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Henry W. Bethard
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Birth: Feb. 26, 1871
Catahoula Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Dec. 17, 1957
Harrisonburg
Catahoula Parish
Louisiana, USA

Henry Washington Bethard, son of George Washington Bethard and Mary A. V. Clark.
BETHARD, Henry Washington, businessman. Born near Jena, La., February 26, 1871; son of George W. Bethard and Mary Augusta Virginia Clark. Education: Jena Seminary, Jena, La., where he received a teacher's certificate. From the late 1880s to mid-1890s a hunting and fishing guide at the Pine Top Hotel, which was owned by his parents and located at White Sulphur Springs, Catahoula Parish, La., a popular resort of the late nineteenth century. Married Fanny Martin (1874-1963), February 16, 1898, Natchez, Miss., daughter of Steven W. Martin and Mary Elizabeth (Hoblestoker) Disch. Resided at Harrisonburg, La., where the antebellum home in which they lived is a local landmark. He was employed at the Harrisonburg State Bank and became a vice president of the bank. Established, 1917, the H. W. Bethard Insurance Agency, which he owned and operated until his death. Tax assessor of Catahoula Parish, 1924-1928. Elected to the board of directors of Catahoula Bank, formerly the Harrisonburg State Bank, in 1926 and served until his death. Member, Methodist church. Children: Henry William, Mary Mildred, Cecilia, Marie Camille, Buatt Martin, Joseph Eugene Ransdell, Frances Elizabeth and Mamie Etta. Died, Harrisonburg, La., December 17, 1957; interred Harrisonburg Cemetery. A.Y.B. Source: Welcome to Harrisonburg, La., Incorporation Centennial, 1827-1972 (1972); Roster of Officials of the State of Louisiana Elected during the Year 1924. 
 
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 Parents:
  George Washington Bethards (1836 - 1902)
  Mary August Virginia Clark Bethards (1848 - 1925)
 
 Spouse:
  Fannie M. Bethard (1874 - 1963)*
 
 Children:
  Henry William Bethard (1898 - 1961)*
  Mary Mildred Bethard (1902 - 1903)*
  Cecile M Bethard Husbands (1904 - 1993)*
  Camille Bethard Wilson (1905 - 1985)*
  Buatt Martin Bethard (1907 - 1976)*
  Joseph Ransdell Bethard (1909 - 1983)*
  Frances Elizabeth Bethard McKillips (1911 - 1983)*
  Mamie E Bethard Trunzler (1913 - 2006)*
 
 Siblings:
  Henry W. Bethard (1871 - 1957)
  Samuel E. Bethards (1872 - 1874)*
  Mary Henrietta Bethards McGee (1874 - 1966)*
  Lee Davis Bethard (1876 - 1930)*
  Sallie Evaline Bethard Buatt (1879 - 1974)*
  Martha Ann Bethards (1882 - 1884)*
  George Anna Bethards McGee (1886 - 1917)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Harrisonburg Cemetery
Harrisonburg
Catahoula Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: Billie Grunden
Record added: Aug 01, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55744442
Henry W. Bethard
Added by: Eva Merryman
 
Henry W. Bethard
Added by: Billie Grunden
 
Henry W. Bethard
Added by: Billie Grunden
 
 
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