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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania

 

GEORGE A. BAYARD, merchant, Rogersville, Penn., was born in this county, April 11, 1832.  He is a son of Samuel P. and Hannah Bayard (nee Mitchell) who were natives of Greene County, where they resided until Mr. Bayard’s death, which occurred July 17, 1885.  His widow survives him.  George was united in marriage, October 6, 1859, with Martha Morris, who was born in this county, August 19, 1837.  She is a daughter of Ephraim and Martha Morris, deceased.  At a very early age Mr. Bayard learned the trade of a tanner, which he followed until he was twenty-five years old.  He then engaged in farming until 1878, when he began merchandising in Rogersville, where he owns a general store.  He received the appointment of postmaster at Rogersville in 1880, and has been filling that position ever since.

 

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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania

Samuel P. Bates

Nelson, Rishforth & Co., Chicago. 1888

 

Transcribed by Annette Bame Peebles

The Greene County, Pennsylvania Biographies Project – http://freepages.history.rootsweb.com/~arkbios/Greene/index.html.

Date of Transcription: 7 June 2007

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