Maj. John Hereford

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John Hereford, Ill

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Fairfax, Virginia
Death: Died in Mercers Bottom, Mason, West Virginia, United States
Place of Burial: Mercers Bottom, Mason, West Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Hereford, II and Margaret Hereford
Husband of Elizabeth Margaret Hereford and Sarah Hereford
Father of Ann Elizabeth George
Brother of Francis Henry Hereford and Thomas Ammon Hereford

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About Maj. John Hereford

DAR Ancestor #: A054068

John Hereford, who was born in Fairfax county, Virginia, who was of Revolutionary fame, held the rank of Adjutant Major under General Lafayette at the siege of Yorktown. Few men ever enjoyed higher reputation for sterling honesty and veracity. In his nature, brave, generous, and magnanimous he commanded respect and won esteem wherever he went. Without an enemy in the world he lived; admired and regretted by all he died in the 89th year of his age. 

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Maj. John Hereford's Timeline

1758
February 3, 1758
Fairfax, Virginia
1784
July 20, 1784
Age 26
1804
April 8, 1804
Age 46
1814
1814
Age 55
West Virginia, United States
1846
May 14, 1846
Age 88
Mercers Bottom, Mason, West Virginia, United States
1846
Age 87
Mercers Bottom, Mason, West Virginia, United States