He went to Vermont with his father's family. He may have lived for a time in Shelburne, Chittendon Co., Vt. With Robert, his brother, he came to northern New York and located in the eastern part of the town of Nichols, Tioga County. He bought 600 acres of land and was engaged during the remainder of his life in farming and lumbering. They had 18 children. (Another source said 15). In the 1840 Census, Nathaniel was still alive, as was his wife, and they had 12 children living at home. He apparently died intestate. Letters were granted to George Stanton 28 March 1845, and to Anna Leonard and Nathan Leonard 1 April 1845.
He may have had another brother, name unknown, who was married to Ann, born abt. 1815 in NY, with children Jemima, born 1 Apr 1834 in NY, Simon, born abt. 1835 in NY, Joseph, born abt. 1837 in NY, Smith, born abt. 1839 in NY, and Mary, born abt. 1842 in NY. Jemima married John W. Babcock and moved to Homer, MI, as did Joseph.
Mary Ann GOULD116 was born about 1816 in NY. She died in 1883 at the age of 67. Was she born in CT or NY or VT?
Chauncey LEONARD and Mary Ann GOULD had the following children: