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Egbert Family History

Section F

Related Families

Yard Family

(The information in the first sections needs further research for accuracy;
ambiguities and duplications of Gilbert & Thomas Yard families particularly)

I. William Yard, b. ca. 1162, m. Maude Ashe, b. ca. 1167, England

A. Henry De La Yard, b. ca. 1187, Eng., &  d. Eng., m. Jone Esse, b. ca. 1225
1. Brian Yard, b. ca. 1250, Eng., & d. Eng., m. 1271, Eng., Lewe Monach, b. ca. 1255
a. William Yard, b. 1272, Eng. & d. Eng., m. Mary Benson, b. ca. 1280
1) Roger Yard Sr., b. ca. 1300, Eng., m. Elizabeth Delayeo, b. ca. 1305, Eng.
a) Roger Yard Jr., b. ca. 1320, Eng., m. Elizonata Bussel, b. ca. 1325, Tingwike, Eng.
i) Thomas Yard, b. ca. 1354, d. Bradley, Devon Co., Eng.
(a) Richard Yard  (ca. 1385-ca. 1467) b. Devonshire, England, m. 1411, Eng., Joan Ferrers, b. ca. 1390, Eng.
(i) Gilbert Yard, b. ca. 1412, m. Mary Margaret Wadham, b. ca. 1415  (See Below)
(ii) Thomas Yard, b. 1414, m. twice, 1st – Elizabeth Lewson, b. ca. 1416, 2nd – Joan Hurst, b. ca. 1417


I. Gilbert Yard, b. ca. 1412, Eng., son of Richard & Joan (Ferrers) Yard, m. Mary Margaret Wadham, b. ca. 1415 (See Above)
A. Roger Yearde Of Bradley Yard, b. ca. 1435, m. Joan Halse, b. ca. 1440
1. Richard Of Bradley Yard (ca. 1460-2/14/1542or43) m. Margaret Banfield
a. Thomas Yarde of Bradley Yard (ca. 1510-1557) m. twice, 1st – Elizabeth Lewson, b. ca. 1516, 2nd – Joan Hurst, b. ca. 1515, 1 ch. listed
1) Gilbert of Bradley Yard (ca. 1535-1619) m. Joane Griggs, b. ca. 1540
b. John Yarde of Tresurers Beere Yard  (1513-1575) m. Joyce Gray, b. ca. 1518
1) Thomas Yarde Sr., b. ca. 1538, m. 1560, Mary Hockmore, b. ca. 1543
a) Thomas Yarde Jr, b. ca. 1560
i) Thomas Yard III (ca. 1580-ca. 1669) m. Elizabeth ---, b. ca. 1583
(a) Robert Yard (ca. 1600-ca. 1704)
(i) John Yard Sr. (ca. 1700-ca. 1788) m. ca. 1729, Mary Hatson, b. ca. 1705, one son, John Yard Jr. (ca.1735-1829)
II. Thomas Yard, (Gilbert’s brother, has same wives as Thomas Yarde great-grandson of the same Gilbert SEE BELOW) b. 1414, m. twice, 1st – Elizabeth Lewson, b. ca. 1416, 2nd – Joan Hurst, b. ca. 1417
A. Gilbert Yard, b. ca. 1440, m. Joane Griggs, b. ca. 1445




This is the duplicated information mentioned above:

I. Gilbert (of Bradley) Yard (ca. 1535-1619) m. Joane Griggs, b. ca. 1540 (same wife’s name and birthdate as in Gilbert Yard son of Thomas Yard)

A. George Yarde Yard, b. ca. 1560 [notice date discrepancies between generations here]
1. Joseph Yard Sr., (5/1647-5/1716) b. Devonshire, Eng., d. Philadelphia, PA, m. ca. 1672, Philadelphia, PA, Mary Salisbury (ca. 1650-1720) b. Devonshire, Eng., d. Philadelphia, PA
a. Thomas Yard (ca. 1672-ca.1695) d. Cohansey, Salem Co., NJ, m. Ann? Smith, b. ca. 1677
b. Mary Yard (1674-3/1702 or 03) d. Philadelphia, PA
c. Joseph Yard Jr., (ca. 1675-5/1/1738) b. Eng., d. Wellingborough, Burlington Co., NJ, m. ca. 1717, Delaware Co., PA, Susannah Spencer, b. ca. 1680
1) Mary Yard (ca.1718-post1781) m. 3/12/1734 or 35, Philadelphia, PA, Peter Pulling Pullen (ca. 1714-3/13/1781) d. Philadelphia, PA
a) Rachel Pullen, b. 7/25/1735
b) Joseph Pullen, b. 11/21/1737
c) Sarah Pullen, b. 3/15/1741 or 42
2) Rachel Yard, b. ca. 1720, m. William Douglas, b. ca. 1714, Burlington, NJ
3) Elizabeth Yard, b. ca. 1722, m. 7/25/1740, Adam Carr Kerr Sr., (ca.1718-8/28/1792) b. Northampton Twp., Burlington Co., NJ, d. Philadelphia, PA
a) William Kerr, b. ca. 1741
b) Susanna Kerr, b. ca. 1742
c) Joseph Kerr, b. ca. 1743
d) Adam Kerr, b. ca. 1744
e) John Kerr, b. ca. 1745
f) Mibsam Kerr, b. ca. 1746
g) Elizabeth Kerr, b. ca. 1747
h) James Kerr, b. ca. 1748
4) Sarah Yard (ca. 1723-1796) m. twice, 1st – 1/21/1753, Philadelphia, PA, William Collings Sr., b. 1718, Germantown, PA, 2nd – 1762, NJ, John William Providence, b. ca. 1718
a) Elizabeth Collings, b. 2/24/1754
b) James Alexander Collings, b. 1/6/1761
c) William Collings Jr., (1/23/1756-10/23/1835) b. Abington twp., Philadelphia, (Montgomery) PA, d. Montgomery twp., Somerset Co., NJ, bur. Lane/Collings Burial Ground, Stoutsburg, NJ, m. twice, 1st -  5/21/1778, Susannah Lane, (5/16/1759-11/15/1779) b. Lebanon, Hunterdon Co., NJ, d. Montgomery twp., Somerset Co., NJ, 7 ch., 2nd - post 1829, NJ, Catherine E. Gallena, d. 12/12/1878, Montgomery twp., Somerset Co., NJ, bur. Lane/Collings Burial Ground, Stoutsburg, NJ,

