Leonard Henley

Male1 October 1768–

Brief Life History of Leonard

When Leonard Henley was born on 1 October 1768, in Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, Leonard Henley III, was 44 and his mother, Elizabeth Jude, was 18. He married Milley Jordan on 5 March 1795, in Goochland, Virginia, United States.

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Leonard Henley
1768–
Milley Jordan
1769–
Marriage: 5 March 1795

Sources (6)

  • Leonard Henley, "Virginia Births and Christenings, 1584-1917"
  • Leonard Henley, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Leonard Henley, "Virginia, Vital Records, 1715-1901"

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  • Marriage
    5 March 1795Goochland, Virginia, United States
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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1775

    Age 7

    "Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."

    1776

    Age 8

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 32

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of several places called Henley, for example in Surrey, Oxfordshire, Somerset, Warwickshire, Shropshire, and Suffolk. Most of the placenames derive from Old English hēan, the weak dative form of hēah ‘high’ (originally used after a preposition and an article) + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. However, some, including the one in Shropshire, come from Old English henn ‘hen, wild bird’ + lēah.

    Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hIonnghaile, from a variant (without initial F-) of the personal name Fionnghal, which gave rise to Ó Fionnghaile (see Fennell ).

    Possibly an Americanized form of German Henle .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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