was born in 1772 at Hardy Co., West Virginia
. He was the son of John Stump
and Mary Magdalene Brake
. Leonard Stump married Phoebe Davis
. Leonard Stump left a will at Muskingum Co., Ohio
; Will of Leonard Stump
Be it remembered that I Leonard Stump of the County of Muskingum and State of Ohio considering the uncertainty of this human life and being of sound and disposing mind and memory, do make and publish this my last will and testament in manner and form following, that is to say, first it is my will that my funeral expenses and all my just debts be paid. Second, the balance of my real estate which I have not heretofore divided and deeded to my several heirs as their several shares of my real estate consists of ninety seven and a half acres be?? ... more or less of land where I now reside on the west side of the town of ... and being a part of the fourth quarter of the second township and ninth range U.S. Military. I wish to said lot of land with all the improvements and appurtenances to be sold at public sale by my executor to the best advantage after my decease. Out of the effects of said sale I give and bequeath ... my son John r. Stump the sum of one dollar; to son James A. (?) Stump, the sum of one dollar, to my son Jackson Stump's heirs the sum of one dollar, to my son William Stump the sum of one dollar and unto my granddaughter Phebe McClure the sum of five dollars. I give and bequeath to my daughter Elizabeth McClure a married woman and to her heirs one fourth of the balance of the proceeds of the above mentioned sale of land and lastly to my youngest daughter Phebe Tanner a married woman and her heirs the balance whatever may be of the proceeds of the said sale.
And lastly, I hereby constitute and appoint my son-in-law William Tanner to be my executor for this my last will and testament revoking and annulling all former wills by me and ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my last will and testament. In testimony where-of I have hereunto set my hand and seal this seventeenth day of February anno dommo eighteen hundred forty five. Signed. Published and declared by Leonard Stump as for his last will and testament in the presence of us and at his request have signed as witnessed to the same. Attest: Thomas Bealmear and Henry Sheppard. And the examination and testimony of the attesting and subscribing witnesses so reduced to writing and filed in said court and ordered to be recorded as aforesaid is now here accordingly recorded as following to with.
He died on 8 October 1847 at Muskingum Co., Ohio
. He was buried in October 1847 at Stump-Tanner Cemetery, Muskingum Co., Ohio