Fifth Generation

347. Ezra LEONARD478 was born on 7 July 1750 in Raynham, Bristol Co., MA.47 He died on 3 October 1830 at the age of 80 in Oakham, Worcester Co., MA.479,480 Ezra was a Revolutionary War soldier in Capt. King's Company in Col. Timothy Walker's Regiment (File W13617, National Archives MIcrofilm Publication M804, roll 1549) . ECL notes they were in Raynham in 1780 when Ezra's wife, Elizabeth, was admitted to the church there.

He moved to Oakham in 1796, when he purchased 86 acres of land there. He is mentioned in NEHGS Vol. 158, Jan. 2004, pp. 66-67. His move from Raynham to Oakham is also documented in his Rev. War pension file on

Caleb Packard of Oakham testified in Ezra's wife's application for a pension with the dates of the birth of their children from an old family Bible they had. There is no son, William, in that record.

Handwritten note in ECL-GML manuscript notes that the Richmond Genealogy has Ezra Leonard marrying Elizabeth Richmond, daughter of Nathaniel Richmond and Alice Hackett. A quick check of other Ezra Leonards born about this time does not reveal any likely mix-ups.

The 1790 Census lists an Ezra Leonard household in Raynham consisting of 10 persons: 2 males over 16, 2 males under 16, and 6 females.

Ezra LEONARD and Elizabeth CAMPBELL were married on 22 April 1773 in Middleborough, Plymouth Co, MA.481 Elizabeth CAMPBELL was born in 1754 in Middleborough, Plymouth Co, MA. She died on 11 December 1842 at the age of 88. She was admitted to membership in the Church of Christ, Raynham, 23 Apr 1780.

She lived with Caleb Packard of Oakham after Ezra died and left a family Bible (NEHGS Register, Vol. 158, pp. 66-67).

She applied for Ezra's Revolutionary War pension 8 July 1836 at Oakham, MA. She was 83 at the time.

Ezra LEONARD and Elizabeth CAMPBELL had the following children:



Rev. Ezra LEONARD.






Katherine LEONARD482 was born on 25 March 1778 in Raynham, Bristol Co., MA. She died on 4 October 1820 at the age of 42 in Oakham, MA.



Elizabeth LEONARD.






William LEONARD.