In memory of Charles Russell Leonard, my Paternal 3rd Great-Grandfather on the LEONARD branch.
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Charles Russell Leonard
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1830 Dec 23
Union Springs, Cayuga, New York
1854 or earlier
1908 Nov 23
Groton, Tompkins, New York
Groton Rural Cemetery (Lot 62, Sec. N)
Groton, Tompkins, NY
Charles Russell Leonard was born on the 25th of November, 1830, in Union Springs, Cayuga County, New York. He was the son of Russel and Sophronia Leonard. His father went missing in 1833, when Charles was under three years old. He married Mary Polly Brown before 1854. She was the daughter of Eugene Edwin Brown and Lydia King. Charles and Mary had several children including: Joseph, Susan, Louise Jane, Frances Jennie, Sarah, Lewis, Arthur, Lydia and Irving. Charles died on the 23rd of November, 1908, at his home in Groton, Tompkins County, New York. He is buried in Groton Rural Cemetery in Lot 62, Section N.
Charles Russell Leonard & Mary Polly Brown were the parents of my ancestor,
Other known children:
Joseph Russell Leonard b. 1854
Susan Leonard b. 1857
Charles Leonard b. 1859
Sarah G. Leonard b. 1861
Frances Leonard b. 1862
Lewis Leonard b. 1869
Lydia Leonard b. 1873
Arthur Leonard b. 1874
Irving Eugene Leonard (1880-1950)
Records, photos, and memorabilia pertaining to the life of Charles Russell Leonard:
Confirmed match with Corey Foote on Ancestry, descendant of Charles R Leonard and/or Mary Polly Brown.
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