i) Elizabeth Collings, b. 2/12/1779, Montgomery twp., Somerset Co., NJ, m. Isaiah Anderson, b. 5/25/1779
ii) James Collings, b. 5/14/1780, Montgomery twp., Somerset Co., NJ,
iii) William Collings,   (ca. 1782-3/25/1876)
iv) Jacob Collings,   b. ca. 1784
v) Ann Collings,   b. 3/21/1786
vi) Joseph Yard Collings, b. 2/7/1788, Montgomery twp., Somerset Co., NJ
 vii) Ralph Lane Collings (1/13/1790-7/20/1852) b. Montgomery twp., Somerset Co., NJ
d. William Yard Sr., (ca. 1677-12/8/1744) b. Devonshire, Eng., d. Trenton, NJ, m. 1/5/1702 or 03, Philadelphia, PA, Mary Tindall (ca. 1685-1747) b. Eng., d. Trenton, NJ. William and Joseph Yard, brothers, about 1688 emigrated from near Exeter, Devonshire, England and with their families landed at Philadelphia where Joseph remained but about 1700 William, went to Trenton, New Jersey. William and his family went to Trenton, New jersey in 1710 where on April 1, 1712 purchased a lot from Mahlon Stacy, Jr. The lot was fronting on Second, now State Street, extending to the Assanpink Creek. He built his house on Front street. He kept a public house called Ligonier or Black Horse but it was taken down in 1889. The Courts of Hunterdon County until 1719 were held at the house of William Yard in Trenton and the house of A. Heath in Hopewell, New Jersey. He was the Clerk of the Court. They were Presbyterians.
1) Joseph Yard Sr. (ca. 1705-1763) b. Philadelphia, PA, d. Trenton, NJ, m. twice, 1st – Ann Spencer (1708-1/1765) b. Lawrenceville, NJ, d. Trenton, NJ, dau. of William Spencer, 5 ch., 2nd – Ann Dangworth, b. ca. 1710
a) Nahor Yard (ca. 1730-1731) b. Trenton, NJ, d. Philadelphia, PA
b) Joseph Yard Jr., (ca. 1731-1779) b. Trenton, NJ, d. Philadelphia, PA, m. ca. 1755, Sarah Furman (ca. 1736-8/14/1772) d. Philadelphia, PA
i) Furman Yard, (1759-post1787) b. & d. Trenton, NJ, m. Margaret Miller, b. ca. 1764, Trenton, NJ, dau. of George & Ann Miller
(a) Joseph Miller Yard (1789-11/14/1853) b. & d. Trenton, NJ, m. Mary Crane, b. ca. 1794
(i) John M. Yard (1816-2/11/1895)
ii) James Yard, (6/17/1760-2/4/1835) b. Princeton, NJ, d. Philadelphia, PA, m. 1/12/1791, Philadelphia, PA, Elizabeth Kortright (1765-4/13/1824) b. St. Croix, West Indies, d. Philadelphia, PA (see  Elizabeth Kortright m. to Benjamin Yard also)
iii) Anne Yard (1761-post1838) m. Maj. Gen. Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen Sr. (4/13/1753-4/13/1804) b. Somerville, NJ, son of Rev. John & Dinah (VanBurgh) Frelinghuysen
(a) John Frelinghuysen Esq., b. ca. 1786, m. Louisa Mercer, b. 8/6/1778, dau. of Archibald & Mary (Schenck) Mercer Sr., MD
(b) Theodore Frelinghuysen, Esq. (3/28/1787-1854) b. Millstone, NJ, d. New Brunswick, NJ, m. Charlotte Mercer, b. 2/5/1784, dau. of Archibald & Mary (Schenck) Mercer Sr., MD
(i) ---Frelinghuysen, (female) b. ca. 1816, m. ---Hinely, b.ca. 1811 (ii) Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen, b. 8/4/1817
(c) Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen Jr. Esq. (11/7/1788-1820) b. Millstone, NJ, m. Jane Dumont (Dumond) b. ca. 1797, dau. of Brig. Gen. Peter Dumont (Dumond)
(i) Gertrude Ann Frelinghuysen (1814-1886) m. William T. Mercer, MD (1812-1886) son of William & Elizabeth (Vardill) Mercer.
(ii) Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen III (8/4/1817-5/20/1885) d. Newark, NJ, m. Matilda E. Griswold, b. ca. 1823, New York City, NY, dau. of George Griswold
(d) Sarah Frelinghuysen (1797-1825) b. & d. Millstone, Somerset Co., NJ
(e) Elizabeth Frelinghuysen (2/28/1798-10/9/1840) b. Trenton, NJ, d. Millstone, Somerset Co., NJ, m. 11/28/1816, NJ, James B. Elmendorf, MD (3/9/1788-9/1/1852) b. & d. Millstone, Somerset Co., NJ
(i) James Yard Elmendorf, b. ca. 1817
(ii) Sarah Frelinghuysen Elmendorf, b. ca. 1818
(iii) John Sobieski Elmendorf, b. ca. 1819
(iv) Frederick Frelinghuysen Elmendorf, b. ca. 1820
(v) Annie Yard Elmendorf, b. ca. 1821
(vi) Elizabeth Frelinghuysen Elmendorf, b. ca. 1822
(vii) William Crooke Elmendorf, b. ca. 1823
(viii) Theodore Frelinghuysen Elmendorf, b. ca. 1824
(ix) Mary Crooke Elmendorf, b. ca. 1825
iv) John Yard (1762-9/11/1798) d. Philadelphia, PA, m. Mary ---, (ca.1760-10/13/1789) d. Philadelphia, PA
(a) William Yard, b. 7/31/1779, Philadelphia, PA
(b) George Yard, b. 3/4/1780, Philadelphia, PA
(c) John Yard Jr., b. 11/28/1782, Philadelphia, PA
c) Archibald William Yard Sr., b. 1732, m. 1/25/1768, Catherine Pierson (ca. 1740-11/9/1791) d. Trenton, NJ
i) Mary Yard (1/1/1755-6/16/1845) b. Trenton, NJ, d. Lawrence Twp., NJ, m. 2/2/1787, Trenton, NJ, Andrew C. Mershon (1755-3/10/1834) b. Lawrence Twp., NJ, son of William & ---(Titus) Mershon
(a) Edward Yard Mershon (6/4/1790-10/19/1840) b. Trenton, NJ, d. Lawrence Twp., NJ
ii) Margaret Yard (1/20/1757-1791) b. Trenton, NJ, m. ---Ashmore, b. ca. 1750
(a) Jabish Ashmore, b. ca. 1779
iii) Joseph Yard, b. 8/9/1758, Trenton, NJ, d. Mt. Pleasant, NY
iv) William Yard (10/5/1759-1794) b. Trenton, NJ, d. Philadelphia, PA, m. 8/2/1786, Philadelphia, PA, Sarah Eyre, b. ca. 1762, Philadelphia, PA, dau. of Manuel & Mary (Wright) Eyre
(a) Mary Yard (1791-6/18/1821) d. Kensington, Philadelphia Co., PA
v) Edward Madison Yard Sr. (1761-5/8/1839) b. Trenton, NJ, d. Pennington, NJ, m. thrice, 1st – ca. 1793, Sarah ---, (ca. 1766-10/21/1798) d. Philadelphia, PA, 1 ch., 2nd – 10/21/1802, Philadelphia, PA, Lucy Bowen (ca. 1768-10/27/1802), 3rd – 1/5/1809, Lawrenceville, NJ, Abigail Phillips (4/30/1781-8/13/1820) d. Hopewell, NJ, dau. of Col. Joseph & Rebecca (Griffin) Phillips Sr., 3 ch.
(a) Maria Antoinette Yard (1794-1/19/1883) b. Trenton, NJ
(b) Capt. Edward Madison Yard Jr. (11/24/1809-5/2/1889) b. & d. Trenton, NJ, m. 3/3/1852, Trenton, NJ, Josephine Buchanan Ormsby (1823-1854) b. Pittsburgh, PA, d. Trenton, NJ, dau. of Oliver Olmsby
(i) Josephine Ormsby Yard (2/4/1854-10/31/1938) b. & d. Trenton, NJ, m. Capt. James Buchanan Breese Sr. (1847-2/7/1887) b. Clinton Co., IL, d. Trenton, NJ, son of Chief Justice, Senator, Sidney & Eliza (Morrison) Breese
(c) Elizabeth Yard (11/11/1812-4/9/1888) b. & d. Trenton, NJ
(d) Frances Louisa Yard (2/21/1818-1/12/1893) b. & d. Trenton, NJ
vi) Archibald William Yard Jr. (4/1762-post1862) b. Trenton, NJ, d. Egypt
vii) Jesse Yard (1/4/1763-1811) b. Trenton, NJ, d. Philadelphia, PA, m. 1/12/1794, Philadelphia, PA, Septima Farmer, b. ca. 1767
viii) Jethro Yard, b. 1/4/1765
ix) Thomas Yard, b. 1/2/1769, Trenton, NJ, m. 9/26/1820, Flemington, NJ, Martha Wright, b. 1786, NJ
(a) William D. Yard, b. 1826, NJ
x) Jethro Yard Sr. (10/20/1770-12/2/1807) b. & d. Trenton, NJ, m. Ruth Potter, b. ca. 1780
(a) Joseph Yard (1800-1872)
(b) Jethro Yard Jr., b. ca. 1804
(c) Ann Dagworthy Yard (1804-10/12/1891) b. & d. Trenton, NJ
(d) Archibald W. Yard Sr., b. 3/17/1806, Trenton, NJ, m. 1/12/1853, Sarah M. Anderson, b. 1833, PA
(i) Josephine Yard (4/18/1859-7/7/1859) Trenton, NJ
(ii) Archibald W. Yard Jr. (4/18/1859-5/27/1859) Trenton, NJ
(iii) Sarah Maria Yard, b. 9/27/1862, Trenton, NJ
(iv) Pearson William Yard (1/1/1864-1916) b. Trenton, NJ, m. spouse’s name unknown, with one living ch.
xi) Robert Yard, b. 10/18/1772, b. Trenton, NJ, d. TN
xii) Anna Yard (1/5/1775-1/5/1852) b. & d. Trenton, NJ, m. Daniel Phillips (1770-10/11/1839) b. Lawrenceville, NJ, d. Trenton, NJ
(a) Archibald William Phillips (1793-1/5/1877) b. Lawrenceville, NJ, m. Margaret Anderson (1801-9/16/1867)
(i) Daniel Phillips, b. ca. 1822, Lawrenceville, NJ, m. Olivia Conner (Connor) b. ca. 1825
(ii) Annie Phillips, b. ca. 1823, Lawrenceville, NJ, m. Thomas Barnes, b. ca. 1820
(iii) Robert Phillips, b. ca. 1824
(iv) America Phillips, b. ca. 1826, Lawrenceville, NJ
(v) Jane Phillips, b. ca. 1827
(vi) Charles C. Phillips, b. ca. 1830, Lawrenceville, NJ, m. Rebecca P. Hopkins, b. ca. 1835
