Bannard, John a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born in Falwell, England, Jan. 6, 1820. He was converted in his nineteenth year; graduated at Union College in 1846; taught during several subsequent years in Jonesville Academy, and in 1850 united with the Troy Conference, which he served till his decease, May 11, 1853. Mr. Bannard was amiable, humble, devout, a good scholar, and an able preacher. See Min. of Ann. Conf., 1854, p. 374.