Lydia Leonard1

b. 17 September 1718
Father*Benjamin Leonard1 b. bt 1686 - 1690, d. b 4 Jul 1749
Mother*Hannah Phillips1 b. c 1698, d. 15 Feb 1733
Birth*17 September 1718Lydia Leonard was born on 17 September 1718 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England), and her birth was recorded in Dighton, Bristol County.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).

Margaret Leonard1

b. circa 1696
Father*Uriah Leonard2 b. 10 Jul 1662
Mother*Elizabeth Caswell2 b. 10 Jan 1664
Birth*circa 1696Margaret Leonard was probably born in Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England), circa 1696.1

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.

Margene Leonard1

Father*Josiah Leonard1 d. bt 6 Feb 1743 - 21 May 1745
Mother*Marjoram Washburn1 d. b 21 Nov 1717
Birth*Margene Leonard was born in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
Marriage17 June 1729She married Nathaniel Pratt on 17 June 1729 in Hopkinton, Middlesex County.2,1
(Daughter) Will6 February 1743Margene'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.1
(Daughter) Will21 May 1745Her father's will was presented for probate on 21 May 1745 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County.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# 58, Josiah Leonard, pages 58-59. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).
  2. [S862] Ralph V. Wood Jr., Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 12, Francis Cooke (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2008), Person No. 227, Abigail Washburn, pages 247-248. Hereinafter cited as Francis Cooke of the Mayflower (Five).

Martha Leonard1

b. circa 1685, d. 1761
Father*Solomon Leonard1,2 b. a 1650, d. 14 May 1686
Mother*Mary ______2,3
Birth*circa 1685Martha Leonard was probably born in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony), circa 1685.4,5,6
Marriage*9 November 1709She married first Nathan Perkins, son of David Perkins and Elizabeth Brown, on 9 November 1709 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,7,5
(Wife) Deathbefore 4 June 1723Martha became a widow when Nathan Perkins died before 4 June 1723.5
Marriage*15 May 1728She married Isaac Hayward, son of Nathaniel Hayward and Elizabeth Fobes, on 15 May 1728 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).5,8,9
No Issue*Martha and Isaac Hayward had no children together.5
Estate*12 June 1730A division of the estate of Nathan Perkins of Bridgewater deceased was made on 12 June 1730 among Martha Hayward, identified as the wife of Isaac Hayward and former widow of Nathan Perkins, his sons Nathan, Solomon, Timothy and James, and his daughters Martha and Silence.5
(Daughter-in-Law) Will21 January 1735/36The will of David Perkins dated 21 January 1735/36, and proved on 5 October 1736, named grandsons Nathan, Solomon, Timothy and James, "my son Nathan's children", and their sisters Martha and Silence.5
Land Transfer*24 August 1739 On 24 August 1739 Isaac Hayward, husbandman, and his wife Martha (Leonard) Perkins Hayward transferred all rights to lands "our father Solomon Leonard" late of Bridgewater died seized of to Martha's son Solomon Perkins of Bridgewater upon his bond to support and care for his mother Martha.10,5
Death*1761She died in 1761.5

Family 1

Nathan Perkins b. 13 Sep 1685, d. b 4 Jun 1723
Children1.Nathan Perkins9 b. 24 Aug 1710
2.Solomon Perkins+11 b. 30 Jun 1712
3.Timothy Perkins9 b. 16 Jan 1714/15
4.Martha Perkins5,12 b. 10 Dec 1717
5.James Perkins+11 b. 5 Mar 1720
6.Silence Perkins9 b. May 1723

Family 2

Isaac Hayward b. 16 Oct 1691

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), Perkins, pages 227-281. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S278] Multiple editors and compilers, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Descendants of the Pilgrims Who Landed at Plymouth, Massachusetts, December 1620, volumes 1-23 (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1975), Volume 15, page 8. Hereinafter cited as Mayflower Families through Five Generations.
  3. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Leonard, pages 244-248.
  4. [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# 19, Solomon Leonard, page 24. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).
  5. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five), Person# 70, Martha Leonard, pages 67-68.
  6. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Perkins, pages 227-281, noting that she was "perhaps" the daughter of Solomon Leonard who relocated from Duxbury to Bridgewater. It is more likely, and confirmed by other sources that she was the daughter of Solomon's son Solomon.
  7. [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 291, her surname spelled "Lennard". Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  8. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Marriages, Volume II, page 172.
  9. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Hayward, pages 181-190.
  10. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five), Person# 19, Solomon Leonard (or Lennerson), page 24.
  11. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Perkins, pages 277-281.
  12. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Hayward, pages 181-190, noting her father as her mother's second husband Isaac Hayward.

