Leonard Family History
Jack Leonard, a slave from Tennessee came to the Marion County Area in ________. He took the Leonard name from his former slave master. He met and married the love of his life Bina Davis (1824 - 1898). To this union eight children were born. These children were Charlie (1852), Matilda (1855), Peter (1856), Horris (1858) Satara (1865) , Lucy, Harriet, and Zack (1869).
Jack and Bina were farmers who worked very hard on the farm. The oldest son, Charlie worked as hard as his father, Jack did. Jack always instilled in his children to Work Hard, Stick Together and Believe in God.
***CHARLIE LEONARD met and married the love of his life, Eliza Howard. Charlie and Eliza had nine known children; Ida, Susianna, Joe, John, Archie, Catherine, Ludia, Golder and George Washington.
Ida Leonard married Henry Cochran – Their children are Capitola, Hallie Ida Mae, John Henry, Maude, Allean and Liller.
Susianna Leonard married Frank Reed - Their children are Blonza Channie
Lee, Colean, Halberta, Delane, Lackawanny, and
Joe Leonard married Susie Burch – Their children are Josephine(male),
Cicero, Flora, Hoyt, Hanna, George, Axeis
Golder Leonard married Preston Stevenson – Their children are Shorter,
Lorenzer, Ida, Danie, Drucella, Benjamin, Preston, and
Ludia Leonard married Isiah Williams – Their child is Lugertie.
Married John Bell – Their children are Malakia,
Lupearl, Illinois, Kallup (KP), Charlie and Mack.
John Leonard married Daisy Davis - Their children are Virginia, William,
Sallie, Roberta, Nathaniel, Johnson, Elizabeth, Henry,
Archie Leonard married Minnie Mack – Their children are Isabella, David,
Janie, Alexena, Florrie, Sylvester, Mayola, Edith,
Doreatha, Archie Mack and Mary.
Catherine Leonard married Collier Williams – Their children are Isolene,
Joe, Spencer, James, Clifton and Lucielle.
George Washington married Rosa _________ - Their children are Vige and
(Note: Bige’s son is Cicero; Cicero’s son is Sugar Ray LeonardCalvin’s son is Hilbert ; Hilbert’s daughter is Fannie Leonard Simmons and Calvin's Daughter is Essie Leonard Brunson; Essie's son is Carl Brunson)
***MATILDA LEONARD met and married the love of her life, Edgar Scaber(Scarbough). Matilda and Edgar had four known children; Sallie, Kate, Eddie and Lizzie.
Sallie Scaber married Joe Howard - Their children are Wayman, Sammie,
Woodrow, Clemon and Sallie Mae.
Kate Scaber married Dave Crawford - Their children were Ozelma,
Everena, Robert, JC, Richard and Doretha.
Eddie Scaber married Hattie White – Their children were Wyona and Eddie
Lizzie Scaber married William Burch - Their children are Auzzie, Mamie
Lou, Bentley, Moses, Buddy and Walter.
***PETER LEONARD met and married his first wife, Harriet_________ - Their children are Alfred, Dock, Maggie, Sam, Emma, Perlene.
*** PETER LEONARD married his second wife, Evelyn Boatwright - Their children are Lorine, Willie, Frances, Marcella, Paul and Saul (twins) Christine, and PW (Phillip).
Alfred Leonard married Dessie Rowell - Their children are Clara,
Janice, Frances, Alfred Jr. Eddie, Peter and Charles Ray.
Dock Leonard married Lena Green - Their children are Gussie,
Florrie, Elease, Coot and Bobbie.
Maggie Leonard married Henry Legette - Their children are
Truluck(Norwood), Novella, Woodrow and FM.
Sam Leonard married Adaline Crawford - Their children are
Almateen, Doris(Tag), Issac, Nick, Eugene, Malcolm,
Ethel(Monk), John(Buddy), Eunice(Susk), Cornelius, Lugertia, Jerry and Jerome
Emma Leonard married Howard Crawford - Their children are
Hayvern(Little Buddy), WC, Harvey and Lou Pearl.
Perlene Leonard married Peter Green - They had no children,
but reared Alberta Green.
Peter’s Second Set of Children
Willie Leonard married Cornelia Crawford – Their child is Evelyn. They
Also reared Willie Zack, Armae and Linda.
France Leonard married Henry Green - Their child is JC.
Marion Leonard married Boyd Gerald - Their children are Jimmy,
Shirley, James Ray(Dunk) Mack Ray(Shim), Willie
Marion(Peter) and Grady(Bubba).
Christine Leonard married Lawson Crawford – Their children are James,
Betty, Willie Mae and Annette.
Marcella Leonard married Paul T. Lockhart - Their child is Ann
Lorine Leonard married Sam McMillian - Their children are Lillie Mae,
Elizabeth, MC, and Samuel.
Paul Leonard -
Saul Leonard -
PW(Phillip) Leonard married Alberta Turner.
(Note: PW changed his name to Phillip to go into the military.)
***ZACK LEONARD married his first wife Mollie __________ - They had no children.
Zack married his second wife Frances ____________ - They had no children, but reared Nina Leonard and Henry Gregg.
Nina Leonard married Henry Shaw Williams, Sr. - Their children are
Irene, Henry Jr. Mae Frances, and Laveria
Henry Gregg married Neter Livingston - Their children are
Sally, Cecile, LeGuster, Lee Oscar and LeRoy
***LUCY LEONARD married ____________Floyd - No children found
***HORRIS LEONARD married the love of his life, Delia Howard - Their children are Claudia, James, Gilmore, Mariah, Nora, and Odessa.
Claudia Leonard married Ada _______________ - Their child is Eddie.
James Leonard married Connie Davis – Their children are Arthur Lee,
Maceo, Naden, Mack, Marie, Richard Allen, Sarah, Romeo, reared Lena Mae Leonard and Willie James Ford.
Gilmore Leonard married Auzzie Burch - Their children are Zimmerman,
Auzamonia, and reared Dorothy
Mariah Leonard married William “Bill” Davis - Their children are Cordie
Nora Leonard married Pearly Reed - Their children are Ludelia, Ada Lee,
Hattie Bell, Annie Laura, Elizabeth, Zack, Leonard(Doll Baby), Richard(Buddy), and Mary Gladys
Odessa Leonard married Lorenzer Stevenson - Their children are Alma, Miami, Lorenzer Jr., Damon(Buster), Levern, Gracie, Donald, Booker T. and Theodore(Squeeky).
***HARRIET LEONARD married Henry Genwright - Their child is Harriet.
Harriet Genwright married Peter Johnson - Their children are Cicero,
Lane, Jetho, Gilbert, Monroe, Lucie Bell, Ida, Gurtrue
***SATARA LEONARD married Gus Williams - Their children are Walter, Melvin, Isaiah, Jim and Valdosta
Walter Williams married Hattie Crawford - Their children are
Cooper, Willie(Duke) and Gus.
Melvin Williams married Frances______________ - Their child is Carrie
Isaiah Williams married Ludia Leonard - Their child is Lugertie.
Jim Williams married Missy _________________. No children found
Valdosta Williams married Mary Evans - Their children are James,
Willie Joe , Fredrena , Roxanna, Eddie and Adeline.