|Birthplace:||Leicestershire , England|
|Death:||Died in Wethersfield, Hartford , Connecticut|
|Place of Burial:||Wethersfield, Hartford , Connecticut, United States|
|Managed by:||ANDREW JONATHAN SMITH|
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About Leonard Chester
From the book, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877.
Chester, Mrs., owned land in Camb. 1635. She was sister of Rev. Thomas Hooker, and was probably the widow Dorothy Chester, who settled at Weathersfield, Conn., and whose son, Leonard Chester (I94162 ), is said by Hinman to have been "the father and ancestor of the Chester Family" and to have "Died when young, under forty years of age, in 1648"
Leonard Chester's(I94162) children at Weathersfield were John, b. 03 Aug 1635; Dorcas, b. Nov 1637; Stephen, b. 03 mar 1639; Mary b. Jan 1641; Prudence, b. feb 1643; Eunice, b. Jan 1645; Mercy, b. Feb 1647. Of these children, Dorcas m. Rev. Samuel Whiting of Billerica 12 Nov 1656; Prudence m. Mr. Thomas Russell of Chs. 30 Dec 1669; Eunice m. Richard Sprague of Chs. 25 Feb 1672-3; Mercy d. in Chs. 15 Sep 1669. Mary the mother, widow of Leonard, had become the wife of Richard Russell, Esq., of Chs. 
- [S76] Book: Sprague, Ralph, Genealogy, Sprague, E. G., (Montpelier, VT:The Capital City Press, 1913), page 32.
- [S114] Correspondent: Sprague, Cecil R., III, note of July 30th, 2008.
- The Family of Leonard Chester (born 1610) and His Wife Mary Wade (born Ca. 1608): Emigrated from England to Massachusetts in 1633 : Their Daughter, Dorcas Chester, Married 1656, Rev. Samuel Whiting
- Genealogies of Connecticut Families: From the New England ..., Volume 1 By Judith McGhan Page 322