Martha Leonard1

b. 27 March 1759
Relationship4th cousin of John Bolton
Father*Jonathan Leonard2 b. 29 Jul 1734
Mother*Martha Washburn2 b. 23 Oct 1731
Birth*27 March 1759Martha Leonard was born on 27 March 1759 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).3
Marriage31 December 1786She married Cornelius Pratt, son of Jonathan Pratt and Elizabeth French, probably shortly after 31 December 1786 when their Intention of Marriage was recorded in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress).4,1

Family

Cornelius Pratt b. 3 Feb 1748
Child1.Jonathan Pratt2,1

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), Pratt, pages 288-292. 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. [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 217. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  4. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Volume II, Marriages, page 305.

Martha Leonard1

Father*Joseph Leonard1 b. c 1672, d. 29 Jan 1749
Mother*Martha Orcutt1 b. 1671, d. 30 Sep 1752
Birth*Martha was probably born in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
(Daughter) ChildrenThe Chilton source stated that the children attributed to Joseph and Martha (Orcutt) Leonard were from the three sources identified below, and that they found no proof for them.1,2,3,4

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# 59, Joseph Leonard, pages 59-60. 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). Hereinafter cited as Solomon Leonard, 1637, of Duxbury and Bridgewater.
  3. [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). Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  4. [S1218] Williams Latham, Additions and corrections to Mitchell's History of Bridgewater (Massachusetts), handwritten material, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 101 Newbury Street, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.

Mary Leonard1

b. after 1650
Father*Solomon Leonard1 b. c 1610, d. b 1 May 1671
Mother*Sarah Chandler1 b. b 15 Oct 1622, d. b 27 Oct 1675
Birth*after 1650Mary Leonard was born after 1650 in that part of Duxbury later called Bridgewater, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).2,1,3
Marriage*24 December 1673She married, as his second wife, John Pollard of Taunton, son of William Pollard and Anne ______, on 24 December 1673 in Taunton, Plymouth Colony.1,2

Family

John Pollard b. 4 Apr 1644
Children1.John Pollard4 b. 20 Mar 1675
2.Mary Pollard4,5 b. 8 Mar 1677
3.Samuel Pollard4,6 b. 16 Jan 1679
4.Joseph Pollard4 b. 1685/86

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, pages 244-248. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [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# 20, Mary Leonard, page 24. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).
  3. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five), Person# 4, Sarah Chandler, pages 8-9.
  4. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five), Person# 20, Mary Leonard, pages 24-25.
  5. [S1034] Boston MA: Births, Baptisms, Marriages, and Deaths, 1630-1699, online at www.americanancestors.org, City Document No. 130, page 142. Hereinafter cited as Boston Births, Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths, 1630-1699.
  6. [S1034] Boston Births, Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths, 1630-1699, online at www.americanancestors.org, City Document No. 130, page 149.

Mary Leonard1

b. circa 1680, d. 1 December 1748
Father*Samuel Leonard1 b. c 1643, d. a 30 Nov 1720
Mother*Abigail Wood1 b. c 1645
Birth*circa 1680Mary Leonard was born circa 1680 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County.2,1
Marriage*23 December 1700She married first Edward Newton of Marlboro, son of Moses Newton and Johanna Larkin, on 23 December 1700 in Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2,3
(Wife) Death8 April 1704Mary became a widow while pregnant with her daughter Mary when Edward Newton died on 8 April 1704.2,4
Probate*18 November 1704 On 18 November 1704 widow Mary Newton posted bond as administratrix of the estate of Edward Newton of Marlborough, husbandman.2
(Grantor) Land Records26 March 1706 On 26 March 1706, Mary (Leonard) Newton, along with her siblings Samuel Leonard, Elizabeth (Leonard) Clark and her husband Thomas Clark, 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
Marriage*21 October 1709She married second, as his second wife, David Brigham, son of Thomas Brigham and Mary Rice, on 21 October 1709 in Marlborough.2,5,6
Land Records*16 November 1722 On 16 November 1722 Mary Brigham of Westborough, widow of Edward Newton of Marlborough, and her daughter Mary Newton of Westborough, deeded the daughter's share of her father's estate to her brother, young Edward Newton of Marlborough.2
(Daughter-in-Law) Will3 April 1724The will of Moses Newton of Marlborough dated 3 April 1724 mentioned the "children of my sons David Newton and Edward Newton, deceased."7
Land Records14 November 1742Mary's husband, on 14 November 1742, stating he was a yeoman of Marlborough, David Brigham gave land to each of their younger children, excepting Jonas who would receive his gift a few years later, and to a grandson. Their son Levi Brigham received land in Marlborough; he gave land to his daughter Deborah Brigham; he gave land that had once belonged to his father to his grandson John Brigham, son of their son John Brigham who had received his gift of land earlier; their son Asa Brigham of Marlborough, husbandman, received 70 acres in Shrewsbury; and to their son Silas Brigham of Marlborough, husbandman, he gave land in Marlborough.2
Land Records*27 May 1743Then, lastly, Mary's husband David gave their son Jonas one half of his homestead, including dwellings in Westborough on 27 May 1743.8,9
Fire*Mary and David's house, with much of its contents, was burned during their old age and, after the fire, their son Jonas Brigham supplied them with much of their needs.10
(Wife) Will14 June 1748Mary's husband David Brigham wrote his will on 14 June 1748 stating he was a yeoman of Westborough and naming his wife Mary, sons Jonas, John, Silas, Levi and Asa, daughter Deborah Brigham and stepson Edward Newton. Jonas was named Executor and the will was proved on 22 August 1750.10,11
Death*1 December 1748She died on 1 December 1748 in Westborough.2,12,13

Family 1

Edward Newton b. 23 Mar 1676, d. 8 Apr 1704
Children1.Edward Newton2 b. 5 Oct 1701
2.David Newton2 b. 24 Jul 1703, d. 1 Oct 1703
3.Mary Newton2 b. 28 Aug 1704, d. 1728

Family 2

David Brigham b. 12 Apr 1678, d. 26 Jun 1750
Children1.Silas Brigham2,14 b. 9 Aug 1710
2.Jemima Brigham2,15 b. 24 Aug 1712, d. b 14 Mar 1737
3.Deborah Brigham2,16 b. 17 Sep 1714
4.Levi Brigham2,17 b. 21 Aug 1716
5.Jonas Brigham2 b. 25 Feb 1718
6.Asa Brigham2 b. 2 Dec 1721