(vii) Edward A. Phillips, b. ca. 1831, Lawrenceville, NJ, m. Clara McKean, b. ca. 1835, dau. of William & Ruth (Chambers) McKean Sr.
(viii) William Phillips, b. ca. 1832
(b) Elias Phillips (1795-12/1/1868) b. Lawrenceville, NJ
(c) Juliet Phillips, b. ca. 1796
(d) George Phillips, b. ca. 1797, m. Elizabeth Smick, b. ca. 1800
xiii) Sarah Yard (4/23/1777-1/4/1840) b. Trenton, NJ, d. Harrison Co., OH, m. 1800, Trenton, NJ, Jacob B. Keen Jr. (1/31/1774-12/9/1831) d. Harrison, OH, son of Jacob B. & Hannah (Holmes) Keen Sr.
(a) Joseph Ashton Keen (1798-1874) d. Covington, Kenton Co., KY, m. Mary Ann Storms (1800-1869) b. Harrison Co., OH, d. Covington, Kenton Co., KY
(b) Jacob William Keen (9/24/1799-9/14/1856) m. Sarah Hendrickson (9/25/1802-9/5/1863)
(i) Elizabeth Keen (12/15/1822-2/13/1829)
(ii) John Keen (4/19/1824-8/22/1827)
(iii) Robert Keen (2/2/1826-4/22/1894)
(iv) Wesley Keen, b. 1827, m. Maria Bonham, b. ca. 1833
(v) Hannah Keen (9/30/1829-8/15/1906)
(vi) Peter Keen (11/25/1831-9/13/1906)
(vii) William Keen (10/27/1837-8/26/1839)
(viii) Samuel Ashton Keen (5/12/1842-11/11/1895)
(ix) Thaddeus Keen (5/5/1845-3/20/1847)
(c) Sarah Keen (1803-1863)
xiv) Elizabeth Yard, b. 12/10/1779, Trenton, NJ, m. 1/5/1800, Trenton, NJ, Joseph Taylor, b. ca. 1775
(a) Morris Taylor, b. 1800
(b) William Taylor, b. ca. 1801
(c) Catherine Taylor, b. ca. 1802
(d) Pearson Taylor, b. ca. 1803
xv) Theodocia Yard (4/12/1782-pre1802)
xvi) Rachel Yard, b. 10/3/1783, Trenton, NJ, d. Batavia, NY, m. 1/20/1810, Trenton, NJ, Benjamin Stephens, b. ca. 1780
xvii) Pearson Yard (10/12/1783-11/7/1869) b. & d. Trenton, NJ, m. 4/25/1813, Ann Cook, b. ca. 1791
(a) Catherine Yard, b. ca. 1813, m. 5/30/1850, John R. Dill (1803-10/17/1880) b. & d. Trenton, NJ
(b) William McMillen Yard, b. 9/19/1815, m. Mary Morgan Champion, b. ca. 1815, Philadelphia, PA
d) Mary Ann Yard, b. ca. 1733
e) Jethro Yard, b. ca. 1740, Trenton, NJ
2) Mary Yard (ca. 1708-pre1739) m. 1/20/1727 or 28, Trenton, NJ, Henry Mershon Jr. (ca. 1700-3/4/1777) d. Lawrenceville, NJ
a) William Mershon (ca.1732-1783) m. 2/27/1764, Sarah Titus, b. ca. 1738, dau. of John & Anna Titus
i) Titus Mershon, b. ca. 1758, Lawrence Twp., NJ
ii) Andrew C. Mershon (1755-3/10/1834) b. Lawrence Twp., NJ, m. twice, 1st – Penelope Storrs, b. ca. 1763, 1 ch., 2nd – 2/2/1787, Trenton, NJ, Mary Yard (1/1/1755-6/16/1845) b. Trenton, NJ, d. Lawrence Twp., NJ, dau. of Archibald William & Catherine (Pierson) Yard Sr., 1 ch.
(a) Sarah Mershon (12/1/1788-6/7/1827) b. Trenton, NJ, d. Lawrenceville, NJ, m. 12/24/1806, Capt. Foster VanKirk (10/24/1783-12/3/1862)
(i) Edward VanKirk, b. 11/9/1807, m. Aletta Blue, b. ca. 1812
(ii) Mary VanKirk, b. 2/12/1810, m. Webster Mershon, b. ca. 1805
(iii) Henry VanKirk, b. 5/26/1812, m. spouse’s name unknown
(iv) William J. VanKirk, b. 7/1/1815, m. spouse’s name unknown
(v) Julia VanKirk, b. 10/14/1817, m. Peter D. Green, b. ca. 1812
(vi) Joseph VanKirk, b. 3/23/1820
(vii) Sarah M. VanKirk, b. 6/28/1823, m. ---Armstrong, b. ca. 1818
(viii) Caroline VanKirk, b. 10/1826
(b) Edward Yard Mershon (6/4/1790-10/19/1840) b. Trenton, NJ, d. Lawrence Twp., NJ
b) Joseph Mershon, b. ca. 1733, Lawrenceville, NJ, d. Loudoun Co., VA, m. Sarah ---, b. ca. 1737
c) Benjamin Mershon (ca.1736-10/1802)
3) William Yard Jr., (5/10/1709-1760) b. Philadelphia, PA, d. Trenton, NJ, m 4 times, 1st – Mary Peace, b. ca. 1717, 2nd – 2/21/1738 or 39, Evesham, Burlington Co., NJ, Sarah Springer, b. ca. 1711, 3rd – 9/11/1746, Mary Watson (ca. 1716-4/11/1747) d. Hunterdon Co., NJ, dau. of Isaac & Johannah Watson, 4th – Margaret ---, b. ca. 1725, 4 ch.
a) Isaiah Yard (10/21/1752-8/18/1832) b. & d. Trenton, NJ, m. Helena Jones (1760-1/1821) b. & d. Philadelphia, PA
i) John Yard, b. ca. 1780
ii) Charles Jacob Yard (ca. 1781-12/22/1825) d. Trenton, NJ, m. 6/2/1814, Philadelphia, PA, Elizabeth Bayard, b. ca. 1788, Philadelphia, PA
(a) ---Yard, b. ca. 1815, Philadelphia, PA, m. Thomas Wallace Evans, b. ca. 1810, Philadelphia, PA
iii) Jacob Yard, b. ca. 1782, m. Eliza Bayard, b. ca. 1760, Philadelphia, PA
iv) Isabella Yard, b. ca. 1783, m. Seth Roberts, b. ca. 1778
v) Mary Yard, b. ca. 1784, m. Henry Thornton (1779-1867) b. Upper Makefield, Bucks Co., PA
b) Elijah Yard, b. 1754, Trenton, NJ, & d. Trenton, NJ
c) Mary Yard (1755-11/28/1849) m. twice, 1st - ---Tennent, b. ca. 1730, 2nd - ---Emmerson, b. ca. 1730
i) William Tennent, b. ca. 1758
ii) Richard Emmerson, b. ca. 1755
iii) John Emmerson, b. ca. 1756
iv) Samuel Emmerson, b. ca. 1757
d) Margaret Yard, b. 1757, Trenton, NJ, m. 8/23/1779, NJ, William O’Neal, b. ca. 1753
4) John Yard (ca. 1712-7/21/1763) b. & d. Trenton, NJ, m. twice, 1st – 9/9/1732, Jane ---, b. ca. 1717, 3 ch.,  2nd – ca. 1740, Hannah Oakley, b. ca. 1719, 3 ch.
a) Isaac M. Yard Sr. (ca.1732-1/1/1819) b. & d. Trenton, NJ, m. Mary Ely, b. ca. 1735, Trenton, NJ, dau. of William & Jemima (Hunt) Ely
i) Isaac M. Yard Jr. (1766-8/6/1832) b. & d. Trenton, NJ, m. Mary Margerum, b. ca. 1770
(a) John Yard, b. ca. 1810
(b) Rebecca Ann Yard, b. ca. 1813, m. 1835, Jacob Wilson Margerum, b. ca. 1811, son of Thomas & Rachel (Woolard) Margerum (d. of m. & children's b. dates, questionable)
(i) Rebecca Ann Margerum, b. ca 1826, m. 1845, William M. Creely, b. 1822
(ii) Jonathan Margerum, b. 1827
(iii) Rachel Margerum (1844-1850)
(c) George L. Yard (2/22/1819-1881) b. & d. Trenton, NJ, m. 8/17/1843, Ann Catherine Fine, b. ca. 1825, Fineville, NJ, dau. of Phillip & Jane (Johnson) Fine
(i) William Fine Yard, b. 8/31/1860, Fineville, NJ, m. Helen S. Hendrickson, b. ca. 1865, dau. of Enoch & Anna Elizabeth (Waters) Hendrickson
(ii) Isaac M. Yard, b. ca. 1862, m. spouse’s name unknown
ii) William Yard, b. 1769, Trenton, NJ, d. Philadelphia, PA, m. 5/9/1808, Philadelphia, PA, Mary Bangs, b. ca. 1774
(a) George Washington Yard (1793-11/2/1825) b. & d. Phildelphia, PA, m. 8/21/1813, Philadelphia, PA, Mary Durman, b. ca. 1798
(b) Solomon Yard (1796-11/13/1825) d. Philadelphia, PA
iii) Capt. Benjamin Yard Sr., (4/12/1769-9/9/1832) b. & d. Trenton, NJ, m. Priscilla Keen (9/29/1771-12/28/1852) b. Holmesburg, PA, d. Trenton, NJ, dau. of John Keen
(a) Isaac Yard (3/14/1791-12/21/1822) b. Trenton, NJ
(b) Edmund Jones Yard (1/19/1793-12/5/1876) b. Trenton, NJ, d. Philadelphia, PA, m. 2/8/1816, Hunterdon Co., NJ, Jane McCurdy, b. ca. 1795
(i) Benjamin Fletcher Yard Sr., b. ca. 1817, d. Philadelphia, PA, m. Helen Park, b. ca. 1820
(ii)
Edmund Summerfield Yard Sr., b. ca. 1818, m. Emeline F. Carriger, b. ca. 1819
(c) Jacob Keen Yard (3/11/1795-11/21/1822) b. Trenton, NJ, d. New Orleans, LA or Philadelphia, PA, m. 4/15/1821, Widow Gay, b. ca. 1800
(d) John Yard, b. 1/6/1789, Trenton, NJ, m. Eliza Walters, b. ca. 1796, Philadelphia, PA
(i) Hannah M. Yard, b. ca. 1819, m. Robert McCurdy, b. ca. 1814
(ii) Charles Yard, b. ca. 1820, m. Mary Leatherman, b. ca. 1823
(iii) Ann Eliza Yard, b. ca. 1822, m.  Rush Hentzelman, b. ca. 1820
(e) Charles Cox Yard (4/15/1800-9/18/1866) b. & d. Trenton, NJ
(f) Capt. Joseph Ashton Yard (3/23/1802-10/17/1878) b. Trenton, NJ, d. Farmingdale, NJ, m. 1824, Mary Woodward Sterling (1804-11/14/1863) b. Mt. Holly, NJ, dau. of John Wesley Sterling
(i) Maj. James Sterling Yard, b. 4/20/1826, Trenton, NJ, m. 9/25/1856, Adaline Clark Swift, b. ca. 1830, Lancaster Co., PA, dau. of Daniel D. & Lavinia C. (Clark) Swift
(ii) Anna Mary Yard, b. ca. 1826, m. Alfred S. Sly, b. ca. 1820
(iii) Robert B. Yard, b. ca. 1827, m. twice, 1st – Hanna Wilkins, b. ca. 1830, Mt. Holly, NJ, 2nd – Sarah Purdieu, b. ca. 1830, Haverstraw
(iv) Caroline Yard, b. 1828, m. H.S. Desonges MD, b. ca. 1823, NY
(v) Wesley S. Yard, b. ca. 1830, m. Sarah Jordon, b. ca. 1834
(vi) Thomas S. Yard (1837-9/26/1879)
(vii) Stephen A. Yard, b. ca. 1839
(viii) Alexander Armor Yard (8/1839-1922) b. & d. Trenton, NJ, m. Carrie A. Maxson (7/1857-1940) b. Petersburg, NY, d. Trenton, NJ
(ix) Benjamin F. Yard, b. ca. 1840
(x) Henry H. Yard, b. ca. 1841
(xi) John Tyler Yard, b. ca. 1841
(g) Benjamin Yard Jr. (10/29/1806-10/22/1847) b. Trenton, NJ, d. Metamoras, Mexico, m. Mary Davis (2/8/1815-1/11/1844) b. Easton, PA, dau. of Barnabas & Mary (Cart) Davis
(i) Elizabeth S. Yard, b. ca. 1833
(ii) Alexander Cummings Yard, b. ca. 1834, Trenton, NJ, m. 1/10/1865, Sarah S. Stokes (ca. 1837-10/6/1874) b. Rancosas, NJ, dau. of Israel & Anna (Deacon) Stokes
(h) William Keen Yard (6/13/1810-8/12/1850) b. & d. Trenton, NJ
(i) Mary D. Yard, b. 8/7/1810, Trenton, NJ, m. Henry B. James, b. ca. 1807
(i) James H. James, b. ca. 1834
(ii) Mary P. James, b. ca. 1835
(iii) Anna E. James, b. ca. 1836
(iv) Charles M. James, b. ca. 1837
(j) Wilson Yard (1/27/1813-1818) b. & d. Trenton, NJ
iv) Jane Yard, b. 1770, Trenton, NJ, m. twice, 1st – James Kelly, b. ca. 1765, 2nd – Gilbert Brown, b. ca. 1756
v) Samuel Yard, b. 1771
vi) John Yard (1772-1/8/1804) b. & d. Trenton, NJ, m. Eve Effie Dippolt, b. ca. 1765
vii) Prudence Yard, b. 1777, m. 1/13/1797, James Bond Bowen, b. ca. 1771
(a) Isaac Bond Bowen, b. ca. 1797
b) William H. Yard (10/9/1735-9/24/1819) b. & d. Trenton, NJ, m. 5/29/1756, Monmouth Co., NJ, Caroline Allen, b. ca. 1737, Monmouth Co., NJ
c) Thomas Yard (ca. 1737-1791) b. & d. Trenton, NJ
d) Achsa Yard (1744-10/2/1823) b. & d. Trenton, NJ, m. Samuel Tucker Bellerjeau Sr. (1744-7/8/1795) d. Trenton, NJ, bur. in Porch of Presbyterian Church, Trenton, NJ
i) Henry Bellerjeau, b. ca. 1766
ii) John Bellerjeau, b. ca. 1767
iii) Samuel Tucker Bellerjeau, b. ca. 1768
iv) Thomas Bellerjeau, b. ca. 1769
v) Daniel Bellerjeau, b. ca. 1770
vi) Hannah Bellerjeau, b. ca. 1771, m. ---Gee, b. ca. 1767
vii) Sarah Bellerjeau, b. ca. 1772, m. Isaac Brearley, b. 6/21/1763, Lawrenceville, NJ, son of James & Esther (John) Brearley Sr.
(a) Eliza Brearley (ca. 1794-1875) b. & d. Lawrenceville, NJ
(b) Johnes Brearley (12/17/1796-7/29/1867) b. & d. Lawrenceville, NJ, m. 12/7/1864, NJ, Eleanor Van Cleve, b. ca. 1797, NJ, dau. of Aaron & Elizabeth (Stevens) Van Cleve (See Van Cleve Family Outline)
(c) Achsa Brearley (1799-1869) b. & d. Lawrenceville, NJ
(d) James Brearley, b. ca. 1800, Lawrenceville, NJ, m.  Frances Baker, b. ca. 1805, Lawrenceville, NJ, dau. of Joseph Baker (See Baker Family Outline)
(e) Jane Brearley, b. ca. 1801
(f) Frances Brearley, b. ca. 1803, Lawrenceville, NJ, m.  Joseph Baker, b. ca. 1800, NJ (See Baker Family Outline)
(i) Charles K. Baker, b. ca. 1825
(ii) Sarah Baker, b. ca. 1827
viii) Benjamin Bellerjeau, b. ca. 1773
e) Daniel Yard (1755-11/28/1849) b. & d. Trenton, NJ, m. Mary Borden, b. ca. 1761
i) Achsa Yard (1785-4/3/1807) b. & d. Trenton, NJ
ii) Theodocia Yard (1785-6/5/1805)
iii) Hannah Yard (1788-3/9/1859) b. & d. Trenton, NJ, m. 9/17/1807, Trenton, NJ, Elias Kennedy, b. ca. 1776
(a) Theodocia Kennedy, b. ca. 1807
(b) John Kennedy, b. ca. 1808
(c) Daniel Kennedy, b. ca. 1809
(d) Rosanna Kennedy, b. ca. 1810, m. William Eldree, b. ca. 1805
iv) Daniel Yard Jr., b. 1790, Trenton, NJ, d. New Orleans, LA, m. Mary ---, b. ca. 1795
f) Benjamin Yard (1757-8/21/1787) b. Trenton, NJ, d. St. Croix, West Indies, m. Elizabeth Kortright (1765-4/13/1824) b. St. Croix, West Indies, d. Philadelphia, PA (see  Elizabeth Kortright m. to James Yard also)
i) Cornelius Yard (11/13/1784-9/18/1803) b. St. Croix, West Indies, d. Philadelphia, PA
ii) Samuel Yard (5/10/1786-5/16/1786) b. & d. St Croix, West Indies
iii) Elizabeth Hester Eliza Yard (1/24/1788-3/12/1870) b. St. Croix, West Indies, d. Philadelphia, PA, m. 7/28/1808, Charles Kuhn (ca. 1780-9/22/1842) b. & d. Philadelphia, PA
5) Elizabeth Yard, b. 9/13/1715, Hopewell, NJ, m. Morris Mounce Justice (ca. 1705-1788)
a) Elizabeth Justice, b. ca. 1733
b) William Justice, b. ca. 1740, m. Elizabeth ---, b. ca. 1746
i) William Morris Justice, b. 1770
c) Mary Justice, b. ca. 1740, m. 10/23/1762, NJ, Lott Dunbar, b. ca. 1735
d) Joseph Justice (ca.1745-6/1795) d. Trenton, NJ
e) John Justice, b. ca. 1747, m. Rebecca Osborne, b. ca. 1752, Philadelphia, PA
i) Maurice Justice, b. ca. 1774
6) Benjamin Yard Sr., (7/23/1718-10/3/1808) b. & d. Trenton, NJ, m. twice, 1st – 7/18/1744, Trenton, NJ, Ann Pierson (4/25/1721-10/5/1772) b. Burlington Co., NJ, d. Trenton, NJ, 9 ch., 2nd – 5/10/1786, Jean West (ca. 1723-5/10/1795) d. Trenton, NJ
a) James Yard (5/5/1745-1814) b. Trenton, NJ, d. Montgomery Twp., Somerset Co., NJ, m. ca. 1770, Nancy Mounttier, b. ca. 1738, dau. of William & Zelphe Mounttier
i) Anna Yard (1772-9/1/1836) b. Trenton, NJ, bur. East Yard, Presby. Church, Trenton, NJ m. twice, 1st – Alexander Campbell (2/18/1783-5/31/1848) d. Trenton, NJ, bur. East Yard, Presby. Church, Trenton, NJ, 2 ch.,  2nd – ca. 1802, Philadelphia, PA,  Tunie Toomy, b. ca. 1767, Philadelphia, PA
(a) Mary L. C. Campbell, b. ca. 1808, m. John Cadwalader Erskine (1804-3/28/1882) son of Lord David & Frances (Cadwalader) Montagu
(b) David Montgomery Campbell  (1821-1907)
ii) William Mounttier Yard (1773-6/10/1834) b. Trenton, NJ, d. Lawrence Twp., NJ, m. 2/13/1806, Trenton, NJ, Frances Britton (Fannie) b. ca. 1776, dau. of Joseph & Susannah Britton (Brittain)
(a) Susan Yard, b. 1808
(b) Charity Yard, b. 1814
(c) Sarah Ann Yard, b. 1815
(d) William B. Yard (1816-1/30/1878) b. Trenton, NJ, d. Lawrence Twp., NJ, m. 7/19/1837, Trenton, NJ, Matilda M. Smith (1818-12/27/1897) b. & d. Trenton, NJ, dau. of Amos & Francis Smith
(i) William A. Yard (7/1838-3/26/1902)
(ii) Elizabeth D. Yard, b. ca. 1839
(iii) Frances M. Yard, b. 1844
(iv) John Archibald Yard (9/10/1850-2/9/1930) b. & d. Trenton, NJ, m. Anna Reynolds (11/1/1852-4/3/1917) d. Trenton, NJ, dau. of James & Catherine (Malone) Reynolds
(v) Catherine Lillie Yard, b. 1861, PA, m. 1882, Harry Jones, b. 11/1853
(e) Ann Nancy Yard, b. 1816
(f) France Yard, b. 1817
iii) James C. Yard, b. 1774
iv) Benjamin Yard, b. 1776, Trenton, NJ, m. Ellen Lloyd, b. ca. 1780
v) John Yard (1777-3/24/1858) b. NJ, d. Irwin Twp., Venango Co., PA, m. Harriet Benson (1777-11/21/1856) b. Philadelphia, PA, d. Irwin Twp., Venango Co., PA ( See John Yard Family Outline below)
b) Robert Yard (1748-1749) Trenton, NJ
c) John Yard (4/8/1750-4/7/1807) Trenton, NJ m. 1/18/1779, Trenton, NJ, Mary Stillman (ca.1755-3/26/1790)
i) Mary Yard, b. ca. 1780
ii) Theodocia Yard (1785-8/17/1854) b. NJ, d. Trenton, NJ, m. 5/4/1809, Trenton, NJ, William McKee Sr. (1785-1/29/1859) b. PA, d. Trenton, NJ, both bur. East Yard, Presyby. Church, Trenton, NJ
(a) William McKee Jr., b. 1811
(b) James McKee (1815-12/14/1832)
(c) John McKee (1818-7/25/1818)
(d) Amanda McKee (1825-6/5/1858) m. George Miller, b. ca. 1820
d) Nahor Yard (6/1/1752-9/18/1791) Trenton, NJ, m. 3/23/1787, Elizabeth Biggs (ca. 1757-8/27/1826) dau. of Thomas & Sarah (Biles) Biggs
i) Joseph Yard (3/17/1788-3/3/1872) b. & d. Trenton, NJ, m. 6/4/1815, Trenton, NJ, Elizabeth Brinley, (10/2/1791-4/13/1883) b. Monmouth Co., NJ, d. Trenton, NJ
(a) Nahor Biggs Yard (3/12/1816-5/5/1889) b. Trenton, NJ, d. Galveston, TX, m. 2/15/1846, TX, Caroline Nicholas, b. ca. 1820, Galveston, TX
(i) Elizabeth C. Yard, b. ca. 1842, m. ---Smith, b. ca. 1838
(ii) Edward J. Yard, b. ca. 1843
(iii) George M. Yard, b. ca. 1844
(iv) Hattie Yard, b. ca. 1845
(b) Jacob Stevens Yard (7/24/1818-7/1859) b. & d. Trenton, NJ, m. 3/26/1843, Angeline C. Brenlinger, b. ca. 1820, Philadelphia, PA, d. Trenton, NJ
(i) Henry H. Yard, b. ca. 1844, Trenton, NJ, d. Santiago, CA, m. twice, 1st – Sadie Jackson, b. ca. 1850, 2nd – ---Ammon, b. ca. 1850, 1 ch.
(ii) Elyonto Yard, b. ca. 1845, Trenton, NJ, m. Isaac Cole, b. ca. 1840, Trenton, NJ
(c) Joseph Brinley Yard (7/27/1821-12/13/1895) b. & d. Trenton, NJ, m. 11/23/1842, Sarah Ann Elizabeth Neal, b. ca. 1825, d. Trenton, NJ
