, page 248. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  4. [S1142] Wm. R. Deane, The Family of James Leonard of Taunton, Genealogy, page 18, noting year as 1682/83.

Abigail Leonard1

b. 19 February 1717
Father*William Leonard1 b. 26 Mar 1690
Mother*Abigail Wetherell2 b. 28 Mar 1691
Birth*19 February 1717Abigail Leonard was born on 19 February 1717 in Norton, Bristol County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Norton Births, Volume 1, page 94. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Norton Marriages, Volume 1, page 272.

Andrew Leonard1

b. 20 November 1719
Father*Moses Leonard1 b. c 1677, d. 10 Dec 1775
Mother*Hannah Woods1 b. 4 Aug 1677, d. 17 Sep 1751
Birth*20 November 1719Andrew Leonard was born on 20 November 1719 in Worcester, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 15, James Chilton and Richard More. Note: Volume 2, Parts I and II (1975), Chilton and More, were revised and replaced in 1997 by this Volume 15, Chilton and More. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1997), Person# 57, Moses Leonard, pages 57-58. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).

Anna Leonard

b. 14 August 1777
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Boulton, The Immigrant
Father*Samuel Leonard1 d. b 1817
Birth*14 August 1777Anna Leonard was born on 14 August 1777 in Raynham, Bristol County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress).2
Marriage*She married Seth Bolton Jr., son of Seth Bolton and Anna Wade.1
Land Transfer*28 May 1816Seth Bolton Jr. and his wife Anna Bolton both of Raynham, in the County of Bristol, signed a deed agreement on 28 May 1816 to sell Anna's right to the real estate of her deceased father, Samuel Leonard, late of Taunton. For the sum of $20 paid by Jedediah Wilbore Jr. and Charles Wilbore, both of Taunton, Anna gave up all rights to her one undivided seventh part of the Leonard Farm, commonly called the Owen Farm, with all her rights to all other lands owned by her father, subject only to the Dower of Samuel's widow. The deed was recorded on 28 May 1816.1

Family

Seth Bolton Jr. b. 25 May 1765

Citations

  1. [S597] Bristol County (Mass.) deed records, v. 1-556, (1686-1900 and 1686-1956) index -, 1686-1956. Microreproduction of original records in the registrar's office, Taunton, Massachusetts. Includes index. Note: Part I of Volume 7, pages 1-654 of this series was found on Film# 1405193 and has been referenced separately in this project as Source# 597. volume 100, pages 78-79; on microfilm volume 100-101 for 1816-1817, Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Bristol County, Massachusetts Deeds: Taunton Registry (1686-1900).
  2. [S481] First Book of Raynham (MA) Records, 1700-1835 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org. Hereinafter cited as Raynham, Massachusetts Records-NEHGS.

Anne Leonard1

b. circa 1795
Birth*circa 1795Anne Leonard was born circa 1795.1
(Servant) Census Ireland 18211821Anne Leonard appeared on the 1821 census in the household of Walter Hinds as a House Servant in Corrakane, County Cavan, Ireland. She was 25 years old. A total of eight servants, including Anne Leonard, Grace McGuire, Grace Foster, Margaret Sheridan, James Leddy, William Clarke, John Reilly and Terence Reilly, were a part of the Hinds household which consisted of Walter, age 20, and his mother, Jane (Smith) Hinds, age 45.

Walter Hinds was described as a farmer and a gentleman and his house was two stories high. At the time the census was taken, they had an Ellis family visiting overnight. The visitors included James Ellis, Mary Anne Martha Ellis, Mary Jane Ellis and Sally Jane Ellis. The seven other servants who resided there were Terence Reilly, 19, John Reilly, also 19, William Clarke, 16, James Leddy, 30, Margaret Sheridan, 25, Grace McGuire, 25 and Grace Foster, 22.1

Citations

  1. [S501] 1821 Ireland Census, County Cavan, as transcribed by Debbie Annandale from LDS Film# 0597155, online at http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~irlcav2/1821Census.html. Hereinafter cited as 1821 County Cavan Census.

