Surname: Leonard

1899 Directory for Middleboro and Lakeville Massachusetts

Resident and business directory of Middleboro’ and Lakeville, Massachusetts, for 1899. Containing a complete resident, street and business directory, town officers, schools, societies, churches, post offices, notable events in American history, etc. Compiled and published by A. E. Foss & Co., Needham, Massachusetts. The following is an example of what you will find within the images of the directory: Sheedy John, laborer, bds. J. G. Norris’, 35 West Sheehan John B., grocery and variety store, 38 West, h. do. Sheehan Lizzie O., bds. T. B. Sheehan’s, 16 East Main Sheehan Lucy G. B., bds. T. B. Sheehan’s, 16 East...

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1921 Farmers’ Directory of Leroy Iowa

Abbreviations: Sec., section; ac., acres; Wf., wife; ch., children; ( ), years in county; O., owner; H., renter.   Albertsen, Albert. P. O. Audubon, R. 2. R. 274.63 ac., sec. 1. (16.) Owner, Edwin F. Johnson. Anderson, A. R. P. O. Audubon, R. 3. O. 360 ac., sec. 25. (33.) Anderson, Chris. Wf. Christina; ch. Christina, Lauritz, Amelia, Iler, Alfred, Samuel and Clarence. P. O. Audubon, R. 3. O. 80 ac., sec. 26. (8.) Anderson, Jens C. Wf. Marie; ch. A. H. C., Carrie, Dagmar, Samuel, Dorcas and Theodora. P. O. Audubon, R. 6. O. 240 ac., sec. 19,...

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Portrait and Biographical Record of Seneca and Schuyler Counties, NY

In this volume will be found a record of many whose lives are worthy the imitation of coming generations. It tells how some, commencing life in poverty, by industry and economy have accumulated wealth. It tells how others, with limited advantages for securing an education, have become learned men and women, with an influence extending throughout the length and breadth of the land. It tells of men who have risen from the lower walks of life to eminence as statesmen, and whose names have become famous. It tells of those in every walk in life who have striven to...

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Murdock Family of Norwich Vermont

Hon. Thomas Murdock removed to Norwich from Preston, Connecticut, as early as 1767 (in which year he was recorded a voter in town), and located on the farm a little north of Norwich Plain and subsequently occupied by Jared Goodell, George Blanchard, Harvey Knights, and now by Judd Leonard. He married Elizabeth Hatch (sister of John and Joseph Hatch, early settlers in Norwich), to whom were born: Asahel, Constant, Jasper, Thomas, Jr., Anna, who became the wife of Ebenezer Brown, Esq., the first lawyer to locate in Norwich, and Margaret, who married Elisha Partridge, November 14, 1765. Mr. Murdock was prominent in both state and local matters, the offices held by him being noticed in other chapters of this book. He died Dec. 5, 1803, followed by his wife in 1814. Asahel, the eldest son, was a voter in Norwich as early as 1782. He married Elizabeth Starkweather in 1779, and they became the parents of six children. He returned to Connecticut in 1800. Constant was a voter in Norwich as early as 1784. By his first wife, Sarah Jewett, he had one child, and by his second wife, Lucy Riley, he had eight children. His home was in the fine residence now occupied by Albert Davis, on the hill a little north of Norwich village. He died in Norwich in 1828, aged 67 years. His first wife died...

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Hardships of the Early Natchez Emigrants

Taking the reader with us, to the settlements of the distant Natchez region, he will find that emigrants continued to pour in, upon those fertile hills and alluvial bottoms, from all parts of “his majesty’s Atlantic plantations.” Many were the hardships and perils they encountered, in reaching this remote and comparatively uninhabited region. It is believed that the history of one party of these emigrants will enable the reader to understand what kind of hardships and deprivations all the others were forced to undergo. Major General Phineas Lyman, a native of Durham, a graduate of Yale, a distinguished lawyer, and a member of the legislature of the commonwealth of Massachusetts, became commander of the Connecticut forces in 1755. He served with so much distinction, during the Canadian war, that he was invited, by persons high in office, to visit England. He had formed an association composed of his brothers in arms, called the “Military Adventurers,” whose design was, the colonization of a tract of country upon the Mississippi. He sailed to England, as agent for this company, with the sanguine, yet reasonable hope, that the King would make the grant. Arriving there he found, to his astonishment, that land in a wilderness was refused to those who had fought so valiantly for it, and whose contemplated establishment would have formed a barrier against enemies, who might seek to acquire...

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1894 Michigan State Census – Eaton County

United States Soldiers of the Civil War Residing in Michigan, June 1, 1894 [ Names within brackets are reported in letters. ] Eaton County Bellevue Township. – Elias Stewart, Frank F. Hughes, Edwin J. Wood, Samuel Van Orman, John D. Conklin, Martin V. Moon. Mitchell Drollett, Levi Evans, William Fisher, William E. Pixley, William Henry Luscomb, George Carroll, Collins S. Lewis, David Crowell, Aaron Skeggs, Thomas Bailey, Andrew Day, L. G. Showerman, Hulbert Parmer, Fletcher Campbell, Lorenzo D. Fall, William Farlin, Francis Beecraft, William Caton, Servitus Tucker, William Shipp, Theodore Davis. Village of Bellevue. – William H. Latta, Thomas B. Williams, Hugh McGinn, Samuel Davis, William Reid, Charles B. Wood, Marion J. Willison, Herbert Dilno, Jerry Davidson, Edward Campbell, John Markham, Jason B. Johnson, Josiah A. Birchard, Richard S. Briggs, John Ewing, George Crowell, Henry Legge, James W. Johnston, Luther Tubbs, Oscar Munroe, John W. Manzer, Henry E. Hart, Leander B. Cook, Cyrus L. Higgins, Martin Avery, John M. Anson, Washington Wade, George P. Stevens, James Driscoll, Alexander A. Clark, Antoine Edwards, George Kocher, Charles W. Beers, Lester C. Spaulding, George Martin, Griffen Wilson, Sr., Amos W. Bowen, Josiah G. Stocking, Charles A. Turner, Levi 0. Johnson, Sullivan W. Gibson, Alonzo Chittenden. Benton Township. – Oliver P. Edman, Charles T. Ford, Emanuel Ream, Samuel Bradenberry, Isaac Mosher, Ezra W. Griffith, Joshua Wright, Michael Lynn, Mitchell Chalender, Luther Johnson, George...

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Biography of Hon. Elijah Leonard

The family, originally consisting of two brothers, emigrated from Wales, England, to the colony of Massachusetts Bay, in the year 1632, and have ever since been identified with the production and manufacture of iron. His grandfather, Samuel Leonard, of Taunton Massachusetts, is said to have made the first spade or shovel manufactured in the United States. His father, Elijah Leonard, settled in Onondaga county, State of New York, in the early part of the present century, where he engaged in the production of iron, and subsequently married Miss Mary Stone. Senator Leonard was born on the 10th September, 1815, on a farm adjoining the city of Syracuse, where he received a good common school education, and in 1830 removed with the family to Long Point, Upper Canada, where he and his father went to work in the then celebrated Long Point Iron Works of Joseph Van Norman. Subsequently, in 1834, he and his father settled in St. Thomas, and with P. C. Van Brocklin, entered into partnership for the manufacture of agricultural implements, consisting chiefly of plows and other casting suitable to the primitive circumstances of the country. This firm possessed a cupola furnace, it being one of the five such existing at that period in Upper Canada. The year following he bought out his father and Mr. Van Brocklin, and continued the business on his own account. In...

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Biographical Sketch of William S. Leonard

William S. Leonard, M. D., son of Rev. Levi W. Leonard, D. D., was born in Dublin, N. H., October 13, 1832. He graduated at Dartmouth in 1856, studied medicine with Dr. Albert Smith, of Peterboro, N. H., and received his diploma of Dartmouth, in May, 1860. In the following October he located in Hinsdale village, where he still carries on a successful practice. He was associated in practice with Dr. Frederick Boyden during the last ten years of the latter’s...

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Biographical Sketch of Samuel Leonard

Was born in Greenbrier County, West Virginia, October 30, 1849. At the age of twelve years our subject was left an orphan; his mother having died in 1850, and his father in 1861. Young Leonard grew to manhood on .a farm and has been following the occupation of farming ever since. In 1868 he left the place of his birth and came to Daviess County, where he has made his home ever since. December 21, 1870, Mr. Leonard was married to Miss Mary Hill, daughter of William P. Hill, one of the most prominent farmers of Daviess County. As a result of his industry, Mr. Leonard owns one of the finest farms in the County. He deals largely in cattle and ranks among the substantial...

