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Charles Egbert Leonard (1829 - 1896)

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Charles Egbert Leonard
Born in Erie County, New York, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, United Statesmap
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Profile last modified 11 Aug 2019 | Created 27 Dec 2008
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Biography

Charles was the son of John Leonard and Deline Skeele

He married Cynthia L Van Name[1][2] in 1852

They were the parents of:

  • Ida Katie Leonard[3][4]
  • Hattie Leonard[5]
  • Leona Fredica Leonard[6]
  • Harriet Jeanne Leonard[7]
  • Helen Louise Leonard[8]
  • Susan Leonard[9]

He founded the Clinton Herald newspaper by 1860 and served as editor, the first one in the community, still in operation in the 21st century.

Charles daughter Helen was actress Lillian Russell (Actress)[10][11] [12]

Sources

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cynthia_Leonard
  2. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/44022576/cynthia-l-leonard
  3. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M825-SM8
  4. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M676-1NH
  5. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M825-SMD
  6. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:24S2-WJ8
  7. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M676-1NC
  8. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M676-1N8
  9. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M676-1ND
  10. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lillian_Russell
  11. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/917/lillian-russell
  12. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M676-1N8


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