Silas G. Bernard

20 August 1807–8 August 1882 (Age 75)
Franklin, Fairfax, Virginia, United States

The Life of Silas G.

When Silas G. Bernard was born on 20 August 1807, in Franklin, Fairfax, Virginia, United States, his father, Benjamin Bernard, was 30 and his mother, Sarah Betz, was 22. He married Lucinda Elizabeth Pullen on 13 December 1832, in Bedford, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Franklin, Virginia, United States for about 10 years. He died on 8 August 1882, in Snow Creek, Franklin, Virginia, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Bernard Cemetery, Franklin, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Silas G. Bernard
1807–1882
Lucinda Elizabeth Pullen
1809–1887
Marriage: 13 December 1832
Sarah E Bernard
1833–1863
Thomas William Bernard
1838–1910
Julia A. Bernard
1835–1892
Isbel Bernard
1837–1862
John Orrin Bernard
1840–1915
Benjamin Franklin Bernard Sr
1841–1917
Matilda F Bernard
1843–1911
Gustavus A. Bernard
1844–1925
Mary Lucinda “Molly” Bernard
1849–1934
Nannie Virginia Bernard
1849–1903

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 December 1832
Bedford, Virginia, United States
children

(10)

    Sarah E Bernard

    Female1833–1863Female

    Julia A. Bernard

    Female1835–1892Female

    Isbel Bernard

    Female1837–1862Female

    Male1838–1910Male

    Male1840–1915Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1808

Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 5

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 23

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

1 English, French, Dutch, Polish, Czech, and Slovenian: from a Germanic personal name ( see Bernhard ). The popularity of the personal name was greatly increased by virtue of its having been borne by St. Bernard of Clairvaux ( c.1090–1153 ), founder and abbot of the Cistercian monastery at Clairvaux.2 Americanized form of German Bernhard or any of the other cognates in European languages; for forms see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Silas G Bernard, "United States Census (Slave Schedule), 1860"
  • Sylas E Bernard, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Silas Bernard, "United States Census, 1870"

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