John Jones Leonard

1855–1918 (Age 63)
Hawkinsville, Pulaski, Georgia, United States

The Life of John Jones

When John Jones Leonard was born in 1855, in Hawkinsville, Pulaski, Georgia, United States, his father, Van Asbury Leonard, was 24 and his mother, Georgiana Flournoy, was 18. He had at least 7 sons with Ida Josie Clementine Goodman. He lived in Etowah, Alabama, United States in 1870 and Cedar Township, Custer, Oklahoma, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1918, in Weatherford, Custer, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Weatherford, Custer, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Jones Leonard
Ida Josie Clementine Goodman
Henry Robert Leonard
Robert K Leonard
John Garland Leonard
Vann Harvey Leonard
George Flournoy Leonard
Wade J Leonard
Arthur Glenn Leonard

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    Josiah Flournoy Leonard


World Events (8)


Age 6

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.
1861 · Alabama Secedes From Union

Age 6

Alabama became the fourth state to secede from the Union during the Civil War on January 11, 1861. Several days later, they joined the Confederate States of America. Montgomery, Alabama, became the capital for the Confederate States of America.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 17

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

Greek: Brave as a lion, lionhearted.

Story Highlight

Centennial Ranch Award

Custer County Ranch Owners Receive Centennial Ranch Award OKLAHOMA CITY — Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer Lynda Ozan announced that an Oklahoma Centennial Ranch Award has been presented to …

Sources (3)

  • John J Leonard, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James Leonard in household of M T Slaton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jones Leonard in household of Vann A Leonard, "United States Census, 1860"

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