Eighth Generation

3757. Mary Leonard BABBITT was born on 30 October 1810 in Taunton, Bristol Co., MA.

Mary Leonard BABBITT and Lemuel Mason LEONARD were married on 5 October 1831 in Taunton, Bristol Co., MA. Lemuel Mason LEONARD3238, son of Lemuel L. LEONARD and Olive LEE, 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.

Mary Leonard BABBITT and Lemuel Mason LEONARD had the following children:



Mary Mason LEONARD.



Amelia Ellis LEONARD.



William Franklin LEONARD.



Abby James LEONARD.