Brig Gen John Dabney

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John Dabney

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Birthplace: St Paul's Parish, Hanover, Virginia
Death: Died in Hanover County, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Cornelius Dabney and Sarah Ann Dabney
Husband of Anna Dabney
Father of Sarah Ann Waller; Mary Minor; John Dabney; Anne Terrell; William Dabney and 8 others
Brother of William Dabney; Sarah Jennings Brown; Mary Elizabeth Harris; George 1722 Dabney, II; Cornelius Dabney and 8 others

Occupation: Commanded Dabney's Legion at Yorktown at the time of Cornwallis' surrender.
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About Brig Gen John Dabney

John Dabney was born in Hanover County, Virginia, 1724, and died 1821. His wife was Anna (Harris) Dabney. Their daughter, Elizabeth married Bernard Brown.

While there are materials which assert that General Dabney command "Dabney's Legion" at Yorktown at the time of Cornwallis' surrender, that unit was more likely commanded by Captain George Dabney and his brother Charles.

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Brig Gen John Dabney's Timeline

1725
October 17, 1725
St Paul's Parish, Hanover, Virginia
1732
1732
Age 6
Virginia
1740
October 2, 1740
Age 14
Virginia
1742
September 14, 1742
Age 16
Virginia
1744
1744
Age 18
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1746
1746
Age 20
Virginia
1748
1748
Age 22
Hanover Co., VA
1751
June 18, 1751
Age 25
Virginia
1760
1760
Age 34
Virginia
1762
1762
Age 36
Virginia