Leonard Westbrook

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Leonard Westbrook, son of Abram Dirkse Westbrook and Blandina Rosenkrans, was born probably shortly before his baptism at Minisink Church, Minisink, Orange Co., New York, 28 January 1759.1,2 He died after 1827.3

Leonard married Margaret Brinck, daughter of Nicholas Brinck and Hester van Garden, about 1777.3,4

In 1790, his household was probably the one enumerated in Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania, with 1 free white male over 16, 2 under 16, and 3 free white females.5

Leonard Westbrook was listed in the 1796 tax list for Tioga, Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania, with property valued at $382.6

In 1821, he was living in Newton, Trumbull Co., Ohio.7

In 1826, Leonard Westbrook was living in Bennington, Delaware Co., Ohio, with 126 acres valued at $121 and one head of cattle valued at $8.8

Family 1

  • Margaret Westbrook3 b. abt. 1782

Family 2

Margaret Brinck b. 6 Apr 1761
  • Jane Westbrook+9 b. abt. 1778
  • Blandina Westbrook3,10 b. 6 Oct 1779, d. bef. 1796
  • Catherine Westbrook3 b. abt. 1784
  • James Westbrook3 b. 25 Aug 1786, d. 2 Jan 1854
  • Chark Westbrook11 b. 22 Jun 1789
  • Esther Westbrook3 b. abt. 1790
  • Nicholas Westbrook3 b. 6 Oct 1792, d. 17 Aug 1862
  • Blandina Westbrook3 b. 18 Jun 1796, d. May 1887
  • Leonard Westbrook3 b. abt. 1797, d. young
  • Cornelius Taylor Westbrook3 b. Mar 1800
  • Richard Westbrook3 b. abt. 1803
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  1. [S1406] William E. Westbrooke, The Westbrook Family of New York: 1974, (San Francisco, California: s.p., 1974), 26; digital images, Ancestry.com: http://www.ancestry.com/ : 2009), 26, further cited as The Westbrook Family.
  2. [S1421] Royden Woodward Vosburgh, Minisink Valley Reformed Dutch Church Records, 1716-1830 (1913; reprint, Westminster, Maryland: Heritage Books, 2008), 136, further cited as Vosburgh, Minisink Valley Records.
  3. [S1406] Westbrooke, The Westbrook Family, 61-62.
  4. [S1407] "Records of Baptisms of the Reformed Church at Machackemek (Deerpark)," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record 43 (Jul 1912), at 232, further cited as "Baptisms at Deerpark."
  5. [S2161] Heads of Families at the First Census of the United States Taken in the Year 1790, 12 vols. (Washington D.C.: Department of Commerce and Labor, Bureau of the Census, 1907-1908), PA:150, further cited as Heads of Families, 1790.
  6. [S1422] Louise Welles Murray, A History of Old Tioga Point and Early Athens, Pennsylvania (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania: The Raeder Press, 1908), 634, further cited as Murray, Tioga Point.
  7. [S1423] Jane Dowd Dailey, The Official Roster of the Soldiers of the American Revolution Who Lived in the State of Ohio, 3 vols. (Columbus, Ohio: State Society, Daughters of the American Revolution of Ohio, 1938), 360, further cited as Dailey, Ohio Revolutionary Soldiers.
  8. [S1419] Florence Main and Carl Main, 1826 Auditor's Tax List: Delaware County, Ohio (n.p.: s.p., 1955), further cited as Main and Main, Delaware Tax List of 1826.
  9. [S1405] David Craft, History of Bradford County, Pennsylvania with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of It's Prominent Men and Pioneers (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: L. H. Everts & Co., 1878), 350, further cited as Craft, History of Bradford Co.
  10. [S1421] Vosburgh, Minisink Valley Records, 30.
  11. [S1421] Vosburgh, Minisink Valley Records, 200.