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
1855–1918
Ida Josie Clementine Goodman
1866–1913
Henry Robert Leonard
1882–1964
Robert K Leonard
1883–
John Garland Leonard
1884–1955
Vann Harvey Leonard
1888–1958
George Flournoy Leonard
1897–1957
Wade J Leonard
1901–1977
Arthur Glenn Leonard
1904–1997

Spouse and Children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

    Male1855–1918Male

    Josiah Flournoy Leonard

    Male1858–1928Male

World Events (8)

1861

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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