Benjamin Leonard1,2

b. between 1686 and 1690, d. before 4 July 1749
Father*Isaac Leonard1,2 b. c 1650, d. bt 10 Dec 1717 - 9 Mar 1719/20
Mother*Deliverance Ames1,2 b. 6 Dec 1653
Birth*between 1686 and 1690Benjamin Leonard was probably born in Bridgewater, Plymouth Colony, on between 1686 and 1690.1,2
Marriage*15 August 1715He married first Hannah Phillips, daughter of William Phillips and Hannah Gilbert, on 15 August 1715 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County.3,4
(Son) Residence27 March 1717Benjamin witnessed his father's signature when Isaac Leonard of Bridgewater transferred land he owned in Worcester, his wife Deliverance consenting, on 27 March 1717. Benjamin officially attested to the signature on 5 April 1717 and the deed was recorded on 10 December 1717.1
Inheritance*15 November 1717 On 15 November 1717 Benjamin and Hannah Leonard of Bridgewater received "of our grandfather Thomas Gilbert, administrator of the estate of William Phillips late deceased, our father," their share of Hannah's father's estate.3
Land Records*1720Benjamin Leonard of Bridgewater sold his homestead in Bridgewater in 1720 to his brother Joseph Leonard and that same year Benjamin and his wife Hannah (Phillips) Leonard sold land, set off to her from her father's estate, in Dighton.3
Occupation*1720Benjamin was identified as a cooper in Bridgewater when he sold his homestead to his brother in 1720.3
Land Records*July 1723In 1722 Benjamin purchased land in Dighton, Bristol County, and in July 1723, with his wife Hannah, was living in the part of Dighton which later became Berkley.3
(Husband) Death15 February 1733Benjamin became a widower when Hannah (Phillips) Leonard died on 15 February 1733.5,6
Marriage*13 June 1734He married second Mary Cudworth, daughter of James Cudworth and Betsey Hatch, on 13 June 1734 in Freetown, Bristol County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).3
Land Records*7 December 1738Benjamin was of Berkley when he sold land in 1735 and also when he sold his homestead in 1737, his wife Mary Cudworth relinquishing her dower. Both he and Mary were still of Berkley when they acknowledged a sale on 7 December 1738.3
Land Records3 September 1739Benjamin's last sale was acknowledged in Berkley on 3 September 1739.3
Relocation*1740 About 1740 Benjamin and Mary (Cudworth) Leonard moved with their family to Mendham, Morris County, New Jersey.3
Death*before 4 July 1749He died in Mendham, Morris County, New Jersey, before 4 July 1749 when Joseph Thompson of Mendham wrote his will and mentioned 15 acres he had purchased of Benjamin Leonard deceased.3
Research Notes* The Mayflower Chilton source reported finding no probate or land records for Benjamin or Mary Leonard in New Jersey.3

Family 1

Hannah Phillips b. c 1698, d. 15 Feb 1733
Children1.Jemima Leonard3 b. 8 May 1717
2.Lydia Leonard3 b. 17 Sep 1718
3.Hannah Leonard3 b. 25 Sep 1720
4.Benjamin Leonard3 b. 6 Sep 1722
5.William Leonard3 b. 17 Dec 1724
6.Caleb Leonard3 b. 23 Sep 1726

Family 2

Mary Cudworth b. 14 Nov 1702, d. 5 Nov 1778
Children1.Ephraim Leonard;

Ephraim was identified by the Mayflower Chilton source as the "probable" son of Benjamin Leonard and Mary Cudworth, noting marriages for Ephraim, Sarah, Dorothea and Hannah found at Morristown, New Jersey between 1763 and 17613
2.Huldah Leonard3 b. 11 Jun 1738
3.Sarah Leonard;

Sarah was identified by the Mayflower Chilton source as the "probable" daughter of Benjamin Leonard and Mary Cudworth, noting marriages for Ephraim, Sarah, Dorothea and Hannah found at Morristown, New Jersey between 1763 and 17613
4.Dorothea Leonard;

She was identified by the Mayflower Chilton source as the "probable" daughter of Benjamin Leonard and Mary Cudworth, noting marriages for Ephraim, Sarah, Dorothea and Hannah found at Morristown, New Jersey between 1763 and 17613
5.Hannah Leonard;

She was identified by the Mayflower Chilton source as the "probable" daughter of Benjamin Leonard and Mary Cudworth, noting marriages for Ephraim, Sarah, Dorothea and Hannah found at Morristown, New Jersey between 1763 and 17613
6.Susanna Leonard;

She was identified by the Mayflower Chilton source as the "possible" daughter of Benjamin Leonard and Mary Cudworth, noting marriages for Ephraim, Sarah, Dorothea and Hannah found at Morristown, New Jersey between 1763 and 17613

Citations

  1. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 15, James Chilton and Richard More. Note: Volume 2, Parts I and II (1975), Chilton and More, were revised and replaced in 1997 by this Volume 15, Chilton and More. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1997), Person# 18, Isaac Leonard, pages 23-24. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).
  2. [S1139] Manning Leonard, Memorial: Genealogical, Historical, and Biographical, of Solomon Leonard, 1637, of Duxbury and Bridgewater, Massachusetts, and some of his descendants, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Southbridge, Massachusetts: Manning Leonard, 1896), #5., Isaac Leonard (Solomon), pages 44-45. Hereinafter cited as Solomon Leonard, 1637, of Duxbury and Bridgewater.
  3. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five), Person# 69, Benjamin Leonard, pages 66-67.
  4. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Marriages, Volume II, page 240. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  5. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five), Person# 69, Benjamin Leonard, pages 66-67, noting death as "ca 1730."
  6. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Hannah (Phillips) Leonard, Memorial# 35775522, created by Dixie Wantoch who may be contacted through her link on the memorial webpage; unless additional sources are listed, the information from this source has not been verified. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.

Benjamin Leonard1

Father*James Leonard1 b. c 1620, d. b 1691
Mother*Mary Jane Martin1
Marriage*15 January 1678/79He married Sarah Thresher on 15 January 1678/79 in Taunton, Plymouth Colony.1,2,3

Family

Sarah Thresher
Children1.Sarah Leonard4,5 b. 21 May 1680
2.Benjamin Leonard5,6 b. 25 Jan 1682/83
3.Hannah Leonard5,7 b. 8 Nov 1685, d. 8 Nov 1691
4.Jerusha Leonard5,8 b. 25 Jun 1689
5.Hannah Leonard7,5 b. 8 Dec 1691
6.Joseph Leonard5,8 b. 22 Jan 1692/93
7.Henry Leonard9,5 b. 8 Nov 1695

Citations

  1. [S1142] Wm. R. Deane, Genealogical Memoir of the Leonard Family containing a full account of the first three generations of the family of James Leonard, who was an early settler of Taunton, MS. (Massachusetts), downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: Office of the New England Historic-Genealogical Register, 1851), Genealogy, page 17. Hereinafter cited as The Family of James Leonard of Taunton.
  2. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985 and 1992), page 461. Hereinafter cited as New England Marriages: Prior to 1700.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Taunton, Volume 2, Marriages, page 288, her surname spelled "Thrasher". Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Taunton, Volume 1, Births, page 258.
  5. [S1142] Wm. R. Deane, The Family of James Leonard of Taunton, Genealogy, pages 17 and 19.
  6. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Taunton, Volume 1, Births, page 249.
  7. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Taunton, Volume 1, Births, page 252.
  8. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Taunton, Volume 1, Births, page 254.
  9. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Taunton, Volume 1, Births, page 253.

Benjamin Leonard1

b. 25 January 1682/83
Father*Benjamin Leonard2,3
Mother*Sarah Thresher3,2
Birth*25 January 1682/83Benjamin Leonard was born on 25 January 1682/83 in Taunton, Plymouth Colony.3,1

Citations

  1. [S1142] Wm. R. Deane, Genealogical Memoir of the Leonard Family containing a full account of the first three generations of the family of James Leonard, who was an early settler of Taunton, MS. (Massachusetts), downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: Office of the New England Historic-Genealogical Register, 1851), Genealogy, page 19. Hereinafter cited as The Family of James Leonard of Taunton.
  2. [S1142] Wm. R. Deane, The Family of James Leonard of Taunton, Genealogy, pages 17 and 19.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Taunton, Volume 1, Births, page 249. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

Benjamin Leonard1

b. 6 September 1722
Father*Benjamin Leonard1 b. bt 1686 - 1690, d. b 4 Jul 1749
Mother*Hannah Phillips1 b. c 1698, d. 15 Feb 1733
Birth*6 September 1722Benjamin Leonard was born on 6 September 1722 in Dighton, Bristol County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 15, James Chilton and Richard More. Note: Volume 2, Parts I and II (1975), Chilton and More, were revised and replaced in 1997 by this Volume 15, Chilton and More. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1997), Person# 69, Benjamin Leonard, pages 66-67. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).

Benjamin Leonard1

b. 21 October 1732
Father*Joseph Leonard1 b. 1696, d. 27 Apr 1786
Mother*Mary Packard1 b. c 1696, d. 29 Mar 1770
Birth*21 October 1732Benjamin Leonard was born on 21 October 1732 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S1139] Manning Leonard, Memorial: Genealogical, Historical, and Biographical, of Solomon Leonard, 1637, of Duxbury and Bridgewater, Massachusetts, and some of his descendants, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Southbridge, Massachusetts: Manning Leonard, 1896), Person# 79, Joseph Leonard, pages 82-83. Hereinafter cited as Solomon Leonard, 1637, of Duxbury and Bridgewater.

Bethiah Leonard1

b. 20 April 1739, d. between 1769 and 1770
Father*Samuel Leonard2,3,4 b. 17 May 1702, d. 24 Dec 1747
Mother*Abigail Shaw3,5,4 b. 1707, d. 26 Feb 1793
Birth*20 April 1739Bethiah Leonard was born on Friday 20 April 1739 in Raynham, Bristol County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).3,4
Marriage*circa 1768She married Nathaniel Snow, son of Ebenezer Snow and Sarah Pratt, circa 1768.1
Death*between 1769 and 1770She died between 1769 and 1770.1

Family

Nathaniel Snow b. 6 Jun 1731, d. 1 May 1819
Children1.Lois Snow1 b. c 1770
2.Nathaniel Snow1 d. Oct 1774

Citations

  1. [S416] The Alden Kindred Database, online at www.alden.org. The Alden Organization states that "the Alden Kindred Database is incomplete. It is not yet a complete listing of all Alden descendants; nor of all members of the Kindred. It contains information taken from various sources including Alden Kindred lineage papers, Mayflower Five Generations Project research, published genealogies, and other databases, not all of which has been fully documented." Nevertheless, some information obtained from the Alden Kindred Database has been included in this collection with the knowledge that, even if not accurate, may provide valuable clues. Information provided, unless additional proof has been offered, has not yet been verified and cannot be guaranteed. Hereinafter cited as Alden Kindred Database.
  2. [S1140] Elisha Clarke Leonard, James Leonard of Taunton, ironmaster. In four volumes: Volume 1, 1st-5th generations, Volume 2, 6th generation, Volume 3, 7th generation, Volume 4, 8th generation. James Leonard was born in England and came to America about 1660 settling in Massachusetts where he was an ironworker. He may have worked at the iron works at Jamestown before it was destroyed. He married twice and had 4 children. Information on many of his descendants to the 8th generation is included in these volumes. Descendants live throughout the United States especially in New England. Includes index: pages 56 and 99; FHL Film# 1598012, Items 7-10, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as James Leonard of Taunton, Massachusetts, ironmaster.
  3. [S481] First Book of Raynham (MA) Records, 1700-1835 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, page 16, citing page 21. Hereinafter cited as Raynham, Massachusetts Records-NEHGS.
  4. [S1141] Margaret Harris Stover, compiler, Vital Records of Raynham, Massachusetts (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1997), page 17. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Raynham.
  5. [S1140] Elisha Clarke Leonard, James Leonard of Taunton, Massachusetts, ironmaster: page 56; FHL Film# 1598012, Items 7-10.