(i) Emory  Neal Yard, b. ca. 1847
(ii) Joseph Herbert Yard, b. ca. 1848
(d) William Stephenson Yard, b. 11/2/1823, Trenton, NJ, m. Mary Matilda Hamilton, b. 3/27/1835, Lancaster, PA, dau. of Samuel & Julia Ann (Ault) Hamilton
(i) Mary Elizabeth Yard (6/14/1846-9/21/1904) b. Trenton, NJ, m. 10/10/1866, James H. Clark (1840-6/6/1882) b. Trenton, NJ
(ii) Anna Julia Yard, b. 9/23/1848
(iii) Caroline Nichols Yard, b. 3/2/1850, Trenton, NJ, m. 11/30/1875, Rev. Isaac Vanwart Schenck, b. ca. 1845
(iv)
William Hamilton Yard, b. 10/16/1854, Trenton, NJ, m. 8/27/1895, Mary E. Cadwalader, b. ca. 1858, Trenton, NJ
(v) Jane Frost Yard, b. 10/29/1856, Trenton, NJ, m. Albert Mann Jr., b. 1853, son of Albert Mann Sr.
(vi) George Brown Yard Sr., b. 10/20/1858, Trenton, NJ, m. 6/11/1885, Helen Everett Townsend, b. ca. 1867, Trenton, NJ
(vii) Edward Scudder Yard (2/1/1869-9/11/1869)
(e) Herbert Furman Yard (4/13/1826-12/12/1861) b. & d. Trenton, NJ, m. 12/13/1853, Trenton, NJ, Margaret Mason (ca. 1830-11/9/1895) b. Monmouth Co., NJ, d. Trenton, NJ,
(i) Frederick Brinley Yard, b. 7/2/1859, Trenton, NJ, m. 4/11/1882, Trenton, NJ, Ella Hazzard Matlack, b. ca. 1862, Trenton, NJ
(f) George Holt Yard, b. 4/23/1829, Trenton, NJ, m. 5/15/1851, Millicent R. Wilgus, b. ca. 1833
(i) Nahor B. Yard, b. ca. 1852
(ii) Laura E. Yard, b. ca. 1853
(iii) Anna M. Yard, b. ca. 1854
(iv) Jane Elizabeth Yard, b. ca. 1855
(g) Jane Elizabeth Yard (8/14/1831-1/9/1849)
ii) Sarah Yard, b. 1789, b. & d. Trenton, NJ
iii) Anna Yard, b. 1792, m. twice, 1st – Samuel Martindale, b. 1787, 2nd – 5/1811, Trenton, NJ, Ely Hutchinson, b. ca. 1788
e) George Yard (11/5/1755-4/11/1837) Trenton, NJ, m. ca. 1782, Catherine Stout (3/9/1751-4/11/1840) dau. of John & Margaret (Taylor) Stout Sr.
i) Anna Yard, b. 1785, m. Josiah Robinson (ca. 1754-1852)
ii) Benjamin Yard, b. 1785, Trenton, NJ, m. 2/25/1808, Hunterdon Co., NJ, Sarah Reed (Reid) (1/1782-8/21/1851) dau. of John Reed
(a) John Stout Yard (3/29/1811-1/7/1891) b. Trenton, NJ, d. Hamilton Square, NJ
(b) George Yard, b. ca. 1812
(c) Ann Yard, b. ca. 1813
(d) Charles Yard (7/24/1818-6/21/1894) b. NJ, d. Hamilton Square, NJ
(e) Catherine Yard, b. ca. 1820, m. 9/13/1835, Mifflin Paul, b. 4/6/1814, Moorestown, NJ, son of William A. & Elizabeth (Bennett) Paul
(i) Sarah E. Paul, b. ca. 1837, m. George B. Sandt, b. ca. 1830
(ii) Loretta Paul, b. ca. 1838
(iii) Jane A. Paul, b. ca. 1840, m. D.W. Bedford, b. ca. 1835
(iv) Julia A. Paul, b. ca. 1841
iii) Elizabeth Yard (Betsy)  (1790-1878) m. John Dillenbush Dilatush (1792-1873)
(a) Nahor Dilatush, b. 1818, m. Lydia McCabe, b. ca. 1820, dau. of Zedekiah McCabe
(i) Lavinia Dilatush, b. ca. 1841, m. Randolph F. West, b. 12/20/1840, son of Joseph Lippett & Hannah (Hammell) West
 (ii) Loretta Dilatush, b. ca. 1842, m. William Hutchinson Robbins, b. 12/22/1841, Sharon, NJ, d. Yardville, NJ, son of Wiliam Imly & Caroline M. (Hutchinson) Robbins (iii) John Dilatush, b. ca. 1843
(iv) Enoch P. Dilatush, b. 6/7/1850, m. 10/20/1870, Emma L. Cubberley, b. ca. 1852, dau. of George W. & Sarah Ann (Clymer) Cubberley
(v) Edward Dilatush Sr., b. ca. 1846, m. Dell Watson, b. ca. 1850 (vi) Everett Dilatush, b. ca. 1847, m. Mary L. Eldridge, b. ca. 1850
(vii) George Dilatush, b. ca.1848, m. Mary Reed, b. ca. 1850
(viii) Louise Dilatush, b. ca. 1849, m. Rev. J. B. Hutchinson, b. ca. 1846
(ix) Annie Dilatush, b. ca. 1850
(x) Joseph Yard Dilatush, b. 7/22/1853, Prospect Plains, NJ, d. Robbinsville, NJ, m. 12/20/1873, Anna Debinder Ayres, b. ca. 1857, dau. of John & Elizabeth (Hopper) Ayres Sr.
iv) John Yard (1790-10/2/1857) b. Trenton, NJ, d. East Windsor, NJ, m. Susan Elizabeth Wall, b. 1797, NJ, dau. of Joseph Wall
(a) James Monroe Yard (4/1820-5/7/1897) b. East Windsor, NJ, m. 1851, Mary E. Flock (1832-1877) b. Allentown, NJ, dau. of William T. & Susan (Hutchinson) Flock
(i) Edmund Baker Yard, b. 10/31/1852, Washington Twp., NJ, m. 3/14/1877, Clara B. Howell, b. 7/1853, Dolington, Bucks Co., PA, dau. of David & Louisa Howell
(ii) Susan Yard, b. ca. 1855
(iii) Anna M. Yard, b. 1857, m. Charles Barton Field, b. ca. 1850, New Sharon, NJ, son of Charles & Mary (Miller) Field 1880
 (iv) William Tilton Yard, b. 1862, m. 1893, Emma Hutchinson, b. ca. 1873
(v) Susan A. Yard, b. 1864, m. James H. Gordon, b. ca. 1860
(b) Joseph W. Yard (1818-9/2/1876)
(c) George H. Yard (1823-9/28/1895) b. & d. NJ, m. Martha Taylor, b. ca. 1830
(i) Julia A. Yard, b. ca. 1850, m. William Kelly, b. ca. 1845
(d) Harrison Harry Yard (5/1842-2/1906) m. Sybilla Sharp, b. ca. 1832
(i) Joseph S. Yard, b. ca. 1852, m. 12/15/1886, Sally J. H. Hutchinson, b. ca. 1858, dau. of David Silvers & Jane (Hunt) Hutchinson
(e) Anna Yard, b. ca. 1825, m. John L. White, b. ca. 1825
(f) John Craig Yard (11/5/1838-3/28/1892) d. Clarksville, NJ, m. Sarah H. Rogers, b. ca. 1832 or ca. 1845, dau. of Tilton & Emeline (Forman) Rogers
(i) William Tilton Yard, b. ca. 1867, m. Emma Hutchinson, b. ca. 1873
(ii) Ada Elizabeth Yard, b. 12/27/1869, m. 2/10/1892, William Lincoln Thackray (7/22/1867-3/18/1934) b. & d. Ewing Twp., NJ, son of John Johnson & Martha (Suber) Thackray
(iii) Mary Emma Yard, b. ca. 1870, m. John Elmer Howell, b. ca. 1865
(iv) John Joseph Yard, b. ca. 1871, m. Susan Macdonald, b. ca. 1876
(v) Leah M. Yard, b. ca. 1872
(vi) Milton Garfield Yard, b. ca. 1873
(g) Lydia Ann Yard, b. 1832, m. 11/3/1853, John T. White, b. ca. 1827
v) Catherine Yard (1793-1876) m. Nicholas VanWinkle Dillenbush Dilatush (1793-1876) son of Henry & Gerardina (VanWinkle) Dilatush
(a) John Dilatush, b. 11/4/1828, m. 8/16/1893, Iowa City, Johnson Co., IA, Hadassah Jane Yard, b. ca. 1834
vi) Margaret Yard, b. 1795, Trenton, NJ, m. Thomas Ford Sr., b. ca. 1790
(a) Margaret Ford, b. ca. 1817, m. Daniel Stryker, b. ca. 1814
(b) Thomas Ford Jr., b. ca. 1818, m. Louisa C. West, b. 3/26/1818, dau. of John & Lydia (Hammell) West
(c) George Ford, b. ca. 1819, m. Catherine Dilts, b. ca. 1823
(d) Benjamin Y. Ford, b. ca. 1820, Trenton, NJ, m. Sarah A. Dorsett, b. ca. 1825, dau. of George B. & Helena (Stout) Dorsett
(e) William Ford, b. ca. 1814, m. Aschsah Hutchinson, b. ca. 1821
(i) Margaret Ford (1839-1905) b. & d. Trenton, NJ, m. 12/29/1859, John C. Groves, b. ca. 1834
(f) Catherine Ford, b. ca. 1815, m. Furman Hutchinson, b. ca. 1810
(g) Mary Ann Ford (6/2/1816-4/22/1872) d. Lawrenceville, NJ, m. 1/17/1839, Lawrenceville, NJ, Alexander Thompson, b. 5/10/1810
(i) Sarah Catherine Thompson, b. 1/22/1840, m. 1/26/1859, Elijah Coleman, b. ca. 1835
(ii)
John Miller Thompson , b. 9/15/1842
(iii) Margaretta Thompson (9/26/1845-7/6/1897) m. 7/4/1872, Lawrenceville, NJ, Samuel A. Allen, b. ca. 1840
(iv) Thomas Ford Thompson (7/27/1849-9/12/1849) b. & d. Lawrenceville, NJ
(v) George Forman Thompson, b. 7/15/1851
f) Samuel Yard, b. 12/29/1757
g) Mary Ann Yard (9/14/1759-7/23/1834) b. Trenton, NJ, d. Philadelphia, PA, m. 1780, John Yard Sr., (ca. 1749-1781)
i) John Yard Jr.(2/2/1781-8/5/1859) b. Trenton, NJ, d. Philadelphia, PA, m. twice, 1st – Sarah Nickerson, b. ca. 1785, 9 ch., 2nd – 12/26/1805, Philadelphia, PA, Sarah McKimson (1780-12/30/1860) b. & d.  Philadelphia, PA
(a) Mary Ann Yard (1808-10/5/1839) d. Cincinnati, OH, m. 3/22/1825, Philadelphia, PA, William West, b. ca. 1801
(b) Sarah Yard (1809-1879) b. & d. Philadelphia, PA
(c) George Nickerson Yard, b. 1811
(d) John Yard III (1812-5/2/1834) b. Philadelphia, PA
(e) Edmund Yard (1814-post1887) b. Philadelphia, PA, d. Manhattan, NY
(f) Charles Wesley Yard (1/2/1819-7/1/1883) b. & d. Philadelphia, PA
(g) Theodocia Yard, b. 5/22/1822
(h) Thomas West Yard (4/21/1824-7/21/1874)
(i) Benjamin Yard (1827-1827)
h) Elizabeth Yard (12/24/1762-10/20/1801) m. Caleb Biles Sr., b. ca. 1740

i) Caleb Biles Jr., b. post 1784

i) Benjamin Yard (5/15/1764-4/29/1803)
7) Jethro Yard, (ca. 1720-12/1760) b. & d. Trenton, NJ
e. John Yard Sr. (ca. 1679-3/13/1732 or33) d. Burlington, NJ, m. Elizabeth Bainbridge, b. ca.1685, dau. of John & Sarah (Clowes) Bainbridge
1) John Yard Jr., (ca. 1722-1795) d. Amwell Twp., NJ, m. spouse unknown
a) William Yard (ca.1745-4/28/1825) Trenton, NJ
b) Stephen Yard Sr. (ca. 1749-1806) Amwell Twp., NJ, m. Elizabeth Jewell, b. ca. 1750
i) Alexander Yard (1766-5/30/1819) m. Mary --- (4/2/1767-10/27/1841)
(a) Mary Ann Yard (12/17/1793-3/18/1873) m. John Martin, b. ca. 1788
ii) Anna Yard (1769-1806) m. 12/17/1789, Obadiah Curtis, b. ca. 1764
(a) Jeru Curtis (10/9/1790-1876) b. Kingwood Twp., NJ, d. Hackettstown, NJ, m. twice, 1st – 1822, Catherine Eick (5/21/1788-1826) b. & d. Kingwood Twp., NJ, dau. of Tunis & Susanna (Taylor) Eick Jr., 2 ch.,  2nd – 1827, Grace Eick (2/8/1791-1867) Catherine’s sister, 1 ch.
(i) Ruhannah H.  Curtis, b. 8/10/1823
(ii) George E. Curtis, b. 5/11/1825
(iii) Joshua H. Curtis, b. 6/23/1830
iii) Rhoena Yard, b. ca. 1770, m. Samuel McPherson, b. ca. 1765
iv) Edmund Yard (1770-12/1852) b. NY, d. Raritan Twp., NJ, m. 2/8/1807,  Catherine Young, b. 1770, dau. of John & Catherine Young
(a) Mary Yard (7/31/1803-5/26/1892)
(b) John Young Yard, b. 1808
(c) Sidney Yard (1809-ca. 1885) m. Amy---, b. 1810
v) Elizabeth Yard, b. ca. 1772, m. John Arrison, b. ca. 1767
vi) Lydia Yard, b. ca. 1773, m. Joseph Murray, b. ca. 1768
vii) John Yard, b. ca. 1774
viii) Stephen Yard Jr., b. ca. 1775, m. Rachel Conrad, b. ca. 1780
(a) Stephen Yard III, b. ca. 1800,  d. Pittstown, NJ, m. Amy Updike (1809-1870)
(b) Theodore Conrad Yard (5/30/1810-3/12/1896) b. NJ, d. Raritan Twp., NJ
ix) Sarah Yard, b. ca. 1776, m. Richard Arrison, b. ca. 1771
x) Benjamin Yard, b. ca. 1777
xi) Margaret Yard, b. ca. 1778, m. Isaac Hill, b. ca. 1774
xii) William Yard, b. ca. 1779
c) John Yard III (1758-7/23/1828) m. Hannah ---, (1760-7/23/1828)
i) William S. Yard (1784-6/1/1840) m. twice, 1st –3/17/1807, Sussex Co., NJ, Patience Ogden Swayze (5/18/1791-5/28/1821) b. & d. Sussex Co., NJ, dau. of Christopher & Sarah (Davis) Swayze, 6 ch., 2nd – 1822, Martha W. Johnston (ca. 1786-4/26/1853)
(a) Hannah Yard, b. ca. 1807
(b) John Yard, b. 1/24/1808
(c) Letitia Yard, b. ca. 1809, m. George S. Howell Sr., b. ca. 1797, son of Obadiah & Sarah (Biles) Howell Sr.
(i) George S. Howell Jr, b. ca. 1822
(ii) Sarah E. Howell, b. ca. 1823
(iii) Frances Howell, b. ca. 1824
(d) William Yard, b. ca. 1810
(e) Sarah Yard, b. 1810
(f) Frances Yard, b. 1812
ii) Rebecca Yard (1789-8/28/1825) d. Washington, NJ, m. 1/3/1808, Sussex Co., NJ, Joseph Barton (1780-1848) b. Sussex Co., NJ, d. Honesdale, PA
(a) Charlotte Barton, b. ca. 1808
iii) Charles P. Yard (1793-4/28/1834) m. 2/26/1818, Rachel Carpenter (1789-10/30/1872) dau. of John & Sarah Carpenter
(a) Emeline Yard, b. 1821
(b) Henrietta Yard, b. 1822
(c) Sarah P. Yard, b. 1823
(d) Harriet Yard, b. 1829
iv) Hiram Yard, b. 1794
v) Lewis Yard, b. 1795, m. 8/8/1812, Sussex Co., NJ, Ruth Martin, b. ca. 1795
vi) Ann Yard, b. 1796, m. 2/28/1816, Sussex Co., NJ, Daniel Stites, b. ca. 1790
f. George Yard, (ca. 1680-pre9/21/1758) d. Philadelphia, PA, m. Elizabeth ----, b.ca. 1685
1) William Yard, b. ca. 1719
2) John Yard, b. ca. 1720
3) Elizabeth Yard, b. ca. 1725
4) Mary Yard, b. ca. 1726
5) James Yard, b. 11/1729
6) Mary Yard, b. ca. 1732
g. Elizabeth Yard, b. ca. 1680, Philadelphia, PA, d. Philadelphia, PA, m. 1700, Philadelphia, PA, Justinian Fox (12/1673-1/16/1717 or 18) b. Plymouth, Eng., d. Philadelphia, PA, son of Edward & Mary (Ball) Fox
1) Mary Fox, b. 1701, m. 1/1/1719 or20, Philadelphia, PA, Benjamin Rhoads, (ca. 1697-4/24/1731, d. Passyunck Twp., PA
2) Elizabeth Fox, b. 1703, PA, d. Philadelphia, PA, m. 11/14/1723, Philadelphia, PA, Joseph Rakestraw Sr., (1701-7/1750) b. & d. Philadelphia, PA
a) John Rakestraw, b. 9/27/1728, m. Elizabeth Kinderdine, b. 1730
b) Hannah Rakestraw, b. 2/13/1730
c) Joseph Rakestraw (1733-1794) m. Rachel Ogilby (1739-1786)
d) William Rakestraw, b. 11/8/1735
e) Elizabeth Rakestraw, b. 2/20/1737 or 38
f) Hannah Rakestraw, b. 3/4/1742 or 43
3) Sarah Fox, b. ca. 1704, m. 12/19/1723, Philadelphia, PA, William Martin, b. ca. 1700
a) Mecheck Martin, b. ca. 1724
b) Mibsam Martin, b. 4/19/1726
c) Medam Martin, b. 12/11/1727
d) Rebecca Martin, b. 5/3/1732
e) Anne Martin, b. 11/14/1737
f) Susanna Martin, b. 12/24/1739, Philadelphia, PA, m. ---Ogilby, b. ca. 1734
g) Mary Martin, b. 5/30/1743
4) Jesse Fox, b. ca. 1707
5) Joseph Justinian Fox (1710-12/10/1779) Philadelphia, PA, m. 9/1749, Philadelphia, PA, Elizabeth Mickle (1729-1805) Philadelphia, PA
a) Thomasine Mickle Fox (6/15/1748-11/2/1821) m. 2/20/1772, Philadelphia, PA, George Roberts (6/1737-9/1801) son of Hugh & Mary (Calvert) Roberts, 3 ch.
b) Hannah Fox (10/9/1750-2/19/1824)
c) Elizabeth Fox (12/26/1752-1753)
d) Justinian Fox (8/12/1755-1756)
e) Joseph Mickle Fox (9/15/1757-1/19/1784) b. & d. Philadelphia, PA
f) George Fox (11/27/1759-9/1828) b. & d. Philadelphia, PA, m. twice, 1st – 11/25/1789, Philadelphia, PA, Mary C. Pemberton (3/25/1771-7/1801) dau. of Charles & Esther (House) Pemberton, 3 ch., 2nd – 1803, Mary Dickinson (1768-3/1822) dau. of Maj. Gen. Philemon & Mary (Cadwalader) Dickinson, 2 ch.
g) Samuel Mickle Fox (9/9/1761-10/12/1762) Philadelphia, PA
h) Samuel Mickle Fox Sr. (10/1763-1808) b. Philadelphia, PA, m. 11/27/1788, Philadelphia, PA, Sara Pleasants, b. ca. 1767, 13 ch.
i) Elizabeth Fox (7/16/1765-1765)
j) Elizabeth Fox (4/13/1767-1767)
k) Elizabeth Hill Fox (10/14/1771-1/23/1861) b. & d. Philadelphia, PA, m. 5/20/1790, Philadelphia, PA, Joseph Parker Norris (5/5/1763-6/22/1841) son of Charles & Mary (Parker) Norris, 16 ch.
6) Susanna Fox, (ca. 1711-11/14/1784) Philadelphia, PA, m. thrice, 1st – 1738, Philadelphia, PA, Rev. Daniel Elmer Sr. (1689-1/14/1755) b. Hartford, CT, d. Fairfield, NJ, son of Samuel & Elizabeth Elmer, 5 ch.,  2nd – 1758, NJ, David Westcott (ca.1715-7/16/1772) d. Fairfield, NJ, 1 ch.,  3rd – ca. 1774, Capt. Thomas Harris Jr. (11/1719-4/27/1783) b. & d. Fairfield, NJ
a) Theodosia Elmer (ca. 1739-4/1788) b. Fairfield, NJ, d. Deerfield, NJ, m. 8/1/1761, Fairfield, NJ, James Anderson, b. ca. 1734, Cumberland, NJ
b) Silvanus Elmer, b. ca. 1744, Fairfield, NJ
c) Rumolla Elmer (ca. 1747-1809) b. Fairfield, NJ, d. Bridgton, NJ
d) Samuel Elmer, b. ca. 1751
e) Victoria Elmer, b. ca. 1755, Fairfield, NJ, m. twice, 1st – William Bateman, b. ca. 1750, 4 ch.,  2nd – 8/15/1780, Cumberland Co., NJ, Edward Saunders Sr., b. ca. 1740, 2 ch.
f) Rachel Westcott , b. 1759, m. Richard Parker, b. ca. 1754
7) James Fox Sr., b. 1712, m. 12/16/1736, Philadelphia, PA, Mary Wade, b. ca. 1717
a) Joseph Fox, b. 9/8/1737
b) Elizabeth Fox, b. 10/17/1738
c) James Fox Jr. (1) (6/23/1740-ca.1741)
d) James Fox Jr., (2) b. ca. 1742
e) Justinian Fox, b. ca. 1744
f) Robert Fox, b. ca. 1745
g) Martha Fox, b. ca. 1746
8) Anne Fox, b. ca. 1715
9) Rebecca Fox, b. ca. 1717
h. James Yard, b. ca. 1682
i. Benjamin Yard (ca. 1683-post1732) d. Chester, Co., PA



Descendents of old NJ family who came from England & active in Revolutionary War. The original surname, DeYard, was very old surname in Devonshire, founder came over with Normans. The surname suggests its founder was a superintendent of the grounds, or yard, perhaps quartermaster of a castle or place for soldiers.

In Cromwell Wars, John Yard is noted in chronicles of Devonshire for heroism in leading Lord Grey’s forces across a bridge to face the enemy.



I. 
John Yard (1777-3/24/1858) son of James & Nancy (Mounttier) Yard,  m. Harriet Benson (1777-11/21/1856) b. Philadelphia, PA, d. Irwin Twp., Venango Co., PA. In 1812 brought family to Scrubgrass Twp., Venango Co., PA. In 1815 moved to Irwin Twp., Venango Co., PA & purchased Capt. McManigal’s property.

