Seventh Generation

710. Ebenezer LEONARD was born on 14 January 1814 in Worthington, Hampshire Co., MA.345 He died on 6 March 1892 at the age of 78 in Upshur Co., WV. He was buried in French Creek Cemetry, French Creek, Lewis, WV. Obit from Busy Bee Fri. Mar. 11, 1892

Mr. Ebenezer Leonard, one of the oldest citizens of this town, departed this life Sunday. Funeral services were conducted at the Presbyterian Church Tuesday morning by Revs. Flanagan of Grafton, and Sydenstricker, of this place. The remains were interred at the French Creek Cemetery.

SOURCE: History of Upshur County, by W. B. Cutright

Ebenezer Leonard was born in Massachusetts, in 1813, came as a small boy with his parents to what is now Upshur County; settled first near Queens, afterward at French Creek. He married Wealthy Gould in 1836, they had 8 children. He was a ruling elder in the Presbyterian Church at French Creek. He died, Mar. 8 (sic) 1892, age 79 years.

In the 1850 Census, he was living in Buckhannon, a farmer, same in 1860 Census. His father and his father's wife Elizabeth were living next door.

Ebenezer LEONARD and Wealthy GOULD were married on 14 September 1836 in French Creek, Lewis Co., VA.345 Wealthy GOULD, daughter of Aaron GOULD and Nice VINCENT, was born on 10 October 1819 in French Creek, Lewis Co., VA. She died on 4 April 1909 at the age of 89 in Buckhannon, VA. She was buried in French Creek Cemetry, French Creek, Lewis, WV.

Ebenezer LEONARD and Wealthy GOULD had the following children:



Lucinda LEONARD.






Malissa LEONARD.



George Otis LEONARD was born about 1850 in Lewis, Virginia (later WV).



Henry L. LEONARD was born about 1856 in Buckhannon, Upshure Co., VA.



Winfield S. LEONARD.