557. James LEONARD698 was born in 1744 in Goshen, Orange Co., NY. He died in 1808 at the age of 64 in Newburgh, NY. George was one of the original signers of loyality to the Provincial Congress. His brother James refused, but on day appointed returns to be made, he appeared before Commission and made an affidavit of Intention to abide by measures of Congress. He signed later on July 14, 1775.
Will probated January 13, 1809, heirs given as in chart. Also speaks of father Silas and brother George.
James appears in the 1790 Census with a family of 6, of which 3 are females and 2 of the males are under 16.
James LEONARD and Mary had the following children: