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John G. Barnard

Army Officer/Civil Engineer/Author

Centurion, 1864–1882

Full Name John Gross Barnard

Born 19 May 1815 in Sheffield, Massachusetts

Died 14 May 1882 in Detroit, Michigan

Buried Center Cemetery, Sheffield, Massachusetts

Proposed by Giovanni Albinola, John H. Gourlie, George Bancroft, and David Van Nostrand

Elected 3 December 1864 at age forty-nine

Archivist’s Note: Brother of Frederick A. P. Barnard

Seconder of:

Century Memorial

[T]he list of those deceased includes 12 names, those of the Rev. Henry W. Bellows, Gen’l J. G. Barnard, Henry Draper, Jonathan Edwards, Fred’k E. Gibert, Alexander L. Holley, Thos. Le Clear, Dr. Erskine Mason, Clarkson N. Potter, Dr. James R. Wood, Robert L. Stuart and Edgar S. Van Winkle.

Augustus R. Macdonough
1883 Century Association Reports