Richard Leach

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ChartsAncestors of William Jerome Pierce
Richard Leach, son of John Leach and Mary Edwards, was born say 1680.1 He died at Wenham, Essex Co., Massachusetts, June 1719.2,3,4

Richard married Hannah Balch, daughter of John Balch and Hannah Verin, at Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts, 7 March 1703/4.4,3,2


Hannah Balch b. abt. 1676, d. aft. Apr 1739
  • John Leach4,2,3 b. 12 May 1705
  • Hannah Leach2,3,4 b. 28 May 1707
  • Deborah Leach2,3,4 b. 21 May 1708
  • Mary Leach2,3,4 b. 17 Jun 1710
  • Richard Leach+2,3,4 b. 15 Jul 1711, d. 1805
  • Ebenezer Leach2,3,4 b. 10 Jun 1714
  • Ruth Leach2,3,4 b. 10 Jun 1714, d. 26 Jun 1714
  • Sarah Leach2,3,4 b. 17 Aug 1715
  • Abigail Leach2,3,4 b. 4 Jun 1718
This person was last edited on22 Sep 2009


  1. [S1330] Estimated from date of marriage (1704).
  2. [S230] F. Phelps Leach, Lawrence Leach of Salem, Massachusetts and Some of His Descendants, 2 vols. (St. Albans, Vermont: Messenger Press, 1924-1925), 1:19, further cited as Leach Descendants.
  3. [S229] Owen Glenn Leach Jr., Leach: A Genealogy, (Greenwich, Connecticut: p.p., 1968), 38-42, further cited as Leach, Leach Genealogy.
  4. [S644] Galusha B. Balch, Genealogy of the Balch Families in America (Salem, Massachusetts: Eben Putnam, 1897), 28, further cited as Balch, Balch Families in America.