A. Benjamin R. Yard (1802-4/3/1892) b. Mercer Co., NJ, d. Irwin Twp., Venango Co., PA,(also stated he was b. & d. in Wesley, Venango Co., PA) bur. Pleasantview Cem., Irwin Twp., Venango Co., PA, m. twice, 1st – 1824, Venango Co., PA,  Katherine Hovis (Catherine) (7/15/1802-12/19/1856) b. Venango Co., PA, d. Irwin Twp., Venango Co., PA, bur. Pleasantview Cem., Irwin Twp., Venango Co., PA, dau. of John & Susanna (Cogan) Hovis, 2nd – 1850,  Margaret Porter, dau. of Alexander & Margaret (Braden) Porter. (See Hovis Family Outline) (See Porter Family Outline)
1. John Yard (12/7/1825-5/4/1915) b. & d. Irwin Twp., Venango Co., PA, m. Mary Eldred Montgomery (10/2/1824-10/25/1912) b. & d. Irwin Twp., Venango Co., PA, dau. of Henry & Margaret (Dunbar) Montgomery, both bur. Mt. Irwin Cem., Irwin Twp., Venango Co., PA, both b. Irwin Twp., Venango Co., PA
a. Mary C. Yard (Marie) (1851-1923) b. & d. Irwin Twp., Venango Co., PA, m. 1/4/1872, Samuel Reed Weston (10/19/1846-1925) b. Huntingdon Twp., Luzerne Co., PA,  res. Wesley, PA, both bur. Amity Cem., Irwin Twp., Venango Co., PA
1) Adella E. Weston, m. I.B. Markey
2) Charles Weston
3) Mary Weston, m. James McCully
4) G. Frank Weston (1879-1958) m. Nancy B. ---, b. 1884
5) Margaret B. Weston (1883-1906)
6) Carrie B. Weston, m. William Cochran
7) Norman C. Weston (1888-1928)
8) Blanche Weston (1890-1962) m. 5/6/1911, Julius H. Woods Sr. (1891-1970) son of Frank & Helen Katherine (Henderson) Woods, both bur. Amity Cem., Irwin Twp., Venango Co., PA
a) Julius H. Woods Jr., m. ---McKinley
b) ---Woods
c) ---Woods
d) ---Woods (female) m. ---Carroll
e) ---Woods (male) m. ---Snyder
f) ---Woods
g) ---Woods
9) Ethel Weston
b. Louise Yard, m. L.E. Weston, res. Franklin, PA
c. Nancy Yard (1856-1949) m. Amos Gilmore (1855-1941) son of Alexander & Nancy (Shontz) Gilmore,  res. Irwin, PA
1) Clarence C. Gilmore (11/26/1875-1961) b. Irwin Twp., Venango Co., PA, m. twice, 1st – 6/12/1901, Polk, Venango Co., PA, Minnie Jane Osborne (8/30/1881-8/6/1943) b. Victory Twp., Venango Co., PA, d. Titusville, Crawford Co., PA, she & Clarence bur. Pleasantville Cem., Irwin Twp., Venango Co., PA, 12 ch., 2nd – Jeanette Kunselman
a) Kenneth E. Gilmore (4/13/1902-7/2/1936) m. 5/26/1930, Sarah Blanch Hovis (See Hovis Family Outline)
b) Maude Lena Gilmore (1/13/1904-1991) m. Oscar W. Dillon (1903-1948) bur. Union Home Cem., son of Martin Oscar & Elizabeth (Welton) Dillon, 4 ch.
c) Ina May Gilmore (7/27/1905-1997) m. Richard Leland Nash
d) Vera Louella Gilmore (11/6/1906-4/18/1988)
e) Robert Edward Gilmore (9/19/1909-3/20/1994) b. Franklin, Venango Co., PA, d. Kennerdell, Venango Co., PA, m. ---Manross, 4 ch.
f) ---Gilmore
g) ---Gilmore
h) ---Gilmore
i) ---Gilmore
j) ---Gilmore
k) ---Gilmore (male) m. twice, 1st - ---Gilkey, 2nd - ---Stankowich
d. William M. Yard, (also stated as Wilbur M.) m. twice, 1st – Minerva Stowe, 2nd – Sarah Sterrett, dau. of Robert Sterrett,  res. Ft. Collins, CO
1) Mary Yard
e. Col. Cyril B. Yard (3/1/1866-3/1/1952) b. Irwin Twp., Venango Co., PA, res. Irwin Twp., Venango Co., PA, m. 10/3/1888, Irwin Twp., Venango Co., PA, Frances Luella Coulter (9/28/1868-11/1/1906) dau. of Thomas & Elizabeth (Glenn) Coulter, both bur. Amity Cem., Irwin Twp., Venango Co., PA
1) Kathryn Lena Yard (10/30/1895-8/16/1978) b. Irwin Twp., Venango Co., Pa, d. Grove City, Mercer Co., PA, m. 7/1919, William Earl Blair (5/10/1896-2/22/1978) b. Bullion, Venango Co., PA, d. Grove City, Mercer Co., PA, son of Thomas & Bertha (Carner) Blair, both bur. Amity Cem., Irwin Twp., Venango Co., PA
a) ---Blair
b) ---Blair (male) m. --- Baxter
c) ---Blair
d) ---Blair
2) Margaret Yard, b. 1889, m. Reed Porter, d. 1949, 2 ch.
3) Elva Moore Yard (11/1/1891-1975) b. Irwin Twp., Venango Co., PA, m. 6/16/1926, Franklin, Venango Co., PA, James Smiley Moore (1894-1957) both bur. Mt. Irwin Cem., Irwin Twp., Venango Co., PA, 2 ch.
4) Grace M. Yard (1894-1976)
5) Glenn Yard (1899-1950) b. Irwin Twp., Venango Co., PA, m. Mary Marshall, 2 ch.
6) Elizabeth Evelyn Yard (Betty) b. 1904, Irwin Twp., Venango Co., PA, m. Wayne Smith Styers, b. 1902, 3 ch.
2. Susanna Yard (12/28/1826-1/2/1889) b. Venango Co., PA, d. Ayresville, IA,  m. 4/12/1853, Venango Co., PA, John Ayers Jr (11/9/1827-8/9/1910) son of John & Rachael (Wonder) Ayres, both bur. Moneka Cem., Inland Twp., Cedar Co., IA
a. Nancy Jane Ayres (1/1/1854-4/2/1934) b. Venango Co., PA, d. Glenwood, NE, m. John Fredrick Forbes
1) Elda Maude Forbes (12/7/1880-3/19/1881)
2) Jutie Alma Forbes, b. 12/17/1881, m. 6/30/1903, Palmer, Merrick Co., NE, Clifford Lamberson
a) Leta Lamberson, b. 6/15/1904, m. Fullerton, Nance Co., NE,  Harvey Brown, 3 ch.
b) Ottis Lamberson (1/1/1906-3/1960) m. ---Hoback, 3 ch.
c) ---Lamberson
d) ---Lamberson
e) ---Lamberson
f) ---Lamberson
3) Frank Volney Forbes, b. 9/1/1883, m. 2/14/1906, Palmer, Merrick Co., NE, Laura Ellen Hamilton, 4 ch.
4) Ethel Leta Forbes, b. 4/1887
5) Wilton Ray Forbes, b. 1889
6) Guy Deree Forbes, b. 5/1882
b. David Edward Ayres (2/27/1855-1/17/1925) b. & d. Cedar Co., IA,  m.thrice, 1st – 10/2/1873, Cedar Co., IA, Elizabeth A. Miller, d. 10/13/1874, bur. Ross Cem., Cedar Co., IA, dau. of J. & H. Miller, 1 ch.,  2nd – 10/1/1879, Tipton, Cedar Co., IA, Martha Matilda Ross (1/1/1859-4/29/1897) b. Cedar Co., IA, d. Dixon, Dixon Co., NE, bur. Laurel Cem., Laurel, Cedar Co., NE, 3rd – 1898, 4 ch.,  Della Ford, b. 4/1879, Sugar Creek Twp., Cedar Co., IA, bur. Inland Cem., Cedar Co., IA, 1 ch.
1) Elizabeth Alice Ayres (Allie) b. 8/22/1874, m. Thomas Henry Macklem
a) Bessie Elizabeth Macklem, m. Alfred Clayton Roberts, 8 ch.
b) Glenn Franklin Macklem, m. Kathryn---, 2 ch.
c) Guy Benson Macklem, m. Ruby Odessa Clark, 7 ch.
d) Hazel May Macklem, m. Adam P. Lindgren
e) Hurst William Macklem, m. Eleanor Beltz
f) Jessie Matilda Macklem
g) Thomas Lee Macklem, m. twice, 1st - ---Lussier, 3 ch., 2nd -  ---Berry, 4 ch.
2) Clyde Curtis Ayres, b. 10/9/1884, Cedar  Co., IA
3) Mabel Nellie Ayres (2/21/1891-12/7/1990) b. Ayresville, Cedar Co., IA, d. Ventura, Ventura Co., CA, m. 5/23/1914, Kalispell, Flathead Co., MT, Robert Walke Fleming, 4 ch.
4) Essie Pearl Ayres (2/20/1886-7/2/1891) b. & s. Cedar Co., IA
5) Ernest Ayres, b. & d. 2/28/1893, Cedar Co., IA
6) Ferne Ayres
c. Benjamin Hovis Ayres (8/16/1857-6/20/1858) b. & d. Cedar Co., IA,
d. Ella May Ayres (11/24/1859-7/2/1861)
e. Margaretta Clementine Ayres (3/17/1861-5/18/1938) b. Ayers Corners, Cedar Co., IA, d. Ida Grove, Ida Co., IA,  m. 3/19/1879, Wilton, Muscatine Co., IA, Walter P. Macklem, son of William & Ann (Finny) Macklem
1) John William Macklem (6/3/1880-10/21/1954) m. 3/15/1905, Ida Co., IA, Lelah Florentine Hilker, dau. of William & Caroline (Koenig) Hilker
a) Georgia Lorraine Macklem (9/17/1907-12/1981) m. 1/11/1930, South Sioux City, Dakota Co., NE, Franklin Sandberg Fedderson, 1 ch.
b) ---Macklem
c) ---Macklem
d) ---Macklem
e) John William Macklem, Jr.
2) Cecil C. Macklem (11/2/1882-8/15/1973) b. Muscatine, Muscatine Co., IA, d. Lemars, Plymouth Co., IA, in Plymouth Care Center, m. 9/26/1906, Ida Grove, Ida Co., IA, Hannah Bell Potts (or Nikol (Nicol)) b. 8/20/1888, PA, d. Sioux City, Woodbury Co., IA, bur. Memorial Park Cem., Sioux City, Woodbury Co., IA, dau. of George & Ellen Potts
a) James Walter Macklem (8/8/1907-4/6/1988) b. Ida Grove, Ida Co., IA, d. Sioux City, Woodbury Co., IA, m. twice, 1st - ---Gill, 1 ch., 2nd - ---Craft
b) Jessie Vera Macklem (5/19/1909-9/19/1998) b. Ida Grove, Ida Co., IA, d. Sioux City, Woodbury Co., IA, m. twice, 1st – 9/15/1926, Lloyd Yount, 2nd – 1/26/1935, Canton, Lincoln Co., SD, Loran Kossie Bates, son of Frank & Laverne (McClain) Bates, 2 ch.