Bette Leonard1

b. 15 September 1730
Father*Joseph Leonard1
Mother*Hannah Jennings1
Birth*15 September 1730Bette Leonard was born on 15 September 1730 in Pomfret, Windham County, Connecticut.1

Citations

  1. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 15, James Chilton and Richard More. Note: Volume 2, Parts I and II (1975), Chilton and More, were revised and replaced in 1997 by this Volume 15, Chilton and More. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1997), Person# 68, Joseph Leonard, pages 65-66. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).

Caleb Leonard1

b. 23 September 1726
Father*Benjamin Leonard1 b. bt 1686 - 1690, d. b 4 Jul 1749
Mother*Hannah Phillips1 b. c 1698, d. 15 Feb 1733
Birth*23 September 1726Caleb Leonard was born on 23 September 1726 in Dighton, Bristol County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 15, James Chilton and Richard More. Note: Volume 2, Parts I and II (1975), Chilton and More, were revised and replaced in 1997 by this Volume 15, Chilton and More. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1997), Person# 69, Benjamin Leonard, pages 66-67. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).

Dan Leonard1

b. 29 July 1725
Father*Joseph Leonard1 b. 1696, d. 27 Apr 1786
Mother*Mary Packard1 b. c 1696, d. 29 Mar 1770
Birth*29 July 1725Dan Leonard was born on 29 July 1725 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Leonard, 244-248. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S1139] Manning Leonard, Memorial: Genealogical, Historical, and Biographical, of Solomon Leonard, 1637, of Duxbury and Bridgewater, Massachusetts, and some of his descendants, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Southbridge, Massachusetts: Manning Leonard, 1896), Person# 79, Joseph Leonard, pages 82-83. Hereinafter cited as Solomon Leonard, 1637, of Duxbury and Bridgewater.

Daughter Leonard1

b. 10 April 1681
Father*Thomas Leonard1,2 b. 3 Aug 1641, d. 24 Nov 1713
Mother*Mary Watson1,2 b. 1642, d. 1 Dec 1723
Birth-Stillborn*10 April 1681Daughter Leonard was stillborn on 10 April 1681 at Taunton, Plymouth Colony.1,2

Citations

  1. [S1142] Wm. R. Deane, Genealogical Memoir of the Leonard Family containing a full account of the first three generations of the family of James Leonard, who was an early settler of Taunton, MS. (Massachusetts), downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: Office of the New England Historic-Genealogical Register, 1851), Genealogy, page 17. Hereinafter cited as The Family of James Leonard of Taunton.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Taunton, Volume 3, Deaths, page 130. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

David Leonard1

b. 29 July 1734
Father*Joseph Leonard1 b. 1696, d. 27 Apr 1786
Mother*Mary Packard1 b. c 1696, d. 29 Mar 1770
Birth*29 July 1734David Leonard was born on 29 July 1734 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
Relationship Note*David and Jonathan Leonard were twins.1

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Leonard, 244-248. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S1139] Manning Leonard, Memorial: Genealogical, Historical, and Biographical, of Solomon Leonard, 1637, of Duxbury and Bridgewater, Massachusetts, and some of his descendants, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Southbridge, Massachusetts: Manning Leonard, 1896), Person# 79, Joseph Leonard, pages 82-83. Hereinafter cited as Solomon Leonard, 1637, of Duxbury and Bridgewater.

David Leonard1

b. 10 April 1720
Father*William Leonard1 b. 26 Mar 1690
Mother*Abigail Wetherell2 b. 28 Mar 1691
Birth*10 April 1720David Leonard was born on 10 April 1720 in Norton, Bristol County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Norton Births, Volume 1, page 94. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Norton Marriages, Volume 1, page 272.

David Leonard1

Father-Probable*Isaac Leonard2
Mother-Probable*Mary Bailey2
(Resident) Residence1731Isaac Leonard Sr., Isaac Leonard Jr., David Leonard and Thomas Leonard were listed as inhabitants of Pomfret, Connecticut, in 1731.1
(Son) Research Notes The Mayflower Chilton source reported finding no further records in Connecticut for Isaac Leonard or sons David Leonard and Thomas Leonard.1

Citations

  1. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 15, James Chilton and Richard More. Note: Volume 2, Parts I and II (1975), Chilton and More, were revised and replaced in 1997 by this Volume 15, Chilton and More. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1997), Person# 65, Isaac Leonard, pages 63-64. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).
  2. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five), Person# 65, Isaac Leonard, pages 63-64, noting that listed as inhabitants of Pomfret, Connecticut in 1731 were Isaac Leonard Sr. and Jr., David Leonard and Thomas Leonard.

