Garard Bible

This Bible was submitted by Jesse Birder. "I have a Bible for the Stephenson Garard family of Greene County, PA. It's in very bad condition with the title page missing. Some of the inscriptions are in the same pen and hand (suggesting they were added after the fact), others in different handwriting."




Stephenson Garard & Mary Ann Robinson was maried April 25th 1850
Elizabeth Mary Garard & John P. Minor was maried August 15th 1875
Emma Maria Garard & Allen Dowlin was maried November
Flora Belle Garard & G. W. W. Blair were married March 23rd (Sunday Eve 8 O’clock) 1884


Stephenson Garard was born may the 18th AD 1828
Mary ann Garard was born February the 14th AD 1831
Jonathan Garard Jun was born February the 2nd AD 1851
Elisabeth Mary Garard was born November the 13th AD 1852
Emma Maria Garard was born April the 12th AD 1855
Corbly Garard Jun was born June 1st AD 1857
Flora Belle Garard was born February the 22nd AD 1860
Jesse Leazure Garard was born July the 11th AD 1862
Alfred Yeager Garard was born December 25th AD 1864
Martha Ann Garard was born June the 2nd AD 1867
Rachel Denny Garard was born November 38th 1874


Jonathan Garard died October the 18th AD 1856
Corbly Garard Jun died October the
Jesse Leasure Garard died June 13 1934

(hand written note –
Stephen Garard died Jan 7th 1894 Sabbath afternoon about 3 o’clock. Aged 65 yrs, 7 mon, 19 days. Was born May 18 1828. Buried Tuesday PM. Tex John 1st cp 4 verse

Father died February 26th 1877 at 4 ½ o’clock in the evening was Buried Feb 38th Funeral sermon preached by the Rev F. Burwell from Roman 61 Chapter & 23 verse. For the wages of sin is death but the gift of God is Eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Mary Myers Departed this life July 5th 4 o’clock in the evening 1884.

Family Record hand done, inserted in bible:

Stephenson Garard born May 18 1828 married April 25 1850
Mary A. Robinson born Feby 14 1831 by John Thomas, Minister died Sep 24 1888

Jonathan born Feby 2 1851 died Oct 181856
Elizabeth Mary Nov 13 1853 married John P Minor Aug 15 1875
Emma Maria April 12 1855 married Allen Dowlin Nov 28 1875
Corbly June 1 1857 Oct
Flora Belle Feby 22 1860 G. W. W. Blair March 23 1884
Jesse Leasure July 11 1862
Alfred Yeager Dec 25 1864
Martha Ann Jun 2 1867
Radie Denny Nov 28 1873