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The Descendants of The Rev. Jno. Leland of Virginia

Generation Two

2John2 Leland Jr. (Jno1) found as Leeland was born circa 1754. He married Judith Smith, daughter of Baldwin Mathews Smith and Lucy Lee, on 19 Oct 1775 Lancaster, VA.28,29 He was buried in 1789; under the altar of the church at Wicomico, according to Eliza (Stevens) Adams, daughter of Judith (Leland) Stevens.  Cousin "Lide" was the member of the family most interested in family history. J.A.C. Leland II, pg. 18.30 He died before 15 Jun 1789 Lancaster, VA, USA.31 His estate was probated on 15 Jun 1789 Lancaster County, VA.32

    He was educated in 1772 William & Mary College,,, VA; he was paid a salary as a student from Dec 26, 1771, to Dec. 25, 1772 and resigned his studentship Feb. 9, 1773, maybe his salary stopped.  His education was completed in England.33 He was ordained on 11 Apr 1775, in London,,, England; by the Bishop of London, probably Bishop Barr, and licensed to Wicomico Parish, where he followed his father. He received the King's Bounty of 20 pounds on April 25, 1775. This was to help defray the expense of the voyage to Virginia.34 He married Judith Smith reported to be daughter of Baldwin Mathews Smith and Anne Lee, by family lore and LDS ancestral file, on 19 Oct 1775. Actually Judith's mother was Lucy Lee, daughter of Richard & Judith Steptoe Lee (seeThe Lee Connection)35,36 There were some marriages performed by John Leland found in a Deed Book in Lancaster County, VA, see Marriages. He appeared on the census of 1783 Lancaster Co., VA; and was head of a family of six persons, and had thirteen slaves. The Census of 1785 shows nine in his family.37 (If John Leland Jr, and Judith Smith Leland were buried under the altar of the church at Wicomico, why is his name not on the list of ministers on the monument?  Only his father is listed.)R.M.Leland 11/17/99 He died in 1789.38 He left a will on 15 Feb 1789; To his wife Judith, horses, carriages, furniture, etc. Desk and bookcases to Leroy Leland; Daughter Maria, second choice of bed. At the death of my wife the lands to be sold and equally divided between my three sons, Baldwin, John and Leroy, or such of them as may be living. My sister Susanna to have a home gratis as long as she remains single.
The three sons to be schooled in the best and most expensive manner the estate will afford until they are 20.
My beloved wife to have use of and to handle whole estate to the best advantage to benefit herself and children, and should she remarry, etc., the 1/3 to be hers.
Wife to be executrix and Col. Leroy Peachy and Col. James Ball Executors.
Signed in presence of Wm. Warren, Charles Leland, Sally Leland.
(Signed) John Leland.39

Children of John2 Leland Jr. and Judith Smith were as follows:

3Charles2 Leland (Jno1) was born before 1768 VA.40,41 He married Lucy Cary, daughter of Col. Dudley Cary, circa 1796.42 He married Sarah Towles, daughter of Col. Henry Towles and Judith Digges, on 13 Dec 1797 Lancaster, VA.43,44 He died after 1816.45 He was buried after 1816 Point Pleasant,, Northumberland, VA; probably buried there.46
He left a will on 3 Feb 1815; "he mentions the following - My infant children; My Dear Sister Lucy Leland; My Dear Sister Sarah Ball; My Dear Sister Mary Cralle.47

Children of Charles2 Leland and Lucy Cary were:

Children of Charles2 Leland and Sarah Towles were as follows:
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