Walter Biglow Leonard and Josephine Emma Margaret
Vanderlip were married in St. Pauls Church in Federal Point on September 26, 1912.
Walter was the son of Geoprge W. Leonard of NY.
He was born c. 1843. He died July 1, 1919 in St. Augustine. He was a Veteran of the Union Army duruing the Civil War.
Walter Biglow Leonard was born in New York on
September 26, 1872. He first appeared in Hastings, Florida in the 1910 Federal Census listed as a boarder in the James W.
Brine household. He was employed as a farm manager, age 35, born in NY.
Josephine Emma Margaret Vanderlip was born in
Blue Earth, Minnesota on Jan 1, 1893. She first appeared in the 1910 Federal
Census, Federal Point, FL in the Thomas Evans household as a servant, age 17, born in Minnesota. Her Family lived in Welaka,
FL and she was living with the Evans due to a conflict with her father, Thomas Vanderlip.
Thomas Vanderlip married Lydia Miller of Fox Lake
WS. She was born in 1867. She died on Nov. 30, 1904 Thomas was born in Upstate NY in July of 1837 They were married in 1891.
He died in March 1915. He was a Veteran of the Civil War in the Union Army.
The family had moved to Hastings by the 1920 Federal
Census. They had 2 children , Elizabeth, age 6, and Walter, Jr. age 4 months. Walter was the Hastings Postmaster.
Their other children were Jack and Jim Leonard
Walter, Sr. died Feb 14, 1942 and Josephine died
Aug 24,1974. The only child still living is Jim who is in the Veterans Hospital in Lake City, FLInfo from Sterling Hart and US Federal Censuses