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Notes for John Leonard and Frances Schooley

1769 Frances Schooley and John Leonard were married on May 26, 1769 in New Jersey. (FHL film 000888705). [1] [2]

"John [Schooley] married 1743 Rachel Wright, daughter of Samuel Wright, the son of Joshua Wright; he inherited from his father the farm near Plattsburg, late the property of John Pancoast, deceased. His daughter Fanny, married John Leonard, who joining the Royalists during the Revolutionary War, the farm was confiscated." [3]


[1] New Jersey, Marriage Records, 1670-1965, [AncestryRecord].

[2] William Schooley, The journal of Dr. William Schooley: pioneer physician, Quaker minister, abolitionist, philosopher, and scholar, 1794-1860 (1977), 183, person 143, [GoogleBooks].

[3] Barclay White, "Early Settlements in Springfield Township, Burlington County, New Jersey," Proceedings, Constitution, By-Laws, List of Members, &c. of the Surveyors' Association of West New Jersey (1870), 83-92, at 85, [InternetArchive], [HathiTrust].