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Samuel French Leonard was b. 5 May 1848 and  married Nellie Wheeler. She died Apr 4, 1889 and he married her sister Ellen. He died 28 Nov. 1921.
4 months before his 15th birthday, he was asked to take a horse and wagon and go to Washington to pick up his brother, Henry Owen who was wounded in the Civil War. The doctor said he would not survive the ride home but Samuel got him home safely.

Children:
Elmer, born 1871 but died 1892, Edith, b. June, 1876, Angie, b. 3 Feb 1878 and m. Glen Cox, Maude, b. 3 Apr 1881 and d. 21 July, 1944 in Sharon, VT, Martha, b. 16 Apr 1882 and d. 12 July 1953, Nora, died young, Rae, b. Aug 1886.