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Re: Jacob & Mary Gard
Posted by: Narda McNally (ID *****2073) Date: May 31, 2008 at 08:23:08
In Reply to: Jacob & Mary Gard by mary-jo finan of 605

Jacob Samuel Gard
March 11, 1828 - Monroe twp., Preble Co., OH
March 4, 1892 - Jefferson, Huntington Co.,, IN
Mary Smith
April 15, 1834 - Lancaster, Co., PA
November 18, 1897 - Warren, IN

Jacob Samuel Gard enlisted May 2, 1864 in Co., D. 152 Regt, Ohio Inf. at or near Greenville, OH. While in the service and in the line of duty at Shenandoah Valley in the State of VA., in June, 1864, he incurred disease or lameness of the right hip joint, the result of hard marching from Martinsburg to Lexington.
He applied for a pension in 1887 and Mary applied for a widow's pension in 1892. Their residence on the application was given as Milo, Grant Co. IN. This is close to Warren, Indiana where they are buried in Mitchel Cemetery, an old cemetery at the edge of town. Jacob and Mary's religious affiliation was United Brethren.
Source: Virginia Prosser, researcher, now deceased.

1860 census for Greenville PO, Jackson twp, Darke Co., OH in Series M653, Roll 956, pg 655 taken on 10 Aug. Living close to Seth Gard, his brother.
Gard,        Jacob S.       32       Farmer       500/380       OH
       Mary       26                     OH
       William       03                     OH
       Cashus       01                     OH

This family is found in the 1880 census for Jefferson, Huntington Co., IN on page 617B.
Gard,        Jacob S.       self       52       OH Farmer       Mary        wife       46       PA              Charles F. son       17       OH       
       James G.       son       15       OH
       Elmer E.       son       13       IN
       Marthy E.       dau       11       IN
       Jacob M.       son       09       IN
       Naommi        dau       02       IN
There is another child that does not show up in this census and that is Pearl Gard - July 31, 1880.       
---Narda J. McNally
nardaj@pctelecom.us


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