Fifth Generation

161. Esther LEONARD was born about 1786 in Brunswick Co., NC. She died in 1853 at the age of 67. When her father, Jacob, died in 1790, William Gause, Esq., was appointed her guardian.

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Mrs. Lulu Poitevent Connell.

DAR ID Number: 81992

Born in Grenada, Miss.
Wife of William Connell.
Descendant of Capt. Jacob Leonard.
Daughter of Jacob Poitevent (1818-78) and Mary Gause (1823-78), his wife, m. 1833.
Granddaughter of John Poitevent (1785-1859) and Esther Leonard (1786-1853), his wife, m. 1810.
Gr-granddaughter of Jacob Leonard and Eleanor Miller (1762-91), his wife, m. 1785.
Jacob Leonard (1747-90) received a pension for service as captain in Col. Thomas Brown's North Carolina militia. He died in Brunswick County, N. C.
Also No. 79945.

Esther LEONARD and John POITEVENT were married about 1809 in Brunswick Co., NC. John POITEVENT was born in 1785.