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Re: Leonards of Marlboro & Middletown, NJ

Karl Swartzel (View posts)
Posted: 1017534166000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Dennis, Compton, Clayton, Thorne, Truax, Halsey, Coe, Henry, Lee, Eastmond,etc.
by KWS March 30, 2002

Small Cemetery at Wood & York Ave. , Middletown, NJ USA
Late 1700's early 1800's

Grave Yard on Old Farm of John Eastmond at Port Monmouth (now Belford, NJ)
Some 35 Headstones and a number of unmarked graves.

NOTE: "This is a partial list" re:

12) Metal Stone, names thereon John J. LEONARD and Catherine LEONARD
-no dates-

Other headstones include re:

Covohoven, b. 1791 d. 1802
Truax, Arinthae wife of Jacob Truax b. 1786 d. 1858
* (Esther Truax) married my GG Grandfather Peter C. Dennis founder of the
Belford Church, Belford, NJ. Info from my Dennis Family Bible, Family Tree, Church records, etc.
Compton, Job, March 12, 1822 - Feb. 24, 1897
*Arthur Compton 2nd Cousin (info from my Dennis Family Tree)
Hoff, James, Co. D 29th N.J. Infantry * Maybe related?
Eastmond, John A. b.1772 d. 1856
* I have Eastmond Cousins.
Halsey, William D. Aug. 4, 1856 - Nov 15, 1892
* My Great Grandmother (Ada A. Halsey)( Info from my Dennis Family Tree)
Conover, William b. 1798, d. 1859
*I have Edna Conover whom married George Thorne (info from my Dennis Family Tree)
Willett, John b. 1758 d. 1823
Willett, Euphemia, wife of John b. 1738 d. 1819
Lee, Charles son of Cappet and Laura Lee, Oct. 1, 1890 - Jan. 15, 1892. (I have Lee Cousins)
& Hobbs Surnames

Originally Compiled by Henry C, McLean Nov. 23, 1939
* Compiler notes KWS

Keyport Libraey re:
Monmouth County Obits
Pg 529, & 530

Mrs. Ella Frost Hopping related to VanMatter
Bearers were Daniel Leonard
& Walling Leonard
Book re: Early American Inns and Traverns
Pg. 337
Leonard's Inn
Hackettstown, NJ
Book re: Sandy Hook and the Land of the Navesink re:
Rev. War Map of Monmouth
Leonard's Mill on Deep Run West of Spring Valley near County Line
Town of Leonardo in Middletown, NJ
Leonardville in Middletown, NJ
1851 Map of Monmouth County shows some 4 Leonards living in the Leonardville Area and also a Leonard's Store.
Book re: Roster of People of Revolutionary Monmouth County (New Jersey)
pg. 169, & 170
List 14 Leonard's.
Deborah of Middletown
Deliverence of Middletown
John of Freehold
John of Middletown
John of Upper Freehold
Joseph of Middletown
Joseph of Shrewsbury
Margaret of Shrewsbury
Mary wife of Thomas
Nancy of Upper Freehold
Samuel of Shrewsbury
Samuel of Freehold
Thomas of Freehold
Thomas Jr of Upper Freehold

Excellent Book, I got my copy at Barns & Noble online.

Hope this info helps some Leonard researchers.

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"Dennis Family of the Eastern Shore"
"So much History and So Little Time" sm KWS
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