18. Lt. Nathaniel LEONARD6 was born in 1712 in MIddletown, Monmouth Co., NJ. He died on 9 December 1763 at the age of 51 in MIddletown, Monmouth Co., NJ. He was buried on 18 December 1763 in MIddletown, Monmouth Co., NJ. Nathaniel's brothers Thomas and John have no further information other than their births. They may have married and had children.
GML has Thomas, b. 1753, as a son of Nathaniel, but proof is lacking.
Father Nathaniel of Middletown's will dtd. 13 Dec 1763, proved 29 Dec 1763, mentions wife Deliverance, sons John, Nathaniel, Joseph, and Thomas (no Samuel). Executors were sons John, Nathaniel, and Joseph and "relation Andrew Bowne (son of John?)". Lois Badger, The Leonard Dictionary, mentions sons John, Nathaniel, Joseph, and Samuel, referencing Fanny Leonard Koster's charts.
There is a Nathaniel Leonard b. 10 Dec 1746 d. 15 Oct 1823 m. Esther Heath b. 7 Jan 1746. Another source has this Nathaniel b. in Trenton, NJ. According to DAR # 43153, Nathaniel served in the forage department of Sussex County under Deputy Quartermaster General Moore Furman. In 1778 he was a captain of militia at the battle of Monmouth. His widow was allowed a pension for two years' actual service. They supposedly had a dau. Elizabeth b. 17 Nov 1811 d. 5 Feb 1852 m. Joseph Waltz b. 1813 (unlikely, since Esther would have been 65 in 1811). Their other children were supposedly Zephaniah b. 1780, Mary, Thomas b. 3 January 1784, James, Nathaniel, Esther, Nancy, John, Lavinia, and Samuel. Mrs. Jennie Leonard Halliday DAR # 43153 listed her father and mother as Chauncey Leonard and Mary Anna Goold, grandparents Nathaniel Leonard, Jr., and Betsey Babcock, and great grandparents as Nathaniel Leonard and Esther Heath, m. 1779, Esther d. 1846.
There was a Nathaniel Leonard in First Moon, Beaver Co., PA, in the 1800 Census with wife and seven children, but no Thomas Leonard.
There was a Zephaniah b. 1780 NJ living in Henry, Henry Co., IN with wife Mary in the 1850 Census. Son? Zephaniah b. 1821 was living in the same county with wife Elizabeth.
A Thomas Leonard m. Alice Lawrence 30 Oct 1786 in Freehold and had a son William 1787-1873.
A Thomas Leonard b. abt. 1814 is listed in the Middletown NJ 1850 Census with wife Mary 37, Elizabeth Leonard (mother or aunt?) 57, children James 9 and Thomas 7, a Margaret Leonard 25, and a Cornelius Clark 16.
Check: The descendants of this couple are thorough confused, so everything about them needs to be carefully checked.
Lt. Nathaniel LEONARD and Deliverance LIPPET were married in 1737. Deliverance LIPPET, daughter of Moses LIPPITT and Sarah THROCKMORTON, was born in 1715 in MIddletown, Monmouth Co., NJ. She died in 1795 at the age of 80.
Lt. Nathaniel LEONARD and Deliverance LIPPET had the following children: