This was the first Honor Roll sign in 1943 . On the home of Betty and Carman Lyons,now.
We are adding Korean War, and Vietnam War, and served military from Leon.There are around 70 more names and will be put next to the first sign. Our sign are design by Kevin Bailey from South Dayton. He was from Leon.
Men who served in Korean War
Russell Moore Merle Prince
Kenneth Grover Merton Prince
Elliott Ellis, Jr. Junius Stoddard
Elton Merchant Roger Milliman
William Elliott Richard Besse
Raymond Hill Eugene Blair
August Szymanski David McKay
Donald Winship Burdett Bromley
Claude (Peewee) Hallett Harold Milliman
Nelson Palmer James Moore
Howard Merchant/Germany Leo Dorman/Army
Men who served in Vietnam
Kenneth Burnside Melvin Cullen
Dale Synder Robert Gross
Clarence (Jake) Kelly Perry Milliman (Career in Marines)
Gregory Hallett Richard Cleveland
Men who served in Military
Archie Beckman Calvin Stoddard
Gaylord Milliman Elvira Stoddard
Gerald Milliman Vera Stoddard
Merle Milliman Lenora Stoddard
Willard Milliman Elma Stoddard
Bernard Milliman Ward Stoddard
Neil Cullen Wendland Stoddard
Richard Elliott Ronald Stefinick/army
Robert Elliott Gaylord Ennis/Army
Orlo Elliott Morey Lampson/Air Force
Wayne Kelly David Synder
Gene Kelly Gordon Ellis
John Ellis Curtis Moore
These men to be added to WW II and WWI
Carmon Lyons Herbert Wagner Gleason Sheldon
Walter Francis Howard Valentine
Paul Gross Leslie Pease
Victor Gross Robert Emke
Philip Gross Thomas Kelly
Harold Milliman Fred Winship
The G.A.R. “The Grand Army of the Republic.” Number 310,was organized November 11, 1882.with 25 members. This post was named the Fancher Post in honor of Captain Wm Fancher of Co. K 64th N.Y. Volunteers.
A well- remembered event of the G.A. R. post Number 310 was a reunion of the 64th Regiment N.Y. Volunteers held in
It is well remember the G.A.R. Post number 310 represented the one-hundred and nineteen men enlisted from
Pioneer’s who served in Wars.
1. Robert Durfee located on lot 49; he was Soldier of the War of 1812. Died in 1859 and buried in Old Cemetery on lot 49.
Married Polly Cheney sister of Thomas Cheney. First child Edwin C-1819.held several positions in Town. Justice of Peace. Edwin died in 1910. (p.34)
2. James Franklin came from Danbury, Conn. Soldier of the Revolution,
And a pensioner/died in 1842. (p.35)
3. Elisha Freeman came in 1822 and located on lot 42, he was a Soldier in the Revolution and served in Washington’s army, died in 1849 and buried in Old Cemetery on lot 49. (p. 35-36)
4. Xury Bladgett came in 1820 located on the North side of lot 49. He was a Soldier in the war of 1812. A grandson Melzer Damon living in Cherry Creek. Also Bertha Kellogg Smith and Sister Alice Kelley. (p.36)
5. Simson Harmon first to settle Riga Rd. was a Soldier in the war of 1812, war at burning of Buffalo, came here in 1814. Born 1787, died in 1841.
3 children Hiram, Ira, and David. Entire life in Leon and are in Treat Memorial. (p.49)
In the year 1830 population 1000. The first hamlet was known as the “Hollow” first saw mill built on banks of Butternut Creek, north of the present grist mill. Mill was built by Johnson Hoyes. A tavern built by 6. Amasa Green came here in 1820 and lived for some time with Abner Wise.
6. John Everts another Soldier of the war of 1812, that sleeps in the cemetery with no stone to mark his resting place.. He was a pensioner and received a bounty, and for many years lived on the side hill just to the north of the old mill, the house and other buildings having long ago passed out of the picture. Mr. Everts was the maker of about all the coffins that encase the remains of those who passed away in the locality. (p. 51)
7. Samuel Shannon was a pensioner of the Revolution, died at the age of 75, buried in the Treat Memorial Cemetery.
8. Edgar Shannon, veteran of the Civil war. Was a member of the Assembly Districts, the Supervisor of the Township? (p.66)
8. Henry Trumbull was born in township, Son of Jonathan Trumbull: Veteran of the Revolution came here in 1830. Buried in the Treat. (p. 67)