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Subject: Re: [NCRowan] Re: Leonard
Date: Sat, 18 Jan 2003 11:41:39 EST
I was under the impression that the German spelling for Leonard was
In a message dated 1/18/03 11:30:55 AM Eastern Standard Time,
<< I am not sure who had the original query re Leonard but does "grandma"
know if Henry/Elizabeth/Jacob Leonards were German. I am not a Leonard
descendant, but a Leonard family lived adjacent to my family in southeast
Rowan (present day Rowan) Henry Leonard was on the 1768 Tax List, Jacob
Leonard, "orphan of Henry" was apprenticed to James Lamm to be a wheelright.
I have thought they were German descent as the land grant was in the German
portion of Rowan.
Sent: Saturday, January 18, 2003 7:33 AM
Subject: [NCRowan] Re: Leonard
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Please do NOT, I repeat, DO NOT confuse the "GERMAN Valentine Leonards" and
The "QUAKER IRISH Leonards" with the "ENGLISH Henry Leonard Families of the
Jersey Settlement" in Rowan County, N.C.!!!
You must remember,...Rowan County was a "HUGE" County. These people did
not live near each other.
You must know history to research.