Isaac C Bovard

Isaac C. Bovard
b. 31 Oct 1817 at Hamilton County, Ohio to Robert Bovard and Margaret McGarvey
d. 27 Jun 1872
bur. Bovard Cemetery, Cotton Township, Switzerland County, Indiana

Isaac C Bovard gravestone

Isaac C Bovard gravestone

m. 26 May 1844 at Dearborn County, Indiana
Ursula Shepherd
b. 14 Sept 1825 at Dearborn County, Indiana to James M. Shepherd and Jane Ricketts
d. 24 May 1892
bur. Bovard Cemetery, Cotton Township, Switzerland County, Indiana

Ursula Bovard gravestone

Ursula Bovard gravestone

Children with Ursula Shepherd:

  • Olive Bovard (1847–1926), m. Robert Bruce Bascom
  • Elwood Bovard (1851–1922), m. Phoeba Ricketts
  • Coleman Bovard (1856–1935), m. Sarah Elizabeth Manford
  • Juliana Lorraine Bovard (1858–1939), m. William P. McHenry
  • Viola Bovard (1863–1954), m. James Harvey Barker

Isaac C. Bovard moved with his family shortly after his birth to Indiana from Hamilton County, Ohio. By 1820 the family was living in Dearborn County, Indiana, where Isaac’s future wife, Ursula, was born and raised. After their marriage, Isaac and Ursula lived in Cass Township, Ohio County, Indiana, until their deaths.

Submitted by:
Tina Lyons (
Fort Wayne, IN

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