Deliverance Leonard1,2,3

d. before 1703
Father-Probable*Isaac Leonard b. c 1650, d. bt 10 Dec 1717 - 9 Mar 1719/20;

The Chilton source positioned Deliverance as the probable daughter of Isaac Leonard and his wife Deliverance. The source noted, however, that no Plymouth County probate or land records were found to connect them1,2
Mother-Probable*Deliverance Ames b. 6 Dec 1653;

The Chilton source positioned Deliverance as the probable daughter of Isaac Leonard and his wife Deliverance. The source noted, however, that no Plymouth County probate or land records were found to connect them1
Birth*Deliverance Leonard was probably born in Bridgewater, Plymouth Colony.4,1
Marriage*9 January 1701She married, as his first wife, Samuel Washburn Jr., son of Samuel Washburn and Deborah Packard, on 9 January 1701 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).5,6,2
No Issue*Deliverance and Samuel had no children.3
Death*before 1703She died in Bridgewater before 1703 when her husband married again.3

Family

Samuel Washburn Jr. b. 6 Apr 1678

Citations

  1. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 15, James Chilton and Richard More. Note: Volume 2, Parts I and II (1975), Chilton and More, were revised and replaced in 1997 by this Volume 15, Chilton and More. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1997), Person# 18, Isaac Leonard, pages 23-24. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).
  2. [S1139] Manning Leonard, Memorial: Genealogical, Historical, and Biographical, of Solomon Leonard, 1637, of Duxbury and Bridgewater, Massachusetts, and some of his descendants, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Southbridge, Massachusetts: Manning Leonard, 1896), #5., Isaac Leonard (Solomon), pages 44-45. Hereinafter cited as Solomon Leonard, 1637, of Duxbury and Bridgewater.
  3. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five), Person# 67, Deliverance Leonard, page 65.
  4. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Leonard, pages 244-248. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  5. [S744] Maltby Family Genealogy Website, online at http://home.earthlink.net/~jamaltby1/index.html, Plymouth Colony and Massachusetts, Fourth Generation in America and citing: 1.Nahum Mitchell's History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, Boston, 1840, reprint, Heritage Books, Bowie, MD, 1983, page 235; 2.Mayflower Families Through Five Generations, Volume Two: James Chilton of the Mayflower, General Society of Mayflower Descendants, Plymouth, MA, 1978, page 24, her mother was “possibly the daughter of William and Hannah Ames, born in Braintree on 12 mo. 6th 1653”; and 3. Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts, To the Year 1850, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, 1916, Volume 2, page 383. Compiled by John A. Maltby of Redwood City, California, who we believe has presented his own research; the website contains thorough source information and appears to be an excellent resource for the Massachusetts Colony Washburn Family History. The website includes additional family lines as well. Regarding the Washburns, the only family line on the website reviewed by this researcher, much of the information presented appears to be in line with information already obtained and is believed to be accurate. For that reason, additional information obtained only from the Maltby Family Genealogy website has been included in this collection. Information provided, unless additional proof has been offered, has not yet been verified and cannot be guaranteed. Hereinafter cited as the Maltby Family Genealogy Website.
  6. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Volume II, Marriages, page 383. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Dorothea Leonard1

Father-Probable*Benjamin Leonard b. bt 1686 - 1690, d. b 4 Jul 1749;

She was identified by the Mayflower Chilton source as the "probable" daughter of Benjamin Leonard and Mary Cudworth, noting marriages for Ephraim, Sarah, Dorothea and Hannah found at Morristown, New Jersey between 1763 and 17611
Mother-Probable*Mary Cudworth1 b. 14 Nov 1702, d. 5 Nov 1778
Birth*Dorothea Leonard was born.1

Citations

  1. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 15, James Chilton and Richard More. Note: Volume 2, Parts I and II (1975), Chilton and More, were revised and replaced in 1997 by this Volume 15, Chilton and More. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1997), Person# 69, Benjamin Leonard, pages 66-67. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).

Ebenezer Leonard1

b. 28 August 1708
Father*James Leonard Jr.2,3 b. c 1643, d. 1 Nov 1726
Mother*Rebecca Williams4,2 b. c 1663, d. 3 Apr 1738
Birth*28 August 1708Ebenezer Leonard was born on 28 August 1708 in Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England),4,1
Death* and died a young man, unmarried.1

Citations

  1. [S1142] Wm. R. Deane, Genealogical Memoir of the Leonard Family containing a full account of the first three generations of the family of James Leonard, who was an early settler of Taunton, MS. (Massachusetts), downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: Office of the New England Historic-Genealogical Register, 1851), Genealogy, page 18. Hereinafter cited as The Family of James Leonard of Taunton.
  2. [S1142] Wm. R. Deane, The Family of James Leonard of Taunton, Genealogy, pages 17-18.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Taunton, Volume 1, Births, page 250. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Taunton, Volume 1, Births, page 250, the record notes Lydia Gulliver was added later as his mother, however she had died in 1705.

