160. Jacob W. LEONARD Jr. was born about 1784 in Brunswick Co., NC. When his father, Jacob, died in 1790, Jacob chose his uncle, Samuel Leonard, as guardian.
In 1811, Jacob W. Leonard (presumably this Jacob) first served in the NC House of Commons and was a state senator in 1814-15, 1817-18, and 1821. He appears on the rolls of the House of Commons again 1824-25. In 1826-27, Jacob Leonard, Jr. appears in the NC House of Commons and was a state senator 1828-29. (Source: Sally Toomey)
He apparently inherited the home after the death of Thomas Leonard (Leonard-Rupe-Stephenson genealogy).
Jacob W. LEONARD Jr. and Margaret A. had the following children: