Fifth Generation

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.

Mary was born (date unknown).

James LEONARD and Mary had the following children:



Sophia LEONARD was born (date unknown).



Elizabeth LEONARD.



Frederick Augustus LEONARD699 died on 12 May 1813 in Sackett's Harbor, Jefferson Co., NY. He was buried in Military Cemetery, Sackett's Harbor, Jefferson Co., NY.



Eliza Rosina LEONARD.



Capt. James Townsend LEONARD284 was born about 1774 in NY. He died on 9 November 1832 at the age of 58 in NY.700 Will probated January 5, 1833, shows only sisters as heirs, per GML charts.



Lucy LEONARD was born on 19 November 1792.



William LEONARD.