Capt. Henry "Harry" Buford

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Henry "Harry" Buford (BEAUFORD), Sr., Capt,

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Culpeper, Virginia, USA
Death: Died in Bedford, Virginia, USA
Place of Burial: Buford Cem, Locust Level, Montvale, Bedford Co., VA
Immediate Family:

Son of John Thomas Buford, Sr. and Judith Phillipee Buford
Husband of Mildred Blackburn and Jane Kent
Father of Henry Buford, Jr.; Thomas Marshall Buford, Sr.; Mary Malinda Buford; Prudence Buford; Letitia S. Edwards and 4 others
Brother of John Thomas Buford Jr; Anne Lewis; Capt. James Early Buford Sr.; Elizabeth Tinsley; William Early Buford and 4 others

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About Capt. Henry "Harry" Buford

Henry Beauford/Buford built a large home in Bedford County, VA, called "Buford's Tavern" before the revolution. He was the presiding Magistrate of Bedford County in 1782, and acted as the High Sheriff from 1790 to 1795.

Captain 1777, magistrate 1782, High Sheriff 1790.

Bedford Co., Va. 1811-1817 ( WB4-A p. 152-153) will signed 2 Oct 1813, proved 23 Jan 1815 Slaves - Negro girl & her child (unnamed), MILLEY & DOSHEA, TILLER & BENY, FRAN & DANIEL, ANAKE & her son REUBIN, NANCE, SYNTHA & her two children MONTERFILLE & ??.(unnamed). (WB4-B p. 183-185) inven. & apprais. 22 Mar 1815 Slaves - CUFFEE, PATTY, ROSE, DICK, MARY, SAMUEL, SQUIRE, DENNIS, ABRAHAM, SINTHEY, NANCY, ANAKEY, CHARLOTTE, SILVY, BILLEY, GRANVILLE, LEVI, MONTERVIL, OLIVER, SAM, LEANER, AMANDA. (WB4-B p. 185-186) allotment dated 22 Mar 1815 Slave - CUFFEE, ROSE, DICK, MARY, CHARLOTTE, SILVEY, BILLEY, LEVI & LEANER. (WB4-B p. 186) dated 17 Jul 1815, returned 24 Jul 1815 Division of slaves to legatees: ... SAM to Pascal Buford; ... MONTERVIL to Abraham Buford; ... ANAKER to John H. Otey; ... Little SAM to Henry Buford; ... GRANVILLE to Prudence Blackburn; ... AMANDA to Jacob Kent. (WB4-B p. 346-348) sale of estate dated 28 Mar 1815, returned 27 Oct 1817. Negro girl CYNTHIA & her child OLIVER. Contributed by: PACJ1945@aol.com

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Capt. Henry "Harry" Buford's Timeline

1751
September 19, 1751
Culpeper, Virginia, USA
1773
August 8, 1773
Age 21
1776
March 11, 1776
Age 24
Bedford, Virginia, United States
1778
December 13, 1778
Age 27
Bufordville, Bedford, VA
1781
February 17, 1781
Age 29
Montvale, Bedford Co., VA
1783
July 23, 1783
Age 31
1791
February 14, 1791
Age 39
Locust Level, Bufordville, Bedford Co., VA
1793
April 17, 1793
Age 41
1800
January 6, 1800
Age 48
Lincoln Co., KY