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1128. Leander Brown COMSTOCK184,367,368,369,370 was born about 1828 in Tennessee.9,357,371 He died on 31 August 1877 at the age of 49 in Greene County, Missouri.

Land Patent from Land Office in Springfield, MO dated 30 Oct 1857. NE Qtr of the NE Qtr of Section 14, Twp 23, Range 30. 40 acres in McDonald County. This land sold for $50 to Calvin Adkins on 19 Dec 1868. Leander B. and Nancy H. stated to be of Greene County MO. Taxes paid on the 1861 Tax List: Comstock, L. B. T23 R30.
The family is found in the 1860 McDonald Co Census. Child Mary, age 10 was born in TN but child George, age 8 was born in Missouri. Looks like they moved about 1851.

1870 Census in Greene Co MO. Leander Comstock age 45, b. TN, Farmer. Nancy age 36, b. Tenn. William age 19 and Mary age 16, both born in TN. The rest of the children born in Missouri: George 14, John 12, Sophronia 10, Amanda 8, and Thomas 6. A 25 year old hired hand b. in New Hampshire lived with the family - his name unreadable.

When John A. Comstock was compiling Comstock Family in America, he had some difficulty placing Leander. He at first had him as marrying a Caroline. He did have a son Kendrick [William Kendrick] who had a son Luke living in Springfield. Not much else. After receiving information from some of the children - John P. & Amanda, John A. Comstock eventually got the family put together.

Leander Brown COMSTOCK and Nancy FORGASON were married.350 Nancy FORGASON was born in 1830 in Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee.350,371 She died on 28 July 1878 at the age of 48 in Strafford, Greene County, Missouri.350

Leander Brown COMSTOCK and Nancy FORGASON had the following children:



William Kendrick COMSTOCK.






George Oliver COMSTOCK.



John Phelps COMSTOCK.



Sophronia COMSTOCK.






Thomas Henry COMSTOCK.