34. John LEONARD was born about 1700 in Monmouth Co., New Jersey. He died before 1785 at the age of 85. On 10 Mar 1785, James and Catherine Woolley and William Woolley, their son, and Charity, his wife, deeded land to Deborah Leonard, the widow of John Leonard (John E. Stillwell, Historical & Genealogical Miscellany, Data Relating to the Settlement & Settlers of New York and New Jersey (1916), 4:279, and (1932) 5:444.).
On 21 Dec 1791 John Wooley of Shrewsbury, yeoman, deeded to Deborah Leonard of Shrewsbury, widow, 12 acres of land at Poplar Swamp, which, with more, had been conveyed to the said John 3 Jan 1787 by his father and mother.
Sally Toomey quotes marriage date as 17 Dec 1759 in Monmouth Co. and questions whether it could be this John, based on that date. Date of 29 Nov 1732 makes more sense.
John LEONARD and Deborah SHEPHERD (SHEPARD) were married on 19 May 1733 in Monmouth, Co., NJ. Deborah SHEPHERD (SHEPARD), daughter of Joseph SHEPHERD (SHEPARD) and Rebecca LIPPIT, died after 1791 in Monmouth Co., New Jersey. She was born 22 Dec (1710?) in Monmouth Co., NJ.
John LEONARD and Deborah SHEPHERD (SHEPARD) had the following children: