County Antrim, Ireland
of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
24 Aug 1854
Randolph, Illinois, United States
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Samuel Leard was a pioneer settler in Illinois before it became a State.
Samuel was born 1776 at Ireland according to the 1850 census at Randolph County, Illinois.
Samuel was living at Abbeville, South Carolina during the 1790 census.
 Samuel was living at Abbeville, South Carolina during the 1800 census.
 Samuel was living at Randolph County, "Indiana Territory" during the 1810 census.
"Name on recommendation, Mar 1808, to the President by citizens of Randolph County that Elijah Backus be appointed judge to replace Thomas T. Davis, deceased [pages 538-539]."
Samuel bought 160 acres of land at Township 5 South, Range 9 West, at Randolph County, Illinois on 6 Mar 1818 for $320.
 Samuel Leard Sr. was living at Randolph County, Illinois on 1 Aug 1820 during the 1820 Illinois State Census.
 Samuel was listed in the 1825 census of Randolph County, Illinois.
 Samuel was living at Township 5 South, Range 7 West, Randolph County, Illinois with his daughter, Elizabeth during the 1850 census.
Samuel and his wife had at least these children:
Samuel Leard Jr. (1795-1850)
Margaret "Peggy' Leard (1797-1871)
Elizabeth Leard (1810-1879)
Samuel died 24 Aug 1854 at Randolph County, Illinois.
↑ Ancestry.com. 1790 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Images reproduced by FamilySearch. Ancestry Record 5058 #370601
↑ 1800; Census Place: Abbeville, South Carolina; Series: M32; Roll: 47; Page: 13; Image: 31; Family History Library Film: 181422 Ancestry Record 7590 #475406
↑ Ancestry.com. U.S. Census Reconstructed Records, 1660-1820 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011. Ancestry Record 2234 #127006
↑ State of Illinois. Illinois, Public Land Purchase Records, 1813-1909 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1999. Ancestry Record 3780 #146402
↑ Ancestry.com. Illinois, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1810-1890 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1999. Ancestry Record 3545 #6310295
↑ Combined History of Randolph, Monroe, and Perry Counties, Illinois page 116
↑ 1850; Census Place: Township 5 S R 7 W, Randolph, Illinois; Roll: M432_125; Page: 109B; Image: 473 Ancestry Record 8054 #19284953
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