23. Samuel LEONARD8 was born about 1705 in Cape May, NJ. He died on 12 July 1782 at the age of 77 in Brunswick Co., North Carolina. Samuel Leonard received 140 acres in Lockwoods Folly from the Royal Governor on 27 Sep 1756 (same day as his brother, Henry).
The children need to be checked out carefully. Some information from firstname.lastname@example.org and more from Rose Marie Mathews Hopkins <email@example.com>. It appears the children of Samuel and Henry have been mixed up.
Was this the Samuel Leonard who went to Cape Fear, New Hanover Co., NC, in the 1750's?
From his brother John Leonard's will, we know he had four daughters and that John Robinson was a cousin. He had a cousin Samuel with a son John and a cousin Henry with a son John.
Samuel LEONARD and Joan WILLIAMS were married on 27 June 1733 in Cape May Co., NJ. Joan WILLIAMS was born about 1710 in NJ.
Samuel LEONARD and Joan WILLIAMS had the following children:
|Major Samuel LEONARD.|
|Henry LEONARD was born about 1738 in Cape May, NJ. He died in 1804 at the age of 66 in Brunswick Co., North Carolina. 1 Oct 1740. Inquiry into the lives and conversations ofThomas Newport, Benjamin Johnson, and Henry Leonard. Nothing found against them. Rec'd as members 25 Mar 1741. (Early Church Records of Atlantic/Cape May Counties)|
Henry Leonard, probably this one, "hath removed without a certificate. Disowned." (Great Egg Harbor Monthly Meeting minutes, p. 15.) 5 Jul 1756.
Henry's household had three members in the 1790 Census, no slaves.
|Col. Jacob LEONARD.|
|John LEONARD was born about 1748 in Cape May, NJ. He died before October 1772 at the age of 24 in Brunswick Co., North Carolina. We know from Samuel's brother John's will in 1771 that Samuel had a son John.|