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HELP! Grave has been located flag male ancestor  Samuel  LEONARD

  (b. 18 March 1712 Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut   d. 24 April 1760 Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut )  

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Samuel LEONARD was born 18 March 1712 in Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut . Samuel LEONARD was the child of Samuel LEONARD (LEONARDSON)   and   Lydia COOKE and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Samuel LEONARD (LEONARDSON) and Abigail ATWOOD (WOOD) (maternal)  Richard COOKE and Grace LARABEE?

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

Samuel  married  Lydia STANTON 9 August 1733 in Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut .  The couple had (at least) 9 children. Lydia STANTON  was born 15 July 1712 in Preston, Connecticut, USA (Poquetanuck).  Lydia died 3 May 1760 in Preston, Connecticut, USA (Poquetanuck).  Lydia was the child of John STANTON and Mary STARKWEATHER.

Samuel LEONARD died 24 April 1760 in Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut .
Details of the family tree of Samuel appear below.
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Prior to 1638 - Connecticut, New England
1638 - 1662 - New Haven Colony
1662 - 1687 - Connecticut Colony
1688 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1690 - 1787 - Crown Colony of Connecticut
January 5, 1788 - Connecticut becomes 5th U.S. state

Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Samuel LEONARD


Samuel LEONARD married Grave has been locatedflag female ancestor Lydia STANTON-- Date: 9 August 1733 Place: Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut
Lydia STANTON was the child of John STANTON and Mary STARKWEATHER

Children of Samuel LEONARD and Lydia STANTON:

Grave has been locatedflag male ancestor Samuel LEONARD (b.10 June 1734, Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut   d. 21 December 1808, Preston, Connecticut, USA )

flag baby boy ancestor Asa LEONARD (b.8 August 1736, Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut   d. abt. 1737, Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut )

Grave has been locatedflag female ancestor Lydia LEONARD (b.20 March 1739, Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut   d. 28 December 1822, Dutchess County, New York, USA)

Grave has been locatedflag male ancestor Ebenezer LEONARD (b.1 July 1741, Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut   d. 19 August 1815, Preston, Connecticut, USA )

flag female ancestor Mary LEONARD (b.20 March 1742, Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut   d. , )

Grave has been locatedflag male ancestor John LEONARD (b.29 November 1744, Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut   d. 9 August 1826, Sangerfield, New York, USA)

Grave has been locatedflag female ancestor Mehitable LEONARD (b.28 September 1747, Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut   d. 6 April 1808, )

flag female ancestor Olive LEONARD (b.30 January 1751, Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut   d. , )

flag male ancestor Daniel LEONARD (b.3 December 1753, Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut   d. , )

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birth1712 Birth
18 March 1712
Preston, Connecticut, USA (Poquetanuck)
Baptism - Preston, Connecticut
Jun 22, 1712 - Samuel, son of Sam'l LEONARDSON

Extracted from
The Bi-Centennial Celebration
First Congregational Church
of Preston, Connecticut, 1698-1898
Statistics of the Church Taken From The Church Records.

Pages 137 - 152 ct/ preston_ct_bapt.htm

marriage1733 Marriage / Partner
Samuel LEONARD and Lydia STANTON 9 August 1733, Preston, Connecticut, USA (Poquetanuck)
1734 Birth of Child
Samuel LEONARD was born 10 June 1734, Preston, Connecticut, USA (Poquetanuck)
1736 Birth of Child
Asa LEONARD was born 8 August 1736, Preston, Connecticut, USA (Poquetanuck)
1739 Birth of Child
Lydia LEONARD was born 20 March 1739, Preston, Connecticut, USA (Poquetanuck)
1741 Birth of Child
Ebenezer LEONARD was born 1 July 1741, Preston, Connecticut, USA (Poquetanuck)
1742 Birth of Child
Mary LEONARD was born 20 March 1742, Preston, Connecticut, USA (Poquetanuck)
1744 Birth of Child
John LEONARD was born 29 November 1744, Preston, Connecticut, USA (Poquetanuck)
1747 Birth of Child
Mehitable LEONARD was born 28 September 1747, Preston, Connecticut, USA (Poquetanuck)

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1751 Birth of Child
Olive LEONARD was born 30 January 1751, Preston, Connecticut, USA (Poquetanuck)
1753 Birth of Child
Daniel LEONARD was born 3 December 1753, Preston, Connecticut, USA (Poquetanuck)
death1760 Death
24 April 1760
Preston, Connecticut, USA (Poquetanuck)
Probate Records of Norwich, Connecticut, Volumes 1–3 (Online database:, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2003), (Abstracted by Jennie F. Tefft Gallup. "Abstracts of the first probate records of Norwich, Conn., 1740-1770," 3 vols, typescript. Acquired by NEHGS, 1929)

1760 Leonard Leonard,Capt.Samuel,5 Aug.1760 An Inv.of Estate was Exib.
P.453 He late of Preston Dec'd , He departed this Life
April 24,1760 Inv.totaled £ 705.12.6,
Elijah Belcher Daniel Morgan. Appr.
Deceased Vol 2
1761 Leonard Leonard Capt Samuel; of preston, court held 11 April 1761
1.128-131 we sett out to Samuel Eldest son about 34 acres,
To son Ebenezer 24 acres, to son John 35 acres
so 4th son Daniel about 48 acres, to 5th Rufus
Herrick & Lydia his wife in the right of said Lydia
who is daughter to said decease about 13 acres,ex-
clusive of about 5/ 4 of an acre gives for a burial place
To dau. Mary about 12 acres, T daughter Mehitable about
14 acres, to daughter Olive about 12 acres,
dist made 18-19 sept,.1761 by Wm.Witter, Elijah Belcher,
Daniel, Morgan.
Longbottom, John, Court held April 15,1765. state approved
P.185-6-7 -To Hannah the widow & Relict land. (in line with
Elijah 'Longbottoms Land) To John Eldest,
then to Daniel Longbottoms land son
To Joshua second son ,to Dan the 3rd son To Jabez the 4th
son,To Abell ye 5th son, to, Samuel ye 6th son, To Hannah
one of the daughters,to Rebekah the other, the other daughter
Her land runs by the land of Jacob Longbottom,
Later Apr.17,1761.vist. Richard Hide,Jacob Perkins,
Solomon Safford
Lord Mr. Andrew Inv. of state recorded add. 11th 1765.
P.95-6 Totaled £ 99.1.5. add, .25.27.7
Richard Hide, John Durkee.Appr. Sarah. Whiting Admin. ,
P.409-410 Estate was insolvent, Creditors met at Elisha Lord’s
house to have claims to examined. signed Feb .1.1768
Richard Hide , Samuel Wheat Commissioners

Samuel is buried at: Leonard Cemetery Griswold New London County Connecticut, USA
Added: 12/16/1999 12:00:00 AM - Updated: 4/3/2017 1:30:12 PM
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