Ebenezer Leonard1

b. 7 March 1709/10
Father*Samuel Leonard1,2 b. c 1683, d. 11 May 1718
Mother*Lydia Cooke1 b. 27 Apr 1672
Birth*7 March 1709/10Ebenezer Leonard was born on 7 March 1709/10 in Preston, New London County, Connecticut,1
Baptism8 May 1710 and was baptized on 8 May 1710 at the First Congregational Church, Preston.2
(Brother) Guardianship30 August 1729Ebenezer's younger brother, Samuel Leonard of Preston, a minor son of Samuel Leonard, deceased, chose his father-in-law, meaning step-father, Nicholas Williams, to be his guardian on 30 August 1729. No guardianships were found for the other children.1
Estate and Land*7 January 1741/42A division of the lands of Samuel Leonard, deceased, was made on 7 January 1741/42. "Whereas our Honrd father Mr. Samuel Lennard late of Preston died and left an estate in lands to several of us miners, and there being three of us surviveing"... Ebenezer Leonard and Samuel Leonard deeded their shares to their "loveing" brother Nathan Leonard of Preston. The deed was acknowledged at Norwich, Connecticut, on 18 May 1756.1

Citations

  1. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 15, James Chilton and Richard More. Note: Volume 2, Parts I and II (1975), Chilton and More, were revised and replaced in 1997 by this Volume 15, Chilton and More. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1997), Person# 53, Samuel Leonard, pages 54-55. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).
  2. [S1186] Preston, CT, First Congregational Church Records, 1698-1898, online at www.americanancestors.org, image# 13, page 140, their surname spelled "Leonardson". Hereinafter cited as Preston First Congregational Church' 1698-1898.

Ebenezer Leonard1

b. 20 May 1728
Father*Joseph Leonard1
Mother*Hannah Jennings1
Birth*20 May 1728Ebenezer Leonard was born on 20 May 1728 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2

Citations

  1. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 15, James Chilton and Richard More. Note: Volume 2, Parts I and II (1975), Chilton and More, were revised and replaced in 1997 by this Volume 15, Chilton and More. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1997), Person# 68, Joseph Leonard, pages 65-66. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Births, Volume I, page 213, his surname spelled "Lenard" and "Lennard". Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Edward Leonard1

b. 2 November 1688
Father*Joseph Leonard2,3 b. c 1649, d. 18 Oct 1692
Mother*Mary Blake3,2
Birth*2 November 1688Edward Leonard was born on 2 November 1688 in Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).1,3

Citations

  1. [S1142] Wm. R. Deane, Genealogical Memoir of the Leonard Family containing a full account of the first three generations of the family of James Leonard, who was an early settler of Taunton, MS. (Massachusetts), downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: Office of the New England Historic-Genealogical Register, 1851), Genealogy, page 19. Hereinafter cited as The Family of James Leonard of Taunton.
  2. [S1142] Wm. R. Deane, The Family of James Leonard of Taunton, Genealogy, pages 17 and 19.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Taunton, Volume 1, Births, page 250. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

Elizabeth Leonard1

b. 17 September 1719
Father*Enoch Leonard1 d. bt 16 Sep 1757 - 19 Oct 1757
Mother*Elizabeth Hooper1 b. 8 Jul 1689
Birth*17 September 1719Elizabeth Leonard was born on 17 September 1719 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
Marriage*She probably married Robert Arnold in New Jersey.3

Family

Robert Arnold
Child1.John Arnold3

Citations

  1. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, compilers, downloaded from Google Books, Hooper Genealogy (Boston, Massachusetts: Charles H. Pope, 1908), Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Second Generation, pages 6-10. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Volume I, Births, page 213, her surname spelled "Lennard". Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  3. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 15, James Chilton and Richard More. Note: Volume 2, Parts I and II (1975), Chilton and More, were revised and replaced in 1997 by this Volume 15, Chilton and More. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1997), Person# 56, Enoch Leonard, pages 56-57. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).

Elizabeth Leonard1

b. 25 July 1737, d. 4 November 1799
Father*Solomon Leonard2 b. c 1693, d. 29 May 1761
Mother*Elizabeth Perkins2,3 b. 29 Mar 1707, d. 19 Apr 1781
Birth*25 July 1737Elizabeth Leonard was born on 25 July 1737 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2
Marriage*11 October 1758She married Hezekiah Hooper, son of John Hooper and Elizabeth Packard, on 11 October 1758 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,4
(Daughter) Estate3 August 1761Elizabeth's brother Solomon Leonard of Bridgewater was appointed Administrator of their father's estate on 3 August 1761 Elizabeth Hooper, was taken by Benjamin Willis Jr., John Washburn and Jonathan Cary.5
(Eldest Daughter) Estate and Land11 December 1761Elizabeth, her mother and siblings were his father's heirs and shortly after her father's death, her brother Solomon purchased most of their father's land from his sisters. His eldest sister Elizabeth Hooper and her husband Hezekiah Hooper of Bridgewater, blacksmith, and his second sister Susanna Leonard and her husband Samuel Whitman also of Bridgewater sold to their brother Solomon Leonard of Bridgewater, all rights to the homestead which Solomon Leonard of Bridgewater, gentleman, deceased, died seized of, reserving to the widow, their mother, her dower. Solomon's mother, Elizabeth (Perkins) Leonard, in exchange for the dower set off to her, yielded any rights to the remainder on 11 December 1761. And then on 9 May 1765, their youngest sister Experience Leonard who was still unmarried, sold to her brother Solomon Leonard all her rights to their deceased father's land, except for her mother's widow's thirds. The deed was acknowledged on 30 October 1765.5
Death*4 November 1799She died on 4 November 1799 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, at age 62.6

