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 email@example.com