Leonard White1,2,3

ID# 9466, (1810 - 1893)

Key Events:

Birth: 16 Nov 1810, Connecticut4,5,6
Marriage: Wealthy Maria Cobb, 18377,8,9
Marriage: Julia Morgan, 28 Aug 1859, Kent Co., Michigan10,11,12
Death: 31 Dec 1893, Buffalo, Erie Co., New York13,5
Burial: Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, Erie Co., New York14,15

Spouse:Wealthy Maria Cobb (29 Aug 1819 - 19 Sep 1858)
     Children:

  • Arrestine B. White29,1,30 (abt 1839 - )
  • Julia A. White29,1,30 (abt 1843 - )
  • Lora Cobb White1,30,31 (abt 21 Apr 1850 - 1 Jun 1932)

Spouse: Julia Morgan (about 30 Jul 1821 - 11 Jul 1885)
     Child:

  • Jenny S. White32,21,22 (abt 1866 - )
ChartsDescendants of Gideon Cobb

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Leonard White was born on 16 Nov 1810 in Connecticut.4,5,6
     Leonard married first Wealthy Maria Cobb, daughter of William Cobb and Lora Fitch, in 1837.7,8,9
     Leonard and Wealthy settled in Michigan after their marriage. They returned to New York about 1846 with their two daughters.16 They appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Buffalo, Erie Co., New York, enumerated 1 Aug 1850. Their children Arrestine and Julia were listed as living with them, as were Grace Mald, age 21, and Jeanie, age 1 and apparently her daughter, and Samuel White, age 64 and perhaps his father.17
     Leonard and Wealthy appeared on the 1855 State Census of Buffalo, Erie Co., New York, enumerated 8 Jun 1855, reporting that they lived in a frame dwelling valued at $2,500. Their children Arrestine, Julia and Lora were listed as living with them, as were her sister Lora and two servants, Margarite Laney and Elizabeth Randall.1
     His wife died on 19 Sep 1858.18
     Leonard married second Julia Morgan, daughter of Orra [surname unknown], on 28 Aug 1859 in Kent Co., Michigan.10,11,12
     Leonard and Julia appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Buffalo, Erie Co., New York, enumerated 31 Jul 1860, reporting real estate valued at $2,000 and personal estate of $500. His children by his prior marriage, Arrestine, Julia and Lora, were listed as living with them, as were her mother and Kate O'Brian, a 23-year old servant.2
     Leonard and Julia appeared on the 1865 State Census, enumerated 21 Jun 1865, reporting they lived in a plank house valued at $2,000. His daughter Lora was listed as living with him, as was Rika Fiestons, a 20-year-old servant.19
     Leonard and Julia appeared on the 1870 Federal Census enumerated 21 Jun 1870, reporting real estate valued at $20,000 and personal estate of $25,000. Their daughter Jenny was listed as living with them, as was Lena Sybenella, a 16-year-old domestic servant.20
     Leonard and Julia appeared on the 1875 State Census of Buffalo, Erie Co., New York, reporting they lived in a frame house valued at $3,500. Their daughter Jenny was listed as living with them, as was Polly Graser, a 20-year-old servant.21
     Leonard and Julia appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Buffalo, Erie Co., New York, at 78 7th St., enumerated 15 Jun 1880. Their daughter Jenny was listed as living with them.22
     He was a manufacturer of edge tools.23,24,25,26
     Julia died on 11 Jul 1885 in Buffalo, Erie Co., New York.27,28
     Leonard died on 31 Dec 1893 in Buffalo, Erie Co., New York, at age 83.13,5 He was buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, Erie Co., New York, between his two wives.14,15

Citations

  1. [S7651] Leonard White household, 1855 New York State Census, Erie Co., New York, Buffalo, ward 9.
  2. [S7653] Leonard White household, 1860 U.S. Census, Erie Co., New York.
  3. [S7718] Forest Lawn Cemetery, death registers, bk D, tab W, pg 15, Leonard White.
  4. [S7652] L. White household, 1850 U.S. Census, Erie Co., New York, shows age 40 and state.
  5. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 61400445, Leonard White, shows date and includes tombstone photo showing same.
  6. [S7718] Forest Lawn Cemetery, death registers, bk D, tab W, pg 15, Leonard White, shows age 83 yrs, 1 mo, 15 days at death 31 Dec 1893, and state.
  7. [S2607] Cleveland and Cleveland, Genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland Families, vol 1 pg 45, shows year.
  8. [S7651] Leonard White household, 1855 New York State Census, Erie Co., New York, Buffalo, ward 9, shows married.
  9. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 61400497, Wealthy Maria White, includes tombstone photo showing her as his wife.
  10. [S7654] "Michigan, Compiled Marriages for Select Counties, 1851-1875," Ancestry.com, record for Leonard White and     Julia M. Morgan, shows date, county, and state.
  11. [S7653] Leonard White household, 1860 U.S. Census, Erie Co., New York, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  12. [S7656] Leonard White household, 1865 New York State Census, Erie Co., New York, Buffalo, shows married.
  13. [S7718] Forest Lawn Cemetery, death registers, bk D, tab W, pg 15, Leonard White, shows date and city.
  14. [S7723] Forest Lawn Cemetery, lot registers, sec. F, lot 17, L. & I. J. White.
  15. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 61400445, Leonard White, includes tombstone photo.
  16. [S7651] Leonard White household, 1855 New York State Census, Erie Co., New York, Buffalo, ward 9, shows the parents and the two eldest children have lived in this city 9 years.
  17. [S7652] L. White household, 1850 U.S. Census, Erie Co., New York.
  18. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 61400497, Wealthy Maria White, shows date and includes tombstone photo showing same.
  19. [S7656] Leonard White household, 1865 New York State Census, Erie Co., New York, Buffalo.
  20. [S7657] Leonard White household, 1870 U.S. Census, Erie Co., New York.
  21. [S7658] Leonard White household, 1875 New York State Census, Erie Co., New York, Buffalo, ward 9.
  22. [S7659] Leonard White household, 1880 U.S. Census, Erie Co., New York.
  23. [S7652] L. White household, 1850 U.S. Census, Erie Co., New York, shows occupation as edge tool manufactor.
  24. [S7651] Leonard White household, 1855 New York State Census, Erie Co., New York, Buffalo, ward 9, shows occupation as edge tools.
  25. [S7656] Leonard White household, 1865 New York State Census, Erie Co., New York, Buffalo, shows occupation as tool maker.
  26. [S7659] Leonard White household, 1880 U.S. Census, Erie Co., New York, shows occupation as edge tool manf'r.
  27. [S7718] Forest Lawn Cemetery, death registers, bk C, tab W, pg 12, Julia Morgan White, shows date and town.
  28. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 61398803, Julia Morgan White, shows date and includes tombstone photo showing same.
  29. [S7652] L. White household, 1850 U.S. Census, Erie Co., New York, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  30. [S7653] Leonard White household, 1860 U.S. Census, Erie Co., New York, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  31. [S7726] Forest Lawn Cemetery, burial permit, Lora Cobb White Marvin, no. 61824, 3 Jun 1932.
  32. [S7657] Leonard White household, 1870 U.S. Census, Erie Co., New York, shows them apparently living as parent and child.