Johann Leonhardt "Leonard" Ansell 
- Born: June 28, 1745, Eschelbach, , Baden-Württemberg, Germany
- Marriage: Anna Catharina Wife of 7th Great-Grandfather  on June 28, 1745 in Eschelbach, , Baden-Württemberg, Germany
- Died: 1805, Leesburg, Loudoun, Virginia, USA at age 60
1777 Loudoun Co,VA Deed Book M pp 36-39 June 1777. Indenture of Lease and Release. James Jones to Leonard Ansell, two tracts of land in the county of Loudoun...190 acres and 55 acres....Consideraton: Two hundred pounds Pennsylvania currency.
1782 List of Claims from Rough Minute Book 11 Sep 1780 to 13 Jan 1783. At a court held for Loudoun,VA on Tuesday, the 9th of April 1752 Leonard Ansell for 275 lb of beef.
1783 Loudoun,VA Order Book H, May 1783-May 1785 page 6. 13 May 1783 Leonard Ansell is appointed overseer of the road from Brown's Mill to Charles Bell's (Josias Clapham to allot the hands to work thereon) Ordered that hekeep the same in good repair.
1798 Witnessed he will of George Thomas in Loudoun,VA. Loudoun,VA Will Book F52
1799 Loudoun, VA Order Book T, May 1799-Aug 1800; Leonard Ansell, Assignee of Michael Ansell, Pltff vs John Askins, Deft in Debt. This day came as well the Plaintiff, as Contrad Shaffer, Security for the Defendant, by their Attorneys...and on the motion of the said Security, who pleaded payment to which the Defendant replyed generally, it is ordered that the judgment obtained against him in the office be set aside and the trial of the issue be referred until the next court.
1804 WILL OF LEONARD ANSELL, LOUDOUN COUNTY, VA written 2 Oct 1804 probated 1805 recorded Book 1 p 100.
In the name of God Amen. I Leonard Ansell Senr. of the County of Loudon state of Virginia am aged and infirm best of sound memory, blesses be to God I do hereby declare my Last Will and Testament in Manner following:
that is to say; first I give to my daughter, out of my estate (?cow) each of them and two sheep first away named Catarine, Doroty, Susanna and each of them a bed a (?peahten) and after my death my land is to be sold and equily divided among all my children named Peator, Michael, Leonard, Melcher, Martin, Beckey, Catarine, Dorety, Susanna, and my real and personal estate to be sold and divided amongst them. I appoint my friend John Stoneberger sole executor of this my last will and testament and I do hearby utterly disclose (revoke and dis???) all and every other former testaments, wills, legacies, and bequests and executions by me in anywise before named willied and bequeathed ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my last Will and Testament in witness where of I the said Leonard Ansel Senr have hereunto set me hand and seal this second day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred, four (1804) signed sealed and delivered by the said Leonard Ansel Senr and for this last Will and Testament in the presence of us who were present at the signing and sealing there of.
1805 Loudon,VA Order Book X Jan 1804-March 1805 Page 420 January 1805. A paper purporting to be the Last Will and Testament of Leonard Ansel, Deceased was produced in Court by John Stoutsenberger, the Executor therein named, which was objected by Leonard Ansel, and on hearing as well the subscribing witnesses thereto, as other persons not subscribed thereto, it is the opinion of the Court that the said Will shall not be abmitted to record. Where upon, Nicholas Frye, and Peggy, his wife, prayed an appeal to the first day of the next District Court, which is granted him upon his giving Bond and Security on or before the next Court according to law.
1805 Loudon,VA Order Book X Jan 1804-Mar 1805 page 424 11 Feb 1805 On the Motion of Leonard Ansel, who made oath thereto and together with Timothy Hixon, John Erskins, and Isaac Larowe, his securities, entered into and acknowledged their bond in the penalty of three thousand dollars with condition according to law, Certificate is granted him for obtaining letters of administration of the Estate of Leonard Ansel, deceased, in due form.
It is ordered that Isaac Steer, Samuel Clapham, Wm. Noland, and Enoch Francis, or any three of them, being first sworn before a Justice of this County, do value and appraise in current money the personal estate of Leonard Ansel, deceased, and return the appraisement to the Court.
1805 Loudon,VA Will Book G page 367 27 Feb 1805 Inventory of Leonard Ansells estate. Appraisers: Samuel Clapham, Isaac Steer, and Enoch Francis. Inventory returned 12 May 1805
1809 Loudon,VA, Will Book K page 50. 23 Dec. 1809. Estate Account of Leonard Ansell, deceased. We are informed by the legatees that Nicholas Frye & Henry M. Davis, have each of them received advancements to the amount of $36.00, and that Dolly Ansell has only received to the amount of $21.00, and that Susanna Ansell has received no advancement. It is our opinion that the administrator ought to pay out of the above balance to Dolly Ansell the sum of $15.00, and to Susanna Ansell, the sum of $36.00, to make them equal with the other sisters. And we also understand that each of the sons received a house in advance. Given under our hands the date above. Signed John Hamilton, Aaron Sanders, Samuel Clapham. 14 Oct. 1811 Settlement of the Estate of Leonard Ansell, deceased, was returned and ordered to be recorded. Test. J. Binns, Clerk, Loudoun Co.
"Eighteenth Century Emigrants, Volume 1, The Northern Kraichgau",
published by the Pa. German Society
Johann married Anna Catharina Wife of 7th Great-Grandfather  [MRIN: 5564] on June 28, 1745 in Eschelbach, , Baden-Württemberg, Germany.