Re: looking for family - Leonard's
ok,i have alot of information on the leonard's but not all the dates.Michaelleonardand hiswife maryhunt-leonard came over from county meath,Ireland in about 1852,they had three children that we know of Patrick leonard who is my great-greatgrandfather and two sisters Rose Leonard dates unkown,Jane leonard dates unknown,both of them were last known to live in Lansingburg,newyork 1901 when their brother died.i am still looking for information on those two for no one seems to know what happen to them when patrick died. Patrick was born september 08,1834 in county meath,Ireland,baptismed on september 11,1834 in county meath,Ireland.
Patrick leonard came to this country and was employedas a farm hand seeral years in the states of NewYork and Connecticut.During the civial war(no date given)he drove an Army baggage wagon,and while on hosptialduty, contracted inflammatory rheumatism, which affected his
eyes to such an extent as to cause blindness during thelast twenty ears of his life.
i have no dates on his parents births or deaths,only know that michael and mary died sometime in Troy,new york.
Patrick moved to Mclean county,Illinois about 1867,and Bridget Carberry emigrating to the UnitedStatesthe same year in company with her cousin,Rose Carberry,likewise proceeded to the same locality, leavig her cousin in New York State.On her arrival,she joined sister mary carberry-Curtis,wife of Patrick Curtis,a farmer of Towanda, Mclean countynear which place her future husband was working.With mr.and mrs.curtis sheremained until July02,of that year she became the wife of Patrick Leonard.the Ceremony being performed in Bloomington,illinois.
Bridget had a son from a former marriage which that union came a son John Carbreye,the former husband dying before Bridget came to America,no dates or husband has been found yet still looking.)the children born to Patrick and Bridget are as follows:Michael F.Leonard b:march19,1870-died October 30,1891 James Patrick leonard b.June09,1871-died November03,1946 ,thomas F.leonard born:December27,1872 died:january 24,1957 ,mary Leonard born:april 19,1874 no date of death at this time,Margaret Geraldine leonard born:march06,1876 died:July05,1943(?)
Joesph leonard born:March29,1878 died:june07,1942,rosella leonard born:march 11,1881 and Catherine(katie)leonard born :jaunary 27,1883 do have the dates of thier deaths at this time.does any of this fit into your information?
there is alot more that i have,if you think any will fit in let me know,email me directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
tracey sorry you are having trouble gettinginto the boards.