c) ---Macklem
d) ---Macklem
e) ---Macklem
f) ---Macklem
g) ---Macklem
3) Augustus Eric Macklem (3/9/1885-7/27/1938)  m. 2/2/1909, Laura Lee McShane
a) Laverne Leanore Macklem, b. 12/17/1909
b) ---Macklem
c) ---Macklem
d) ---Macklem
4) Vera Almertha Macklem (1/6/1887-4/21/1960), m. 9/17/1925, Ida Grove, Ida Co., IA, Bernard J. Claussen, 1 ch.
5) Effie Lucretta Macklem, b. 9/13/1888, Ida Co., IA, m. 7/1918, Burtis Charles Kolb, 1 ch.
6) Gladys Mae Macklem (12/11/1893-3/13/1933) b. Ida Grove, Ida Co., IA, d. Sioux City, Woodbury Co., IA, m. ca. 1912, Ida Grove, Ida Co., IA, Charles Wesley Lynn Sr., 4 ch.
7) Ferne Lenore Macklem, b. 10/3/1897, Ida Co., IA, m. 7/21/1921, Albert Louis Vickery, 2 ch.
8) Ayres Walter Macklem (9/25/1899-ca.1955) m. 12/1929,  Marguerite McNamara (Peg)
f. Augustus Franklin Ayres (5/14/1867-11/11/1947) b. Cedar Co., IA, d. Spencer, Clay Co., IA, m. 7/2/1893, Hattie Mae Whitmer
1) Ruby Hazel Ayres, b. 12/13/1893, m. 12/20/1910, Spencer, Clay Co., IA, Irvin Anderson, 3 ch.
2) Ralph McKinley Ayres (11/1/1896-12/15/1970) m. 8/10/1926, Spencer, Clay Co., IA, Mildred Brewer, 2 ch.
3) Guy Raymond Ayres (4/14/1899-ca.6/24/1933) m. 2/29/1928, Leona Binning, 1 ch.
4) ---Ayres, m. ---McCleary, 3 ch.
g. Emma Louthera Ayres (3/21/1871-2/25/1917) b. Cedar Co., IA, d. IA, m. 1893, IA, Louis C. Kiser (1868-1956) b. IA
1) Bernice Kiser, b. 11/29/1895, m. 9/8/1920, Milroy Thede, 1 ch.
2) Gertrude Kiser, b. 12/24/1899, Cedar Co., IA, m. 6/12/1923, Clifford Bacon, 3 ch.
3. Sarah Jennie Yard (10/9/1828-6/23/1859) b. Venango Co., PA, m. John McFadden, b. 1827, Venango Co., PA,  son of John & Barbara (Hoffman) McFadden, both bur. Methodist Cem., Clintonville, Venango Co., PA
a. Emily McFadden, b. 1852
b. B.F. Jeff McFadden, b. 1854, m. Sarah ---, b. 1856
1) Matilda McFadden, b. 1879
2) Fulton McFadden, b. 4/1880
c. William J. McFadden, b. 1856
d. T. G. McFadden, b. 1858
e. ---McFadden
4. Elijah Yard (5/7/1830-11/27/1912) b. Venango Co., PA, m. 11/17/1853,  Ellen McMullen (!833-1922) dau. of John & Samira McMullen (See McMullen Family Outline)
a. John Ambrose Yard (1855-11/28/1928) res. Barkleyville, Irwin Twp., Venango Co., PA, m. Jane M. --- (1852-1923) both bur. Mt. Irwin Cem., Irwin Twp., Venango Co., PA
1) Willa Yard, m. J.A. Eakins, res. Grove City, PA
2) W.L. Yard, res. Bradford, PA
3) Victor Yard
4) J. Nelson Yard (4/30/1889-10/10/1986) b. Grove City, Mercer Co., PA, d. El Campo, Wharton Co., TX, bur. Garden of Memories Cem., El Campo, Wharton Co., TX, m. Winnie Mae Eakins, 1 ch. who m. ---Orr
5) Mary Yard, b. 1892, m.  Paul W. Henderson, res. Pold, PA (See Henderson Family Outline)
b. Adella Samia Yard (12/23/1868-11/15/1871)
5. Nicholas Yard (8/29/1832-9/1/1910) b. Venango Co., PA,  m. Sarah Tintsman (1836-1902) both bur. Barkleyville Cem., Barkleyville, Venango Co., PA
a. Mary Elizabeth Yard, m. Joseph Hardy
1) Delton Hardy
2) Sara Hardy
b. Rufus Lovejoy Yard (1860-1900) bur. Barkleyville, Venango Co., PA, m. Minnie L. Kamerer (1873-1940) bur. Barkleyville, Venango Co., PA
1) Elizabeth Yard, m. ---Diehl
c. Cecelia Catherine Yard (1861-1898) bur. Barkleyville Cem., Venango Co., PA, m. Curtis Smith
1) Leroy Smith
2) Earl Smith
3) Ethel Smith
d. Laura Eldora Yard, m. Eli Vandyke
1) Earla Vandyke
2) Ruth Vandyke, m. ---Heslop
e. Anna Cinderella Yard  (12/24/1868-1963) m.  Lawrence B. Hovis (2/1870-1946) son of Walter & Eusebia (Gilmore) Hovis, both bur. Pleasantview Cem., Irwin Twp., Venango Co., PA,  (See Hovis Family Outline)
1) Merle D. Hovis (4/1894-1916)
2) Guy R. Hovis (9/1895-1911)
3) Grace R. Hovis, b. 1901, m. 8/1/1923, Franklin, Venango Co., PA, Carl Raymond McGill, b. 1893, 8 ch.
f. Rev. Harry Wilber Yard (1871-1903)
g. Sydney Edward Yard, m. Ella Emery
1) Erla Yard, m. ---Reese
h. Margaret Bell Yard, m. Charles Cauvel
1) Gladys Cauvel, m. ---Minden
2) Orvel Cauvel
3) Benjamin Cauvel
4) Milton Cauvel
5) Randall Cauvel
6) Charles Cauvel
7) John Cauvel
8) ---Cauvel, m. ---Watkins
i. Nancy Ellen Yard (Nannie) (1/3/1879-10/8/1881) b. & d. Venango Co., PA, m. 1857, Jefferson Gilmore (1835-1904) son of John & Nancy (Peters) Gilmore
1) Benjamin Homer Gilmore (1859-1930) b. Irwin Twp., Venango Co., PA, m. 12/4/1884, Irwin Twp., Venango Co., PA, Sarah Marilla Baker (1859-1954) b. & d. Irwin Twp., Venango Co., PA, dau. of Samuel & Sarah (Beach) Baker, both bur. Pleasantview Cem., Irwin Twp., Venango Co., PA (See Baker Family Outline)
a) Bert R. Gilmore, d. CA
b) Eva E. Gilmore (1889-1935) d. Mercer Co., PA, m. C. Lloyd Montgomery (1886-1972) bur. Mt. Irwin Cem., Venango Co., PA, son of Samuel S. & Elizabeth P. Montgomery, 5 ch.
c) Gyla Nancy Gilmore (1/30/1902-8/9/1984) d. Grove City, Mercer Co., PA, m. Arthur Leroy Dunmire, 3 ch.
2) Margaret Isolena Gilmore (1861-1921) b. & d. Irwin Twp., Venango Co., PA, bur. Pleasantview Cem., Irwin Twp., Venango Co., PA, m.  William G. Beach (See Beach Family Outline)
a) Herbert Beach, m. ---Griffin
b) Pearl Beach, m. Lauren A. Dewoody
c) Rulif J. Beach, m. Katherine E. Pettit
6. David H. Yard (9/19/1834-1836) b. Venango Co., PA
7. Nancy Ellen Yard (3/13/1836-4/12/1904) b. Venango Co., PA,  m. Amos Gilmore
8. Jacob H. G. Yard (4/4/1839-1851)
9. Israel S. Yard (3/7/1844-12/14/1926) b. & d. Barkleyville, Venango Co., PA, served in Civil War, 64th Reg., 4th Cav., Co K, in many battles, m. 5/20/1866, Adeline McMurdy (12/8/1846-9/18/1935) dau. of James & Elizabeth (Porter) McMurdy, 6 ch. both bur. Barkleyville Cem., Barkleyville, Venango Co., PA
a. Nicholas Yard, d. Barkleyville, Venango Co., PA
b. James Austin Yard (1866-1936) res. Franklin, PA, but. Franklin, Venango Co., PA
1) Vinton Emerson Yard, m. 6/25/1919, Hope Myer McFadden (9/19/1897-2/22/1920) dau. of Thomas Braden & Mary Rose (Myers) McFadden, she is bur. Amity Cem., Irwin Twp., Venango Co., PA, 1 ch.
c. Alice Rosetta Yard (1868-1929)
d. Eva Estella Yard (1870-1934)
e. Jesse Clarence Yard (1873-1925)
f. Ida Elizabeth Yard (12/22/1875-8/25/1877)
g. John Elmer Yard (10/1/1878-1967) b. & d. Barkleyville, Venango Co., PA, m. 11/18/1902, Franklin, Venango Co., PA, Laura Arizona Montgomery (Zona) (12/14/1883-1965) b. Wesley, Venango Co., PA, both bur. Barkleyville Cem., Venango Co., PA
1) Kenneth Waldo Yard (2/14/1904-3/19/1958) b. Grove City, Mercer Co., PA, bur. Barkleyville Cem., Venango Co., PA, m. 3/2/1924, Buffalo, Erie Co., NY, Emma Florence Hoffman, b. 4/29/1908, dau. of Martin & Clara (Walter) Hoffman, bur. Old Log Cem., Barkleyville, Venango Co., PA, 9 ch.
2) Esther Marie Yard, b. 3/24/1906, Grove City, Mercer Co., PA, m. 6/22/1929, Franklin, Venango Co., PA, John Henry Roddy, b. 8/1/1908, KY, 6 ch.
3) Chester Cecil Yard, b. 9/27/1908, Grove City, Mercer Co., PA, m. ---Miller, dau. of Sylvester & Margaret (Sloan) Miller, 4 ch.
4) ---Yard
5) ---Yard
6) ---Yard
7) ---Yard
h. Charles Robert Yard (1883-1949)
i. Lulu May Yard (1888-1950)
j. infant Yard
10. Benjamin R. Yard
11. Mary Yard, m. Jefferson Gilmore
B. Jane M. Yard (2/4/1804-1884) b. & d. Venango Co., PA
C. John Solomon Yard (3/17/1807-9/16/1877) d. Venango Co., PA
D. Theodocia Yard (1808-1884) b. NY, d. Venango Co., PA
E. Stephen Yard (10/26/1811-1881)  m. Jo Anne --- (1810-5/1/1850)
1. Rachel Yard (12/30/1840-8/9/1866)
F. Sarah Ann Yard, b. ca. 1813
G. Robert Yard, b. 1815, PA
1. Melvin Yard
H. Benson Yard (5/11/1818-1906)
I. Zachariah Yard (ca. 1820-10/8/1864) b. Venango Co., PA, d. Syracuse, MO
J. Rufus Yard (12/19/1822-4/22/1911) b. Venango Co., PA, d. Foley, AL
 
 

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