LEONARD Family

First Generation

1. John1 Leonard was born in New Jersey 1784. John died December 11, 1840 in New Jersey, at 56 years of age. buried at Everittstown Cemetery, Everittstown Hunterdon Co NJ

He married Catharine Bulois in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, January 31, 1808. Catharine was born 1789. (Additional notes for Catharine Bulois(3417)) Catharine died June 27, 1849 in Baptistown, Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co. NJ, at 59 years of age. buried at Everittstown Cemetery, Everittstown Hunterdon Co NJ In the summer of 1849, the brain fever, as it was called, broke out in the Leonard family and in a space of 40 days a mother and 5 children were stricken down by the shaft of death. The 3 daughters who were at home at the time had the fever but recovered. Cornelius Leonard died Jun 16, 1849, aged 26 yrs; Matilda the 24th aged 26; Catharine, the mother, on the 27th, aged 60; Robert N. July 2nd aged 21; William the 3rd aged 23; Rebecca the 26th aged 32. The mother and 5 children are buried in Everittstown.

In the 1830 census Alexandria Twp Hunterdon Co NJ page 529, a John Leonard is recorded with 2 males under 5, 2 males 5-10, 1 male 10-15, 1 male 40-50, 1 female under 5, 1 female 5-10, 1 female 10-15, 2 females 15-20 and 1 female 40-50. Total in the famile is 12.

In the 1840 census Kingwood Twp Hunterdon Co NJ page 284, a John Lennard is recorded with 2 males 10-15, 1 male 15-20, 2 males 20-30, 1 male 50-60, 1 female 5-10, 3 females 15-20, 1 female 20-30, and 1 female 50-60. Total in the family is 12.

John Leonard and Catharine Bulois had the following children:

child + 2 i. Wilson2 Leonard was born November 2, 1808.

child + 3 ii. Charles Leonard was born 1809.

child 4 iii. Mary Leonard(3418) was born in New Jersey 1811. She married Thomas Brewer. Thomas was born in New Jersey 1810. Thomas died about 1875. (See Thomas Brewer for the continuation of this line.)

child + 5 iv. John Leonard was born 1815.

child 6 v. Rebecca Leonard(3419) was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey October 5, 1817. Rebecca died July 26, 1849 in Baptistown, Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co. NJ, at 31 years of age. buried at Everittstown Cemetery, Everittstown Hunterdon Co NJ

child 7 vi. Elizabeth Leonard(3420) was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1819.

child 8 vii. Henry Leonard(3421) was born in New Jersey about 1820. Henry died before 1897. He married Mary Kugler in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, October 2, 1841. Mary was born about 1821. Mary died before 1897. Had 2 children

child 9 viii. Catharine Ann Leonard(3422) was born in New Jersey 1822. She married John Wesley. John died before 1897.

child 10 ix. Cornelius Leonard(3423) was born in New Jersey March 21, 1823. Cornelius died June 16, 1849 in Baptistown, Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co. NJ, at 26 years of age. buried at Everittstown Cemetery, Everittstown Hunterdon Co NJ

child 11 x. William Leonard(3424) was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey October 15, 1826. William died July 3, 1849 in Baptistown, Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co. NJ, at 22 years of age. buried at Everittstown Cemetery, Everittstown Hunterdon Co NJ

child 12 xi. Matilda Leonard(3425) was born in New Jersey June 11, 1828. Matilda died June 24, 1849 in Baptistown, Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co. NJ, at 21 years of age. buried at Everittstown Cemetery, Everittstown Hunterdon Co NJ

child 13 xii. Robert N Leonard(3426) was born in New Jersey January 1829. Robert died July 2, 1849 in Baptistown, Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co. NJ, at 20 years of age.

child 14 xiii. Martha Leonard(3427) was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1831. Martha died December 12, 1898 at 67 years of age. She married William Conner. William was the son of James Connor.

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