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From: Thomas Hamm <>
Subject: Re: [Q-R] Lydia LEONARD - was she Quaker?
Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2001 09:05:47 -0600
>I have started investigating Lydia LEONARD, daughter of John LEONARD and
>Abigail MOODY as a possible mother to my Jereter _____ who was wife of
>Wiley WALL and listed in the Center MM record as disowned in Feb. of
>1840. (161 years ago this month!) Lydia LEONARD was a member of Center
>MM, according to various sources. (I have not yet checked Hinshaw's
>books). Lydia married Jehu VICKERY, son of Christopher and Hannah
>(Hodge/Hodgh) VICKERY. Jehu and Lydia VICKERY apparently lived in Rowan
>County, NC in 1810 and maybe also 1820. Presumably Jehu Vickery was
>My question is:
>Assuming Rowan Co., NC had Quakers living there, what would be the most
>likely preparative meeting location in Rowan County to be under the care
>of Center MM? Jehu Vickery was listed in the 1810 Census for Rowan
>The name Salathiel VICKERY reminds me of Salathiel LEONARD. Don't know
>the connection.Was Salathiel Leonard also a Quaker?
I've not run across any members of Center MM in Rowan County (what's
now Davidson). Membership would be more likely to be at Springfield
MM (which had a preparative meeting, Pine Woods, in what is now
Davidson County) or at Back Creek if the family lived farther south.