Some of the Guard Family info for Craven County. Maybe some of the names are familiar.
I have found a will for a David (Gard) Guard dated 1783. Wife named Voilator.
Daughters: Phereby Guard Taylor, Alse
Sons: Joshua, James
1783 Joshua Guard married Mary Scarfe in Craven County.
1800 Joshua Guard marries Polly Smith in Craven County. (Believe this to be Joshua Jr)
April 1809 Joshua Guard dies.
11 Jun 1810: Mary Guard Estate Sale
Known Children of Joshua Guard:
Sons: Joshua, Israel
Daughters: Zilphia, Sally, Susie
11 Oct 1818: Zilphia Guard marries Joseph Small in Carteret County.