Surname: Bernard

Richard Dexter Genealogy, 1642-1904

Being a history of the descendants of Richard Dexter of Malden, Massachusetts, from the notes of John Haven Dexter and original researches. Richard Dexter, who was admitted an inhabitant of Boston (New England), Feb. 28, 1642, came from within ten miles of the town of Slane, Co. Meath, Ireland, and belonged to a branch of that family of Dexter who were descendants of Richard de Excester, the Lord Justice of Ireland. He, with his wife Bridget, and three or more children, fled to England from the great Irish Massacre of the Protestants which commenced Oct. 27, 1641. When Richard Dexter and family left England and by what vessel, we are unable to state, but he could not have remained there long, as we know he was living at Boston prior to Feb. 28, 1642.

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Orman Bernard

Corpl. Aviation, 15th Co.; son of J. W. and Mary Bernard, of Lee County. Entered service Feb. 10, 1917, at Sanford, N.C. Sent to Ft. Thomas. Transferred to Camp Hancock, Ga., then to Camp Merritt, N. J. Sailed for France Feb. 10, 1918. Served in the Mechanical Corps during entire period. Returned to USA June 18, 1919. Landed Hoboken, N. J. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., July 4,...

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Bernard, Joseph Henry “Joe” – Obituary

Baker City, Baker County, Oregon Joseph Henry “Joe” Bernard, 87, a longtime resident of Baker City, died Sept. 5, 2005 at St. Elizabeth Care Center. An open house and celebration of life will be held at the Baker Elks Lodge on Friday, Oct. 14, at 1 p.m. Joe Bernard was born May 27, 1918, in Richland to August (Gus) Adolph Bernard and Mary Edna Buckley. He lived on his father’s homestead on Deer Gulch on Lookout Mountain near Richland until he was 5 years old. He attended school until the sixth grade in Tooele, Utah, before moving to Baker in 1932. Joe joined the Civilian Conservation Corps program in Baker in 1935, working on the Anthony Lake and Rock Creek roads. He married Marjorie (Marge) Child on Jan. 15, 1938. Joe and Marge moved throughout the western United States as they followed construction and mining work during the war years. They had lived in Baker since 1945. He worked as an auto mechanic in Baker until his retirement in 1980. Joe and Marge also built five houses in Baker. Joe and Marge loved the outdoors and camped, hunted and fished in the mountains and streams of Eastern Oregon. Joe built his own snowcat from automobile parts in 1962. He bought his first snowmobile in 1966 and Joe and Marge became avid snowmobile riders. They built a cabin in Greenhorn...

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Rough Riders

Compiled military service records for 1,235 Rough Riders, including Teddy Roosevelt have been digitized. The records include individual jackets which give the name, organization, and rank of each soldier. They contain cards on which information from original records relating to the military service of the individual has been copied. Included in the main jacket are carded medical records, other documents which give personal information, and the description of the record from which the information was obtained.

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