OOS Sculpture

James D. Herd

1888 / Creator Unknown / Marysville

Statue of James D. Herd, Front

The tombstone monument of James D. Herd, born May 14, 1840, died February 9, 1888. The stone statue of Herd on top of the tombstone shows a bearded man in a tunic length coat holding a book in front of him with his right arm. Herd was the eldest son of Thomas Herd and Lydia (nee Darrow). He was elected to Justice of the Peace in 1871 and appointed to the Board of Examiners of Union County in 1877. The gravestone is in Section D of the Oakdale Cemetery on Marysville, Ohio.

Location: Oakdale Cemetery, 1290 W 5th St

County

: Union

Citation

: “James D. Herd,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed August 2, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/items/show/1721.

Title

James D. Herd

Description

The tombstone monument of James D. Herd, born May 14, 1840, died February 9, 1888. The stone statue of Herd on top of the tombstone shows a bearded man in a tunic length coat holding a book in front of him with his right arm. Herd was the eldest son of Thomas Herd and Lydia (nee Darrow). He was elected to Justice of the Peace in 1871 and appointed to the Board of Examiners of Union County in 1877. The gravestone is in Section D of the Oakdale Cemetery on Marysville, Ohio.

Date

1888

Source

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/31664403/james-d_-herd
https://www.genealogy.com/forum/surnames/topics/glasscock/2903/

Identifier

1721

Location City

Location County

Location Notes

Section D, Lot 104

Location Site

Location Street

1290 W 5th St

Location Type

Installation Date

1888

Materials

Inscription

base: "VIRTUE / James D. Herd / Born May 14, 1840 / Died Feb. 9, 1888"