Family

Hezekiah Hooper b. 30 Jun 1732, d. 22 Feb 1813
Children1.Elizabeth Hooper7 b. 17 Jul 1759
2.Winslow Hooper7 b. 10 Oct 1762
3.Joseph Hooper7 b. 17 Sep 1766
4.Hezekiah Hooper7 b. 2 Jun 1770, d. 2 Dec 1795

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Hooper, pages 195-197. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Leonard, pages 244-248.
  3. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Perkins, pages 277-281.
  4. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Volume II, Marriages, page 186. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  5. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 15, James Chilton and Richard More. Note: Volume 2, Parts I and II (1975), Chilton and More, were revised and replaced in 1997 by this Volume 15, Chilton and More. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1997), Person# 63, Solomon Leonard, page 62. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).
  6. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Volume II, Deaths, page 493.
  7. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, compilers, downloaded from Google Books, Hooper Genealogy (Boston, Massachusetts: Charles H. Pope, 1908), Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Fourth Generation, pages 19-32. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.

Elizabeth Leonard1

b. circa 1702, d. 14 October 1783
Father*Josiah Leonard1 d. bt 6 Feb 1743 - 21 May 1745
Mother*Marjoram Washburn1 d. b 21 Nov 1717
Birth*circa 1702Elizabeth Leonard was born circa 1702 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England), the year calculated from her stated age at death.2,3
Marriage23 November 1720She married James Washburn Jr., son of James Washburn and Mary Bowden, on 23 November 1720 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).4,5,6,7
(Wife) Death4 August 1741Elizabeth (Leonard) became a widow when James Washburn Jr. died on 4 August 1741.1
(Daughter) Will6 February 1743Elizabeth's father wrote a will dated 6 February 1743 naming his eldest son John Leonard, other sons Josiah Leonard, Ezekiel Leonard, Samuel Leonard and Nathan Leonard and daughters Elizabeth Washburn, Mary Herrington and Margene Pratt. Son Josiah was named executor.8
(Daughter) Will21 May 1745Her father's will was presented for probate on 21 May 1745 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County.8
Marriage*20 August 1752She married second widower Joseph Crossman, son of Joseph Crossman and Sarah Alden, on 20 August 1752 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,9
(Wife) Death14 March 1776Elizabeth (Leonard) Washburn became a widow for the second time when Joseph Crossman died on 14 March 1776.10,11
Death*14 October 1783She died on 14 October 1783 in Bridgewater at age 81.1,12,10,13,14,15,8
Burial*She was buried in the Old Graveyard, Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress). A gravestone was placed in her memory and reads that she was the widow of Joseph of Easton, formerly wife of James Washburn, daughter of Josiah Leonard, in her 81st year.12

