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Benjamin Leonard, Sr
Birth: Oct. 21, 1732
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Nov. 22, 1813
Windham County
Connecticut, USA

Beloved son of Joseph Leonard and Mary(Packard dau of Nathaniel and Lydia Kingman) Leonard.

Born in Bridgewater Mass.

First married Keturaha Brigg(s) IN 1756 . EAST BRIDGEWATER MASS. MARRIAGES pge. 175.
Keturaha then died AUG 17, 1757,from complications on the birth of their first child.
To this marriage they had one child Katuraha Leonard who was born on August 08,1757, she married William Bishop son of Edward Bishop of Providence county Rhode Island and Mother Unknown nee Bishop on January 13, 1778 in Gloucester, Providence county Rhode Island.(gs film #2188721 ref id #p112).ALSO LISTED UNDER KETURAHA LEONARDS' MARRIAGE BANNS are her parents,grandparents,great-granparents,and great-great grandparents to Solomon LEONARD.BRIDGEWATER MASS.MARRIAGES PG. 243.

He then married Mary Reneffe/Renough on Feb,2, 1760.There are two differnt enteries of this marriage second date is Sept. 08, 1759.

Benajamin then moved to Ashford Ct. November 1767 where he purchased 100 acres of land belonging to Joseph Leonard.(his grandfather); in a deed dated May 16 1767. Witnessed by Zephanniah Leonard and Abaigail Leonard.

His beloved wife Mary died Dec, 16, 1807 and is buried with him.
He then married Polly Bosworth on Dec. 28.1808
Benjamin and Keturaha had one daughter;
Keturaha b.Aug 8,1757 d.May 30 1836.
mar. William Bishop of Gloucester R.I.
They had 11 children!!

Benjamin and Mary Reneffe had;

1. Benjamin b.1761(bap.Aug. 8, 1765)

2. Dr.Recompense b.Aug31. 1771d May 3.1846(famous)

A Genealogical History of the Jennings families in England and America PG. 568-574
ref;The Leonard Genealogy by Manning Leonard.
pg. 79 
Family links: 
  Joseph Leonard (1696 - 1786)
  Mary Packard Leonard (1695 - 1770)
  Keturah Briggs Leonard (1735 - 1757)*
  Mary Renough/Reneffe Leonard (1739 - 1807)*
  Benjamin Leonard (1761 - 1832)*
  Recompense Leonard (1771 - 1846)*
  Joseph Leonard (1730 - 1793)*
  Benjamin Leonard (1732 - 1813)
  David Leonard (1734 - 1813)*
*Calculated relationship
age 81

Snow Cemetery
Windham County
Connecticut, USA
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Originally Created by: Sara
Record added: Nov 16, 2010
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Benjamin Leonard, Sr
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RIP-your 2nd Cousin 2C7R
- Judy
 Added: Sep. 24, 2016
where is your brother Nathaniel!!!!! a tad bit of help here okay???/
- j wyke
 Added: Aug. 5, 2014
ohhhhh THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH FOR POSTING KETURHAS'marriage banns up,you listed her ggrandparents,great-grandparents,and great-great granparents to Solomon GOD BLESS YOU BEN!!!!!
- j wyke
 Added: Aug. 5, 2014
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