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Samuel Leard (abt. 1776 - 1854)

Samuel Leard
Born about in County Antrim, Irelandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Died in Randolph, Illinois, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 23 Feb 2017
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Biography

Samuel Leard was a pioneer settler in Illinois before it became a State.

Birth

Samuel was born 1776 at Ireland according to the 1850 census at Randolph County, Illinois.

Residences

  • Samuel was living at Abbeville, South Carolina during the 1790 census.[1]
  • Samuel was living at Abbeville, South Carolina during the 1800 census.[2]
  • Samuel was living at Randolph County, "Indiana Territory" during the 1810 census.[3]
    "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.[4]
  • Samuel Leard Sr. was living at Randolph County, Illinois on 1 Aug 1820 during the 1820 Illinois State Census.[5]
  • Samuel was listed in the 1825 census of Randolph County, Illinois.[6]
  • Samuel was living at Township 5 South, Range 7 West, Randolph County, Illinois with his daughter, Elizabeth during the 1850 census.[7]

Marriage

Samuel and his wife had at least these children:

  1. Samuel Leard Jr. (1795-1850)
  2. Margaret "Peggy' Leard (1797-1871)
  3. Elizabeth Leard (1810-1879)

Occupation

Death

Samuel died 24 Aug 1854 at Randolph County, Illinois. [8]

Burial

Kelly Cemetery [9]
Evansville
Randolph County
Illinois USA

Obituary

Sources

  1. 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
  2. 1800; Census Place: Abbeville, South Carolina; Series: M32; Roll: 47; Page: 13; Image: 31; Family History Library Film: 181422 Ancestry Record 7590 #475406
  3. Ancestry.com. U.S. Census Reconstructed Records, 1660-1820 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011. Ancestry Record 2234 #127006
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Combined History of Randolph, Monroe, and Perry Counties, Illinois page 116
  7. 1850; Census Place: Township 5 S R 7 W, Randolph, Illinois; Roll: M432_125; Page: 109B; Image: 473 Ancestry Record 8054 #19284953
  8. Find A Grave (see below)
  9. Find A Grave (see below)


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