John Stanhouse Lenardson

2 April 1821–28 September 1875 (Age 54)
Fonda, Mohawk, Montgomery, New York, United States

The Life of John Stanhouse

When John Stanhouse Lenardson was born on 2 April 1821, in Fonda, Mohawk, Montgomery, New York, United States, his father, John Lenardson Jr, was 39 and his mother, Magdalena Dockstader, was 33. He married Abby Louisa Lenardson on 24 August 1843, in Lucas, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Sylvania, Lucas, Ohio, United States in 1850. He died on 28 September 1875, in Lucas, Ohio, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Sylvania, Lucas, Ohio, United States.

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John Stanhouse Lenardson
Abby Louisa Lenardson
Marriage: 24 August 1843
Maggie Leonardson
Willis Roy Leonardson
Hamilton Leonardson
Owen J Leonardson

Spouse and Children

24 August 1843
Lucas, Ohio, United States


    Maggie Leonardson


    Hamilton Leonardson


    Owen J Leonardson


    Willis Roy Leonardson


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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 6

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 15

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Norwegian Leon(h)ardsen, a patronymic from the personal name Leonard .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John L Leonardson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John S Leonardson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John L. Leonardson, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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