Eighth Generation

1872. George Herman LEONARD was born on 12 October 1859 in Racine, Kenosha Co., WI.189 He died on 14 May 1928 at the age of 68 in Drummond Island, Chippewa Co., MI. After Chester died in 1859, there was a Sarah Leonard, 26, b. NY, in the 1860 Census with a son, George, 1, b. WI, living with the Philo Millard family in Racine. There was also a George Atwood, 35, fruit dealer, her brother, living there.

According to Leona Leonard DeKeyser, George was raised as a Millard in Door Co., WI, for many years. He moved to Drummond Island, MI, before 1889. He was a boat builder and tug boat captain. In later life he owned a small store on the Drummond Island Ferry Dock.

George's marriage to Mattie Defaut ended in divorce 26 Nov 1888.

He married Adeline Church in 1889. George and Adeline had 5 children, of which 2 were alive in 1900.

George Herman LEONARD and Mattie DEFAUT were married on 4 October 1882 in Clay Banks, Door Co., WI. Mattie DEFAUT was born in 1865. She died in 1928 at the age of 63.

George Herman LEONARD and Adeline Duncan CHURCH were married on 10 May 1889. Adeline Duncan CHURCH, daughter of Jessie Wells CHURCH and Rosalie LASAGE, was born in March 1868 in Michigan.

George Herman LEONARD and Adeline Duncan CHURCH had the following children:



Philo Benjamin LEONARD.



Ella LEONARD189 was born in March 1897.