100. Col., Hon. George LEONARD178 was born on 4 March 1698 in Norton, Bristol Co., MA.55 He died on 4 December 1778 at the age of 80 in Norton, Bristol Co., MA. He was judge of both the Court of Common Pleas and Court of Probate, MA Senator, Speaker of the House, US Congressman. He was dismissed from English office for signing the Manifesto Bills.
Receipt dtd 3 Nov. 1730 by George Leonard of Norton for legacy from estate of his father, Major George Leonard of Norton, as paid by his mother, Anna Leonard, widow and executor. Mentions "my sister Anna Leonard deceased." 7:595. This George's will probated in 1779, names wife Rachel, son George, daughter Rachel Barnes, wife of David Barnes of Scituate, and daughter Anna Chandler, wife of Gardner Chandler.
Col., Hon. George LEONARD and Rachel CLAPP were married on 9 November 1721 in Norton, Bristol Co., MA. Rachel CLAPP52, daughter of Stephen CLAPP and Elizabeth , was born in 1701 in Scituate, Plymouth Co, MA. She died on 23 April 1783 at the age of 82 in Norton, Bristol Co., MA. She was admitted to the Boston Church in 1725.
Col., Hon. George LEONARD and Rachel CLAPP had the following children: