Eighth Generation

4830. Dr. Elbridge Knowlton LEONARD2749 was born on 13 December 1833 in Stafford, CT. He died on 13 June 1900 at the age of 66 in Rockville, CT. His father died when he was 3 and he was brought up in the home of his maternal grandparents. He attended public schools in Monson and Westfield Academy. He graduated from Eclectic Medical College in Philadelphia, but that degree was not recognized by local physicians. He then attended Yale Medical School, graduating in 1866. He moved to Metamora, Woodford Co., IL for 5 years, at first farming in West Stafford and 2 years later removed to Broad Brook Farm. In 1879, he moved to Rockville, CT. The family was living in Vernon, Tolland Co., in the 1880 and 1900 Censuses.

Dr. Elbridge Knowlton LEONARD and Marietta Palyna ANDERSON were married on 26 June 1857. Marietta Palyna ANDERSON, daughter of Bostwick ANDERSON and Serepta TRUESDALE, was born in May 1831 in West Stafford, CT.

Dr. Elbridge Knowlton LEONARD and Marietta Palyna ANDERSON had the following children:



Lucy Ella LEONARD3722 died at age 11 in Metamora,Woodford Co., IL.



Parley B. LEONARD.



Harry Rufus LEONARD.