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  (b. abt. 1643 Duxbury, Massachusetts Bay Colony   d. 20 November 1720 Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut )  

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Samuel LEONARD (LEONARDSON) was born abt. 1643 in Duxbury, Massachusetts Bay Colony . Samuel LEONARD (LEONARDSON) was the child of Solomon LEONARD (LEONARDSON)   and   Sarah CHANDLER and the grandchild of: (maternal)  Roger CHANDLER and Isabella CHILTON

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

Samuel  married  Abigail ATWOOD (WOOD) abt. 1674 in Massachusetts Bay Colony .  The couple had (at least) 4 children. Abigail ATWOOD (WOOD)  was born abt. 1655 in Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA (North Plymouth) (White Island Shores).  Abigail died abt. 1698 in Massachusetts, USA.  Abigail was the child of John ATWOOD (WOOD) and Sarah MASTERSON.

Samuel LEONARD (LEONARDSON) died 20 November 1720 in Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut .
Details of the family tree of Samuel appear below.
Did You Know?America - Did you know? June 18, 1812 - War of 1812: U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
Did You Know?The name 'Massachusetts' originates with native Americans in the Massachusetts Bay area (from the language of the Algonquian nation). The name translates roughly as 'at or about the great hill.' (

1620 - 1627 - Plymouth Colony, New England
1628 - 1686 - Massachusetts Bay Colony
1686 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1689 - 1692 - Massachusetts Bay Colony
1692 - 1775 - Province of Massachusetts Bay
1776 - 1788 - Crown Colony of Massachusetts Bay
February 6, 1788 - Massachusetts becomes 6th U.S. state

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


Samuel LEONARD (LEONARDSON) married flag female ancestor Abigail ATWOOD (WOOD)-- Date: abt. 1674 Place: , Massachusetts Bay Colony
Torrey’s New England Marriages Prior to 1700. (Online database. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008.) Originally published as: New England Marriages Prior to 1700. CD-ROM. Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001.

Abigail ATWOOD (WOOD) was the child of John ATWOOD (WOOD) and Sarah MASTERSON

"Samuel (1643-1720) & 1/ wf Abigail [WOOD?/ ATWOOD?] (-1698±) by 1676 Plymouth/ Norwich, CT {Warner-Harrington 126, 407, 795 Plymouth (Davis) 7? Jennings 568 ?Worcester (1914) 122? Benton 84 Leonard (,2) 33, 34 Newton (,4) 41, 169 Drown (ms) 84 Preston Rec. (ms) 1:L, M}"

LEONARD Samuel Samuel (1643-1720) & 2/ wf Deborah _____ by 1703, by 1701? Preston, CT {Leonard (,2) 34, 36 Newton (,4) 41, 169 Warner-Harrington 407} More

Name: Samuel Leonard
Gender: Male
Birth Year: 1643
Marriage Date: 1676
Death Year: 1720
Marriage Place: New England, United States
Spouse's Name: Abigail Wood
[Abigail Atwood] U.S., New England Marriages Prior to 1700 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2012.

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Samuel Leonard - was born in 1643 in Duxbury, Massachusetts and died about 1720 in Plymouth, Massachusetts . He was the son of John Solomon Leonard and Sarah Chandler.

Samuel married Abigail Wood in 1674. Abigail was born about 1655. She was the daughter of John Atwood and Sarah Masterson.

Abigail - It is interesting to note that Abigail's surname is shown as WOOD whereas her father's surname is shown as ATWOOD. (ADH Sr.)

'Samuel Leonard (Solomon) 1643-1720. He and Abigail removed from Plymouth to Worcester, where Samuel Jr. was an Indian captive for a time, then to Norwalk, Connecticut.'
Source: Ye Atte Wode annals, October 1929 : giving English history, descendants of Harman, Henry, John, Philip, Stephen, Thomas of Ipswich and Thomas of Wethersfield, sketch of John and James Astwood, of Henry Wood of Leyden and the story of Joshua 4 Bradford and the Indians, etc., with special articles bringing branches to date, Page 11.

Samuel LEONARD (LEONARDSON) - All Register of the Society of Mayflower descendants in the District of Columbia, 1970 in commemoration of the 350th anniversary -- Page
All Register of the Society of Mayflower descendants in the District of Columbia, 1970 in commemoration of the 350th anniversary --
Page 273-274

Samuel LEONARD (LEONARDSON) - All Register of the Society of Mayflower descendants in the District of Columbia, 1970 in commemoration of the 350th anniversary -- Page
All Register of the Society of Mayflower descendants in the District of Columbia, 1970 in commemoration of the 350th anniversary --
Page 273-274

Early at Duxbury, then of Bridgewater Massachusetts by the time of his marriage an early proprietor of Worcester to which he moved about 1688 his son Samuel was taken captive by the Indians in 1695 driven out of Worcester by Indians, he removed to Norwich and then Preston Connecticut where he bought land on the Shetucket River constituent member of the Preston church, formed 16 Nov 1698.
Author: Leonard, Manning
Title: Memorial, Genealogical, and Biographical Record of Solomon Leonard, 1637, of Duxbury and Bridgewater MA
Publication: Southbridge, MA
Location: in Allen Co, IN public library, Ft. Wayne
Media: photocopy
Text: pp.34-36
Author: General Society of Mayflower Descendants
Title: Mayflower Families Through Five Generations
Media: photocopy
Text: vol.2, p.21

'In his administrator's bond he calls himself 'carpenter', but in deed of later date 'husbandman' and 'planter'. He lived in Bridgewater at the time of his marriage, having built a house upon his father's land - ...Read MORE...

BOOK- GRISWOLD - A HISTORY - Being a history of the town of Griswold CT microfilm 1597788 item 5 book 975.65/ G3 H2p pp11,12,54
'About 1696 there came to the Pachaug country Samuel Leonard, who with his family settled on the banks of the Pachaug river, east of Appaquashosk hill. They had experienced to the full the savagery of the Indians, for their only son, a lad of 12years, also named Samuel, had just before been kidnapped and carried into captivity by the redskins, with whom he remained for nearly 2 years. It chanced that during this time he was brought into the company of Hannah Dustin and Mary Neff, the details of whose capture by the Indians at Haverhill, Mass., in 1697, had horrified all New England. The three, while in a wigwam occupied by 2 Indian families on an island in the Merrimac river, near Concord, planned their escape. The boy Samuel had been so long with the savages that, when he asked his master how to strike to kll instantly, and how to take a...Read MORE...

Duxbury, Massachusetts, USA (Cedar Crest) (South Duxbury) (West Duxbury)
Crab Island. The Old Southwick House, built 1646
1674 Birth of Child
Elizabeth LEONARD was born 15 January 1674, Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA
1674 Birth of Child
Mary LEONARD was born 13 December 1674, Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA
1684 Birth of Child
Mercy LEONARD was born 6 November 1684, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA (North Plymouth) (White Island Shores)
1718 Death of Child
Samuel LEONARD (LEONARDSON) died 11 May 1718, Preston, Connecticut, USA (Poquetanuck)
1720 Death
20 November 1720
Preston, Connecticut, USA (Poquetanuck)
Added: 12/16/1999 12:00:00 AM - Updated: 4/24/2016 3:48:32 PM
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