History of Greene County,
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
years old. He then engaged in farming
until 1878, when he began merchandising in Rogersville, where he owns a
store. He received the appointment of
postmaster at Rogersville in 1880, and has been filling that position
History of Greene
Samuel P. Bates
Nelson, Rishforth & Co., Chicago.
Transcribed by Annette Bame Peebles
The Greene County,
Biographies Project –
Date of Transcription: 7 June 2007
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