Seth Leonard (1686 - 1771) MP

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Birthplace: Taunton, MA, USA
Death: Died in Providence, RI, USA
Managed by: David P Himes
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About Seth Leonard

Seth, son of James and Lydia (Gulliver) Leonard. About 1755 Seth Leonard, in company with others, established iron works on Two-Mile river about half a mile above the first Taunton iron works, established by his grandfather and others about one hundred years earlier. Sept. 10, 1761, he sold his homestead, with dwelling house, saw mill and grist mill in Raynham, to his son Edmund. During the latter part of his life he was insane and under the guardianship of Robert Brettun. He died in Providence, R. I., in 1770.

Children all born in the part of Taunton which became Raynham :

  1. Rebecca Leonard, born in 1714, died July 21, 1738.
  2. Nicholas Leonard, married, Nov. 1, 1743, Hannah Stimson, of Taunton, and moved away.
  3. Edmund Leonard, b. 1722, died Dec. 31, 1803, aged 81 years.
  4. Ebenezer Leonard, b. May 21, 1724; died May 15, 1725.
  5. Probably others, names not found.

Source: The Nicholas White family : 1643-1900 by Thomas Jackson Lothrop 1902.

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Seth Leonard's Timeline

1686
April 3, 1686
Taunton, MA, USA
1712
December 17, 1712
Age 26
Taunton, MA, USA
1714
1714
Age 27
Taunton, MA, USA
1715
1715
Age 28
Raynham, Mass.
1715
Age 28
1718
1718
Age 31
Raynham, Mass, USA
1722
1722
Age 35
Raynham, MA, USA
1724
May 21, 1724
Age 38
Taunton, MA, USA
1725
1725
Age 38
1771
June 1, 1771
Age 85
Providence, RI, USA