He was 12 in 1850.
He was 47 in 1850. He was 77 in 1880.
She was 46 in 1850. She was 75 in 1880.
His first name really was Captain.
She was 11 in 1880.
He was 44 in 1870 born in Kentucky living in Bay City, Pope, Illinois.
She was 40 in 1870 born in Kentucky.
He was killed when a tree limb fell on him.
There is a Thomas LEECH buried at Leeper Cemetery whose marker says died 19 Aug 1835 age 30 years 6 months and 27 days. If the death date is correct he could not be Emily's father.
She was 58 in 1860 living with Thomas H. LEECH in Livingston County, Kentucky.