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Leonard May1

Male
b. 3 March 1795, d. 2 February 1889


Family Maria Catherine Younkin b. 29 July 1798, d. 29 July 1798
Marriage*   Principal=Maria Catherine Younkin1 
Children  1. Elizabeth May b. 25 Aug 1829, d. 14 Jul 1883
  2. Marcus May b. Oct 1842, d. 1929
  3. Silas May b. 14 Dec 1850, d. 26 Jul 1944

Note*   Leonard was the son of Johann Daniel May (b: 27 Sep 1756 Lancaster, Lancaster Co., PA d: Abt. Nov 1820 Londonderry Twp, Bedford, PA, buried in R. W. Garland Cemetery) and Elizabeth DORCHEIMER who were married before 1792.

According to the May House web site, this is Leonard's family:

Leonard MAY b: 3 Mar 1795 Harrison [possibly Londonderry] Twp, Bedford, PA d: 2 Feb 1889 Juniata Twp, Bedford, PA
m. Maria Catherine YOUNKIN b: 29 Jul 1798 Milford Twp, Somerset, PA d: 22 Aug 1892 Juniata Twp, Bedford, PA
1. David MAY b: 20 Nov 1810 Colerain Twp, Bedford, PA d: 10 Dec 1836
2. William MAY b: 12 Jan 1813 Colerain Twp, Bedford, PA d: 12 May 1837
3. Henry MAY b: 24 May 1824 Colerain Twp, Bedford, PA d: 6 Oct 1905
4. John L. MAY b: 11 Jan 1827 Somerset, PA d: 9 Apr 1902 Bedford, PA
m. Elizabeth (?) b: 28 Sep 1811 d: 5 Jul 1896
a. Samuel C. MAY b: 30 Jun 1853 d: 30 Oct 1869
5. Mary Ann MAY b: 1829 St Clair Twp, Bedford, PA d: 1876
m. James KELLERMAN
6. Elizabeth MAY b: 25 Aug 1829 Somerset, PA d: 14 Jul 1883 Bedford, PA
m. Noah TIPTON
7. Daniel H. MAY b: 1835 St Clair Twp, Bedford, PA d: 1931
m. Julia (?)
8. Samuel MAY b: 1840 St Clair Twp, Bedford, PA d: 1926
m. Mariah B (?) b: Abt. 1844
a. Alice MAY b: Abt. 1868
b. Ida MAY b: Abt. 1869
c. Samuel MAY b: Abt. 1870
d. Charles MAY b: Abt. 1872
e. Harvey MAY b: Abt. 1873
f. Norman MAY b: Abt. 1876
9. Louisa MAY b: Abt. 1841 Bedford, PA d: 6 Mar 1862 Bedford, PA
m. Samuel BELTZ
a. Sarah BELTZ b: 1862
10. Marcus MAY b: Oct 1842 St Clair Twp, Bedford, PA d: 1929
11. Hiram MAY b: 26 Feb 1844 St Clair Twp, Bedford, PA d: 31 Aug 1924
12. Silas MAY b: 14 Dec 1850 Juniata Twp, Bedford, PA d: 24 Jul 1944 Harrison Twp, Bedford, PA 
Marriage*   Principal=Maria Catherine Younkin1 
Birth* 3 March 1795  Bedford Twp., Bedford Co., PA, The area of Londonderry Twp. Leonard was born in would later become Harrison Twp. in 1840.1 
Census* 1810  1810 Federal Census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Colerain Township Page 13B Line 27
MAY, Leonard 30010 000102 
Census 1820  1820 Federal Census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Colerain Township Reel M33-98 Page 13A
MAY, Leonard 210010 10100 0200 0000 0000 0010 0000 0
Leonard MAY
Males: 2 (<10); 1 (10-15); 1 (26-44)
Females: 1 (<10); 1 (16-25)
2 engaged in agriculture
Free Colored Persons: Males: 1 (26-44)3 
Census 1850  MAY, LEONARD 1850 Federal Census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Juniata Township Reel 751 Page 198
205, 205 May, Leonard, 56, M, Farmer, 800
205, 205 May, Catherine, 49 F
205, 205 May, John, 23 M, Farmer
205, 205 May, Daniel, 15, M
205, 205 May, Samuel, 10, M
205, 205 May, Marcus, 8, M
205, 205 May, Hiram, 6, M
205, 205 May, Mary Ann, 11, F
205, 205 May, Louisa, 9, F4 
Census 1860  1860 Federal Census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Juniata Township Reel 1072 Page 326
205, 205 May, Leonard, 66, M, Farmer, 800
205, 205 May, Catherine, 59 F
205, 205 May, Samuel, 21, M, Farm Laborer
205, 205 May, Mark, 18, M
205, 205 May, Hiram, 16, M
205, 205 May, Silas, 14, M
5 
Death* 2 February 1889  Juniata Twp., Bedford Co., PA1 

Citations
  1. [S162] Friends of the Samuel May House, online http://mayhouse.org/index.html.
  2. [S284] 1810 U.S. Federal Census , 1810 Federal Census.
  3. [S279] 1820 U.S. Federal Census , 1820 Federal Census.
  4. [S4] 1850 U.S. Federal Census , 1850 U.S. Federal Census.
  5. [S46] 1860 U.S. Federal Census , 1860 U.S. Federal Census.


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