Category Archives: LEEDS

daniel leeds: way-back great-grampa the almanac-maker

52 Ancestors In 52 Weeks, 2018 Edition:  Week 48 (November 26-December 2).  Prompt, “Next to Last.” Born in the next-to-last month of the year, an ancestor the writer in me finds fascinating:  the almanac-maker & writer, Daniel Leeds… ____________ Daniel … Continue reading

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my quaker cousin rev. william leeds: was a pirate?!?

Okay, wait a minute here… My quite exemplary 1st cousin (9x removed), an upstanding member of the colonial New England community, who generously willed that, upon his death — “after decease of wife and brother Daniel” — all of his considerable … Continue reading

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leeds: rhoda ann (rudy) leeds, daughter of james leeds & rody bayard

LEEDS is one of my “favorite” family lines from a research perspective, home as it is to:  • The legendary Jersey Devil [see my January, 2018 post, “starting your family history research“]; and, • Daniel LEEDS, my immigrant ancestor in … Continue reading

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