2210. Hiram LEONARD2177 was born on 25 September 1802 in Chittenden, Rutland Co., VT. He died in 1885 at the age of 83 in VT. He was buried in Old Congregational Cemetery, Pittsford, VT. ECL: He lived in Pittsford, VT. He had a good education. He taught school in the winter, worked on the farm in the summer. He bought a saw mill at Mill Village.
He may have been the Hiram Leonard, b. Vt., appt. to West Point from NY, major/paymaster 1849, lt. col., col. March 13, 1865, brig. gen. 1865, ret. 1872.
There was also a Luther Leonard, West Point cadet appointed from VT, ordnance, retired 1861, died Feb. 11, 1865, at Somerville, MA. Was he a member of this family?
He is listed in the 1850 Census as a lawyer living in Pittsford, Rutland Co., VT, with wife Maria, 35, and children: Asa H, 10, Luther, 9, Charlotte A., 6, Capen F., 4, and Almira M, 1. The family is also in the 1860 Census, with Charlotte Dodge (Maria's sister?) living with them.
Hiram LEONARD and Maria DODGE had the following children:
Hiram LEONARD and Charlotte DODGE were married on 21 September 1863. Charlotte DODGE, daughter of Asa DODGE and Mary GILLETT, was born in 1817 in VT. She died on 23 August 1872 at the age of 55 in Pittsford, Rutland Co., VT.