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Biography of Robert H. Leonard

Into the bosom of the earth the hand of nature placed many rich mineral deposits, and the great value of these, together with the magnificent forests and rolling lands of Idaho, have gained for the state the well deserved title of the “Gem of the Mountains.” Its mines are now yielding a large output of gold and silver, which adds to the wealth and prosperity of the country as well as of the individual mine owners. Among the enterprising and prominent business men who are now engaged in the development of the rich mineral resources of the state is Robert H. Leonard, of this review. The home of his childhood was the far-off state of Maine. He was born near the Kennebec River, in the Pine Tree state, June 7, 1832, and his ancestors, native of England, were early settlers of that northeastern section of our land which was named for the mother country. The grandfather, Isaac Leonard, was a ship owner of Maine, and served his country in the war of 1812. His son Isaac, the father of our subject, was also born in Maine, and became a sea captain. He married Miss Levina Snow, a native of his own state, and to them were born five children. The mother died and the father afterward married her sister, Priscilla Snow, by whom he had ten children. The sisters...

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Biographical Sketch of William Andrew Leonard, Rt. Rev. D. D.

Leonard, William Andrew, Rt. Rev. D. D.; Bishop of Ohio; born, Southport, Connecticut, July 15, 1848; educated, Philips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, St. Stephen’s College, Annadale, N. Y., and Berkley Divinity School, Middletown, Conn.; ordained May 31, 1871, degrees of D. D. from St. Stephen’s College, and Washington and Lee University, Virginia; Rector the Church of the Redeemer, Brooklyn, N. Y., 1872-1880; St. John’s Parish, Washington, D. C., 1880-1889; consecrated Bishop of Ohio, Oct. 12, 1889; in charge of the American Episcopal churches on the continent of Europe, 1897-1906; one of the founders of the University Club; Chaplain Ohio Society of New York; pres. Board of Trustees of Kenyon College; trustee University school; member General Board of Civic Federation of Cleveland, and the Society of Sons of Colonial...

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James A. Leonard

Major, Inf., Co. A, 30th Div., 120th Regt., as Capt.; of Davidson County; son of P. D. and Mrs. Sallie C. Leonard. Husband of Mrs. Etta E. Leonard. Entered service Aug. 1, 1917, at Lexington, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., Aug. 1, 1917. Sailed for France April 1, 1918. Promoted to rank of Capt. Aug. 1, 1917; as Major Oct. 17, 1918. Fought at Ypres, Cambrai Hill Offensive in August; Somme Offensive Sept. 29, 1918. Continued operations on same front until Oct. 20, 1918. Strength of Batn. on Sept. 29th, 860 men, 24 officers; after operations only 263 men and four officers remained. The others killed and wounded. Sailed for USA March 11, 1919. Mustered out at Charleston, S. C., May 31,...

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Owen W. Leonard

2nd Lt., Inf., 152nd Depot Brig., 33rd Co. Born in Iredell County; son of Joseph S. and Martha Bost Leonard. Husband of Mrs. Elizabeth Brawley Leonard. Entered the service June 19, 1916, at Statesville, N.C., and sent to Camp Glenn, N.C., from there transferred to R. O. T. C. at Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., and from there to Camp Jackson, S. C. Promoted to the rank of 2nd Lt. Aug. 15, 1917. Enlisted in N.C. N. G., Co. E, 1st Inf., June 25, 1913. Re-enlisted June 25, 1916, and in service on the Mexican border. Discharged from the N.C. N. G. Feb. 14, 1917, and entered R. O. T. C. May 22, 1917. Mustered out of service at Camp Upton, N. Y., April 8,...

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Leonard, Jonathon – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon Staff Sgt. Jonathan Leonard, U.S. Air Force Reserve, 47, formerly of La Grande, died Nov. 22, 1996, along with nine other airmen aboard the HC-130 cargo aircraft, call sign King 56, which crashed in the Pacific Ocean 40 miles out from Cape Mendocino, Calif. Last year a black granite marble memorial to the crew was placed at Willamette National Cemetery, Portland. A military honors service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Island City Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Daniels Chapel of the Valley, La Grande. Sgt. Leonard was born April 11, 1949, to Walter and Norma (Warnock) Leonard in New York. He was raised in La Grande and graduated from La Grande High School in 1967. He enlisted in the Air Force and served in Vietnam for three years. He later joined the reserves, serving with the 304th Rescue Squadron as an Intelligence Operations Specialist. In his civilian life he worked for Mark Advertising. Survivors include his mother, Norma Dewey of Homedale, Idaho; siblings, Mary Osterloh of La Grande, David Leonard of Beaverton, Robert Leonard of Hillsboro, Pricilla Croner of Boise, Patty Comstock of Vale and Gordon Leonard of Valencia, Calif.; numerous nieces and nephews; and other relatives. The Observer – Obituaries for the week ending June 9, 2007 Published: June 9, 2007 Transcribed by Dixie...

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