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John Baptiste Counard1 (M)
b. 15 Oct 1827, d. 12 May 1904
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Father* Clement Counard1
Mother* Marie Barbe (?)
Birth*15 Oct 1827Belgium, PenBelGen says 15 Oct 1827, citing tombstone inscription2,3
Immigration*18573
Son*c 1860Julien Counard4
Milit-Beg*15 Oct 1861U.S. Civil War: Enlisted Co. F, 12th Wisconsin Infantry, 15 Oct 1861, discharged 24 Jul 1865.5,6
Description*15 Oct 18615' 9", blue eyes, black hair (The Second Battle, per PenBelGen)
Daughter*c 1862Clarence Counard4
Daughter*c 1864Josephine Counard4
Milit-End*24 Jul 18655
Residence*29 Sep 1867Gardner, Door Co., Wisconsin, USA7
Marriage*29 Sep 1867Marie Therese Balza; Catholic ceremony, Robinsonville, Brown Co., Wisconsin, USA8
Daughter*c 1868Marie Counard4
Occupation5 Aug 1870Gardner, Door Co., Wisconsin, USA, Farmer4
Census*5 Aug 1870Gardner, Door Co., Wisconsin, USA, Listed as John Connard, age 42, white male, farmer, value of real/personal property 900/250, born Belgium of non-US parents, US citizen.4
Daughter*c 1872Mathilda Counard9
Daughter*c 1875Merance Counard+9
Occupation25 Jun 1880Gardner, Door Co., Wisconsin, USA, Farmer9
Census25 Jun 1880Gardner, Door Co., Wisconsin, USA, Listed as John Connard, age 52, white male, married, farmer, born Belgium of Belgian parents.9
Daughter*18 Sep 1880Emma Counard
Residence20 Feb 1883SW/4 SE/4 32-27N-24E (40 acres), Gardner, Door Co., Wisconsin, USA, Federal land patent10
Occupation*11 Oct 1890Gardner, Door Co., Wisconsin, USA, Farmer2
Residence11 Oct 1890Gardner, Door Co., Wisconsin, USA2
Occupation12 Jun 1900Gardner, Door Co., Wisconsin, USA, Farmer3
Census12 Jun 1900Dwelling 79, Gardner, Door Co., Wisconsin, USA, Listed as John B. Conard, head of household, white male, born Oct 1827, age 72, married 33 years, born Belgium of Belgian parents, immigrated 1857, in U.S. 43 years, naturalized, farmer, cannot read or write English, can speak English, own farm free and clear, farm schedule 70.3
Death*12 May 1904Per PenBelGen, tombstone inscription, Precious Blood Episcopal Cemetery, Gardner, Door, Wisconsin
Last Edited18 Feb 2006 

Citations
  1. [S65] Marriage Record, John B. Counard - Marie Therese Balza, Door Co., Wisconsin, 29 Sep 1867, 29 Sep 1867, Door County Marriage Index.
  2. [S74] Pension File, Leopold Balza, Application No. 663,636 and Certificate No. 508462, Bureau of Pensions, U.S. Department of the Interior, File spans period from 9 Jul 1888 to 20 Oct 1913, photocopy in possession of the writer.
  3. [S92] 1900 U.S. Census (PopulationN), Gardner Township, Door Co., Wisconsin, Household of Jean Baptiste Counard, accessed online at www.genealogy.com.
  4. [S81] 1870 U.S. Census (Inhabitants), Gardner Township, Door Co., Wisconsin, household of John Baptiste Counard, p. 6 (roll 1712, book 1, p. 26b), lines 10-15, family 37, dwelling 37, accessed online at www.genealogy.com.
  5. [S45] John Henry Mertens, The Second Battle: A Story of Our Belgian Ancestors in the American Civil War 1861-1865 in unknown series (n.p.: n.pub., 1986), cited on PenBelGen website; original not consulted.
  6. [S93] Belgians in the American Civil War (Website), unknown publish date.
  7. [S66] Marriage Record, Julian Corbisier & Aurelie Balza, Door Co., Wisconsin, 13 Apr 1868, 13 Apr 1868, Door County Marriage Index.
  8. [S65] Marriage Record, John B. Counard - Marie Therese Balza, Door Co., Wisconsin, 29 Sep 1867, Witnesses Frank Counard & Joseph Aguin.
  9. [S87] 1880 U.S. Census (Inhabitants), Gardner Township, Door Co., Wisconsin, Household of John Baptiste Counard, p. 23 (roll 1424, book 1, p. 60b), lines 44-50, family 100, dwelling 94, accessed online at www.genealogy.com.
  10. [S82] Land Patent, SW/4 SE/4 32-27N-24E, (Door Co.), Wisconsin (40 acres), 20 Feb 1883, Homestead Certificate 701, Application 1790, Land Office at Menasha, Wisconsin, unknown publish date.



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