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Capt. Thomas Leonard

Male 1641 - 1713  (72 years)


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  • Name Thomas Leonard  [1
    Prefix Capt. 
    Born 3 Aug 1641  Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Alternate death Between 29 Jan 1712 and 5 Feb 1714  Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died 24 Nov 1713  Raynham, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6, 7
    Buried Neck o'Land Cemetery, Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Siblings 1 sibling 
    Person ID I22716  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of GFS
    Last Modified 18 Apr 2021 

    Father James Leonard,   d. Bef 5 Nov 1691 
    Mother (Unknown) Martin,   d. 25 Feb 1674, Raynham, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13694  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Watson,   b. Abt 1642, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1723, Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Married 21 Aug 1662  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 8, 9
    Children 
    +1. Mary Leonard,   b. 2 Aug 1663, Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1727  (Age 64 years)
    Last Modified 18 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F13693  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Beginning in 1683 he was for thirty years manager of the Ancient Iron Works of Taunton. He was also deputy from Taunton to the General Court of Plymouth Colony, 1680-86, 1689, 1690; to the General Court of Massachusetts, 1692-96, 1698, 1699; Judge of the Superior Court of Common Pleas of Bristol County, 1692-1713; and captain of the second company of Taunton militia, 1690.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1647] The Pilgrim Migration: Immigrants to Plymouth Colony 1620-1633, by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New York Historic Genealogical Society, 2004.

    2. [S2889] Vital Records of Taunton, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1929.

    3. [S2892] William Reade Deane, "Genealogical Memoir of the Leonard Family." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 5:403, Oct 1851. A Genealogical Memoir of the Leonard Family by William R. Deane. Boston: Office of the New England Historic-Genealogical Register, 1851., date only.

    4. [S2893] William Reed Deane, "Watson Genealogy." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 18:363, Oct 1864., place only.

    5. [S486] Vital Record of Rehoboth, 1642-1896 by James N. Arnold. Providence, Rhode Island: Narragansett Historical Publishing Company, 1897.

    6. [S2891] Find a Grave page for Maj Thomas Leonard.

    7. [S3989] Ancestors of Henry Rogers Winthrop and His Wife Alice Woodward Babcock by Josephine C. Frost. 1927.

    8. [S2893] William Reed Deane, "Watson Genealogy." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 18:363, Oct 1864.

    9. [S3989] Ancestors of Henry Rogers Winthrop and His Wife Alice Woodward Babcock by Josephine C. Frost. 1927., date only.