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Leonard Walter JEROME

Male 1817 - 1891  (73 years)


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  • Name Leonard Walter JEROME 
    Born 3 Nov 1817  Pompey, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 Mar 1891  Brighton, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I20570  1. Essex Ennevers
    Last Modified 27 Aug 2011 

    Father Captain Isaac JEROME,   Born:  26 Oct 1786, Charlton, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  20 Jul 1866, Syracuse, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Aurora MURRAY,   Born:  18 Jan 1785, Canaan, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  6 Apr 1867, New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 18 Mar 1807  Pompey, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F8030  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family (spouse) Clarissa HALL,   Born:  16 Jul 1825, Palmyra, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  2 Apr 1895, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 15 Apr 1849  Palmyra, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Also recorded as 5/4/1849.
    Children 
     1. Clara JEROME,   Born:  15 Apr 1851,   Died:  Yes, date unknown
     2. Jeanette JEROME, CI, DStJ,   Born:  1854, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  9 Jun 1921  (Age 67 years)
     3. Camille JEROME,   Born:  1855,   Died:  Abt 1863  (Age 8 years)
     4. Leonie Blanche JEROME,   Born:  Aug 1859, St Germain, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  21 Aug 1943  (Age ~ 84 years)
    Family histories
    Cleopatra Cecilia Burgoyne & Augustus Joseph Enever
    Cleopatra Cecilia Burgoyne & Augustus Joseph Enever
    A story of a broken marriage, power and Power, aristocracy, misery, the exalted position of 'Once Master of British commerce' and some surprising connections in the family
    Well-known family members
    Well-known family members
    All family members who I have found featured in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography or its Australian equivalent, Who's Who 2008 or with an obituary in The Times.
    Family ID F6353  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Nov 1817 - Pompey, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Apr 1849 - Palmyra, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Mar 1891 - Brighton, Sussex Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Leonard Walter Jerome was a financier, sportsman and stock speculator. Leonard made and lost several fortunes, he was known as "The King of Wall Street". Served as a major stockholder of the newspaper 'NY Times'. The founder of Manhattan’s Academy of Music. His interests and passion centered about horseracing and yachting. The family home was at Madison and 26th St. in NYC.

      His 3 daughters were known as 'the Good, the Witty and the Beautiful.' Jennie was 'the beauty' who married Lord Randolph Churchill, Clara Jerome 'the good’ married Morton Frewen (1853 - Sept. 4, 1924),and Leonie Jerome 'the witty' married Sir John Leslie (1857 - 1944). Leonie and John had 4 sons.
      Several streets in NYC were named for Leonard Jerome.
      While visiting with Jennie in England, Leonard died in 1891 but his body was returned to US for burial.

      Source: www.wikitree.com/wiki/Jerome-2


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