|Birth: ||May 22, 1839|
|Death: ||Jan. 13, 1927|
THE PARIS NEWS, Friday, January 14, 1927. 'Mrs. James M. Biard, 88, died Thursday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. W. R. Wood, 137 South Twenty-sixth street. The funeral service will be held at 2:30 this afternoon at the First Christian Church, conducted by Rev. J. Leslie Finnell, the minister, assisted by Rev. C. Lyle Smith of Oklahoma. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery.
She was the widow of the founder and first pastor of the First Christian church here.
She is survived by two daughters and a son, Mrs. Ashley Evans of Bonham, and Mrs. Wood and J. W. T. Biard of this city. Two other sons, David and the Rev. Robert Biard are dead. Mrs. Biard was born in Lewisburg, Tenn. 1839, and came to Texas in 1846. Her family settled in Morris county, near Daingerfield, and she was married in 1958. She came with her husband to Lamar County, and they made their home in the Biardstown community, moving to Paris in the early eighties. Mrs. Biard had made her home here since that time, and was widely known.' (bio by: Carole Curry)
James Monroe Biard (1834 - 1901)*
Cartha Biard Wood (1860 - 1945)*
John William Thomas Biard (1875 - 1965)*
Created by: Bobby Wayne Smith
Record added: Sep 05, 2003
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