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a. Note:   Source: HISTORY OF WYOMING CO., NY BY: F. W. BEERS, 1880 ======================================= LEANDER EASTMAN was born in Genesee County, NY, Oct. 9th, 1815, and has been twice married; the last time, Sept. 14th, 1865, to HARRIET COX, of Middlebury, NY, who was born July 23rd, 1830. By his first wife he has two children; by his second, one. Nathaniel Eastman, his father, came to Middlebury in 1817, and lived for fifty years on the farm he then took up. Mr. Eastman is a teacher and farmer, and Mrs. Eastman is a member of the Methodist church and has been a teacher of common and Sunday schools. 1860 United States Federal Census about Leander Eastman Name: Leander Eastman Age in 1860: 44 Birth Year: abt 1816 Birthplace: New York Home in 1860: Middlebury, Wyoming, New York Gender: Male Post Office: Wyoming Value of real estate: View image Household Members: Name Age Leander Eastman 44 Mary Eastman 41 George M Eastman 14 John N Eastman 13 Charles J Eastman 8 Name: Leander Eastman Age: 62 Birth Year: abt 1818 Birthplace: New York Home in 1880: Middlebury, Wyoming, New York Race: White Gender: Male Relation to Head of House: Self (Head) Marital Status: Married Spouse's Name: Harriet C Eastman Father's Birthplace: Connecticut Mother's Birthplace: Connecticut Neighbors: View others on page Occupation: Farmer Leander Eastman 62 Harriet C Eastman 49 Justin L Eastman 10, son and Frank A Osgood age 20, servant. ____________________ Leander Eastman1,2,3 3rd cousin 5xR b. 9 October 1815, d. 4 May 1893, #25859 Pop-up Pedigree Father Nathaniel Henry Eastman2,1 b. 28 December 1791, d. 30 July 1868 Mother Marilla Patterson b. 4 November 1796, d. 11 August 1878 Birth 9 October 1815 Leander was born on 9 October 1815 at Genesee, New York.4 Marriage 3 February 1842 Leander Eastman, 26 years old, married Mary Merritt, who was 23 years old, 3 February 1842 in Middlebury, Wyoming county, New York.1,5 Cen1850 27 August 1850 Leander Eastman appears on the 1850 census of Middlebury, Wyoming county, New York Leander is 35, a farmer and born in New York. Wife is Mary 32. Children are: Anderson 7 Merrit 5 and John 3 There also is hired hand living in the household.6 1864 George Eastman site gives two additional children for this marriage: John W. Eastman (Cemetery records indicate he was John N.)(May be the John on the 1850) BIRTH: 6 JUN 1847, Middlebury, Wyoming Co, NY(he is 3 on 1850 census) DEATH: 4 NOV 1864, Middlebury, Wyoming Co, NY and Charles Justus or Justin BIRTH: 25 NOV 1851, Middlebury, Wyoming Co, NY DEATH: 9 NOV 1864, Middlebury, Wyoming Co, NY.1,7 November 1864 What happened November 1864 Two of their children died in early November of 1864. Was there an epidemic? And the wife died in December?? Marriage 14 Sept 1865 Leander Eastman, 49 years old, married Harriet Cox, who was 35 years old, 14 September 1865 in Middlebury, Wyoming, New York. 1880 Still living in Middleburg, Genesee in 1880. (Note Not Middlebury) Twice married. Two children by each wife. (This may not be true!!) Was a teacher and farmer. Notes from 'History of Wyoming county, NY' compiled in 1880. p224.3 The census of 1880 gives Leander as 62 years old, born in New York, parents born in Connecticut. He is a farmer. Wife is Harriet D. who is 49 years old. One son at home, Justin, who is 10 years old. Living in Middlebury, Wyoming county, New York. Death 4 May 1893 Leander died on 4 May 1893 at Middlebury, at Wyoming, at New York at age 77.1 Family 1 Mary Merritt b. 4 August 1818, d. 17 December 1864 Children 1 Andrew Jackson Eastman b. 7 Nov 1843 2. George Merritt Eastman b. 13 Jun 1845, d. 21 Nov 1914 Family 2 Harriet Cox b. 23 July 1830, d. 21 May 1900 Child 1. Justin Leander Eastman b. 24 Dec 1869, d. 23 Nov 19461


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