Transcribed from History of Labette County, Kansas and its Representative Citizens, ed. & comp. by Hon. Nelson Case. Pub. by Biographical Publishing Co., Chicago, Ill. 1901

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Leonard Ullery

LEONARD ULLERY, the leading gardener of Labette county, Kansas, is well known in the county, and in those surrounding. He has been in the gardening business all his life, and is thoroughly conversant with the business in all its different phases. Although most of his time is given to business, he manages to find leisure to assist in any work which is for the good of the community. Mr. Ullery was born, May 1, 1838, in Indiana, where he lived until he was twenty years of age. He learned gardening when a youth, and also farming. In 1858 Mr. Ullery moved to Carroll county, Indiana, where he farmed until 1863. From Carroll county he moved to Pike county, Illinois, where he bought a farm, on Which he lived for fourteen years. He sold this farm in 1877, and moved to his present home in North township, Labette county, on the north half of the southeast quarter of section 17.

Mr. Ullery was married, in 1863, to Elizabeth Wagner, who was born in Clinton county, Indiana, and is a daughter of David and Esther (Wolf) Wagner. Her parents were both natives of Ohio, and they reared the following children: Leonard; Elizabeth, the wife of Mr. Ullery; John; and Barberina. Mr. Ullery and his wife are the parents of five children, as follows: Samuel, a carpenter, of Parsons, Kansas; Catherine; Mary; Susie; and Hannah. Mr. Ullery is a Republican, in politics. Religiously, he is a member of the German Baptist church.