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John Porter Bernard
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Birth: Jan. 31, 1865
Alabama, USA
Death: Dec. 22, 1947
Cherokee County
Texas, USA

John was the last of 7 children born to John & Martha Ann Buffaloe Bernard. His father was born in France and his mother was born in Wake County, North Carolina. John and his siblings were born in Alabama.

John married Willie Mae Brown from Tennessee, on December 29, 1886 in Madison County, Alabama. They had 5 children, Lenora (Harris, LeGard), Bessie (Sanderson, Boberg), & John Birrel, born in Alabama, and Lona Mae (Bradford), & Dewey Jessie, born in Texas.

Willie died about 1900, approximately 2 years after their last child was born. Her death and burial were probably in the community of Handley Village, now a part of Fort Worth, Texas.

John married Nancy Newman in 1903 in Lincoln County, Tennessee and they had two daughters, Sadie and Agness.

John died in Rusk, Cherokee Co, Texas. 
Family links: 
  Martha Ann Buffaloe Bernard (1830 - 1915)
  Lula C. Bradford Bernard (1874 - 1941)
  Lenora Madeline Bernard LeGard (1888 - 1952)*
  John Birrel Bernard (1891 - 1969)*
  Lona Mae Bernard Bradford (1893 - 1976)*
  Dewey Jessie Bernard (1898 - 1980)*
  Sadie Leva Maize (1903 - 1963)*
  Hardy Thomas Bernard (1856 - 1943)*
  Lawrence Heywood Bernard (1857 - 1926)*
  John Porter Bernard (1865 - 1947)
*Calculated relationship
Palestine City Cemetery
Anderson County
Texas, USA
Plot: New Addition Annex D-05
Created by: Bernard-Trigg
Record added: Sep 04, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15616744
John Porter Bernard
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John Porter Bernard
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