3715. Lemuel Mason LEONARD3238 was born on 30 September 1806 in Taunton, Bristol Co., MA. He died on 5 June 1876 at the age of 69. He was with his father in the foundry. In 1868 he built a larger factory on Wales Street, which he continued until his death in 1891 when it became the Leonard Co-operative Foundry Co. In 1891 it wassold to the New England Stove Co. The Babbitt Genealogy says: "Aunt Mary and Uncle Lem were a jolly pair and the life of their social circle; with a kind word and a glad hand for everybody, they pulled together in more serious matters. They were successful and listed among the large property owners in Taunton. How that couple could dance!"
In the 1880 Taunton Directory, Mrs. Lemuel M. Leonard is listed as living at 125 Winthrop.
See note under his father about his ownership of the Leonard Foundry.
Lemuel Mason LEONARD and Mary Leonard BABBITT were married on 5 October 1831 in Taunton, Bristol Co., MA. Mary Leonard BABBITT, daughter of Charles BABBITT and Abigail WHITE, was born on 30 October 1810 in Taunton, Bristol Co., MA.
Lemuel Mason LEONARD and Mary Leonard BABBITT had the following children: