Family of Jean Baptiste Leonard & Lucie Borel

 

                                                           

 

Jean Baptiste Leonard was born Abt. 1735 in New Orleans, LA, and died Bef. 1811 in New Orleans, LA.

 

Wife Lucie Borel was born Abt. 1745 in Brussels, and died 9 June 1813 in New Orleans, LA.  They were married 14 April 1766 at St. Louis Cathedral, New Orleans, LA.

 

 

Their children were:

 

1- Jean Baptiste Leonard  b: 25 February 1767  New Orleans, LA (baptism: 9 March 1767 St. Louis Cath.)

 

2- Marianne Leonard  b: 7 February 1768  New Orleans, LA (baptism: 20 March 1768 St. Louis Cath., New Orleans, LA); d: 26 September 1788  New Orleans, LA   

            +Jean Baptiste Landier  b: Abt. 1766 St. Malo, Bretegne, France; m: 7 October 1787  St. Louis Cathedral, New Orleans, LA

 

3- Catherine Leonard  b: 18 October 1769  New Orleans, LA (baptism: 5 November 1769 St. Louis Cath., New Orleans, LA)                                

            +Gabriel Baltazar Tixerand  b: 22 January 1758 New Orleans, LA; m: August 1787  St. Louis Cathedral, New Orleans, LA

 

4- Leon Leonard  b: Abt. 29 August 1771  New Orleans, LA (baptism: 29 August 1771 St. Louis Cath., New Orleans, LA); d: 28 June 1840  New Orleans, LA 

            +Ursula Caminis  b:  Abt. 1775 New Orleans, LA; m: 17 June 1800  St. Louis Cathedral, New Orleans, LA

 

Notes for Leon Leonard:

- 1805 New Orleans Census:  15 Rue du Maine:

Leon Leonard: 1 male 16+ white, 1 female 16+ white; 1 male 16+ Gens de couleur libre, 1 female same; 1 male under 16 slave, 1 female under 16 slave; Total counted 2.

 

5- Anne Nanette Leonard  b: 25 January 1774  New Orleans, LA (baptism: 4 April 1774 St. Louis Cath., New Orleans, LA); d: 22 September 1788  New Orleans, LA

 

6- Eulalie Leonard  b: 30 March 1776  New Orleans, LA (baptism: 14 July 1776 St. Louis Cath., New Orleans, LA)

 

7- Clara Leonard  b: 25 January 1778  New Orleans, LA (baptism: 20 April 1778 St. Louis Cath., New Orleans, LA); d: 27 October 1804  New Orleans, LA 

            +Francois Saucier  b: Abt. 1777; m: Abt. 1799         

 

8- Marguerite Leonard  b: 7 November 1780  New Orleans, LA (baptism: 5 May 1781 St. Louis Cath., New Orleans, LA)                                

            +Samuel Cobbs  b: Abt. 1780; m: 8 December 1805  St. Michaels, New Orleans, LA           

 

9- Rosalie Leonard  b: 17 February 1784  New Orleans, LA (baptism: 9 May 1784 St. Louis Cath., New Orleans, LA)

 

10- Joseph Leonard b: 6 December 1785  New Orleans, LA (baptism: 29 August 1786 St. Louis Cath., New Orleans, LA); d: 25 February 1860  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA     

            +Marie Therese Leche  b: 8 November 1790  Edgard, St. John, LA (baptism: 15 December 1790 St. John); m: 27 July 1818  Edgard, St. John, LA; d: April 1858  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA        

 

11- Emelie Cadet Leonard  b: Abt. 1789  New Orleans, LA                                     

            +Alexandre Anderson  b: Abt. 1785; m: 4 September 1806  St. Michaels, New Orleans, LA

 

 

Notes for Jean Baptiste Leonard:

- Leonard, Cadet: Discharged 30 September 1769.  Name appears on roll of soldiers dated 1 January 1763.

- April 13, 1766 - "A promise this marriage to be solemnized in the Holy Roman Apostolic Catholic Church.  Stipulations made as to community rights, individual debts contracted prior to the marriage.  The dowry of the future bride to be 2,000 livres in notes of the Colony.  The future groom to settle 200 livres in currency on his future bride, she is to enjoy usufruct of said amount and ownership to remain in said future husband and in his descendants, for which usufruct said future bride gives the usual mortgage."  [LA Marriage Contracts, Vol. 2, 1728-1769, Alice Daly Forsyth, p. 95]

 

- 1 January 1770 census (below New Orleans, left shore): At habitation belonging to M. Chapron:

Batiste Leonard 34, Lucy Borel 24, Jean Baptiste 5, Marie 2; 23 arpents, 1 slave, 6 cattle.  Fallow land belonging to Jean Baptiste Leonard, 4 arpents.

-13 April 1796 - From Lucia (Berrel) Leonard to Juan Bautista Sarpy - sale of property and sale of slave

 

 

Parents of Jean Baptiste Leonard

Parents of Lucie Borel             

 

 

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