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Moses and Deborah Gard


Information comes from the family files at the Campbell County Historical & Genealogical Society in Alexandria


Moses Gard was born in Redstone, Fayette County, Pennsylvania in 1792.  Moses died by gun shot 2 June 1852 at Six Mile Lock, near Leitch's Station in Wilder.  He was buried at Newport Cemetery in Southgate June 3. (Newport Cemetery was renamed Evergreen in 1884)  He married Deborah Greene, daughter of Andrew and Mary Greene, who was born 7 Sep 1796 in Pennsylvania, died 25 Feb 1869 in Dayton and was buried in the Newport Cemetery in Southgate Feb 27.

Moses Gard Murdered by Robert A Robertson

Children of Moses Gard & Deborah Greene

1. Jason Gard b-6 Mar 1820 in Lawrenceburg, Dearborn, Indiana; m-Sarah Jane Crossely 1 Nov 1850 in Campbell Co; d-26 Mar 1896 and was buried in Evergreen;  Sarah was born Mar 1830 in Ohio, died 2 Dec 1906 in Dayton and was buried in Evergreen Dec 3
2. Lucretia Gard b-1822 in Lawrenceburg Indiana; d-10 Apr 1904 in Dayton KY; br-Evergreen Cemetery; m-Lewis Thacker 22 Sep 1840 in Gallatin Co KY
3. Caroline Gard b-1829 in Cincinnati; m-Frederick Whitton 28 Dec 1844 in Campbell Co KY
4. Elizabeth Gard b-1832 in Indiana; m-Oliver T Johns 5 Jan 1860 in Campbell Co KY
5. Sarah Gard b-7 Aug 1835 in Indiana; d-7 Aug 1922; br-Greendale Cemetery in Lawrenceburg In; m-James L Thompson 30 Dec 1858 in Campbell Co KY

Children of Jason Gard & Sarah Jane Crossely

1. Alice Gard b-Aug 1851 in Dayton; m-Isaac Thacker 14 Sep 1870
2. Child Gard
3. John Gard b-15 Nov 1861 in Dayton; m-Delilia Belle Gulley 5 Aug 1882 in Vanceburg, Lewis Co KY; d-25 June 1936 in CC; br-27 June in Evergreen Cemetery
4. George Gard b-1863 in Dayton; d-25 Oct 1877 in Poole’s Creek

Children of Lucretia Gard and Lewis Thacker (1 Oct 1815-28 Dec 1872)

1. Ida Thacker b-1855 in Dayton KY;
2. Laura Thacker b-3 July 1861 in Dayton KY; d-15 Mar 1942 in Dayton; br-Grandview Cemetery; m-Robert Wolfington 4 May 1881 in Presbyterian Church in Campbell Co

Children of Caroline Gard and Frederick Whitton (1823-)

1. Mersill Whitton b-1845 in Wilder
2. Marion Whitton b-1847 in Wilder
3. Melvin Whitton b-1849 in Wilder
4. Marcella Whitton b-20 Oct 1853 in Wilder; d-16 Mar 1919 in Newport; br-Evergreen Cemetery; m-Paden
5. Richard Whitton b-1854 in Wilder

Children of John Gard and Delilia Belle Gulley

1. Alma Ella Gard b-Sep 1883 in Dayton; m-Howard Schbach; d-14 May 1910 in Dayton KY
2. Clarence Gard b-Nov 1885 in Dayton; m-Elizabeth Mueller 2 Nov 1909 in St Francis Church in Dayton; d-13 Mar 1923 near Dayton of a RR accident; br-Evergreen
3. Herbert Elmer Gard b-22 Dec 1887 in Cincinnati; m-Alice Rebecca Linville 29 Mar 1916 in Dayton KY; d-13 Mar 1952 at the Speers Hospital in Dayton; br-17 Mar in Evergreen
4. Gladys Gard b-1889 in Dayton
5. Helen Gard b-Apr 1892 in Dayton; m-Walter Whitton; d-30 Nov 1910 in Dayton
6. Virginia Eugenia (Jean) Gard b-20 Sep 1894 in Dayton; m-Raymond Lyons; d-7 Sep 1972
7. Frank B Gard b-Jan 1896 in Dayton; d-31 Oct 1971
8. John Jordan Gard b-1906 in Dayton; m-Ethel Close; d-6 Dec 1974 in Ft Meyers Fl

Child of Alice Gard and Isaac Thacker

  1. Albia Thacker b-9 Aug 1881; d-27 Oct 1908 in Dayton KY

Children of Sarah Gard and James L Thompson

This family information submitted by Pam Walchli 28 Apr 2012

1. John Thompson b-17 Feb 1860; d-7 June 1871
2. Jessie Benton Thompson b-25 Feb 1862; d-27 Jan 1938
3. Benjamin Thompson b-28 May 1865; d-4 Dec 1947
4. Lucy Thompson b-1870
5. Nellie Thompson b-14 Nov 1872; d-11 Feb 1952; br-Evergreen; m-Charles Edgar Brown

Obituary for Clarence Gard The Kentucky Times-Star Monday, March 26, 1923

Switchman Dies When He Falls Between Cars

Body was Dragged by Freight Train

Clarence Gard 33, Pennsylvania railroad switchman, who lives on Fifth Avenue in Dayton KY. was killed in an accident in the East End yard of the railroad early Monday, according to the report of Coroner Handley, Gard fell between the cars of a moving freight train and was dragged a considerable distance. His body was almost unrecognizable. Death was instantaneous. Gard was a member of the first Baptist Church of Dayton.


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