Person: Charles W. Leonard

  • Nationality: Myaamia
    Family Group: Leonard
  • ID: 2719
    Gender: Male
    Date of Birth: Knw 02-24-1879
    Location of Birth: N/A
    Date of Death: Knw 06-20-1940
    Location of Death: N/A
  • Biography/Notes:
    Bringing two Miami families together, Addie Billington and Charles Leonard were married February 26, 1900. Charles was the son of George W. Leonard and Cynthia Sigman, and the grandson of Moses Leonard and Marie Louisa Roubidoux. Before marrying, Charles had attended Haskell Indian School in Kansas, and Addie had graduated from Chilocco Indian School. It was not long after their respective educations that they married. Charles and Addie's marriage brought forth five sons and four daughters: Irene, Elmer Charles, Carl Edgar, Busey, Cora, LeRoy, Anna Rose, Everett Eugene, and Verdenia Pauline. The Leonard family operated a farm near Chetopa, Kansas, just north of their allotted land.
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February 24, 1879

1889 Allotment

March 2, 1889

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatires of the United States of America in Congressa ssembled, That the provisions of chapter One hundred and Nineteen of the acts of eighteen hundred and eighty seven, entitled "An act to provide for the allotment of lands in severalty to Indians on the various reservations,and to extend the protection of the laws of the United States and the Territories over the Indians, and for other purposes," are hereby declared to extend to and are made app...


June 20, 1940