Maj. John Hereford

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John Hereford, Ill

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 Peggy Hereford
Husband of Sarah Hereford; Elizabeth Margaret (Peggy) Hereford; Elizabeth Margaret Hereford and Sarah Hereford
Father of Warren Mercer Hereford; Robert Mauzy Hereford; Elizabeth Ann Hereford; George Washington Hereford; Ann Elizabeth Hereford and 12 others
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

February 3, 1758
Fairfax, Virginia
July 20, 1784
Age 26
July 22, 1784
Age 26
Fairfax County, Virginia, United States
June 26, 1786
Age 28
June 12, 1788
Age 30
September 26, 1790
Age 32
May 28, 1794
Age 36
Fairfax County, Virginia, United States
December 11, 1796
Age 38
April 8, 1804
Age 46
April 12, 1805
Age 47