John Barnard was a Congregationalist minister from Massachusetts.
Barnard, John was born on November 6, 1681 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of John and Esther Barnard.
Barnard attended Harvard where he received an MA and also read theology.
Chaplain of Massachusetts Army in expedition to capture Port Royal and Acadia, 1707. Chaplain aboard ship bound for London, England., 1709, remained in England for 1 year, returned to New England, 1710. Ordained to ministry Congregational Church, Marblehead, Massachusetts, 1716, remained there until 1770.
Author: Ashton’s Memorial, an History of the Strange Adventures and Signal Deliverances of Mr. Philip Ashton, 1725; A New Version of the Psalms of David, 1752.