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Joshua Bard

  • Birth 15 Sep 1825 Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 12 Apr 1912 Shirley Township, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Shirleysburg, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 14575693

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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Joshua Bard
Sept. 15, 1825
Apr. 5, 1912
"Thou shalt come to thy grave in a full age, like as a shock of corn cometh in in his season."


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  • Created by: Kathryn Doyle
  • Added: 11 Jun 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14575693
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joshua Bard (15 Sep 1825–12 Apr 1912), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14575693, citing Germany Valley Cemetery, Shirleysburg, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Kathryn Doyle (contributor 27852883) .