The following research is from the Uniontown Public Library in Uniontown, PA, The Pennsylvania Room.Copy of the "Burt" Family Bible, Annals of Leonard Hutchinson Families.
Jemima Leonard was born may 8, 1717, at Bridgewater, MA.She married Henry Axtell, son of Daniel and Thankful Pratt Axtell, of Berkley, MA born 1715.After the birth of their second child, he and his father-in-law, Benjamin Leonard resolved to move into widerness of New jersey.Jemima was noted for her beauty, wit and sense of humor.
The Leonards and Axtells settled in Morris Co. in the township of Mendham, about two miles southeast of where the village of Mendham now stands.This migration took place about 1740 or 41.In the History of Morris County, Henry Axtell is spoken of as "Henry the Blacksmith"He died about 1753, aged thirty-eight years, leaving Jemima and six children as follow:
1.Henry born 3/16/1738 Plymouth, MA
2.Phebe born 1740 Plymouth, MA
3.Hannah born 1742 Mendham, NJ
4.Bethana born 1744 Mendham, NJ
5.Calvin born 5/2/1751 Mendham, NJ
6.Luther born 4/22/1753
Henry, the oldest child of Henry and Memima Axtel, becam Major Henry Axtel during the Revolution.He married first Mary Beach, second Phebe, a widow.
Phebe married Daniel Drake in Morristonw, NJ
Hannah married Zephaniah Burt
Bethana married Artemas Day
Calvin married Mary Mills
Luther married Hannah Condict
Jemima Leonard Axtell married a second time, marrying Squire Matthew Lum and had several children.She lived to a great age, more than ninety years and died at the home of Japhet Byram, a mile north of the village of Mendham, NJTwo of Jemima's brothers were Benjamin, who married Martha Hains (or Harris) Mar. 1750, Caleb who married Jemima Minthorn, Jan. 27, 1748.Her father was a landowner in Berminster Twp in 1755 and is recorded as a taxpayer in 1760. "This I obtained from Mrs. H.P. Christman, of Washington, PA who is a member of the D.A.R. on the record of Maj. Henry Axtel.You will note that Jemima died at the home of Japher Byram and Bishop Leonard speaks of Rev. Elijah Bryam of Bridgewater, MA who married Sarah Leonard as being the first Presbyterian minister of Mendham."The above if from Jennie Leonard Hutchinson in the Annals of Leonard Hutchinson Families.
From the "Burt Family Bible"
Rhoda Leonard daugher of Caleb and Sarah Leonard was born November 13th 1774
Daniel Leonard son of Caleb and Sarah Leonard was born November 22, 1776
Joseph Leonard son of Caleb and Sarah Leonard was born July 10th 1779
T ? ena Leonard son of caleb and Sarah Leonard was born May 28th 1782
Mary Leonard daugher of Caleb and Sarah Leonard was born August 16th 1787
Phobe Leonard Daugher of Caleb and Sarah Leonard was born July 3, 1792
Sarah Leonard daughter of Caleb and Sarah leonard was born march 26th 1784
Daniel Leonard son of Caleb and Sarah Leonard departed this life July 28th 1842
Lucretia Leonard wife of Daniel Leonard departed this live Feb. 8, 187(cannot read)
Luzanna Leonard Mitchell daughter of Daniel and Lucretia Jennings Leonard was born Dec. 18, 1821
Sarah Beall Daughter of Caleb and Sarah Leonard departed this live Sept. 1818
Zenas Burt son of Jotham and Mary Burt departed this life March 13th 1782
Silas Burt son of Jotham and Mary Burt departed this life May 23, 1791
Jotham Burt husband of Mary Burt senior departed this life Feb. 28th, 1806
Joseph Burt son of Jotham and Mary Burt departed this life April 17th 1814
Jemima Burt wife of Joseph Burt departed this life April 25, 1814
Mary Freman wife of John Freeman departed this life June 20th 1811 (or 1817)?