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Samantha Moon Leonard
Birth: Sep. 20, 1823
Sweden
Monroe County
New York, USA
Death: Mar. 27, 1894
Osseo
Hillsdale County
Michigan, USA


Dearest daugher of Peleg Baxter Moon and Mehetabel (Taft).Of Herkimer Conty New York,then of Seneca County New York.

Beloved wife of William Stacey Leonard,of Hillsdale county Michigan.
Married Oct.28 1840 witnessed by Peleg.Moon and Charles Baxter Moon.
Some of her brothers family were known to move to Dodge countyy Wisconsin per old letters.
Family story is that there is Seneca Indian in the Moon line.Which was also called BLACK DUTCH

**** William Stacey Leonard and Samantha Moon are listed in the 1850 census of Hillsdale Osseo Michigan; with their children and an ISAAC MOON AGED 14 maybe her brother,or a nephew.***************

Mother of 9 children.
(She loved to smoke cigars in the root cellar of the farm house, that is a secret no one should know)

Samantha died in Gratiot County, St.Louis MI. in 1894 then was DISTERRED to Hillsdale some six years later in 1901.By her daughters in the middle of the night, see Death cert. in photo area.
After the death of her husband William S.Leonard in Hillsdale, Hillsdale county Mi. Samantha went to live with her only known living son Willard Leonard and his wife Sophia(Rau-Berner)Leonard.

Children of Samantha Moon and William Stacy Leonard
(see below highlighted listing of children-and grandchildren,greatgrand children). 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Peleg Baxter Moon (1785 - ____)
  Mehetabel Taft Moon (1765 - 1848)
 
 Spouse:
  William Stacey Leonard (1816 - 1888)
 
 Children:
  Louisa Leonard Taylor (1840 - 1910)*
  Mahala Leonard Walters (1842 - 1914)*
  Alvin Leonard (1847 - 1847)*
  Alice Viola Leonard Keefer (1847 - 1940)*
  Willard Moon Leonard (1854 - 1938)*
  Ina Leonard Milligan (1861 - 1912)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Maple Grove Cemetery
Hillsdale County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: j wyke
Record added: Sep 26, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42406097
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