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Abbie Katharine Leonard

Abbie Katharine Leonard

Female 1875 - 1962  (87 years)

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  • Name Abbie Katharine Leonard 
    Nickname Kate 
    Born 12 Aug 1875  Grafton, Windham County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Birth Record of Abbie Kate Leonard
    Birth Record of Abbie Kate Leonard
    Gender Female 
    Census 1880  Grafton, Windham County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Graduation 1898  [3
    Graduation 1904  [3
    History 1906  Moorhead, Clay County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    She attended the opening of the new library. 
    Miss Leonard Attended 1906 Library Dedication
    Miss Leonard Attended 1906 Library Dedication
    Census 1930  Moorhead, Clay County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 1940  Moorhead, Clay County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Died 24 Oct 1962  Moorhead, Clay County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 7, 8, 9
    Funeral Card for Katharine Leonard
    Funeral Card for Katharine Leonard
    Obituary 25 Oct 1962  [3
    History Nov 1962  [7
    Abbie was on the faculty of Moorhead State College in Minnesota for many years. She was the head of the Mathematics Department and later was connected to the library. There is a room in the Moorhead State College Library dedicated to her with a painting of her hanging on the wall. 
    Library Room Named for Miss Leonard
    Library Room Named for Miss Leonard
    Katharine Leonard's Portrait in the Moorhead Public Library
    Katharine Leonard's Portrait in the Moorhead Public Library
    Buried 1963  Grafton Village Cemetery, Grafton, Windham County, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 9
    • Her funeral services were the 29th of October at Wright Chapel.
    Gravestone of Samuel Towne and Catherine Leonard and their daughter, Katherine
    Gravestone of Samuel Towne and Catherine Leonard and their daughter, Katherine
    History May 1963  [10
    The Moorhead Public Library honored Abbie Katherine Leonard for her services. 
    Moorhead Public Library Honors Miss Leonard
    Moorhead Public Library Honors Miss Leonard
    Compiler's Note 10 Mar 2019 
    I would like to thank Angela Beaton of the Livingston Lord Library of the Minnesotal State University Moorhead for researching and sending a number of photos and articles about Katharine Leonard. 
    Person ID I1547  Delvee Family | Clan of Jonathan, Tribe of Abigail
    Last Modified 10 Mar 2019 

    Father Samuel Towne Leonard,   b. 30 Apr 1841, Wardsboro, Windham County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1918, Grafton, Windham County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Katharine Holtone Phelps,   b. 15 Oct 1846, Westminster, Windham County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1914, Grafton, Windham County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 19 Sep 1866  [11, 12
    Family ID F933  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Aug 1875 - Grafton, Windham County, Vermont Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - She was recorded while living with her parents. - 1880 - Grafton, Windham County, Vermont Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory - She attended the opening of the new library. - 1906 - Moorhead, Clay County, Minnesota Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - She was a teacher at a state teacher's college. - 1930 - Moorhead, Clay County, Minnesota Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - She was a teacher at a state college. - 1940 - Moorhead, Clay County, Minnesota Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Oct 1962 - Moorhead, Clay County, Minnesota Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Abbie Katherine Leonard
    Abbie Katherine Leonard
    1906
    Abbie Katherine Leonard
    Abbie Katherine Leonard
    Abbie Katherine Leonard
    Abbie Katherine Leonard
    Abbie Katherine Leonard
    Abbie Katherine Leonard

  • Sources 
    1. [S189] Lint, A Ann. Descendants of Peter Delvee, (Willoughby, Ohio: mansuscript, 23 June 1999).

    2. [S845] Vermont, Vital Records, 1720-1908 , (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013).
      Birth Record of Abbie Kate Leonard

    3. [S1350] Obituary of Katharine Leonard, (Fargo, North Dakota: The Fargo Forum and Moorhead News, 25 October 1962).

    4. [S953] 1880 U.S. Federal Census - Vermont, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010).
      Year: 1880; Census Place: Grafton, Windham, Vermont; Roll: 1349; Page: 372D; Enumeration District: 227

    5. [S1337] 1930 U.S. Federal Census - Minnesota, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002).
      Year: 1930; Census Place: Moorhead, Clay, Minnesota; Page: 23B; Enumeration District: 0032; FHL microfilm: 2340818

    6. [S1338] 1940 U.S. Federal Census - Minnesota, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012).
      Year: 1940; Census Place: Moorhead, Clay, Minnesota; Roll: m-t0627-01914; Page: 62A; Enumeration District: 14-34

    7. [S388] Delvee Historian. Delvee Family Records 1887 - 1988, (Warwick, Massachusetts: manuscript, 1988).

    8. [S1049] Minnesota, Death Index, 1908-2002, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2001).

    9. [S572] Find a Grave web site, (Provo, Utah: Find A Grave, Inc.).
      Memorial ID 153979633 Katharine Leonard

    10. [S1349] News Article Moorhead Public Library Honors Mss Leonard, Longtime Teacher, (Moorhead, Minnesota: Report to the Alumni, May 1963).

    11. [S225] Yff, Cindy. Gen Forum: Joel Leonard, Warwick, Ma , , (16 April 2000, from Gen Forum).

    12. [S905] 1900 U.S. Federal Census - Vermont, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004).
      Year: 1900; Census Place: Grafton, Windham, Vermont; Page: 1; Enumeration District: 0247; FHL microfilm: 1241695