In memory of Lewis F. Leonard, my Paternal 2nd Great-Grandfather on the LEONARD branch.

Bibliography:

  • New York State Marriage Index 1886, Cert #17385

  • An index for genealogical research : comprising 10,000 names of persons given in the first book of vital records of the township and village of Moravia, Cayuga County, New York, covering the period from 1880 to about 1910. (Book at Onondaga County Public Library, contains marriage of Lewis Leonard and Cora Sherman).

  • An index for genealogical research : comprising 10,000 names of persons given in the first book of vital records of the township and village of Moravia, Cayuga County, New York, covering the period from 1880 to about 1910. (Book at Onondaga County Public Library, contains marriage of Lewis Leonard and Cora Sherman).

  • Tioga County, Pennsylvania Death Records [Link]

  • 1875 New York State Census Locke, Cayuga, New York

  • 1892 New York State Census Summer Hill, Cayuga, New York

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Lewis F. Leonard

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Birth:

1869 Oct 4

Locke, Cayuga, New York

Marriage:

1886 Dec 20

Moravia, Cayuga, New York

Death:

Burial:

1897 Oct 16

Westfield, Tioga, Pennsylvania

Osceola, Tioga, Pennsylvania

Biography

Lewis Leonard was born on the 4th of October, 1869, in Locke, Cayuga County, New York. He was the son of Charles Russell Leonard and Mary Brown. He married Cora Sherman, daughter of James Sherman and Amy Dow, in Moravia, Cayuga County, New York, on Dec. 20, 1886. Lewis and Cora had four known children including Albert, Elma, James and Ethel. Lewis died from Typhoid fever on the 16th of October, 1897, in Westfield, Tioga County, Pennsylvania, at the age of 28. He is buried in Osceola, Tioga County, Pennsylvania.

Children

Lewis F. Leonard & Cora E. Sherman were the parents of my ancestor,

Other known children:

  • Elma (or Alma) Leonard, born abt. 1888, married first to Wilkins and second to Lee Osborne in 1936.

  • James Leonard, born abt. 1890, married Zaida Brown in 1910.

  • May Leonard, born about 1891.

  • Albert Jay Leonard [Link]

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