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# 54, Mary Leonard, pages 55-56.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Marlborough Marriages, Volume 1, page 290, her surname recorded as "Leonardson". Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Marlborough Deaths, Volume 1, page 379.
  5. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Marlborough Marriages, Volume 1, page 229.
  6. [S1221] W. I. Tyler Brigham, The History of the Brigham Family : a record of several thousand descendants of Thomas Brigham the emigrant, 1603-1653, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (New York, New York: The Grafton Press, 1907), pages 86-87 and 105, noting their marriage date as 21 August 1709. Hereinafter cited as History of the Brigham Family : Descendants of Thomas.
  7. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five), Person# 66, Hannah Leonard, pages 64-65.
  8. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five), Person# 54, Mary Leonard, pages 55-56, noting the date incorrectly as 27 May 1753.
  9. [S1224] Worcester County (Massachusetts). Register of Deeds, Worcester County (Mass.) deeds (1722-1866) and index to deeds (1731-1889) --, 1722-1889. Digitized copies of microfilm copies of original records in the Worcester County courthouse, Worcester, Massachusetts: Worcester Deeds 1744-1746, Volume 19, pages 73-75, image numbers 55-56 of 598; digitized from 408 microfilm reels, viewed online at www.familysearch.org, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Worcester County (Mass.) deeds (1722-1866).
  10. [S1221] W. I. Tyler Brigham, History of the Brigham Family : Descendants of Thomas, pages 86-87 and 105.
  11. [S1223] Massachusetts Probate Court (Worcester County), Massachusetts, Worcester County, probate files, 1731-1881. Digital images of originals housed at the Supreme Judicial Court, Boston, Massachusetts: Case# 7264, David Brigham, image numbers 409-420 of 1281 from Case no 7240-7325, Brigham, Benajah-Brigham, Helen A, 1731-1881, film# 100053059; originally available on 523 microfilms and fiche, viewed online at www.familysearch.org, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Worcester County, probate files, 1731-1881.
  12. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Westborough Deaths, Volume 1, page 231.
  13. [S1221] W. I. Tyler Brigham, History of the Brigham Family : Descendants of Thomas, pages 86-87 and 105, reporting her death date as 1 December 1741.
  14. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Marlborough Births, Volume 1, page 45.
  15. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Marlborough Births, Volume 1, page 40.
  16. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Marlborough Births, Volume 1, page 37.
  17. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Marlborough Births, Volume 1, page 41, his given name spelled "Leuy."

Mary Leonard1,2

d. 20 April 1733
Father*Jacob Leonard1,2 b. c 1647, d. bt 9 May 1717 - 19 Dec 1717
Mother*Susanna King1,2 b. 6 May 1659
(Younger Daughter) Will14 December 1716Mary's father, Jacob Leonard, wrote a will dated 14 December 1716 in Bridgewater naming his daughter Mary Leonard and identifying Susanna Leonard, his "current wife", as Mary's mother and the mother of the other six children mentioned in his will.3
Marriage*27 November 1719She married Benjamin Willis, son of Benjamin Willis and Susanna Whitman, on 27 November 1719 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).4,5,6
Death*20 April 1733She died on 20 April 1733 in Bridgewater.7,4

Family

Benjamin Willis b. 1696, d. 13 Feb 1779
Children1.Benjamin Willis4 b. c 1720, d. 13 Jul 1807
2.Child Willis4 d. 28 Aug 1731
3.Child Willis4 d. 11 May 1733

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), #4., Jacob Leonard (Solomon), pages 38-43. Hereinafter cited as Solomon Leonard, 1637, of Duxbury and Bridgewater.
  2. [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# 17, Jacob Leonard, pages 22-23. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).
  3. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five), Person# 17, Jacob Leonard, pages 17-18.
  4. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five), Person# 62, Mary Leonard, page 61.
  5. [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), Willis, pages 345-352. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  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 409. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  7. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Volume II, Deaths, page 583.

Mary Leonard1

b. 13 January 1666, d. August 1667
Father*Henry Leonard1 b. c 1618
Mother*Mary ______1
Birth*13 January 1666Mary Leonard was born on 13 January 16661
Death*August 1667 and died in August 1667 at age 1.1

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 17. Hereinafter cited as The Family of James Leonard of Taunton.

Mary Leonard1

b. 2 August 1663
Father*Thomas Leonard1 b. 3 Aug 1641, d. 24 Nov 1713
Mother*Mary Watson1 b. 1642, d. 1 Dec 1723
Birth*2 August 1663Mary Leonard was born on 2 August 1663.1

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 17. Hereinafter cited as The Family of James Leonard of Taunton.

Mary Leonard1

b. 2 October 1680, d. 3 June 1685
Father*Joseph Leonard2,3 b. c 1649, d. 18 Oct 1692
Mother*Mary Blake3,2
Birth*2 October 1680Mary Leonard was born on 2 October 1680 in Taunton, Plymouth Colony,1
Death*3 June 1685 and died on 3 June 1685 in Taunton at age 4.4,5

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 256. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  4. [S1142] Wm. R. Deane, The Family of James Leonard of Taunton, Genealogy, page 19, noting year as 1688.
  5. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Taunton, Volume 3, Deaths, page 127.

Mary Leonard1

b. circa 1704, d. 9 June 1793
Father*Josiah Leonard1 d. bt 6 Feb 1743 - 21 May 1745
Mother*Marjoram Washburn1 d. b 21 Nov 1717
Birth*circa 1704Mary Leonard was born circa 1704, based upon her age at death, in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
Marriage10 January 1732/33She married Daniel Herrington of Marlborough, son of Daniel Herrington and Elizabeth Warren, on 10 January 1732/33 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County.2,3
(Daughter) Will6 February 1743Mary'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.1
(Daughter) Will21 May 1745Her father's will was presented for probate on 21 May 1745 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County.1
Death*9 June 1793She died on 9 June 1793 in Marlborough, Middlesex County.2,4,1

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# 58, Josiah Leonard, pages 58-59. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).
  2. [S862] Ralph V. Wood Jr., Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 12, Francis Cooke (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2008), Person No. 227, Abigail Washburn, pages 247-248. Hereinafter cited as Francis Cooke of the Mayflower (Five).
  3. [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 244. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Marlborough Deaths, Volume 1, page 364, her surname recorded as "Harrington". Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

Mary Leonard1

b. 25 July 1722
Father*Joseph Leonard1 b. 1696, d. 27 Apr 1786
Mother*Mary Packard1 b. c 1696, d. 29 Mar 1770
Birth*25 July 1722Mary Leonard was born on 25 July 1722 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England),1
Death* and died young.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.

Mary Leonard1

b. 2 February 1729
Father*Joseph Leonard1 b. 1696, d. 27 Apr 1786
Mother*Mary Packard1 b. c 1696, d. 29 Mar 1770
Birth*2 February 1729Mary Leonard was born on 2 February 1729 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England),1
Death* and died young.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.

Mehetable Leonard1

b. 5 September 1724
Father*Joseph Leonard1
Mother*Hannah Jennings1
Birth*5 September 1724Mehetable Leonard was born on 5 September 1724 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, her surname spelled "Lenard" and "Lennard". Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Mehitabel Leonard1

b. 24 October 1691, d. 10 June 1695
Father*James Leonard Jr.2,3 b. c 1643, d. 1 Nov 1726
Mother*Lydia Gulliver3,2 b. c 1659, d. 24 Jul 1705
Birth*24 October 1691Mehitabel Leonard was born on 24 October 1691 in Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England),3,1
Death*10 June 1695 and died on 10 June 1695 in Taunton at age 3.1,4

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 256. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Taunton, Volume 3, Deaths, page 127.

Mehitabel Leonard1

b. 22 August 1685
Father*Joseph Leonard2,3 b. c 1649, d. 18 Oct 1692
Mother*Mary Blake3,2
Birth*22 August 1685Mehitabel Leonard was born on 22 August 1685 in Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts (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 256. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

Mercy Leonard1

b. 14 October 1723
Relationships1st cousin 1 time removed of John Bolton
Great-granddaughter of Nicholas Boulton
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Boulton, The Immigrant
Father*William Leonard1
Mother*Sarah Bolton1 b. 26 Dec 1683
Birth*14 October 1723Mercy Leonard was born on 14 October 1723 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2,3,1

Citations

  1. [S471] Anna Chesebrough Wildey, Genealogy of the Descendants of William Chesebrough of Boston, Rehoboth, Massachusetts (New York, New York: Press of T.A. Wright, 1903), Part I, Descendants of Samuel, pages 18-301. Hereinafter cited as Descendants of William Chesebrough of Boston, Rehoboth, Massachusetts.
  2. [S1120] Bridgewater (Massachusetts) Town Clerk, Town records 1656-1823, Bridgewater, Massachusetts. Microfilm of manuscripts filmed at the East Bridgewater Town Hall, Plymouth County, East Bridgewater, Massachusetts. Includes records of births, marriages, and deaths, town meeting records, records of land and property, and other miscellaneous town records: Volume 2, item# 119; on 2 microfilm reels, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Town records 1656-1823, Bridgewater.
  3. [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 214, her surname spelled "Lennard". Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Mercy Leonard1

d. 24 December 1749
Father*Samuel Leonard1 b. c 1643, d. a 30 Nov 1720
Mother*Abigail Wood1 b. c 1645
Birth*Mercy Leonard was born in Bridgewater, Plymouth Colony.1
Marriage*She married Richard Adams of Preston, son of William Adams and Elizabeth ______.2
(Grantor) Land Records26 March 1706 On 26 March 1706, Mercy (Leonard) Adams and her husband Richard Adams, along with her siblings Samuel Leonard, Mary (Leonard) Newton and Elizabeth (Leonard) Clark and her husband Thomas Clark sold all their right in the property of their grandfather, John Wood of Plymouth, deceased, to their uncle, Nathaniel Wood.1
Religion*January 1709Mercy and Richard Adams renewed the covenant and received the privilege of baptism for their children in January 1709 at the First Congregational Church, Preston.2,3
(Daughter) Religion30 November 1720Mercy and her husband Richard Adams, together with her father Samuel Leonard, and Lydia (Cooke) Leonard, widow of her brother Samuel, were among the founders of the Second Church, Preston, on 30 November 1720.1
(Wife) Death12 April 1749Mercy became a widow when Richard Adams died on 12 April 1749.2
(Wife) Will4 May 1749Her husband's will, dated 19 January 1748/49 and probated on 4 May 1749, named Mercy, their daughters Elizabeth and Abigail and son Richard. Their son Richard and his wife Susanna were named executors.2
Death*24 December 1749She died a few months after her husband on 24 December 1749 in Preston, New London County, Connecticut.4

Family

Richard Adams b. 22 Oct 1678, d. 12 Apr 1749
Children1.Elizabeth Adams2 b. 25 Jul 1705
2.Richard Adams2 b. 3 Jun 1708
3.Abigail Adams2 b. 22 Mar 1717/18

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# 51, Mercy Leonard, page 53.
  3. [S1186] Preston, CT, First Congregational Church Records, 1698-1898, online at www.americanancestors.org, image# 8, page 135. Hereinafter cited as Preston First Congregational Church' 1698-1898.
  4. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five), Person# 51, Mercy Leonard, page 53, noting the record stated "Marcy wife of Richard Adams."

Mercy Leonard1

b. 1 December 1714
Father*Moses Leonard1 b. c 1677, d. 10 Dec 1775
Mother*Mercy Newton1 b. 16 Feb 1685, d. 1 Dec 1714
Birth*1 December 1714Mercy Leonard was born on 1 December 1714 in Marlborough, 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).

Moses Leonard1

b. circa 1677, d. 10 December 1775
Father*John Leonard1 b. c 1645, d. b 21 Nov 1699
Mother*Sarah ______1 d. b 6 Mar 1709
Birth*circa 1677Moses Leonard was probably born in Bridgewater, Plymouth Colony, circa 1677, as calculated from his noted age at death.1,2,3
(Son) Estate30 August 1701 According to the Chilton Mayflower source, in the division of his father's estate, his brother John was to receive the eldest son's share and his mother Sarah her widow's thirds. Moses and his other siblings each received a share of the remaining. On 30 August 1701 the widow Sarah and her sons John, Joseph and Josiah signed receipts. Unfortunately, the digitized version of his probate file contained no documents outlining the division of his estate or any receipts.3,4
Marriage*15 May 1705He married first Mercy Newton, daughter of Moses Newton and Johanna Larkin, on 15 May 1705 in Marlborough.5
Land Records*1708Moses Leonard of Marlborough bought land there in 1708.5
Land Records1709 In 1709 Moses Leonard sold land called "Eagles Nest" in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, to Joseph Leonard.5
(Husband) Death1 December 1714Moses became a widower when Mercy (Newton) Leonard died on 1 December 1714.5
Land Records1715Moses received grants of land in Worcester in 1714 and 1715.5
Marriage*8 August 1716He married second, as her second husband, Hannah (Woods) Witherby, daughter of Deacon John Woods and Lydia Rice, on 8 August 1716 in Marlborough.5,6
Land Records*9 May 1717 On 9 May 1717, Moses Leonard of Marlboro purchased from his uncle Jacob Leonard of Bridgewater a purchase right in Worcester.7
Biographical Info*Moses' brother John's share of their father's estate was the homestead in Bridgewater, which was to be held with their mother during her lifetime. After her death, by a deed dated 6 March 1709, John sold it to his brother Moses and went to live with him at Marlborough and probably continued living with him, unmarried, until his death. He was with him in Worcester as late as 25 February 1726.8,3
(Husband) Death17 September 1751Moses became a widower for the second time when Hannah (Woods) Witherby Leonard died on 17 September 1751.5
Residence*Moses was in Worcester from 1717 to at least 1729 when he sold his homestead and moved first to Brookfield, then to Hardwick and about 1735 to Leicester. By 1757 he was in Rutland at the time of his third marriage.5
Marriage*12 November 1757He very probably married third widow Sarah (__?__) Hall shortly after their Intention of Marriage was recorded on 12 November 1757 in Dudley, Worcester County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).5,9
Residence*After his marriage to Sarah, Moses spent the remainder of his life in Rutland, Worcester County, living first in that part which became Oakham, and later in the part which became Barre.5
Land Transfer*27 April 1759Moses' son Moses Leonard transferred land in Rutland District, Worcester County, to "my father Moses Leonard late of Rutland Westwing Precinct now living in said District Gentleman". Son Moses and his wife Beulah acknowledged their signatures on 10 September 1760.5
Death*10 December 1775He died on 10 December 1775 at Barre. His gravestone recorded his title as "Lt." and his age as "about 98."5,10

Family 1

Mercy Newton b. 16 Feb 1685, d. 1 Dec 1714
Children1.Moses Leonard5 b. 1 Nov 1706
2.Ezra Leonard5 b. 19 Sep 1711
3.Mercy Leonard5 b. 1 Dec 1714

Family 2

Hannah Woods b. 4 Aug 1677, d. 17 Sep 1751
Children1.Jonas Leonard5 b. 19 Oct 1717
2.Andrew Leonard5 b. 20 Nov 1719

Family 3

Sarah ______

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, pages 244-248. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S862] Ralph V. Wood Jr., Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 12, Francis Cooke (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2008), Person No. 45, Thomas Washburn, pages 104-105. Hereinafter cited as Francis Cooke of the Mayflower (Five).
  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# 16, John Leonard, pages 21-22. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).
  4. [S1184] Probate Court. Supreme Judicial Court in Boston. Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Probate Estate Files, 1686-1915, viewed online at www.familysearch.org. Probate estate files of Plymouth County located at Suffolk County Courthouse in Boston. The files are arranged by number then alphabetical by surname. This collection is being published as images become available and is not available on microfilm; FHL digitized version of Probate# 12627 for John Leonard; LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Plymouth County, Probate Estate Files, 1686-1915.
  5. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five), Person# 57, Moses Leonard, pages 57-58.
  6. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Marlborough Marriages, Volume 1, page 280. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  7. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five), Person# 17, Jacob Leonard, pages 22-23.
  8. [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), #3., John Leonard (Solomon), pages 37-38. Hereinafter cited as Solomon Leonard, 1637, of Duxbury and Bridgewater.
  9. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dudley Marriages, Volume 1, page 178, his surname recorded as "Lenard."
  10. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Barre Deaths, Volume 1, page 253.

Moses Leonard1

b. 1 November 1706
Father*Moses Leonard1 b. c 1677, d. 10 Dec 1775
Mother*Mercy Newton1 b. 16 Feb 1685, d. 1 Dec 1714
Birth*1 November 1706Moses Leonard was born on 1 November 1706 in Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
Marriage*He married Beulah ______.1
Land Transfer*27 April 1759Moses Leonard transferred land in Rutland District, Worcester County, to "my father Moses Leonard late of Rutland Westwing Precinct now living in said District Gentleman". Son Moses and his wife Beulah acknowledged their signatures on 10 September 1760.1

Family

Beulah ______

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).

Moses Leonard1

b. 22 March 1714
Father*Joseph Leonard1
Mother*Hannah Jennings1
Birth*22 March 1714Moses Leonard was born on 22 March 1714 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.

