James Monroe Ard

25 June 1842–17 January 1908 (Age 65)
Pleasant View, Spruce Hill Township, Juniata, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of James Monroe

When James Monroe Ard was born on 25 June 1842, in Pleasant View, Spruce Hill Township, Juniata, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Joseph Ard, was 28 and his mother, Sarah Yohn, was 25. He had at least 4 sons and 2 daughters with Elizabeth Evans. He lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and Spruce Hill Township, Juniata, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. He died on 17 January 1908, in Spruce Hill, Spruce Hill Township, Juniata, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

James Monroe Ard
1842–1908
Elizabeth Evans
1846–1921
John Harvey Ard
1871–1932
Harrie Ard
1872–
Nannie Ellen Ard
1873–1914
William Henry Ard
1874–1949
Francis Ard
1878–
Joseph Graham Ard
1881–1963

Spouse and Children

    Male1842–1908Male

    Elizabeth Evans

    Female1846–1921Female

children

(6)

    John Harvey Ard

    Male1871–1932Male

    Harrie Ard

    Male1872–Male

    Nannie Ellen Ard

    Female1873–1914Female

    Male1874–1949Male

    Francis Ard

    Female1878–Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Male1814–1881Male

    Sarah Yohn

    Female1817–1892Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (7)

1846

Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 21

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 21

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from any of several places called Aird, including one near Hurlford in Ayrshire, another near Stranraer in Galloway, and the Aird, the higher part of the Vale of Beauly, near Inverness. These place names are derived from Gaelic àird(e) ‘height’, ‘promontory’, from àrd ‘high’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • J Mourse Ard, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Monro Ard, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Monroe Ard in household of Joseph Ard, "United States Census, 1870"

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