Basic information on Colonel John Bayard can be found in the "Memorial Cyclopedia of New Jersey" 1915 Edited by Mary Ogden or in other American Biographical References. Interesting information about John Bayard can be found in articles by General James Grant Wilson. 1.Colonel John Bayard (1738-1807) and the Bayard Family of America in the NY Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol. XVI No.2 4/1885. 2.A memorial of Colonel John Bayard in Proceedings of the New Jersey Historical Society 2nd series Vol. V 1877-79. 3.A Colonial Soldier and Statesman in Proceedings of the New Jersey Historical Society 3rd series Vol. II 1897.