1495. Abijah LEONARD was born in 1814 in PA. He died on 12 April 1855 at the age of 41 in Brown twp., Delaware Co., OH. In the 1850 Census, the family was living in Brown twp., Delaware Co., OH. Abijah was a farmer. The children were all born in Ohio.
When the railroad went through and missed the town of Kilbourne by 3 miles, the railroad made a station with a small town laid out around it. Abijah built a warehouse there, and the town of Leonardsburg in Delaware County, OH, was named for him.
Abijah LEONARD and Nancy POTTER were married about 1834 in OH. Nancy POTTER was born about 1818 in VA.
Abijah LEONARD and Nancy POTTER had the following children:
|Abigail Ann LEONARD336 was born about 1838 in Brown twp., Delaware Co., OH.|
|Angelina LEONARD336 was born about 1841 in Brown twp., Delaware Co., OH.|
|Anderson LEONARD336 was born about 1845 in Brown twp., Delaware Co., OH. Was he a private in the 184th Ohio Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War, enlisting 18 February 1865?|
In the 1870 Census, he was a farm laborer living with his mother and sister Emma in Ashley, Brown twp., Delaware Co., OH.
|Martha J. LEONARD was born about 1843 in Brown twp., Delaware Co., OH. She died in 1844 at the age of 1 in Brown twp., Delaware Co., OH. She was buried in Kilbourne Cemetery, Delaware Co., OH.|
|Emma C. LEONARD was born about 1851 in Brown twp., Delaware Co., OH.|