George Lord

George Lord

New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 8 Feb 1898 (aged 97)
San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California, USA
Burial San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California, USA
Memorial ID 26673399 · View Source
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Son of George Lord from Scotland.
Married Elizabeth Kettlewell; 1836, Stark Co., OH.
Father of
Elenora Lord(1844-)
Vincent William Lord(1850-)

He came to California in 1849 and worked the gold fields. In 1851 he married Arabella Singleton and they arrived in San Bernardino in 1852 where he became a rancher.
Father of
George Lord Jr.(1853-1891)
Arabella Lord(1859-1859)
Joseph Singleton Lord(1860-)

George Lord was the first president of the San Bernardino Pioneer Society. A very high type of man. Educated above the average, read a great deal. He was a devoted mason and lived the life. Just one failing. If angry, he swore. He could swear more dramatically than any man I ever heard. With him, it was an art and an outlet for something pent up in him. No minister could give a better prayer than he and mean it. He was kind to all but particularly to widows and children. He ran for assembly but was defeated. He was well informed in masonry and an earnest, sincere teacher of same. As an officer, he was impressive and made a lasting impression on all, particularly on the young men of the order. He never joined any church.

Contributed by Chloé, Find A Grave member # 47159257

He was the president of the Pioneer Society form 1888-1896.
Photo courtesy of City of San Bernardino Historical and Pioneer Society

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San Bernardino Pioneer plaque



  • Maintained by: Chloé
  • Originally Created by: Barbara LeClaire
  • Added: 7 May 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 26673399
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for George Lord (27 Jun 1800–8 Feb 1898), Find a Grave Memorial no. 26673399, citing Pioneer Memorial Cemetery, San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California, USA ; Maintained by Chloé (contributor 47159257) .