Nathan Leonard1

b. 22 August 1717
Father*Samuel Leonard1,2 b. c 1683, d. 11 May 1718
Mother*Lydia Cooke1 b. 27 Apr 1672
Birth*22 August 1717Nathan Leonard was born on 22 August 1717 in Preston, New London County, Connecticut,1
Baptism3 October 1717 and was baptized on 3 October 1717 at the First Congregational Church, Preston.2
(Brother) Guardianship30 August 1729Nathan's older 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
(3rd Son) Estate and Land7 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# 16, page 143, their surname spelled "Leonardson". Hereinafter cited as Preston First Congregational Church' 1698-1898.

Nathan Leonard1

b. say 1722
Father*Josiah Leonard1 d. bt 6 Feb 1743 - 21 May 1745
Mother*Abigail Washburn1 b. 2 Jun 1688, d. b 6 Feb 1743
Birth*say 1722Nathan Leonard was born say 1722, based upon his marriage in 1744, in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
(Son) Will6 February 1743Nathan'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.2
Marriage*22 November 1744He married Thankful Besse of Wareham on 22 November 1744 in Wareham, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).3,1
(Son) Will21 May 1745His father's will was presented for probate on 21 May 1745 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County.2

Family

Thankful Besse
Child1.Sarah Leonard4 b. 23 Apr 1756

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. 227, Abigail Washburn, pages 247-248. Hereinafter cited as Francis Cooke of the Mayflower (Five).
  2. [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. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).
  3. [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 2, page 244. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  4. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Births, Volume 1, page 214.

Nathaniel Leonard1

Father*Henry Leonard1 b. c 1618
Mother*Mary ______1
Biographical Info*6 April 1674The Leonard brothers, Samuel, Nathaniel and Thomas contracted with the owners of the Iron works at Rowley Village, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England), on 6 April 1674 to carry on the works there.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 17. Hereinafter cited as The Family of James Leonard of Taunton.

Nathaniel Leonard1

b. 18 March 1685, d. 11 June 1685
Father*James Leonard Jr.2 b. c 1643, d. 1 Nov 1726
Mother*Lydia Gulliver2 b. c 1659, d. 24 Jul 1705
Birth*18 March 1685Nathaniel Leonard was born on 18 March 16851
Death*11 June 1685 and died three months later on 11 June 1685 in Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts (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 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 3, Deaths, page 127. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

Penelope Leonard1

b. 4 May 1727, d. 2 June 1727
Father*William Leonard1 b. 26 Mar 1690
Mother*Abigail Wetherell2 b. 28 Mar 1691
Birth*4 May 1727Penelope Leonard was born on 4 May 1727 in Norton, Bristol County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
Relationship Note*Penelope and Experience Leonard were twins.3,1
Death*2 June 1727She died on 2 June 1727 in Norton.4

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Norton Births, Volume 1, page 96. 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.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Norton Births, Volume 1, page 95.
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Norton Deaths, Volume 1, page 382.

Phebe Leonard1

b. 17 October 1703
Father*Samuel Leonard1 b. c 1643, d. a 30 Nov 1720
Mother*Deborah ______1 d. bt 21 Mar 1718/19 - 30 Nov 1720
Baptism*17 October 1703Phebe Leonard was baptized on 7 or 17 October 1703 in Preston, Connecticut.1
Marriage*21 January 1729/30She married Isaac Canada, son of Daniel Canaday and Hannah Cooke, on 21 January 1729/30 in Windham, Windham County, Connecticut. Isaac's surname was recorded as "Canada", however may have been "Canaday" or "Kennedy."2
Residence*23 March 1737/38Isaac and Phebe (Leonard) Canada lived with their children in Windham. Isaac Canada of Windham bought land there on 18 December 1717 and owned the covenant there about 1723/24. He was living in Windham during several land transactions, a final sale acknowledged on 23 March 1737/38.2

Family

Isaac Canada b. b 1697, d. b 5 Jul 1754
Children1.Isaac Kennedy2 b. 23 Dec 1732
2.Samuel Kennedy2 b. 10 Apr 1739

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# 55, Phebe Leonard, page 56.