Family

Joseph Crossman b. c 1689, d. 14 Mar 1776

Citations

  1. [S862] Ralph V. Wood Jr., Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 12, Francis Cooke (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2008), Person No. 279, James Washburn, page 283. Hereinafter cited as Francis Cooke of the Mayflower (Five).
  2. [S862] Ralph V. Wood Jr., Francis Cooke of the Mayflower (Five), Person No. 279, James Washburn, page 283, noting her birth year as about 1702.
  3. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 15, James Chilton and Richard More. Note: Volume 2, Parts I and II (1975), Chilton and More, were revised and replaced in 1997 by this Volume 15, Chilton and More. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1997), Person# 58, Josiah Leonard, pages 58-59, noting her year of birth as circa 1702 based upon her age at death. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).
  4. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Leonard, pages 244-248, with notation, believed to be incorrect, that she as a widow "perhaps" married James Washburn in 1720. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  5. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Washburn, pages 338-350, stating that James Washburn, son of James, married Elizabeth Leonard, widow or daughter of Enoch, in 1720. It would not have been the daughter because she was born in 1719.
  6. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Volume II, Marriages, page 387, her surname spelled "Lennard" and verifies that a man named James Washburn married a woman named Elizabeth Leonard in 1720. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  7. [S862] Ralph V. Wood Jr., Francis Cooke of the Mayflower (Five), Person No. 279, James Washburn, page 283, does not note that she was a widow when they married.
  8. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five), Person# 58, Josiah Leonard, pages 58-59.
  9. [S416] The Alden Kindred Database, online at www.alden.org, stating that he married Elizabeth Leonard. The Alden Organization states that "the Alden Kindred Database is incomplete. It is not yet a complete listing of all Alden descendants; nor of all members of the Kindred. It contains information taken from various sources including Alden Kindred lineage papers, Mayflower Five Generations Project research, published genealogies, and other databases, not all of which has been fully documented." Nevertheless, some information obtained from the Alden Kindred Database has been included in this collection with the knowledge that, even if not accurate, may provide valuable clues. Information provided, unless additional proof has been offered, has not yet been verified and cannot be guaranteed. Hereinafter cited as Alden Kindred Database.
  10. [S416] Alden Kindred Database, online at www.alden.org.
  11. [S898] Lucy Kellogg and others, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 16, John Alden, in 3 Parts. Contents: Part 1. John Alden, first four generations by Esther Littleford Woodworth-Barnes & Alice Crane Williams; Part 2. John Alden, fifth generation descendants of his daughter Elizabeth Alden Pabodie; Part 3. John Alden, fifth generation descendants of his sons John, Joseph, and Jonathan. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1975-), Part I, Person# 157, Joseph Crossman, pages 325-326. Hereinafter cited as John Alden of the Mayflower (Five).
  12. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Volume II, Deaths, page 456, citing her gravestone in the Old Graveyard in Bridgewater which identified her as Elizabeth Crossman, widow of Joseph of Easton, formerly wife of James Washburn, daughter of Josiah Leonard, in her 81st year.
  13. [S899] Robert Owen Crossman, A genealogy of the Crossman family: descendants of John and Robert Crossman of Taunton, Massachusetts - Plus 2 supplements. Note: Caution recommended; multiple discrepancies identified. (Morriltown, Arkansas: Crossman, 1977), Supplement# 2, pages 481 and 483. Hereinafter cited as Crossman family: John and Robert of Taunton, Massachusetts.
  14. [S898] Lucy Kellogg and others, John Alden of the Mayflower (Five), Part I, Person# 157, Joseph Crossman, pages 325-326, month noted as August.
  15. [S862] Ralph V. Wood Jr., Francis Cooke of the Mayflower (Five), Person No. 227, Abigail Washburn, pages 247-248.

Elizabeth Leonard1,2

Father*Samuel Leonard1 b. c 1643, d. a 30 Nov 1720
Mother*Abigail Wood1 b. c 1645
Birth*Elizabeth Leonard was born in Bridgewater, Plymouth Colony.1,2
Marriage*10 July 1703She married Thomas Clark of Norwich, son of John Clark and Mary Burnam, on 10 July 1703 in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut.2
(Grantor) Land Records26 March 1706 On 26 March 1706, Elizabeth (Leonard) Clark and her husband Thomas Clark, along with her siblings Samuel Leonard, Mary (Leonard) Newton and Mercy (Leonard) Adams and her husband Richard Adams sold all their right in the property of their grandfather, John Wood of Plymouth, deceased, to their uncle, Nathaniel Wood.1
(Daughter) Land Records1718 In 1718, Elizabeth's father Samuel "Lenard" of Preston, sold his rights to "all ye commons and unlaid out lands in Preston, Connecticut," to Elizabeth's husband Thomas Clark of Norwich.1
Residence*25 September 1746Elizabeth and Thomas Clark were living in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, when Thomas wrote his will on 25 September 1746.3
(Wife) Will12 October 1752Her husband's will, dated 25 September 1746 and sworn to on 12 October 1752, named his wife Elizabeth, sons Thomas and Joseph, grandson Simeon son of Robert Gates of Preston, daughter Ruth and daughter Mary's children. His son Thomas was named executor.3

Family

Thomas Clark b. 15 Jan 1674, d. b 12 Oct 1752
Children1.Mary Clark3 b. 28 Dec 1705
2.Thomas Clark3 b. 17 Mar 1708
3.Elizabeth Clark3 b. 1 Mar 1711
4.Joseph Clark3 b. 24 Feb 1713/14
5.Ruth Clark3 b. 4 Sep 1722

Citations

  1. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 15, James Chilton and Richard More. Note: Volume 2, Parts I and II (1975), Chilton and More, were revised and replaced in 1997 by this Volume 15, Chilton and More. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1997), Person# 15, Samuel Leonard, pages 20-21. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).
  2. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five), Person# 52, Elizabeth Leonard, pages 53-54.
  3. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five), Person# 55, Elizabeth Leonard, pages 53-54.

Elizabeth Leonard1

b. 15 July 1686
Father*Thomas Leonard2 b. 3 Aug 1641, d. 24 Nov 1713
Mother*Mary Watson2 b. 1642, d. 1 Dec 1723
Birth*15 July 1686Elizabeth Leonard was born on 15 July 1686 in Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).1,3
Marriage*3 April 1707She married Jonathan Williams on 3 April 1707 in Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,4

Citations

  1. [S1142] Wm. R. Deane, Genealogical Memoir of the Leonard Family containing a full account of the first three generations of the family of James Leonard, who was an early settler of Taunton, MS. (Massachusetts), downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: Office of the New England Historic-Genealogical Register, 1851), Genealogy, page 18. Hereinafter cited as The Family of James Leonard of Taunton.
  2. [S1142] Wm. R. Deane, The Family of James Leonard of Taunton, Genealogy, pages 17-18.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Taunton, Volume 1, Births, page 251. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Taunton, Volume 2, Marriages, page 290.