In memory of Albert Jay Leonard, my Paternal Great-Grandfather on the LEONARD branch.
1900 U.S. Federal Census Lodi, Seneca, New York
1905 New York State Census Venice, Cayuga, New York
1910 U.S. Federal Census Moravia, Cayuga, New York
1930 U.S. Federal Census Venice, Cayuga, New York
1940 U.S. Federal Census Moravia, Cayuga, New York
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Albert Jay Leonard
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1895 Dec 15
Osceola, Tioga County, Pennsylvania
1922 July 12
Willet, Cortland, New York
1957 Oct 10
Galen, New York
Rose Cemetery (Grave 8, Lot 673)
Rose, Wayne County, New York
Albert Jay Leonard was born on December 15, 1894, in Osceola, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. He was the fourth child of Lewis Leonard and Cora Sherman. When he was just two years old, in 1897, his father died from Typhoid Fever in Pennsylvania. When the census was taken three years later, in 1900, he was living in Lodi, Seneca County, New York. In 1910 he lived in Moravia, Cayuga County, New York. He married Rose Ellen Hollenbeck, daughter of Jasper Hollenbeck and Mary E. McGinnis, on July 12, 1922, at the old Hollenbeck homestead in Willet, now Leonard Road. They had one son, Robert, born in 1924 and were separated by 1925. In 1930, Albert was living in Venice with Valentine C. Mathieu. With Valentine he had another son, Richard Leonard. Albert died at the age of 61, on October 10, 1957, from a heart attack ("coronary occlusion"). He rests with Valentine at Rose Cemetery in Rose, New York.
Albert Jay Leonard & Rose Ellen Hollenbeck were the parents of my ancestor,
With Rose Hollenbeck:
With Valentine Matthieu:
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