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Samuel Leonard (b. Abt. 1584)Samuel Leonard was born Abt. 1584 in Monmouthshire, England, died in After Arrival In Massachusetts.
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Samuel Leonard died in 1629 soon after arrival in Massachusetts.He was on the ship White Angel of Bristol, which departed from Barnstable, England on 18 Jan 1629.This ship was considered the Second Mayflower Voyage, between 1620 and 1630 a "Mayflower" or "Mayflowers," crossed the seas three times.One in 1620 carried the Pilgrim Fathers to New Plymouth, one in 1629 carried Higginson's party to Salem, and one in 1630 carried Winthrop's party to Charlestown.It has generally been assumed that these three voyages were made by the same ship, but the strong probability is that the voyages of 1629 and 1630 were not made by the ship that sailed in 1620.Manning Leonard's book states that Samuel, a dissenter, migrated to Leyden, Holland, the temporary home of the Pilgrims who came to Plymouth Colony on the Mayflower in 1620.It is possible that Samuel came to America with his son, Solomon, but if he did, he died shortly afterwards.
Samuel's parents were Samuel, born 1553 in West Wicham, Kent, England, and his mother, Elizabeth Slany, born about 1555 in London, Middlesex, England.Samuel's third great-grandfather was George Lennard, born about 1427 in Chevening, Kent, England.George is the furthest ancestor that we know of Samuel."The name "Leonard" is a very ancient one and is a surname which was derived fron the Christian given name, "Leo" and carries the basic idea of lion-hearted. It is strange that those of the family who attained the honor of knighthood chose the head of a tiger, rather than of a lion, for use on their crest." (Memorial: Genealogical, Historical, & Biographical, of Solomon Leonard" (1896) by Manning Leonard)
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Record Change: February 05, 2004
Children of Samuel Leonard are:
- +John Solomon Leonard, b., Monmouthshire, England, d. Bef. May 01, 1671, Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.