1585. George Foster LEONARD31,339 was born on 30 May 1840 in Huntington twp., Gallia Co., OH. He died on 3 October 1901 at the age of 61 in Glidden, Carroll Co., IA. He was buried in Westlawn Cemetery, Carroll Co., IA. George was a soldier in the Civil War, enlisting at Fostoria on 12 Aug 1861 in Company E, 49th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. His feet were frostbitten in 1863. He reenlisted in August 1864 in the 178th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and returning home in June 1865 with frostbitten feet.
After the Civil War, George and Catharine farmed in Loudon twp, Seneca Co., OH. In 1870 or 1871 they moved to northwest Illinois, near Baileyville.
In 1879 or 1880, they moved to Grundy County, IA, where the last three children were born. In 1885 they moved near Glidden, Iowa. In the 1900 Census they were living in Jasper twp., Carroll Co., IA. George was a farmer. Sons Samuel and Charles were farming nearby.
George Foster LEONARD and Catharine DIEHL were married on 12 November 1863 in Fostoria, Hancock Co., OH.526 Catharine DIEHL, daughter of Abraham DIEHL and CATHARINE, was born on 24 April 1842 in OH. She died on 29 October 1931 at the age of 89 in Glidden, Carroll Co., IA. She was buried in Westlawn Cemetery, Carroll Co., IA.
George Foster LEONARD and Catharine DIEHL had the following children: