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Birth: Sep. 15, 1825
Huntingdon County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 12, 1912
Pennsylvania, USA

Joshua Bard, son of Samuel Bard, was born in Blacklog Valley about 5 miles from Orbisonia, Sept. 15, 1825. Early in life he migrated to Fulton County. In 1861 he came to Shirley Township, residing near the old Edward Furnace, along the road leading from Otelia to Blacklog Valley. Mr. Bard married Miss Rebecca James, and unto them were born 11 children; as follows: Mary, Mrs. John Lewis, of Elgin, Ore.; Ada, Mrs. John Davis, of Barree, Pa.; Miles of Rockhill; Barbara, Mrs. John Shields, of near Otelia; Margaret at home; Alfred (deceased), Bell, Mrs. Thos. McKinstry, of Ryde, Mifflin County; Martha, Mrs. J.O. Kenyon, of Huntingdon; Ella, Mrs. James Matthews. of Altoona; Lizzie (deceased); Alice, Mrs. John Latherow of Wilmerding, Pa. Mrs. Bard has been a hard working man all his life. He was a stone mason by trade. He has resided on the present place since 1862. He was a soldier, a member of Company F, 19th Penna. Cavalry. During the war he passed through Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Louisiana. He has been a devoted Christian for many years, a member of the Methodist Church. His faithful companion died less than two years ago.
[from The History of Mt. Union, Shirleysburg & Shirley Township, Pennsylvania by Charles Howard Welsh, A.B., 1910] 
 
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 Spouse:
  Rebecca James Bard (1827 - 1908)*
 
 Children:
  Mary J. Bard Lewis (1848 - 1929)*
  Miles Martin Bard (1853 - 1940)*
  Barbara Bard Shields (1855 - 1927)*
  Margaret R. Bard (1857 - 1950)*
  Alfred A. Bard (1859 - 1908)*
  Isabelle Bard McKinstry (1861 - 1945)*
  Martha Bard Kenyon (1864 - 1950)*
  Ella Bard Matthews (1866 - 1938)*
  Alice Anna Bard Latherow (1872 - 1950)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Germany Valley Cemetery
Shirleysburg
Huntingdon County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: "Thou shall come to the grave in a full age like a shock of corn cometh in in his season."
 
Created by: Kathryn Doyle
Record added: Jun 11, 2006
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Joshua Bard
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